What qualifies as an Ayurvedic medicine? How are they tested? How are new ones allowed? The core pharmacological questions open up a Pandora’s box of doubts and complexities.
Ayurveda presents a fascinating but complex story of evolution. It has embraced modernity patchily, and perhaps not enough in the right processes. Especially with safety concerns.
The Indian Medical Association’s Uttarakhand unit has termed the government’s move as ‘illegal’ and said that it promotes ‘mixopathy’.
The petition filed before the court of Acting CJM Shailendra Rai here has dubbed Ramdev's utterances as 'fraudulent', and sought invoking of IPC sections pertaining to sedition.
'Your statement on allopathy can break the morale of healthcare workers and weaken our fight against Covid-19,' Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said.
What counts as an Ayurvedic medicine? The classical canon is still robust in living practice. But there’s also a plethora of new ‘proprietary’ brands. Are they really ‘Ayurvedic’?
IMA has been protesting against the government's order allowing Ayurveda practitioners to perform surgery.
A November 20 notification by the AYUSH Ministry allows Ayurveda practitioners to be trained in general surgery procedures.
Among their demands is that they too be given a hike of Rs 10,000 in stipends like the one provided to MBBS and dental resident doctors.
Dr Apurve Mehra, founder of Biogetica, tells Outlook that every system of medicine -- traditional or allopathy -- has its strengths and that the debate around which of the two is more efficient is pointless.
The Rajasthan government has clarified that the drug cannot be not used as a medicine in the state without the permission of the Ministry of AYUSH.
The Licence Officer of Ayurved department said he will issue Patanjali a notice asking how they got permission to make the kit that claims to treat Coronavirus.
The formulations will be tried as 'add-on therapy and standard care' for patients infected with the virus, the Union minister said.
One should desist from casual dismissal of the early Indian medical system as nothing more than a phantasmagoria
The Ministry of AYUSH said Unani Medicines are useful in the symptomatic treatment of Coronavirus infection.
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Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal was addressing a convocation ceremony at IIT- Kharagpur when he said that the mythological bridge Ram-Setu was an engineering marvel made by Indian engineers.
"Goat blood is injected into a patient's body through the rectum."
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Satguru Jaggi Vasudev Maharaj being welcomed by Patanjali founder Baba Ramdev, in Haridwar.PTI Photo
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