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Ayurveda as a medical science: What sets it apart
Health

Ayurveda as a medical science: What sets it apart

The main objective of Ayurveda is to nurture and promote good health by managing and preventing diseases

Nutritionist Pooja Makhija’s Ayurvedic juice solution for delayed, irregular periods
Health

Nutritionist Pooja Makhija’s Ayurvedic juice solution for delayed, irregular periods

In the video, she spoke about some ayurvedic ingredients like Shatavari, Lodhra, Ashoka, Mulethi and Noni which can prevent menstrual issues among women

Explained: What’s the AYUSH mark and visa that the Modi government is going to roll out?
India

Explained: What’s the AYUSH mark and visa that the Modi government is going to roll out?

The AYUSH mark will give authenticity to made-in-India AYUSH products and the special category visa is for tourists seeking traditional medicine therapies

Explained: What’s the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat all about?
India

Explained: What’s the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat all about?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and WHO chief Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus will inaugurate the first-ever traditional medicine centre in Jamnagar today. It’s a big step for India, which has played a key role in mainstreaming complementary medicine

Global Centre for traditional medicine in India could be game-changer, says WHO regional director
World

Global Centre for traditional medicine in India could be game-changer, says WHO regional director

She said that traditional medicines have been around for millennia and pointed out that nearly 80 per cent of people, in 170 of 194 WHO member countries use them

Ayurveda’s rising global popularity stems from its efficacy, universal relevance
Health

Ayurveda’s rising global popularity stems from its efficacy, universal relevance

India has managed to create a strong foothold as a supplier of high-quality Ayurvedic products and has a colossal domestic market of Ayurvedic medicinal products

Explained: What the Hippocratic Oath is and proposal of replacing it with Charak Shapath
India

Explained: What the Hippocratic Oath is and proposal of replacing it with Charak Shapath

The Hippocratic oath, administered to medical students when they transition from pre-clinical to clinical subjects, is an ethical code undertaken by physicians across the world and is believed to have been written by Greek physician Hippocrates

Delhi High Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging NEET for AYUSH courses
India

Delhi High Court seeks Centre's response on plea challenging NEET for AYUSH courses

The bench said to AYUSH (practitioners), who want to do operations but not appear for NEET, on one hand you are saying you are competitive, but when asked to appear in NEET, you are saying we are not; see the double standard.

Why Indian history textbooks are in absolute and urgent need of revision
World

Why Indian history textbooks are in absolute and urgent need of revision

After seven years of the BJP government, the education that is given to children is basically a British leftover

Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev
India

Will take COVID-19 vaccine, doctors are 'God's envoys on earth', says Ramdev

The yoga guru had earlier stirred a controversy with his comments on the efficacy of allopathic drugs against COVID-19, drawing the ire of the medical fraternity

Ramdev gets Rs 1,000 cr defamation notice from IMA Uttarakhand for remarks against allopathic medicine
India

Ramdev gets Rs 1,000 cr defamation notice from IMA Uttarakhand for remarks against allopathic medicine

The IMA stated that if the yoga guru doesn't post a video countering the statements given by him and tender a written apology within 15 days, then a sum of Rs 1,000 crore will be demanded

Ramdev's digs at modern medicine cause furore, but ugly face of Indian anti-science ideologies is nothing new
India

Ramdev's digs at modern medicine cause furore, but ugly face of Indian anti-science ideologies is nothing new

The problem is more complex than Hindu nationalism or political opportunism—though both play a role

Ramdev apologises for mocking modern medicine, but yoga guru has often taken science for a ride
India

Ramdev apologises for mocking modern medicine, but yoga guru has often taken science for a ride

Patanjali's Coronil, a purportedly 'Ayurvedic' concoction, has also been at the centre of controversy in the recent past

NTA AIAPGET 2021 postponed by three months due to COVID-19; registration date to be announced later
India

NTA AIAPGET 2021 postponed by three months due to COVID-19; registration date to be announced later

AIAPGET 2021 is an annual entrance exam for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy courses for the academic session 2021-22

Centre authorises post-grad Ayurveda practitioners to be trained to perform surgical procedures
India

Centre authorises post-grad Ayurveda practitioners to be trained to perform surgical procedures

AYUSH Ministry Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha said the notification by the CCIM does not amount to any policy deviation or any new decision

WHO to set up centre for traditional medicine in India, Modi says matter of pride
India

WHO to set up centre for traditional medicine in India, Modi says matter of pride

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement in a video message at an event in which Modi dedicated two future-ready Ayurveda institutions in Jaipur and Jamnagar to the nation

Ayurveda drugs could be effective in mild, moderate cases of COVID-19: AIIA report
science

Ayurveda drugs could be effective in mild, moderate cases of COVID-19: AIIA report

Citing the case of a 30-year-old male health worker with COVID-19, the report highlights his successful treatment with Ayurveda.

Active COVID-19 cases below 6 lakh for third day, says Centre; Covaxin launch in Q2 of 2021, says Bharat Biotech
India

Active COVID-19 cases below 6 lakh for third day, says Centre; Covaxin launch in Q2 of 2021, says Bharat Biotech

The total caseload in the country rose to 81,84,082, the toll touched 1,22,111 and the recovery rate surged to 91.54 percent, said the ministry in its morning update.

Centre issues SOPs for approaching festival season; India's COVID-19 cases rise to 66.8 lakh
India

Centre issues SOPs for approaching festival season; India's COVID-19 cases rise to 66.8 lakh

As per the new guidelines, organisers will be required to provide adequate area for an event along with a detailed site map of the venue and proper markings to maintain social distancing