AYUSH Ministry is endangering people, jeopardising Ayurveda with lax response to Patanjali's Coronil and COVID-19, warn experts
We can – and should – expect the same rigorous standards for clinical trials and regulation in alternative medicine as we do conventional ones.
The Union Cabinet approved a number of amendments to three bills that will be floored in the ensuing session of the Rajya Sabha.
Dubious advisory by Ministry of AYUSH recommends homoeopathy, Unani to 'prevent' coronavirus infection
This isn't the first time the Ministry of AYUSH has faced heat for propagating pseudoscience as alternative medicine.
President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India; interim board to take over defunct body
The Centre took to the ordinance route as it failed to get the National Medical Commission Bill passed in the Monsoon Session of Parliament this year despite it being listed.
Venkaiah Naidu in Belgrade: Vice-president discusses cooperation in trade, defence with Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic
India and Serbia on Saturday signed two agreements, including one on air services, as Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu met Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic.
Former TCS executive, Bollywood couple Riteish Deshmukh and his wife Genelia invest in Welcomecure.com
Homeopathy treatment service platform Welcomecure.com on Friday said it has raised an undisclosed sum in fresh round of funding from investors, including former TCS executive LC Singh, and Bollywood couple Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh
Centre to push amended NMC Bill in Parliament: Will replacing MCI lead to redemption of medical education?
Narendra Modi govt is determined to see the contentious NMC Bill pass, expected to be tabled in Parliament during the upcoming Monsoon Session.
Medical reforms in India, part-II: NMC Bill legalises quacks; ill-trained AYUSH doctors will further compromise rural healthcare
The proposed six-month bridge course in the NMC Bill, allowing AYUSH and homeopathy practitioners to prescribe modern medicines, is a devious attempt to propagate its nationalistic propaganda
National Medical Commission Bill tabled in Parliament: IMA to suspend routine medical services for 12 hours in protest
Health ministry asked hospitals to take "necessary" steps to ensure healthcare services run smoothly in wake of an IMA call to suspend routine services on Tuesday.
JP Nadda introduces Bill allowing Ayurvedic doctors, homeopaths to practice allopathy after clearing bridge course
Doctors pursuing Indian systems of medicine, including Ayurveda, and homeopathy may be allowed to practice allopathy after clearing a bridge course
The government is drafting a national policy for AYUSH and hopes to launch it by October this year
GST impact: Smartphones, medical devices, cement to cost less; rates beneficial to consumer, govt insists
A smartphone currently attracts 2 percent central excise duty and VAT, which vary from state to state (5 percent to 15 percent).
President of Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) Ramjee Singh, arrested on 22 October for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 20 lakh for giving clearance to a college in Gujarat, was granted bail on Friday by a special court in New Delhi
The US government has demanded that all homeopathic treatments that claim to cure a disease or condition must come with a label warning consumers that there's "no scientific evident to prove that homeopathy works"
The CBI on Saturday arrested Central Council of Homeopathy President Ramjee Singh and another person on charges of accepting Rs 20 lakh in bribe to give a favourable inspection report for setting up of a homeopathy college.
Traditional treatments in a modern world: Making the case for scientifically testing AYUSH medicines
It surely makes sense to scientifically document the effects of traditional AYUSH medicine in a modern world. This definitely will give a billion people multiple choices to treat their ailments, which are cheaper, effective and of good quality.
The range of diversity in people’s preferences for medicine is the premise that Aarathi Prasad explores in her latest book, In the Bonesetter’s Waiting Room
It looks like delegates at a homeopathy conference in Germany decided to have some fun, unintentionally maybe so. The conference, exploring alternative medicine, turned into a rave when the delegates took a drug and started tripping.
The Indian Medical Association has opposed the decision, threatening to approach the Bombay High Court and calling it a move to promote quackery.
A good medical cover should, however, include hospitalisation, doctor visits, medicine, emergencies, dental and vision issues, accident cover, lab tests, rehabilitation expenses, and a stipend/ cash cover for the period that you are out of action due to an illness/ injury.