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Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS) has taken a lead to design a short term course through the ancient science of Ayurveda and Yoga for health promotion for the individual and at community level.

Following the continued success of Post Graduate Diploma Course in Disaster Preparedness and Rehabilitation the Indian Red Cross Society (NHQ) has taken another initiative by launching 50 Hours Certificate Course (3 months Part Time Programme) in Health Promotion through Ayurveda and Yoga since February, 2010. It is currently running the course for the 7th batch … Continue reading

Tourists flock to India for Ayurveda treatments

About 600,000 foreign visitors, many from Europe, travel to Kerala each year  

Tourists flock to India for Ayurveda treatments

Tourists flock to India for Ayurveda treatments.

Abducted university Siddha student released

Jaffna University Siddha Medicine student, Vetharaniyam Latheesh, who was feared abducted by the occupying Sri Lanka’s military on the Heroes Day evening, Sunday, at Thirunelveali in Jaffna, was released on Monday evening after being taken to a notorious military intelligence outfit directly operated by Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in Vavuniyaa. The release of Latheesh became possible as … Continue reading

CTMR declares uniform treatment protocol to manage type-2 diabetes

A uniform treatment protocol backed by 59 practising Siddha physicians and NGOs across Tamil Nadu was put forward by the Chennai-based Centre for Traditional Medicines and Research (CTMR) for managing type-2 diabetes. The protocol was declared in a seminar of Siddha doctors on the world diabetes day in Chennai by CTMR. According to the organisation, … Continue reading

Work on Itty Achuthan Memorial Ayurveda memorial in limbo

ALAPPUZHA: The work of building Itty Achuthan Memorial Ayurveda Museum and Research Centre at Kadakkarapally in Cherthala has come to a standstill, thanks to the lethargic attitude of the authorities. It was Itty Achuthan, an ayurvedic scholar from Kadakkarapally, Cherthala, who had provided inputs to Hendrik van Rheede, former governor of Dutch Malabar, to compile … Continue reading

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Maharashtra State keen to regulate yoga, weight-loss clinics

Maharashtra State wants to move a resolution to adopt Centre’s Clinical Establishment Act aimed at regulating and registering all types of clinics in state, but efforts on to stall it If the state government’s efforts to adopt the Clinical Establishments Act are successful, even yoga centres and weight-loss clinics will be brought under the control … Continue reading

Tele-Homoeopathy Benefits Remote Tribals in North-East India

Hyderabad (South India): The Homoeopathic School of Medicine, founded by German physician Samuel Hahnemann in 1972 by propounding the “Law of Similars”, got a bog boost with the medical system reaching the remote tribals of north–eastern India. Thanks to the vision and dynamism of the Tripura state government, committed Homoeopaths and ICT wizards for evolving … Continue reading

Homoeopathy not effective: Science writer

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The second day of the Hay Festival saw famous science writer Simon Singh unleash a ruthless assault on ayurveda, homoeopathy and acupuncture during one of the sessions. Talking about his book ‘Trick or treatment – Alternative medicines on trial’, Singh said that homoeopathy is too diluted and herbal medicine has too much of heavy … Continue reading