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Himalaya forays into nutraceuticals

Himalaya Drug Company, the Bangalore-based Rs 1,200 crore manufacturer of ayurvedic drugs and cosmetics, has forayed into nutraceuticals market with the launch of a prescription-based health supplement for kids. “Based on our research with about 1,000 doctors across the country we have found that an increasing number of kids in urban Indian homes are lack … Continue reading

Industry vehemently opposes Ayush dept’s new draft rule providing additional detail on labels of ISM

MUMBAI (PB): The Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani (ASU) industry has strongly opposed the provisions enlisted in the draft rule 161 issued by the Department of Ayush which requires all the ASU manufacturers to provide additional details on the labels of Indian Systems of Medicine (ISM) covered under the patent or proprietary ASU therapies. Expressing concern … Continue reading

SP govt to reappoint 5,000 Ayush doctors sacked by Maya

Lucknow (EI):  In the Assembly Ayurvedic, Unani and Homeopathy doctors to be posted in district hospitals across the state The Uttar Pradesh government today said it would post doctors possessing degrees in ayurvedic, unani and homeopathy in district hospitals across the state. The government also said it would appoint about 5,000 Ayush doctors who were … Continue reading

`Ayurveda could be the healing agent for Afro-Indian partnership`

Panaji (IANS): Trade and commerce apart, aggressive and sustained promotion of India`s ancient medicinal science Ayurveda in Africa could help promote the 54-nation continent`s “holistic development”, a former Ugandan diplomat and educationist said here. Speaking on the sidelines of a conference on `Decolonization, Development and Diaspora: The Afro-Indian experience` organized by the Indian Council of … Continue reading