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Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy to be included in AIIMS system: Harsh Vardhan

Monday, 4 August 2014 – 1:13pm IST | Place: Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) | Agency: ANI Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has said the NDA Government would work towards enhancing Ayurveda’s global acceptance as evidence-based medicine. Speaking to reporters after laying the foundation stone of a “Global Museum of Ayurveda and Herbal Medicine” at Yoga Guru … Continue reading

ASCI upheld 121 complaints in May

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | August 6, 2014: In May 2014, ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld Complaints against 121 out of 140 advertisements. Health & Personal Care category continued to lead with the highest number of complaints received in May 2014, followed by Education. Health & Personal Care The CCC found the following claims in health and personal … Continue reading

CCIM expert panel not in favour of bringing Ayush under common Central regulatory authority

Chennai(PB) 05 Aug, 2014: The Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM)’s special expert committee meeting held in New Delhi last week to discuss the policies pertaining to healthcare plans proposed in the manifesto of the Bharatiya Janatha Party, has felt that the autonomy of the Ayush department should not be abolished and the system should … Continue reading

25 inmates of correctional home enroll for yoga

Nashik (TNN): The authorities of Kishor Sudharalay, a juvenile correctional home in the city, have organized yoga classes for its minor inmates from Monday. The classes for 25 inmates, who have been found guilty in criminal offences, will be organized by NGO Yuva Parivartan. Satish Karnik, principal of the correctional home, said, “The aim is … Continue reading

Two-day Ayurveda research seminar in Germany

Coimbatore (BL):A two-day seminar on research in Ayurveda is scheduled at the European Academy of Ayurveda, Birstein, Germany on September 14 and 15. This seminar, said to be the first International Research Seminar on Ayurveda (IRSA 2014) would focus on nurturing research and research projects on Ayurveda with deeper understanding and appreciation of the complexity of … Continue reading

Global Ayurveda Festival and Arogya Expo

Kochi (TNIE): The second edition of the Global Ayurveda Festival and Arogya Expo (GAF), a joint initiative of the Centre for Innovation in Science and  Social Action (CISSA), the Government of Kerala and the Ayurveda fraternity of Kerala, will be held in Kochi from February 20 to 24. As many as 350 foreign delegates, including … Continue reading

Herbal Expo & Buyer Seller meet on medicinal plants to start on Dec 12 at Thrissur

Thrissur (PB): To tap tremendous opportunities for cultivators of medicinal plants, the Kerala Medicinal Plants Board in association with ayurvedic fraternity in Kerala is organising a herbal expo- cum buyer-seller meet at Thrissur from December 12-16. The trade show titled, ‘Oushadha Keralam 2013’, organised to explore the market for medicinal plants and herbal products, and … Continue reading

Administrative Functioning of CGHS Unani

New Delhi (PIB): Central Government Health Scheme provides the healthcare facilities to its beneficiaries predominantly in the Allopathic system of medicine as per their demand. AYUSH system of medicine is a very small component under CGHS. The Unani system is an even smaller component of AYUSH. There are 10 small units of Unani system consisting … Continue reading

Documentation of Medicinal Herbs

New Delhi(PIB): As informed by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), no patent application has been filed before the Indian Patent Office by any British firm in India, involving Ginger and Kutki, being used alone or in combination with other ingredients, to treat cough, bronchial asthma and lung diseases. As far as patent … Continue reading

US doctors visit Ayurveda Sanctuary

Udupi (AS): An eighteen member group of doctors and healthcare practitioners from USA led by Vascular Radiologist Dr. Geetika Arora Klevos was here at Ayurveda Sanctuary, Malpe Beach from 8-11 December, 2013 for an Ayurveda Awareness Program conducted by Dr. Sreedhar Rao. Dr. Rao delivered a lecture on ‘Ayurveda for Holistic Health’ for the group … Continue reading