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What’s Inside Your ‘Ayurvedic’ Calorie Burner And Immunity Booster?

Aug 17, 2021 Shyama Rajagopal

What qualifies as an Ayurvedic medicine? How are they tested? How are new ones allowed? The core pharmacological questions open up a Pandora’s box of doubts and complexities.

The Vaidyan’s Vial: Stirring A Mix Of The Old And New

Jul 19, 2021 Shyama Rajagopal

Ayurveda presents a fascinating but complex story of evolution. It has embraced modernity patchily, and perhaps not enough in the right processes. Especially with safety concerns.


Uttarakhand Government Permits Ayurvedic Doctors To Prescribe Allopathic Medicines

The Indian Medical Association’s Uttarakhand unit has termed the government’s move as ‘illegal’ and said that it promotes ‘mixopathy’.

Plea To Book Baba Ramdev For Sedition In Bihar Court

Jun 02, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The petition filed before the court of Acting CJM Shailendra Rai here has dubbed Ramdev's utterances as 'fraudulent', and sought invoking of IPC sections pertaining to sedition.


Statement On Allopathy Can Weaken Fight Against Covid, Withdraw It: Harsh Vardhan To Ramdev

'Your statement on allopathy can break the morale of healthcare workers and weaken our fight against Covid-19,' Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said.

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21 April, 2021

Ayurvedic Medicines: Caught Between The Classical, The Modern And The Pseudo-Modern

Shyama Rajagopal

What counts as an Ayurvedic medicine? The classical canon is still robust in living practice. But there’s also a plethora of new ‘proprietary’ brands. Are they really ‘Ayurvedic’?


12 December, 2020

IMA Protest Call: Hundreds Of Doctors In Jharkhand Join

PTI

IMA has been protesting against the government's order allowing Ayurveda practitioners to perform surgery.


25 November, 2020

Medical Body Slams Centre's Ayurveda Surgery Move, Calls It 'Khichdification' Of Medicine

PTI

A November 20 notification by the AYUSH Ministry allows Ayurveda practitioners to be trained in general surgery procedures.


11 October, 2020

Nagpur: Resident Ayurvedic Doctors Strike Enters 5th Day

PTI

Among their demands is that they too be given a hike of Rs 10,000 in stipends like the one provided to MBBS and dental resident doctors.


24 August, 2020

We Should Call Traditional Medicine The Original Medicine: Dr Apurve Mehra

Lola Nayar

Dr Apurve Mehra, founder of Biogetica, tells Outlook that every system of medicine -- traditional or allopathy -- has its strengths and that the debate around which of the two is more efficient is pointless.


26 June, 2020

Rajasthan Hospital Served Notice For Conducting Trials Of Patanjali Drug On Covid Patients

PTI

The Rajasthan government has clarified that the drug cannot be not used as a medicine in the state without the permission of the Ministry of AYUSH.


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24 June, 2020

No Mention Of Coronavirus In Patanjali’s Coronil Application: Uttarakhand Ayurved Dept License Officer

Outlook Web Bureau

The Licence Officer of Ayurved department said he will issue Patanjali a notice asking how they got permission to make the kit that claims to treat Coronavirus.


14 May, 2020

India Will Test Ayurvedic Formulations For Coronavirus Treatment Within A Week: AYUSH Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

The formulations will be tried as 'add-on therapy and standard care' for patients infected with the virus, the Union minister said.


06 May, 2020

COVID-19 And Malaria: Through The Ayurvedic Gaze

Shankar Kumar

One should desist from casual dismissal of the early Indian medical system as nothing more than a phantasmagoria


29 January, 2020

AYUSH Ministry Suggests Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani Medicines To Prevent Coronavirus

Outlook Web Bureau

The Ministry of AYUSH said Unani Medicines are useful in the symptomatic treatment of Coronavirus infection.


04 January, 2020

5 Tips On How To Make A Wish For Good Health And Nutrition

Team Poshan

At a time almost every food on our platter is suspect, why do we not make good nutrition a part of our new year resolution? Some pointers that will help you firm up some targets for optimum health.


28 August, 2019

Ram-Setu Built By Indian Engineers, Says HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal

Outlook Web Bureau

Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal was addressing a convocation ceremony at IIT- Kharagpur when he said that the mythological bridge Ram-Setu was an engineering marvel made by Indian engineers.


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20 May, 2018

Punjab: Govt Ayurveda Hospital To Treat Thalassaemia With Goat Blood

Outlook Web Bureau

"Goat blood is injected into a patient's body through the rectum."


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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