Drug rule change: Ayurveda physician rue ‘ambiguities’ – Times of India

Drug rule change: Ayurveda physician rue 'ambiguities'Times of IndiaVARANASI: The state government's resolution to amend Drugs and Cosmetics Rule 1945 to empower Ayurvedic physicians to write prescription of Allopathic medicines was welcomed by them. But, subsequent notification of this amendment has disappointed ...and more » ayurveda - Google News … [Read more...]

Stringent regulations halt research on ayurvedic drug – mydigitalfc.com

New proprietary drugs have stopped coming into the market after government-mandated clinical trials for ayurvedic medicines. Even drug control authorities do not have clarity about the clinical trial procedures for ayurveda.Before 2010, when the central government introduced allopathy-modeledclinical trials for ayurveda, the companies had to present documented research about the new product and its efficacy before the state-level drug controller to get a licence.“After the new regulation, no ayurvedic company has got any new proprietary drug licensed and very few have undertaken the clinical … [Read more...]

US patent for Prof’s Ayurvedic drug – Deccan Chronicle

Lucknow: A professor from the famous Banaras Hindu University (BHU) has secured a US patent for his ayurvedic medicine that claims to slow down the ageing process, works in prevention and management of senile dementia and age-related neurodegenerative changes. A Chennai-based firm is all set to start commercial production of the medicine. Prof. G.P. Dubey, professor emeritus of the faculty of ayurveda, Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS)-BHU, who has obtained the patent on products prepared out of three medicinal plants — Bacopa monnieri, Dioscorea bulbifera, and Hippophae rhamnoides — said … [Read more...]