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...]

AIIMS endorses Ayurveda for rheumatoid arthritis – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a significant scientific validation for traditional therapies, India's premier medical institution, AIIMS, has found certain Ayurvedic formulations effective in treating rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which causes irreversible joint damage.The study, conducted on 125 RA patients, found Ayurvedic medicines Ashwagandha powder and Sidh Makardhwaj, helped in relieving pain in tender and swollen joints, and increased mobility in a majority of subjects. Ashwagandha powder is derived from a plant while Sidh Makardhwaj is a formulation of herbal and mineral ingredients.The study was part of … [Read more...]

Ayush doctors may get nod to do abortions – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Here's something ayurveda gurus like Charak and Susrutha may not have imagined. Modern ayurvedacharayas, homoeopaths and other Ayush doctors may soon be allowed to conduct non-invasive abortions.The health ministry has worked out changes to the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Amendment Bill. The revised bill proposes to allow Ayush doctors to conduct non-invasive procedures on women seeking to terminate pregnancy. The draft bill will soon be sent to the Cabinet."We have made revisions to the earlier draft and proposed that Ayush doctors who are registered healthcare … [Read more...]