Ayurveda may offer solution for Alzheimer – Business Standard

Extract from an Ayurvedic plant may provide the answer to Alzheimer’s disease for which no effective drug is available at present.The Centre for Neuroscience of the Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, is engaged in research into this.Revealing this, Centre Professor and Chair Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath said, P K Warrior of the Arya Vaidyashala of Kottakal, Kerala, had suggested to her an Ayurvedic plant. Finding that no new drug had come out to treat Alzheimer’s and that several drugs had failed in the last 10 years, the Centre had taken up Warrior’s suggestion to take a look at the … [Read more...]

Ayurveda may offer solution for Alzheimer’s disease

Extract from an Ayurvedic plant may provide the answer for Alzheimer's disease for which no effective drug is available presently. The Centre for Neruoscience of the Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore, is presently engaged in research into this. Revealing this, Centre Professor and Chair Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath said, P K Warrior of the Arya Vaidyashala of Kottakal, Kerala, had suggested to her an Ayurvedic plant.Finding that no new drug had come out to treat Alzhiemer's and that several drugs had failed in the last 10 years, the Centre had taken up Warrior's suggestion to take a … [Read more...]

Lead Poisoning Cases Offer New Reminder About Hazards Of Ancient Remedies

The Ayurvedic remedies above were included in a 2004 study by researchers at Harvard Medical School that found dangerous levels of heavy metals in 14 out of 70 products. CHITOSE SUZUKI/ASSOCIATED PRESS These days, just about everyone seems to be looking for more natural alternatives to what they eat and drink. So it's easy to see the appeal of traditional medicine. But as two recent cases from New York City highlight, just because a remedy is ancient or holistic doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. Last week, New York City health officials reported the city's first two cases of childhood lead … [Read more...]