Kumaraswamy says government has failed to enlighten the people on Ghats report

The ongoing protests against the Kasturirangan committee’s report on the conservation of Western Ghats in Kerala could be driven by political and economic interests, and will affect the State’s prospects in the long run, according to B.M. Kumaraswamy, former member of the Western Ghats Task Force, Government of Karnataka.

Cancer is a leading cause of death accounting for 15-20% of global mortality. Although advancements in diagnostic and therapeutic technologies have improved cancer survival statistics, 75% of the world population live in underdeveloped regions and have poor access to the advanced medical remedies. Natural therapies hence become an alternative choice of treatment. Ashwagandha, a tropical herb used in Indian Ayurvedic medicine, has a long history of its health promoting and therapeutic effects.

After the government failed to include the traditional stream of medicines in the Drugs and Cosmetics (amendment) Bill, 2013, it is now mulling a separate legislation to regulate systems such as ay

It's a disease long associated with the elderly but is now diagnosed in younger people as well and with no permanent cure available till date.

However, in what could give hope to thousands suffering from Alzheimer's Disease (AD), the pharmacology department in AIIMS has identified Ayurvedic drugs which could have a role in preventing the onset of AD and also restricting its spread in affected patients. AD is a degenerative neurological disorder leading to progressive loss of cognitive abilities, including the patient's memory due to a drop in chemicals — known as neurotransmitters — which transmits messages between brain cells.

National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), UPA’s ambitious plan focusing on primary healthcare for the urban poor, has been merged with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and no specific allocatio

The Budget has done its bit to promote alternative therapy for curing your aches and pains.

The increasing demand of the herbal industry for ‘naag chhatri’, a perennial medicinal plant found in the temperate zone of the Himalayas, is leading to its indiscriminate and excessive exploitatio

It was under pressure to complete the ratification process.

Kerala's famed Ayurveda world is aghast.

This report contains the results of performance audit of the Bureau of Indian Standards and the Dental Council of India as well as the academic activities of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata.