ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

  • Centre gives over Rs 500 crore for alternate medicine June 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The central government has given more than Rs 500 crore to various states for bringing AYUSH (ayurveda, yoga, unani, siddha and homeopathy) forms of medicine into the mainstream. During 200913, Rs 553 crore was given to states and union territories for mainstreaming AYUSH under the National Rural Health Mission...
  • What are the 'Tiranga' TriVortex bangles? January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: You have heard of the 'fish therapy' in Hyderabad for curing asthma. Then there's sound therapy for curing common ailments, through chants that produce live sustaining vibrations. You have even seen the infamous advertisements for Japani Oil to cure male debility and enhancing sexual prowess. There's a new alternative...
  • Global ayurveda festival in T'puram January 17, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Some leading practitioners of ayurveda will speak on various facets of the traditional form of medicine at the global festival, starting here on Feb 9, organisers said. The sixday event will see participation of more than 2,500 practitioners of ayurveda and students from various colleges. "Through this festival, students will...
  • Alternative medicine could be dangerous for kids December 23, 2010

    London: Giving alternative treatments such as homeopathic remedies instead of conventional medicines to children may have deadly side effects in rare instances, a new analysis says. Australian researchers monitored reports from pediatricians in Australia from 2001 to 2003 looking for suspected side effects from alternative medicines like herbal treatments, vitamin supplements...
  • Healing asthma with the help of homeopathy December 6, 2008

    Homeopathy increases the breathing capacity of patients and help them emotionally too. ...