Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: homeopathy

‘No point mixing all in one’ — IMA to fight govt move to allow Ayurveda doctors to do surgery

IMA calls for nationwide protest Tuesday against govt attempt at ‘legitimising mixopathy’. Ayurveda doctors say postgraduates in their field are well-trained for surgeries.

Too much turmeric, methi, vitamin D — Doctors fight new emergencies driven by Covid fear

Doctors are seeing an increased trend of side-effects in patients that are being caused from taking high doses of self-prescribed natural herbs or medical supplements to boost immunity.

Early data from alternative medicine trials shows promising results against Covid: AYUSH secy

In an interview, AYUSH Secretary Vaidya Rajesh Kotecha tells ThePrint data from trials indicated alternative medicine therapies prevented severe Covid symptoms among people in quarantine.

Modi govt again advises homoeopathy for COVID-19, suggests sipping water boiled with tulsi

The advisory by the Ministry of AYUSH was sent to chief secretaries of all states and UTs. This time, govt also attached supporting evidence.

Forget coronavirus, homoeopathy can’t cure anything. It’s a placebo, at best

Homoeopathy may be very popular in India but global experts dismiss its efficacy. An Australian review found it ineffective, and Spain is considering a ban on it.

Homoeopathy for coronavirus: Is AYUSH commitment to alt meds healthy or promoting quackery?

AYUSH ministry issued a health advisory Wednesday for the prevention of coronavirus infections through homoeopathy and ayurveda.

Modi govt advises homoeopathy, Unani to prevent coronavirus that has no known cure yet

Novel coronavirus strain was confirmed earlier in January. In just under a month, it has killed over a hundred people and spread to 15 countries.

How ‘Frozen 2’ embraces homeopathic quackery to create another fantasy world

Disney has long been in the business of creating fantasy worlds, which are usually delightful and wondrous. But we can’t afford to live in one.

‘Homeopathy is pseudo-scientific nonsense’: US NGO sues Walmart for selling such drugs

NGO accuses Walmart of 'misleading' customers by equating homeopathic products 'as an equal alternative to science- and evidence-based medication'.

US drug authority warns Indian homoeopathy firm after it finds insects & rodents at factory

Noida-based B.Jain Pharmaceuticals exports homoeopathy medicines to several countries, including US. It also sells products in India for treatment of diabetes, liver ailments.

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Western reading of Shivalingam as phallic symbol is incorrect. For Hindus, Shiva is formless

For Europeans, shivalingam wasn’t just unique—it was an obscene, morally outrageous superstition. Such misrepresentation stems from the cult of phallic worship.

Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.