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Actor Rajasekhar speaks about Homoeopathy

Not many know that actor Rajasekhar is a good homoeopathy doctor. Talking about Ahuti Prasad, who died recently, Rajasekhar says, “I treated him for one month and he was feeling better. I don’t want to say that I could have saved his life, but I can try my level best to make people happy,” says the actor, showing us messages from Ahuti Prasad’s son Karthik about how

AYUSH Tableau - Displayed for the first time in Republic Day Parade

The Ministry of AYUSH representing Indian Systems of medicine like Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homoeopathy highlighted the alternative medical system through its tableau with theme "Ayush for Holistic Health"
Ancient Indian medicines were prominently displayed in the tableau

AYUSH doctors can be employed but cannot assist surgery - Says IMA

PUNE: The ever-present fight of 2014 between the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) doctors has taken a different turn.
IMA, which always stressed that AYUSH doctors should not be hired by hospitals and had also appealed to major hospitals to shun BAMS and BHMS doctors, has now changed its tune.
A statement from IMA, which will be officially announced on February 8 in

Siddha University Dream still remains a Mirage

Palayamkottai: As their dream of having a sprawling campus and upgrading their college into a university still remains a mirage, the students of Government Siddha Medical College here have displayed their ‘dream campus’ at the ongoing exhibition ‘Siddha 50’ as part of their institution’s golden jubilee celebration.

Rural Peripheral Homoeo OP Units in Kerala Soon

KOZHIKODE: The peripheral homoeopathic out-patient units, conceptualised by the District Homeopathic Department, are all set to go functional atUlliyeri and Payyanakkal.
DMO Dr.Kavitha said, "the clinics will be thrown open to the public in the current financial year. “The agreements between the department and the panchayats have already been

Homoeopathic Medicines are given for Swine Flu in Free Camps

HYDERABAD: Deterred by the high cost of the swine flu vaccine, dozens from the city are now thronging the camp set up by the Government Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital at Ramanthapur to avail of a cheaper alternative. While the cost of the vaccine being administered by doctors at corporate hospitals is a high Rs 800 (approx), the homoeopathic medicine available at the camp is priced at a modest Rs 20-30. The fact that several private hospitals are reporting a shortage of vaccine has only made matters worse.

TN Health Department cracks the whip on Quacks

COIMBATORE: The medical services department has started meticulous gathering of information about quacks in the district, to be passed on to police for action. The police will soon start raiding clinics and mobile clinics run by unregistered practitioners and make arrests. 
A committee consisting of district collector S.Archana Patnaik, the joint director, a drug inspector and a police inspector was

Utkalmani Homoeopathy Medical College likely to be barred by CCH

Rourkela: The State Government run Utkalmani Homoeopathy Medical College and Hospital (UHMCH) is likely to be barred by the Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) from enrolling students for 2015-16 academic session due to shortage of faculty.

Set up in 1975 and taken over by the Government in 1994, the medical college and hospital has 12 departments, 25 seats in Bachelor of Homoeopathy Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) and 25 beds. Though the college has good infrastructure, large number of vacancies in

Rajiv Bajaj, shares his passion for Homoeopathy

As a young corporate leader, Rajiv Bajaj seems an unlikely candidate to bat for homoeopathy. However, work-related reflections and concern for his family’s health made him look for something “that was more of a science and more of a true science”.
And it is this journey that the Managing Director of Bajaj Auto shared with

Amrita Centre for Integrated Medicine and Research inaugurated at Edapally

Observing that standalone modern medicine may not be sufficient to cater to the demands of an ailing society, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Shripad Naik stressed the need to create treatment facilities with "integrative approach". 
"In the emerging world of lifestyle-related disorders and chronic diseases, the standalone modern medicine may not be sufficient to cater to the demands of the ailing society. At such a crucial juncture, there is a need to create such treatment facilities with integrative

Dr.Koppikar's Foundation Organizes Kidney Stone Awareness Programme

Chennai: In commemoration of Dr Koppikar’s centenary celebrations, Dr Koppikar’s Foundation for Homoeopathy will be organising a public awareness programme on kidney stones on January 4.

The programme will discuss about the homoeopathic approach to cure kidney stones, and is free for all. Registered participants will also be eligible for free treatment of

IMA warns Allopathic Hospitals against hiring Ayurveda, Homoeopathy Doctors

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has issued directions to the 10,000 healthcare facilities and 2.5 lakh doctors it represents that it will initiate action against those physicians and establishments found hiring homoeopaths and ayurveda practitioners to fulfil allopathic functions.

According to a senior IMA functionary, the system of employing those qualified to prescribe traditional cures in hospitals and clinics that specialize in

AMMOI seeks parity in pay scales on par with Allopathy doctors in Kerala

The former executive committee member of the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) and general secretary of the Ayurveda Medical Manufacturers Organisation of India (AMMOI), Dr.D.Ramanathan appealed to the Government of Kerala and the new Pay Commission to raise the basic salary of the Ayurveda doctors and implement parity in their

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