♣ Dept of AYUSH selects I-AIM as nodal institute for starting new flagship course


Nandita Vijay, Bangalore As part of its efforts to create a talent pool to take the Indian System of Medicine (ISM) forward, the Department of Ayush has identified the Bangalore based Institute of Ayurveda Integrative Medicine (I-AIM), the multidisciplinary research, education and outreach arm of the Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT) to… Read More ♣ Dept of AYUSH selects I-AIM as nodal institute for starting new flagship course

♣ Universities sign MoU


JODHPUR :Jagadguru Ramanandacharya Rajasthan Sanskrit University (JRRSU) and Rajasthan Ayurveda University (RAU) signed an MoU (Memoranda of Understanding) on Friday for creative assistance and enhancement of the available resources. Vice chancellor of JRRSU Kiran Soni Gupta and RAU V-C Banwari Lal Gaur signed the MoU in Jaipur. Gupta said both the universities will cooperate on sharing of… Read More ♣ Universities sign MoU

♣ Health ministry begins study on ‘Status of Indian Medicine and Folk Healing in India’


Ramesh Shankar, Mumbai Aiming to make a comprehensive report on the current status of the Indian Systems of Medicine (Ayurveda, Unani & Siddha) with special reference to selected aspects of research, education, drugs, healthcare, medicinal plants and folk medicine, the Union health ministry has begun a project titled “Status of Indian Medicine and Folk Healing… Read More ♣ Health ministry begins study on ‘Status of Indian Medicine and Folk Healing in India’

♣ Kerala drugs control authorities will conduct further analytical test on Musli Power Xtra products


Peethaambaran Kunnathoor, Chennai Following the findings of the analytical study on the ayurvedic product, Musli Power Xtra, by Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research (DIPS&R), the ayurvedic drugs control department in Kerala will conduct further analytical test of the latest batch of the product to confirm whether it is adulterated or not. If it… Read More ♣ Kerala drugs control authorities will conduct further analytical test on Musli Power Xtra products

♣ Rajya Sabha okays Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill


The Rajya Sabha today passed by a voice vote the Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2010, for mainstreaming and regulating standards of local systems of medicines like Unani, Ayurveda and Siddha systems of medicine, particularly of the sub-Himalayan region. Replying to the debate on the Bill, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi… Read More ♣ Rajya Sabha okays Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill

♣ I-AIM gets Rs7 cr. from DST, Environ Min for Rasayana Research Centre


Nandita Vijay, Bangalore In a bid to encourage the Indian System of Medicine, the Institute of Ayurveda Integrative Medicine (I-AIM) the multidisciplinary research, education and outreach arm of the Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT), has received a funding assistance to the tune of Rs. 7 crore from Union government. Out of this… Read More ♣ I-AIM gets Rs7 cr. from DST, Environ Min for Rasayana Research Centre

♣ Official tests confirm ‘Musli Power Extra’ of Kunnath Pharmaceuticals as adulterated


Joseph Alexander, New Delhi ‘Musli Power Extra’ of Kunnath Pharmaceuticals, which is already facing a couple of cases filed by the Kerala state drug control authorities, is found to be adulterated and admixed with ‘Tadalafil’ (phosphodies) in an official study engaged by the authorities, spelling more trouble for the company. The study was conducted in… Read More ♣ Official tests confirm ‘Musli Power Extra’ of Kunnath Pharmaceuticals as adulterated