Is an Ayurvedic response to the COVID-19 outbreak called for?
Dr. Rammanohar. P* Thiruvananthapuram (ISJ): The next days will be crucial for India as the outbreak of the COVID-19 could very well explode into a catastrophic epidemic. As far as India is concerned, the large population, high population density, ...21 March 2020 5:50 AM GMT
Indian scientists discover natural remedies to fight prostate cancer
Indian researchers have recently reported the anti-cancer potential of two medicinal plants Leea indica and Allophylus cobbe, against prostate cancer. Leea indica, or Bandicoot Berry ( कुकुर जिह्वा in Hindi) is a large, evergreen shrub, nati...9 Aug 2017 11:06 AM GMT
Kochi to host India's biggest conference on integrative medicine
Kochi (ISJ) - India's biggest conference on integrative medicine - Ayurveda and modern medicine is set to begin at Kochi on August 6. The two-day event will see participation of 60 experts and 1,000 delegates from across the world. Named Amrita...29 July 2017 4:50 PM GMT
Yoga eases moderate to severe chronic low back pain
Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Centre, USA have found structured yoga programme may be a reasonable alternative to physical therapy for people with chronic low back pain. The study whether yoga helps...12 July 2017 5:30 PM GMT
CSIR scientists find curry leaves as effective remedy to fight drug resistant Kala Azar
A compound isolated from commonly used curry leaf, which also finds a mention in ancient Ayurvedic texts, has been found to be effective against kala azar parasite which is increasingly becoming resistant to available drugs. The...4 July 2017 1:06 PM GMT
Tackling depression with Yoga
Rajvi H Mehta* New Delhi (PIB) -- A 2011 study based on the World Health Organization's World Mental Health Survey Initiative reported that India has the highest rate of major depression in the world. What is of greater concern is that its...11 Jun 2017 7:05 AM GMT
Scientists uncover anti-cancer properties of Indian long pepper or pippel
N.B.NairWashington/Thiruvananthapuram (ISJ) -- US scientists have uncovered the chemical process behind anti-cancer properties of a spicy Indian pepper plant, called long pepper, whose medicinal properties date back thousands of years.The secret lies ...16 April 2017 4:19 PM GMT
Exploring the Science of Meditation ? Does Meditation Aid Brain and Mental Health?
Dr. Shyam Diwakar*Brain has always been a mystery for scientists. But with the development of information technology, many scientists have ventured to explore this complex organ in human body and its mysterious ways of functioning. While its...21 Oct 2016 8:43 AM GMT