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  • Indian scientists discover natural remedies to fight prostate cancer

    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 Indias biggest conference on integrative medicine

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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?

    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
  • Adulteration in traditional medicines in India rampant, study reveals

    Adulteration in traditional medicines in India rampant, study reveals

    N.B. NairBangalore (ISJ ? Exclusive) ? A study by a team of Indian and Canadian scientists suggests traditional medicines with Ashoka (botanical name Saraca asoca) as an ingredient are mostly adulterated.The bark extracts of Ashoka tree are used for...

    20 Sep 2016 9:54 AM GMT
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