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NRHM to set Lifestyle clinics in district

NRHM to set Lifestyle clinics in district

Soon all the people in the district above the age of 30 will be able to know whether they are afflicted with any lifestyle diseases like diabetes or hypertension. The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is all set to start lifestyle clinics in the district. Once these clinics are launched, diagnosis camps of lifestyle diseases will be organised at the sub-centres of each primary health centres in the district. “We

MGR Medical University reduced Allopathic portions from Indian Medicine syllabus

MGR Medical University reduced Allopathic portions from Indian Medicine syllabus

The allopathy versus traditional medicine crossfire in Tamil Nadu has intensified, with the MGR Medical University pulling out the allopathy content from the Traditional medicine syllabus and the Central Council for Indian Medicine (CCIM) threatening to withdraw recognition for such courses. Caught in melee are 1,200-odd students of siddha, unani, ayurveda and homeopathy courses under the MGR university. The university had deleted allopathy portions from the undergraduate syllabus

Health Benefits of Coconut water

Health Benefits of Coconut water

It's available easily and has amazing health benefits. It is considered as a natural isotonic drink, as it's packed with a host of nutrients. Healthy Benefits of Coconut Water. It is the perfect drink to beat the summer heat, as it cools down the body and helps regulate body temperature.

Black Turmeric or Curcuma caesia – Medicinal and rare

Black Turmeric or Curcuma caesia – Medicinal and rare

Black turmeric or Curcuma caesia is an endangered medicinal plant that grows in the hilly areas of the country. It is fast dying out and thus needs to be conserved for future generations. Curcuma caesia is a wonder herb and contains the highest content of curcumin among all curcuma or turmeric species, a chemical substance with many curative properties. It is perhaps one of the few medicinal plants that are

ICMR plans to acquire patents of traditional healing techniques of Andaman tribes

ICMR plans to acquire patents of traditional healing techniques of Andaman tribes

Traditional healing techniques, using indigenous medicinal plants, practiced efficiently for hundreds of years by some of India's most elusive tribes residing in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, is all set to become public. ICMR's Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) is preparing a unique Community Biodiversity Register (CBDR) for the tribals of the Andaman and NicobarIslands that will document their traditional healing practices, use of medicinal plants, healing record, mode

Public Health Initiative through “Siddha Health Centre”

Public Health Initiative through “Siddha Health Centre”

AMR Charitable Trust and Centre for Traditional Medicine and Research (CTMR) is looking forward for inaguration of Siddha Health Centre at Sri Saradha Niketan College for Women, Kanavaipudur, Omalur Taluk, Salem on 15 August 2011 at 11 A.M. The inauguration of the centre would be done by Sri V. Prabhakaran, IFS, Director of Sericulture, Govt. of TN and Presided by Sri. P Arulmudi, Chairman AMR Trust. Dr M.Padma Sorna Subramanian

CTMR efforts to preserve Traditional Siddha Manuscripts

CTMR efforts to preserve Traditional Siddha Manuscripts

One hundred bundles of age-old palm manuscripts collected from different healers and institution trained Siddha physicians have been digitized by CTMR. The project supported by Dept. of AYUSH, Govt. of India commenced in April 2011. The process of collection of the palm manuscripts was done with briefing of different healers associations and individual physicians. The information was also spread through Short Messaging Services and blogging apart from mails. The CTMR

Boost your Energy with Honey

Boost your Energy with Honey

Honey helps to boost Energy as it contains glucose and fructose, known to produce tremendous reserves of glycogen in the liver. Having a spoonful of unprocessed honey before bed can support your brain function. The fructose is stored as energy reserves in the liver, ready to fuel the brain overnight. Indeed, honey boosts the immune system and has an antibacterial effect internally and externally, helping the body to heal, reports the

Health Benefits of Coriander

Health Benefits of Coriander

Coriander is one of the most common ingredient of Indian Kitchen. It has many health benefits. It is known for building the stomach and promoting digestion. Adding one or two teaspoons of coriander juice to fresh buttermilk is ideal for treating nausea and dysentery. Dry coriander treats diarrhoea. It is also beneficial for women especially those suffering from a heavy menstrual flow. Six grams of coriander seeds should be boiled

Siddha Medicos protest against proposal to remove vital portions

Siddha Medicos protest against proposal to remove vital portions

Students of Government Siddha Medical College here staged dharna on the college premises at Palayamkottai on Friday in protest against the proposal to remove some of the vital portions of allopathic medicines from their curriculum. The protesting students said the curriculum committee for siddha medicine of Tamil Nadu MGR Medical University for the year 2011 – 2012 had reportedly recommended the omission of certain vital portions from physiology, biochemistry, surgery,