• 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 al...

    2017-07-12 17:30:22.0
  • 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 compound ca...

    2017-07-04 13:06:59.0
  • 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 incidence...

    2017-06-11 07:05:27.0
  • 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...

    2017-04-16 16:19:00.0
  • Indian scientists sequence ?Tulsi? genome

    Indian scientists sequence ?Tulsi? genome

    A step towards scientific validation of Tulsi?s medicinal properties N.B. Nair | Indian Science Journal Lucknow (ISJ) ? Scientists at the state-run Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) have succeeded in whole genome sequencing of...

    2015-06-06 04:36:22.0
  • Australian medical body says, homeopathy ?not effective in treating health conditions?

    Australian medical body says, homeopathy ?not effective in treating health conditions?

    Choose homeopathy at your risk, cautions Australian National Health Medical Research CouncilCanberra (ISJ) ? Australian medical authority says, there is no evidence to support the claim that homeopathy is effective in treating health conditions. In a...

    2015-03-14 10:41:13.0
  • India to give big push to ethnic systems of medicine

    India to give big push to ethnic systems of medicine

    New Delhi (ISJ) ? Indian government on Monday (Sept 15) gave its green signal to launch a national mission on Ayush ? Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. The mission seeks to address the gap in health services especially in vulnerable and i...

    2014-09-16 03:00:09.0
  • Ban on smoking and higher taxes could save 9 million lives in India, study

    Ban on smoking and higher taxes could save 9 million lives in India, study

    India could prevent 9 million deaths over the next 10 years, if it bans smoking and resort to heavy tax on tobacco products. A study by a team of scientists led by Sanjay Basu at Stanford University, USA finds a combination of tobacco control policie...

    2014-04-22 10:04:28.0
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