50% rise in patients seeking homeopathy treatment in India

50% rise in patients seeking homeopathy treatment in India

Although considered safe, the nature of homeopathic drugs are also often subject to critical debates.

Mar 07, 2018, 10:07 AM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee lauds homeopathy, emphasises its important role in Indian healthcare sector

President Pranab Mukherjee lauds homeopathy, emphasises its important role in Indian healthcare sector

Homoeopathy and systems of Indian medicine such as unani and siddha are playing an important role in the country, which faces a severe shortage of quality medical practitioners, he said.

May 19, 2017, 15:37 PM IST

Teething: Are homeopathic products safe for your baby?

There are a range of products available in the market nowdays, making the teething process a lot easier or comfortable both for the baby and parents. 

Oct 13, 2016, 14:25 PM IST

There is one doctor for 893 patients: Govt

There is one doctor for every 893 patients in the country if allopathic doctors and those practising Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy streams are considered together, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Aug 05, 2016, 22:35 PM IST

Homeopathy no more effective than placebo drugs, says scientist

The professor who made the claims, was the chair of a working party by the National Health and Medical Research Council which was tasked with reviewing the evidence of 176 trials of homeopathy to establish if the treatment is valid.  

Feb 20, 2016, 20:45 PM IST
'Homeopathy, astrology are bogus, harmful and useless'

'Homeopathy, astrology are bogus, harmful and useless'

Ramakrishnan, a chemistry scientist, believes India should have a more rational outlook on such practices.

Jan 07, 2016, 12:37 PM IST

'Behcet's disease can now be treated with homeopathy'

Behcet's disease, one of the rarest immunological disorders where a patient suffers serious ulcerations in mouth and genitals, can now be treated with homeopathy.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:49 PM IST

Swine flu claims two lives in Telangana

Two persons have died of swine flu in Telangana this month. In the current season from September one till September 12, 158 samples have been collected, out of which 25 were found to be positive.

Sep 14, 2015, 21:42 PM IST

Homeopathy needs active promotion from Indian govt: Dr Kalyan Banerjee

The debate between the effectiveness of allopathic medicines and homeopathy has been one of the most disputed in medical history.

Sep 01, 2015, 10:35 AM IST

National Homeopathy convention in Kozhikode on Sept 13

Specialists in the field of pure science streams from across the country would attend the national homeopathy convention to be held here from September 13.

Aug 31, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

Ishwar Chandra Vidysagar's tryst with homeopathy in photos

A photograph exhibition inaugurated here on Thursday narrates how Indian social reformer Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar accorded patronage to homeopathy and examines how the legacy has survived today.

Aug 20, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Scientists argue on whether or not to recommend Homeopathy

Two researchers are debating over the recommendation of Homeopathic medicines as one favours its usage and the other has totally contradicted views. 

Jul 15, 2015, 10:59 AM IST

Homeopathy council, top institutes tie up for advanced research

Buoyed by the success of the World Summit in Mumbai, the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH) plans to have a tie-up with other research organisations with the aim of taking the health-care industry to the next level.

Apr 20, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

World Homeopathy Summit opens in Mumbai on April 11

The potential of homeopathic medicine to successfully treat dreaded diseases like AIDS, TB and hemophilia will be among the host of topics to be discussed at the two-day second 'World Homeopathy Summit' opening here on April 11, a top official said on Wednesday.

Apr 01, 2015, 22:59 PM IST

DD to telecast weekly programme on Ayush

The Ayush department is launching a weekly programme on public broadcaster Doordarshan to keep people informed on alternate systems of medicine like homeopathy and ayurveda, an official statement said on Thursday.

Mar 26, 2015, 22:55 PM IST

AYUSH to launch new prog on DD on traditional medicines

The AYUSH Ministry will launch a new weekly interactive programme this month on Doordarshan to popularise traditional Indian medicines among the masses.

Mar 26, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Homeopathy not effective for treating any condition: Report

 Homeopathy is no more effective than placebos in treating health conditions that are chronic, serious, or could become serious, a major Australian study has found.

Mar 11, 2015, 17:36 PM IST

Minister asks scientists to explore AYUSH cures for cancer

Scientists and researchers should indulge in systematic evaluation of AYUSH remedies and practices in cancer care, Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik said Wednesday.

Feb 04, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

Haryana govt to promote yoga: Minister

Ayurveda, Homeopathy and Yoga would be promoted in Haryana to give impetus to the ancient system of medicine in the state, state Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anil Vij said here Monday.

Jan 20, 2015, 00:31 AM IST

Separate regulator for alternative medicine streams planned

A separate regulator for alternative medicine streams like Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani is being planned by the government under a new health policy to be unveiled shortly.

Jan 16, 2015, 21:43 PM IST