AYUSH Drug: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India begins Clinical Trials of AYUSH medicines

Published: May 7, 2020

On May 7, 2020, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare began clinical trials of AYUSH medicines. The trials are to be conducted on voluntary health workers that are working on the frontline of COVID-19. Highlights The Clinical trials of AYUSH medicines such as Ashwagandha, Guduchi, Yashitimadhu are to be conducted on voluntary health ..

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Corona Kavach: Application launched by GoI to locate a COVID-19 positive patient

Published: April 3, 2020

On April 2, 2020, the Government of India launched Corona Kavach application to map the location of a COVID-19 positive patient through GPS. Highlights The application has been launched by India after learning about its success in the countries such as South Korea and Singapore. The “Corona Kavach” application tracks the data of the user ..

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India and Germany sign MoUs

Published: October 31, 2019

The All India Institute of Ayurveda under Ministry of AYUSH and FiZ-Frankfurter Innovationzentrum Biotechnologie Gmbh signed MoU in the event “German/Indian knowledge exchange regarding current developments in the health care sector” Highlights The goal of the collaboration is to research in the field of Genomics According to the agreement, a team of scientists from both ..

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October 25: India to celebrate Ayurveda Day

Published: October 24, 2019

On 25th October, 2019, Government of India is to organize 4th Ayurveda day. The day is being celebrated by Ministry of AYUSH as Dhanvantari Jayanti falls on the day. Dhanvantari is a Hindu god who cures diseases. Highlights The Ministry of Ayush will distribute “National Dhanwantari Ayurveda Award” on National Ayurveda Day. The award comprises ..

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QOL-2C: AYUSH Drug developed by CCRAS for cancer patients

Published: March 15, 2018

The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has undertaken development of coded drug AYUSH QOL-2C for improving quality of life in cancer patients. It had conducted clinical studies of the drug in breast cancer patients at St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru and AIIMS, New Delhi and in lung cancer patients at Bhagwan Mahaveer ..

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