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AYUSH stands for various streams of Indian Health System viz. Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Sowa Rigpa, and Homeopathy. Ayush Ministry The Ayush department was created in March 1995 as the Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy (ISM&H). Its current name was given in 2003. Till 2014, this department worked under ..

COVID19: India, U.K. to conduct clinical trials of ‘Ashwagandha’

AYUSH Ministry is to conduct clinical trials of “Ashwagandha” in collaboration with UK’s London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). Team will check its efficacy on COVID-19 infection. Highlights All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and LSHTM signed a memorandum of understanding to conduct clinical trials of Ashwagandha, recently. Clinical trials would be conducted ..

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Four new National Helpline Number launched

Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched four new helpline numbers to help people amid the second wave of covid-19. To promote these numbers advisory was issued to private television channels to government in spreading awareness regarding covid-19 pandemic. What are those numbers? 1075 is the National Helpline no. of Ministry of Health & ..

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Ayush 64 to be distributed freely

The Ministry of AYUSH recently announced that Ayush-64 will be available free of cost for mild, moderate asymptomatic patients in Delhi. The representatives or patients can visit these centres with Aadhar card and a soft or hard copy of RT-PCR positive report to get the free AYUSH-64 tablets. Where is Ayush 64 available in Delhi? ..

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AAYUDH Advance Controversy

In April 2021, it was claimed that a drug called Aayudh Advance was effective against COVID-19. The trials for the drug were conducted at two government hospitals in Ahmedabad. However, Government of India has recently rejected the claims made by the manufacturers of the drug. AAYUDH Advance The manufacturers of the drug claimed that the ..

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MoU signed between Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying and Ministry of AYUSH

The Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying operating under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying and Ministry of AYUSH signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce the concept of Ayurveda and its allied disciplines into veterinary science. About the MoU The cooperation between the ministries will help to develop a regulatory mechanism ..

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