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Upcoming AIIMS to Have Ayush Departments, Says Harsh Vardhan

Every upcoming All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) across the country will have “huge” departments of alternative medicine with a special focus on ayurveda, said Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday. While speaking at the 6th All India Congress on ayurveda, Harsh Vardhan said, “We want to ensure that ayurveda gets proper recognition in modern day science.” He said: ...

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Harsh Vardhan Gives Ayurveda Special Focus Despite Uproar in All AIIMS

The nearly dozen upcoming All India Institutes of Medical Sciences across the country will have “huge” departments of alternative medicine with a special focus on ayurveda, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Friday. “We want to ensure that ayurveda gets proper recognition in modern day science,” Harsh Vardhan said at the 6th All India Congress on ayurveda here. He said: “We ...

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October 31: Remembering Indira Gandhi’s Assassination 30 Years Ago, Her Doctor Relives Events

Thirty years later, K.P. Mathur, the 90-year-old personal doctor remembers the event that happened 30 years ago on October 31, 1984 as if it was just the other day. “I had left after chatting with her, like I used to do every morning after a routine check-up,” said Dr Mathur, of his patient of 18 years, prime minister Indira Gandhi. ...

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Trauma Deaths Can Be Prevented with Emergency Care, says Experts

Dubbed the "epidemic" of modern times, trauma claims nearly 400,000 lives in India every year. The deaths and disabilities can be prevented if proper training is imparted to the common man on how to handle emergency care in accident cases, experts say. The experts advocate emergency medicine courses for the common people, starting from the school level. "Trauma is the ...

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Sunanda Pushkar’s Death: Cousin Alleges Her Death was ‘Pre-planned’

After the autopsy report of Sunanda Pushkar, Shashi Tharoor’s wife, came out, the medical team concluded on Thursday that Pushkar died of poisoning. But, Pushkar’s cousin alleged that the death was planned. While the latest post-mortem report submitted by AIIMS claimed that Sunanda died due to “poisoning,” her cousin, Ashok Kumar, said that he was aware that her death was ...

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