Harsh Singh

Harsh Singh
Institute for Integrated Learning in Management | IILM · Department of Finance

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Mainstreaming Ayurveda has been an issue of emergence aimed at re-positioning Indian traditional healthcare in a respectable, accountable and useful format within the auspices of contemporary healthcare delivery system relevant to India. The goal of mainstreaming Ayurveda had been to make effective utilization of traditional healthcare wisdom in he...
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SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and strategies to contain it adopted by various nations have invited a great debate dissecting into their respective successes, failures and underlying reasons. Science was seen as the great rescuer at the onset of the pandemic and this was believed that sooner or later the man would conquer again as it did during so many preced...
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Since its recent reuptake by the global community, Ayurveda is repeatedly confronting an uncomfortable tug of war between its practitioners/ researchers and those from biological health care science. The tussle is primarily about its safety or adversity pushed tirelessly and respectively by the former and the latter. Unfortunately for an onlooker,...
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Sickness is the outcome of a defiant and irresponsible behavior, as is recognized by seers of Ayurveda thousands of years ago. Prajyaparadha (committing a mistake knowingly) is presumed to be the master evil and a progenitor of snowball events leading to the multitude of unhealthy propositions. India is currently observing the 2 nd wave of pandemic...
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While looking at the poor quality of the research in Ayurveda, this is also essential to find the factors actually compulsive to this. Poor infrastructure and inadequate human resources besides unavailability of recent research based updates in Ayurvedic institutions seems to be nurturing the ignorance and malpractices in research. Meager opportuni...
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About a year after its initial outbreak, the first wave of COVID-19 is gradually decelerating in many countries including India. The new cases being reported daily are falling and the number of people recovering from the deadly virus is increasing. Epidemiologists have warned that this slowdown may only be a transient trap that will eventually ente...
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Hot (Ushna) and cold (sheet) are two fundamental precepts of Ayurvedic medicine reflected variously within the context of health and disease. These are fundamental for being essential attributes of three doshas, namely, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, forming the very basis of Ayurvedic constructs of health and disease. Ushna is the inherent property of Pi...
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What we mean here is to explore the advantages Ayurveda may add to the national health care delivery if it is being given a proper place to work. All the limitations of Ayurveda related to its education, research and practice are required to be identified urgently and to be removed on war footing.7 Ayurveda in India is required to be nurtured caref...
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This article exemplifies the medical scene in India. In India, the homeland of Ayurveda, Ayurvedic medicine seems to be ignored. The example of this lady with severe headache is a case in point. Because of some technical error 'Ayurveda' is read as 'Eyurveda'. Kindly read it as Ayurveda in whatever context it is used.
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It has been well documented that a large share of Indian as well as global population suffering with joint disease takes the respite in alternative care at least sometime in the course of their illness (1, 2). It is however still not clearly known that what benefits they actually get from alternative care in the purview of the course of their illne...
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World community is facing an unprecedented pandemic of novel corona virus disease (COVID-19) caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Corona virus 2 (SARS-CoV- 2). The disease has spread globally with more than 1.43 million confirmed cases and 82,100 deaths as of April 8, 2020. Despite worldwide efforts to contain it, the pandemic is continuing...
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This work is about the counterfeit medicines available in Indian market for Arthritis care , often sold on the name of Ayurveda. These are un-monitored , un-prescribed and unethical drugs sold directly to patients for the sheer commercial motives. There seems to be an urgent need to quantify the impact of such practices in the segment and to see th...
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Mainstreaming Ayurved has been an issue of emergence aimed at re-positioning the Indian traditional healthcare in a respectable, accountable and useful format within the auspices of contemporary healthcare delivery system relevant to India. The goal of mainstreaming Ayurved had been to make effective utilization of traditional healthcare wisdom in...
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The vigour, depth and capacity of the scientific establishment of a country is reflected in the quality of its scientific publishing. While developing countries like China and India are on the learning curve and cannot hope to compete with scientific publishing emanating from the West, it is also the case that the quality of scientific work publish...
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This article hypothesises the possible molecular basis of samshodhana effect of various panchakarma procedures in light of intricate cell biology. This was published in 1994 in Empedocle , a bilingual journal from Italy.
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Despite much advancement in its understanding, cancer is still one among the leading causes of death. Poor prognosis of cancer is primarily attributed to its silent course of pathogenesis not allowing any prediction about impending threats unless it becomes clinically obvious. Unfortunately, this obviousness in cancer appears very late and hence le...
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Ayurveda is the ancient Indian traditional system of medicine currently undergoing fast revival and development. In this context attempts of translational studies and reverse innovation are very pertinent. This article deals with the scope of translational studies on the Basic Principles of Ayurveda. Its theme is how to translate basic principles f...
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Rasayana is a branch of Ayurveda (Oriental health-care system originated in India) which deals with drugs, formulations, food, and lifestyle suggestive of anti- or rather delaying aging effects. Such approaches, collectively called as Rasayana, are proclaimed to induce qualitative improvements at cellular and probably at molecular levels eventually...
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Plants have been the essential source of food and medicine in all cultures and traditions since antiquity. Ayurveda, the ancient science of life and health care, developed the plant medicine and green pharmacy to its zenith and provided it a scientific and conceptual foundation. Ashtanga Ayurveda prominently included Rasayana Tantra among its eight...
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Ayurveda, the ancient Indian traditional system of medicine is essentially the science of life and longevity. It carries a treasure of pro-nature holistic geriatric health care modalities. It deliberates on the science and philosophy of life and longevity with the goal of healthy aging and long life to achieve the Purusartha catustaya ie the Four f...
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Identity and Attributes of Ayurvedic Medicinal Plant Brahmi/Aindri from Antiquity to the Modern Age
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Immunology today is one of the fastest growing disciplines in Medicine and Biology. Its significance has grown more because of the growing significance of immune strength and resistance against different diseases besides the emergence of a wide range of immunological diseases. It is interesting to observe that the ancient Ayurvedic texts show a viv...
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Background: Recent years have shown an alarming rise in the incidence of diabetes mellitus (DM) all over the world. The present management of DM it not satisfactory. Hence, alternative systems of medicine are also being explored. Prameha as described in Ayurveda is a disease synonymous with today’s DM. The patients of Prameha inherently carry the r...
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Food and nutrition are the most important considerations in the life sciences. Ayurveda, being essentially a life science and health care discipline, presents a very comprehensive account of classical food science in tune with its basic holistic approach and personalized considerations in relation to the theory of Panchamahabhuta, Tridosha, and Tri...
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Rasayana is an important aspect of Ayurvedic therapeutics where drugs and formulations are used to improve the quality of life by improving the tissue quality and by reducing the age-related tissue degeneration. Rasayana therapeutics has got its own comprehensive yet traditional know-how of indications, methods of use, and formulations. We have com...
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Practice of medicine is changing continuously and globally. From empirical practices derived through observations, it has entered into systematic practices by observing inferences generated through planned researches. With continuous addition of researches for many decades, it is now undergoing through the phase where inferences generated through i...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), according to modern medicine, and Aamavata according to Ayurveda, has an etiological and clinical relationship. Aamavata is a disease complex of which RA is a part. A comparative study of the pathophysiology of this disease by both systems reveals that modern medicine has investigated the mechanism of inflammation and has...
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Udupa rose from a middle class family of orthodox Brahmins who were traditional Sanskrit scholars. His choice of a medical career was contrary to his parents' wishes, nor was his intercaste marriage accepted by his parents. He was dedicated to his vision and self-created dreams, with amazing power of action. Repeating the conventional, beaten path...
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Research is the prime need of contemporary Ayurveda, but modern research on Ayurveda has not been very rewarding for Ayurveda itself. Much of it uses Ayurveda to extend modern bioscience. In contrast, Ayurveda needs research designed to test and validate its fundamental concepts as well as its treatments. In this context, if Ayurveda is to be truly...
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Ayurveda, the ancient science of life, health and cure originating from India adopts its own holistic biology based on the theory of Triguna, Tanmatra, Tridosha, Saptadhatus, Ojas, Agni, Ama and Srotas. It is distinctly different than the conventional modern biology which is largely based on reductionistic approach of classical Newtonian Physics, i...
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Ayurveda is the oldest system of Medicine in the world, its antiquity going back to the Vedas. It adapts a unique holistic approach to the entire science of life, health and cure. The areas of special consideration in Ayurveda are geriatrics, rejuvenation, nutrition, immunology, genetics and higher consciousness. The Ayurvedic texts describe a set...

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