traditional healers

Tapping Gujarat hill station’s herbal wealth


August 29th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Saputara (Gujarat), Aug 29 (IANS) Their knowledge is ages old and they are said to possess herbal remedies for problems like diabetes, asthma, infertility and joint pain. The Gujarat government ... Read more...

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Zimbabwean women raping men for rituals: British report


October 9th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Zimbabwean women are abducting and raping men for ritual purposes, media reports here said Saturday.Six men have been gang-raped by women in the last 11 months in ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe women are raping men for ritual purposes


October 9th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Women in Zimbabwe are said to be abducting and raping men for ritual purposes.In the past 11 months six men have been gang-raped by women, and as per ... Read more...

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Lack of awareness killing thousands of snake bite victims


June 7th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Snake bites claim over 3,000 lives every year in West Bengal due to lack of training among doctors and dearth of awareness among patients, despite ... Read more...

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Scientists integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks


March 13th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Health experts in the U.S. have successful integrated eastern and western medicine to treat traumatized Tibetan refugee monks who fled violent religious persecution. The achievement was recently made ... Read more...

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Botanist on mission to save rare Indian herbal remedies


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) Ethno-botanist Deepak Acharya has spent eight years in the Satpura mountains in Madhya Pradesh, parts of which lie cut off from civilisation, driven by a single goal -- ... Read more...

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90 percent of ‘doctors’ in urban slums are quacks: AIIMS


May 13th, 2008 - 12:55 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) At least 90 percent of the "doctors" in slums of Delhi and Bhubaneswar don't have formal degrees, according to a survey by the All India Institute of ... Read more...

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Kenyan chemists aim to develop malaria drug from medicinal plant extracts


December 26th, 2007 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 26 (ANI): Kenyan chemists are trying to develop malaria medicines from the extracts of plants.The project, being carried out in the vicinity of the Mount Kenya, is a collaboration ... Read more...

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Chimps self-medication may help humans discover new drugs


December 26th, 2007 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): Ugandan and French scientists have suggested that chimpanzees ability to treat ailments with plants might help humans discover new drugs.The study, led by Sabrina Krief, a French veterinary ... Read more...

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