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Divisions of Ayurveda – Ashtang Ayurveda

Ayurveda is the oldest healing science of the world. It is believed to be divine science which was brought to earth by our sages for helping the mankind suffering from diseases. Ashtang Ayurveda has three words in it i.e ASHTA (Eight) + ANGA (Parts) + AYURVEDA meaning Ayurveda and its eight parts. Ayurveda is a very vast science which was divided into eight

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History of Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word made up of two words AYU and VEDA, Ayu means Life and Veda means Knowledge  hence the word Ayurveda means Knowledge of life. It is not only a medical science dealing with the disease and diseased but Ayurveda is the knowledge which helps a person to live a happy, satisfied, useful and long life.

The origin of Ayurveda is

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Ayurveda: A Science of healthy living

Ayurveda is an ancient Medical system of India. Ayurvedic system of Medicine is world’s oldest system of medicine. It is originated in India and now it is spread out all over the world as a safest treatment and has not any side effects and also cures chronic diseases as a permanent base.

‘The science of long and healthy living’ is called as an “Ayurveda”.


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Homoeopathy is a science and art of preventing and treating disease. It may be defined as the therapeutic method of system-similarity based on the Law of Similars and uses therapeutic substances in diluted doses. The term ‘Homoeopathy’ was coined by Dr Samuel Hahnemann (1755 – 1843) from the Greek words, ‘homoeos’  meaning ‘similar’ and ‘pathos’  meaning ‘suffering’. Homoeopathy aims to cure by treating

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Smokeless Tobacco & Oral Health

Smokeless tobacco goes by many names, such as dip and chew, snuff, chewing tobacco or spit tobacco. No matter what it is called, smokeless tobacco is highly addictive and can harm one’s health.

Like cigars and cigarettes, smokeless tobacco products contain a variety of toxins associated with cancer. At least 28 cancer-causing chemicals have been identified in

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Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB)

The detrimental effects of sleep disturbance produced by abnormal breathing patterns have been extensively studies in recent times and are called as Sleep disordered breathing (SDB).

SDB constitutes a number of the major part of sleep disorders seen by sleep physicians’ world over.

With growth of Obesity, Hypertension, Diabetes, & use of Medicines, Otolaryngologists & Sleep clinicians are witnessing a large increase in

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Placental Cord Blood Cell Banking

Placental Cord Blood Banking is the storage of stem cells from placenta from a baby’s birth. Usually, following delivery, the umbilical cord, cord-blood and placenta are typically discarded as medical waste. Cord-Cells are special cells in umbilical cord that are present in bone-marrow. Placental stem cells are non-embryonic stem cells. Both placenta and umbilical cord are good sources of stem-cells.

HISTORY The first clinically

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Olfaction – The Sense Of Smell


  • Sensation arising from nasal cavity following stimulation of the olfactory epithelium by volatile compounds.
  • One of neglected sense  (Limited accessibility, limited theoretical knowledge, belief that it’s not important in man)
  • Helps to protect from harmful substances such as environmental contaminants, spoilt food. It is livelihood of cooks, wine tasters, firefighters, chemists etc.
  • Unique in CNS

Only part in direct contact with environment

Ability to regenerate lost neurons

Potential damage

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Insulinomas – A detailed study

Although rare, insulinomas are the most common functioning islet cell tumor of the pancreas. This tumor secretes excessive amounts of insulin. Recognition of the key neuroglycopenic symptoms should trigger the initial investigation. Biochemical proof of endogenous hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia establishes the diagnosis and helps to rule out other conditions of hypoglycemia. Several options are available for imaging and localizing these tumors including ultrasonography, computed

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Clinical Drug Development

Pharmacology is the science of drugs. In the broad sense, it deals with the interaction of exogenously administered chemical molecules with living systems.

Drug therapy is a dynamic process. When a Drug product is administered, absorption usually proceeds over a finite time interval and distribution, metabolism and excretion of drug and its metabolite proceed conitusily at various rates. The relative rate of these ADME

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