It's not all about paradise
The Indian American dream may be a bit of a myth. And it's time to come to terms with the fact, say experts.
India applauded for use of ayurveda, Unani
According to Jacob Matthew, co-founder of www.holistic-online.com, the government is practising what it preaches.
Hemophilia treatment could get cheaper
Dr Alok Srivatsava claims a lower dosage of blood-derived factors than usually administered can treat hemophilia.
Potential HIV blocker discovered
University of Iowa professor Vasu Nair and NCI researchers have discovered molecules that may help treat AIDS.
Indo-US pact on maternal health likely
A joint statement to this effect is to be signed by India's minister for health and family welfare and the US secretary, department of health and human services.
When Medschool goes online
The eponymous site has academic credibility because all the three co-founders are physicians and published authors, claims CEO Vikas Bhushan.
Alternative medicine site gets top recommendation
Psychology Today magazine has named holistic-online.com, co-founded by Jacob and Shila Mathew, as the best web site to learn about ayurveda and other alternative therapies.
Defective Gene in Mice Could Lead To
a Treatment of Obesity: Kiran Chadha
If scientists could find a drug that changes the normal HNGIC gene, obesity in human beings could be treated.
Washington-backed Butterfly welcomed in many homes in India
A US-based group has added a new element to India's family planning program - profit.
Expert warns about premature babies
Dr Saroj Saigal says her findings should make parents, doctors and educators know that it is urgent that these children get help early.
TB Among Immigrants Causes Concern
The immigration authorities are now increasing check-ups and tightening border control to deal with the problem.
Study shows high rate of heart disease in Indians is linked to a cholesterol called lipoprotein(a)
Life-Saving Info A Few Clicks Away
A free web service helps doctors get vital medical information about you in an emergency.
Of Asanas And Eagles
Clayton Horton, a yoga instructor in San Francisco, claims combining golf with yoga can eliminate the aches and pains of the game.
An Ayurvedic Kitchen in America
A clutch of recipes that work on the fundamental philosophy of Ayurveda, balance -- within the body, with the environment, and with the seasons.
Mind, Skin and Spirit
One of the most successful advocates of the mind-body-health concept, Pratima Raichur has been consulted by a number of top spas in the US. Her book, 'Absolute Beauty; Radiant Skin and Inner Harmony Through the Ancient Secrets of Ayurveda,' has been widely endorsed.
One More Voice for Herbal Medicine
Dr John M Weigand said some popular herbal remedies appear effective and safe while others haven't proved either, and urged his colleagues to study the growing body of literature on herbals.
Sheba's Success In New York Shows Need For Ethnic Mental Health Programs
Organizations aimed at ethnic minorities and run by people familiar with the psyche of a particular ethnic group, are important because often mainstream American therapists and psychiatrists do not understand the problems of ethnic patients.
Champa And Tulsi Go to Hollywood
Renowned Hollywood plastic surgeon Raj Kanodia launches Ayuvedic skin care products.
'The body's inner healing power is unimaginably strong'
Morning meditation, Dr Khalsa stresses, helps fight depression and chronic pains, and if practised regularly could save the health industry millions of dollars.
Bill Gates Funds Indian Child Health Program
The pilot programs can become models for delivering reproductive and child health services in India at the community level, and then be replicated by Indian organisations on a broad scale.
Dr Khalsa's Prescription For Pain
The Arizona-based gerontologist's four levels of handling chronic pain involve nutritional therapy, physical therapy, medications, and mental and spiritual control.
Medsite Prescription: Take Risks, Big Risks!
Medsite Publishing, which among other things owns MedBookStore.com, owes a lot to Sundeep Bhan's anger with the spell-checker.