Sheela Rani Chunkath

Autism and the Microbiome

It is estimated that worldwide one in 160 children has an Autism Spectrum Disorder with the estimate representin an average figure, and reporting prevalence varies substantially across studies.

05 Sep 2020

Easy cure for respiratory ailments

The monsoons are settling in and it is that time of the year when respiratory infections go up.

15 Aug 2020

Here's how Ayurveda can help in fight against COVID-19

Ayurveda is an ancient system of medicine which deals with the prevention, treatment and nonrecurrence of diseases as well as the management of health.

18 Jul 2020

Aphrodisiacs in Ayurveda

Let’s, for a second, talk about something, that I find, can distract most people—sex.

20 Jun 2020

An appeal for Ayurveda amid COVID-19 crisis

This discipline is the world’s oldest scientific medical system based on a robust philosophy of Sankhya and Nyaya darshana.

30 May 2020

Time to Make Ayurveda Mainstream

There was a news item recently that the Gujarat government had successfully intervened with Ayurvedic medications.

09 May 2020

Manage disease Ayurvedic way 

The principles of diagnosis and treatment of a disease have been beautifully summarised in the nidana panchaka of Charaka.

11 Apr 2020

Antihelminthics in ayurveda

The proposed Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda has generated some controversy with people variously advocating its locations in Kerala, Delhi, Varanasi or West Bengal.

21 Mar 2020

Prevent diseases sans heroics

The simple philosophy that steps taken to prevent disease is also treatment, is attractive to hardly anyone.

15 Feb 2020

Ayurveda without fear

Questions are always posed to alternative medical practitioners that are almost never asked of western medical practitioners.

15 Dec 2019

Retain bone health naturally

Instead of eating calcium tablets prescribed by allopathic doctors for almost everyone over 50, I think this is a for more effective medication to treat such conditions as osteoarthritis, knee pain.

21 Apr 2018