Dr. Kavya V., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Aswathy P., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Shruthi Vasudevan, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Aartikala, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Arshiyabanu, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Dr. Ramya M., ALNRMAMC, Koppa Prof. (Dr.) Milind Hukkeri, ALNRMAMC, Koppa Health is matter of serious concern for everyone to remain happy and successful. Health surveys are specific tool providing a measure of population’s health status. It includes the health behaviors and risk factors for specific and general health problems for particular area. It also assists in assessment of costing of healthcare by policy makers for improvement of health. Administration uses such data for framing the policies on health related topics. Surveys depends upon the self-reporting of health status on broader level. Subjective nature of s
NBCC (India) Ltd., a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of AYUSH for the construction of a 250-bed Ayurveda and Naturopathy hospital in Goa. The proposed cost is Rs 267.81 crore. The MoU was signed between Shri Yogesh Sharma, Executive Director, NBCC and Dr. Tanuja Manoj Nesari, Director, All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Ministry of AYUSH. Hon'ble Minister, Ministry of Ayush, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik had recently laid the foundation stone. The institute will be spread over an area of 50 acres to offer UG, PG and Ph.D. degree to 500 students every year. (Courtesy: Ministry of Ayush)
‘A healthy mind resides in a healthy body or healthy mind leads to healthy body,’ both are correct. As both physical and mental strengths are interrelated or mutually dependent in normal circumstances. Strength is quality or degree of being strong. It is ability to do anything with involvement of physical and mental effort. Various factors responsible for the promotion of strength as noted in Charak Sharirasthana 6/13 have dealt with genetic and external factors. External factors include diets, exercise and environmental factors while genetic factors are related with inheritance of qualities. Physical strength is usually measured in terms of density and strength of muscle and body mineral density (BMD). Research works have established the relationship of various pattern of skeletal muscle
It is an appressed hairy herb. Leaves are 1-2.5 - 0.5-1 cm, ovate, elliptic or oblong. Flowers are axillary and solitary. Capsules are 0.3-05 cm across and rounded. Seeds are oblong, smooth and dark-brown. The whole plant is used as brain tonic. The decoction of plant is given as blood purifier. Evolvine, an alkaloid of plant is used as stimulant for respiration and blood pressure.
This is 8-10 meters tall tree with grey-green bark covered with raised lenticels. Leaves are simple, opposite, 4-15 x 2.5-5 cm in size, elliptic-ovate in shape with acuminated or rounded apex. Flowers are white to dull-white in colour and in cymes or in axillary fascicles. Drupes are ovoid. Traditionally in Kerala, bark and leaves of this plant are used in joint problems, for wound healing etc.