Shripad Naik calls upon scientists to evaluate AYUSH


New Delhi: The Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik called upon the scientists and researchers to indulge in systematic evaluation of AYUSH remedies and practices in cancer care. He stated that the traditional systems of medicine are based on strong fundamental principles, time-tested experiences and holistic concepts of application, and not only advise the treatment of patients with drugs, but also have the concept of modulating the life-style, dietary regimen, seasonal regimen and behavior to prevent and cure the diseases.

He stated that a scientific eye and mind is required to explore the value from the vast knowledge base of AYUSH for healthcare of cancer patients. The Minister was speaking at the symposium organized to mark the World Cancer Day with the theme- AYUSH for Cancer Care.