The Union Health Ministry is introducing Rubella vaccine as Measles-Rubella vaccine in its Universal Immunization Programme.
Asthma not only takes its toll on lungs, but can also make it harder for women to get pregnant. A new study has revealed that asthmatic women may take more time to conceive and have a lower pregnancy rate than those without the lung diseases.
For the management of diabetes mellitus, the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences(CCRAS) has developed a formulation namely, AYUSH-82 from 05 Ayurvedic medicinal plants. The trials of the drug has shown significant reduction in blood sugar level along with clinical improvement. No toxic effects were noted during the trial.
The Council has initiated action to commercialize AYUSH-82. Till now M/S, Dabur India Ltd, New Delhi; M/S Kudos Laboratory India Ltd., New Delhi; and M/S LA Granade Herbs & Pharma Ltd., New Delhi have been granted licenses for manufacturing AYUSH-82.