Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance
Author: Anika Niambi Al-Shura
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 146
Release: 2019-11-02
ISBN 10: 0128175710
ISBN 13: 9780128175712
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance Book Review:

Perspectives of Ayurveda in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine for Patient Compliance, volume four in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, provides a systematic perspective of therapeutic priority by examining the homeostasis of the body, mind and spirit through Ayurveda philosophies and universal attributes, including five key elements. Holism, patient compliance and ethics in medicine are discussed, as are responsibility, awareness and guidance for compliance in cardiac patients. Finally, strategies of compliant patients outline and compare Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for dietary laws and recovery techniques, utilizing both systems for personal benefit and what compliance means and looks like in clinical settings. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine, while also providing a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between practitioners. Provides the concepts of disease mechanisms in traditional medicine systems and treatment approaches with a comparison to concepts of disease causation and principles of treatment in modern medicine Bridges the gap between allopathic and traditional medicine into a cohesive and understandable plan to establish rationale for the inclusion of TCM and Ayurvedic principles in cardiovascular care Integrates Western Medicine, Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda for a realistic scope of treating the cardiovascular patient and identifying future areas of research

Who Global Report on Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2019

Who Global Report on Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2019
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 226
Release: 2019-05-16
ISBN 10: 9241515430
ISBN 13: 9789241515436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Who Global Report on Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2019 Book Review:

This report is structured in five parts: national framework for traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM); product regulation; practices and practitioners; the challenges faced by countries; and, finally, the country profiles. Apart from the section on practices and practitioners, the report is consistent with the format of the report of the first global survey in order to provide a useful comparison. The section on practices and practitioners, which covers providers, education and health insurance, is a new section incorporated to reflect the emerging trends in T&CM and to gather new information regarding these topics at a national level. All new information received has been incorporated into individual country profiles and data graphs. The report captures the three phases of progress made by Member States; that is, before and after the first WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy (1999-2005), from the first global survey to the second global survey (2005-2012) and from the second survey to the most recent timeline (2012-2018).

Ayurvedic Perspectives in Integrative Healthcare

Ayurvedic Perspectives in Integrative Healthcare
Author: Anika Niambi Al-Shura
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2020-08-13
ISBN 10: 0128176032
ISBN 13: 9780128176030
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ayurvedic Perspectives in Integrative Healthcare Book Review:

Ayurveda Perspectives in Integrated Healthcare, volume eight in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, provides a clear, structured base of knowledge which compares Ayurveda with other healthcare systems to encourage acceptance of Ayurveda in the community and within patient care practices. Sections cover the Shad Darshan, body constitution, medical aspects in Ayurvedic medicine, and the connection between material and spiritual aspects and methods for balancing lifestyle for optimal health. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine with its clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage new collaboration. Provides a well-rounded study of Ayurvedic medicine in comparison to other related systems for ease of implementation into patient care Compares mainstream systems of medicine, such as Traditional Chinese Medicine and principles of Western Medicine Identifies and inspires ideas where future research can develop and strengthen

Veterinary Herbal Medicine

Veterinary Herbal Medicine
Author: Susan G. Wynn,Barbara Fougère
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 714
Release: 2007
ISBN 10: 0323029981
ISBN 13: 9780323029988
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Herbal Medicine Book Review:

This full-color text and practical clinical reference provides comprehensive information on herbal remedies for both large and small animal species. Key coverage includes clinical uses of medicinal plants, specific information on how to formulate herbal remedies, a systems-based review of plant-based medicine, and in-depth information on the different animal species--dog, cat, avian and exotic, equine, food animal, and poultry.

Traditional Medicine in Asia

Traditional Medicine in Asia
Author: Ranjit Roy Chaudhury,Uton Muchtar Rafei
Publsiher: SEARO Regional Publications
Total Pages: 309
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 9789290222248
ISBN 13: 9290222247
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Traditional Medicine in Asia Book Review:

This unique book provides a comprehensive picture of the vivid kaleidoscope of traditional medicine in Asia presented by 34 eminent authors from 15 countries belonging to the different systems like Ayurveda and Chinese Traditional Medicine. Important emerging areas such as harmonization of the traditional systems with modern medicine and the growing role of these systems in the health care structure of countries are also dealt with. Legislation and regulation of these systems and practitioners, an area of growing concern, the need for good preclinical toxicology studies and scientific clinical evaluation of the products and medicinal plants used for therapy are exhaustingly dealt with. The vital issue of protection of traditional systems of medicine and patenting of medicinal plants is discussed in detail. The book is replete with suggestions, and ideas aimed at making traditional systems more effectively, and more widely used for health care. The book also covers the prevailing situation regarding the use and other aspects of traditional medicine in the 10 Member countries of the South-East Asia Region of the World Health Organization.

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
Author: Anika Niambi Al-Shura
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 354
Release: 2014-06-11
ISBN 10: 012420077X
ISBN 13: 9780124200777
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book Review:

Combining the research and study of integrative Chinese and Western Medicine, Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine: A Prevention and Personalized Medicine Perspective presents a clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration between Chinese medicine and Western medicine practitioners. This complete reference work thoroughly covers the pathophysiology of cardiology-related diseases, and compares, juxtaposes, and integrates Western and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Anika Niambi Al-Shura provides a realistic scope of cardiology treatment and the integration of Western and Chinese medicine, establishing a basis for standardization and a rationale for the inclusion of TCM in cardiology, and identifying and inspiring ideas for future research. Integrates Western and Chinese medicine for a realistic scope of cardiology treatment Establishes basis for standardization and rationale for the inclusion of traditional Chinese medicine in cardiology "Clinical pearls" provide a guiding base of traditional Chinese medicine in clinical use Offers a reference section that lists the latest in published studies Presents easy access to the medicines and herbs used in both Chinese and Western medicine, including photos and information about the current patents

New Concepts of Antiviral Therapy

New Concepts of Antiviral Therapy
Author: Elke Bogner,Andreas Holzenburg
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 538
Release: 2007-01-31
ISBN 10: 0387310479
ISBN 13: 9780387310473
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Concepts of Antiviral Therapy Book Review:

Antiviral drugs are vital - but imperfect - tools for treatment and prevention of viral infections. Undesirable effects, from drug resistant viruses to low oral bioavailability, toxicity and severe side effects limit clinical usefulness. These factors drive demand for improved antiviral strategies. This book offers an up-to-date review of new drugs and targets, novel modes of action, vector-based treatments and even the blocking of defined genes by inhibiting mRNA formation (siRNA). Includes contributions by acknowledged experts; the book will serve as a compendium for R&D and educational professionals, and be of value for students.

Traditional and Complementary Medicine

Traditional and Complementary Medicine
Author: Cengiz Mordeniz
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 110
Release: 2019-12-11
ISBN 10: 1789841836
ISBN 13: 9781789841831
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Traditional and Complementary Medicine Book Review:

Modern medicine has reached a point where the patient is not treated as a biopsychosocial-spiritual being but rather is seen as a virtual identity consisting of laboratory findings and images. More focus is placed on relieving the symptoms instead of curing the disease. Mostly, patients are turned into lifetime medication-dependent individuals. New medicines are needed to overcome the side effects, complications, resistance, and intolerance caused by pharmacological and interventional therapies. In hopes of drug-free and painless alternative treatments with fewer complications, there has been a trend to revisit traditional methods that have been dismissed by modern medicine. Traditional medicine has to be reevaluated with modern scientific methods to complement and integrate with evidence-based modern medicine.

The Handbook of Wellness Medicine

The Handbook of Wellness Medicine
Author: Waguih William IsHak
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2020-07-31
ISBN 10: 1108722059
ISBN 13: 9781108722056
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Wellness Medicine Book Review:

This book presents scientific wellness interventions to aid healthcare professionals helping people complete their journeys to full health.

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine
Author: Iris F. F. Benzie,Sissi Wachtel-Galor
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2011-03-28
ISBN 10: 1439807167
ISBN 13: 9781439807163
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Herbal Medicine Book Review:

The global popularity of herbal supplements and the promise they hold in treating various disease states has caused an unprecedented interest in understanding the molecular basis of the biological activity of traditional remedies. Herbal Medicine: Biomolecular and Clinical Aspects focuses on presenting current scientific evidence of biomolecular ef

Integrative Approaches for Health

Integrative Approaches for Health
Author: Bhushan Patwardhan,Gururaj Mutalik,Girish Tillu
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2015-03-31
ISBN 10: 0128014342
ISBN 13: 9780128014349
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrative Approaches for Health Book Review:

Despite spectacular advances, modern medicine faces formidable global challenges in several key areas—notably the persistence of major killer diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, leprosy, and newer threats including HIV/AIDS, resistant infections, and Ebola. As such, modern medicine has not led to a significant decrease in chronic diseases like diabetes, obesity, and other degenerative and autoimmune diseases. The authors believe that modern medicine needs to experience a paradigm shift, an integration of traditions—in particular from the ancient systems like Ayurveda and Yoga. Integrative Approaches for Health: Biomedical Research, Ayurveda and Yoga brings together the basic principles of interdisciplinary systems approach for an evolving construct of future medicine. Such an approach is already emerging at the cutting edge of current research in omics, bioinformatics, computational and systems biology. Several leading institutions of medicine have adopted Yoga and complementary medicine to widen their reach, and deepen effectiveness in therapeutic practices. The amalgam of modern medicine, with its strengths in scientific rigor, blended with the basic principles of life drawn from Ayurveda and Yoga might evolve into a medicine of tomorrow. Integrative approaches are no longer alternative, perhaps taking these approaches is the only possible way to heal our sick planet. This book introduces important trends and tools for biomedical researchers and physicians alike, to innovate the practice of medicine for the better. Contains a harmonious confluence of ancient and modern concepts, historical perspectives, philosophical underpinnings, and a relevant review of literature supported by worldwide case studies. Provides a critical analysis of ancient wisdom, pointing to potential areas for future research, which provide food for thought for public debate on integrative health care for the twenty-first century. Explains Ayurveda knowledge, and its relevance to drug discovery, nutrition, genomics, epigenetics, regenerative biology, longevity and personalized medicine. Shares Yoga knowledge insights, and explains its relevance to body–mind complex relationships, psychology, neurobiology, immunoendocrinology, bioenergetics, consciousness, and cognitive sciences. Offers illustrations and logic diagrams for enhanced understanding of the concepts presented.

Evidence Based Practice in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Evidence Based Practice in Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Author: Sanjeev Rastogi
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2012-01-28
ISBN 10: 364224565X
ISBN 13: 9783642245657
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evidence Based Practice in Complementary and Alternative Medicine Book Review:

This book investigates the ways in which the evidence base is influencing complementary and alternative medicine in general and Ayurveda and allied health practices in particular. The latter have traditionally been prevalent in Asia and are now increasingly attracting interest worldwide. The book is divided into four sections, the first of which examines issues related to acquisition and evaluation of the evidence base. Evidence-based approaches to Ayurvedic diagnosis and therapy are then examined, with a special focus on management of cardiovascular and rheumatological diseases, dental care, and rejuvenating treatments. The final section explores further the challenges of applying evidence-based practice in contemporary and alternative medicine and Ayurveda with a focus upon the issues requiring urgent attention in ongoing decade. The same involves encompassing areas such as Ayurvedic pharmaceutics, practice, education and research within an evidence-based perspective.

Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation Intersections between Public Health Intellectual Property and Trade

Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation   Intersections between Public Health  Intellectual Property and Trade
Author: World Intellectual Property Organization
Publsiher: WIPO
Total Pages: 257
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9280523082
ISBN 13: 9789280523089
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Promoting Access to Medical Technologies and Innovation Intersections between Public Health Intellectual Property and Trade Book Review:

This study has emerged from an ongoing program of trilateral cooperation between WHO, WTO and WIPO. It responds to an increasing demand, particularly in developing countries, for strengthened capacity for informed policy-making in areas of intersection between health, trade and IP, focusing on access to and innovation of medicines and other medical technologies.

Network Pharmacology

Network Pharmacology
Author: Shao Li
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2021-10-14
ISBN 10: 9789811607523
ISBN 13: 9811607524
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Network Pharmacology Book Review:

This book introduces “network pharmacology” as an emerging frontier subject of systematic drug research in the era of artificial intelligence and big data. Network Pharmacology is an original subject of fusion system biology, bioinformatics, network science and other related disciplines. It emphasizes on starting from the overall perspective of the system level and biological networks, the analysis of the laws of molecular association between drugs and their treatment objects, reveals the systematic pharmacological mechanisms of drugs, and guides the research and development of new drugs and clinical diagnosis and treatment. After it was proposed, network pharmacology has been paid attention by researchers, and it has been rapidly developed and widely used. In order to systematically reveal the biological basis of diagnosis and treatment in traditional Chinese medicine and modern medicine, we proposed a new concept of "network target" for the first time, which has become the core theory of "network pharmacology". The core principle of a network target is to construct a biological network that can be used to decipher complex diseases. The network is then used as the therapeutic target, to which multicomponent remedies are applied. This book mainly includes four parts: 1) The concept and theory of network pharmacology; 2) Common analysis methods, databases and software in network pharmacological research; 3) Typical cases of traditional Chinese medicine modernization and modern drug research based on network pharmacology; 4) Network pharmacology practice process based on drugs and diseases.

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care
Author: James H. Lake,David Spiegel
Publsiher: American Psychiatric Pub
Total Pages: 504
Release: 2007-04-02
ISBN 10: 9781585626397
ISBN 13: 1585626392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care Book Review:

The widespread use of nonconventional treatments, or complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and the increasing evidence supporting their therapeutic benefits call for a concerted scientific effort to integrate treatments that work into mainstream medicines. Answering that call is the groundbreaking Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care, a concise, practical reference that reviews the many CAM approaches used in North America and Europe to treat -- or self-treat -- mental health problems, and the history and rationale for a variety of CAM treatments, including the risks and benefits of their integration into mainstream mental health care. Two dozen contributors with both conventional and nonconventional expertise present current information about safe, effective mental health treatments -- including herbals and other natural products, stress management, homeopathy, Ayurveda, and traditional Chinese medicine -- that have not yet been fully examined or endorsed by the institutions of conventional biomedicine. This book: Covers background issues, including conceptual and historical foundations, emerging ideas and trends, safety issues, potential drug interactions and adverse effects, and medical-legal issues pertaining to use of nonconventional treatments in mental health care. Reviews the evidence and offers practical clinical guidelines for the most widely used nonconventional treatments. Twelve chapters cover specific nonconventional modalities or alternative professional systems of medicine currently used to treat mental illness, addressing historical uses of the specified modality, significant recent research findings, unresolved safety issues, and evidence supporting use of the specified approach in common psychiatric disorders, from major depressive and bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and generalized anxiety disorder to obsessive-compulsive disorder, dementia, and sleep and substance abuse disorders. Practical clinical applications of complementary and alternative approaches are discussed throughout the book. Closes with three appendixes and a subject and author index. Appendix A ranks evidence for the various treatment modalities by major psychiatric disorder and is cross-referenced with the material in Part II. Appendix B lists important Web sites, textbooks, professional associations, and other resources. Appendix C contains a glossary of key terms used in complementary and alternative medicine. Written for both conventionally and nonconventionally trained mental health care professionals, Complementary and Alternative Treatments in Mental Health Care provides both an ideal reference for clinicians whose patients inquire about the uses of many CAM therapies and a critical, balanced review of the nonconventional modalities most widely used in Western countries to treat mental or emotional problems.

Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs

Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs
Author: Carmen Avendano,J. Carlos Menendez
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2015-06-11
ISBN 10: 0444626670
ISBN 13: 9780444626677
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs Book Review:

Medicinal Chemistry of Anticancer Drugs, Second Edition, provides an updated treatment from the point of view of medicinal chemistry and drug design, focusing on the mechanism of action of antitumor drugs from the molecular level, and on the relationship between chemical structure and chemical and biochemical reactivity of antitumor agents. Antitumor chemotherapy is a very active field of research, and a huge amount of information on the topic is generated every year. Cytotoxic chemotherapy is gradually being supplemented by a new generation of drugs that recognize specific targets on the surface or inside cancer cells, and resistance to antitumor drugs continues to be investigated. While these therapies are in their infancy, they hold promise of more effective therapies with fewer side effects. Although many books are available that deal with clinical aspects of cancer chemotherapy, this book provides a sorely needed update from the point of view of medicinal chemistry and drug design. Presents information in a clear and concise way using a large number of figures Historical background provides insights on how the process of drug discovery in the anticancer field has evolved Extensive references to primary literature

Preventive Cardiology A Companion to Braunwald s Heart Disease E Book

Preventive Cardiology  A Companion to Braunwald s Heart Disease E Book
Author: Roger Blumenthal,JoAnne Foody,Nathan D. Wong
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2011-02-25
ISBN 10: 1437737854
ISBN 13: 9781437737851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Preventive Cardiology A Companion to Braunwald s Heart Disease E Book Book Review:

Endorsed by the American Society for Preventive Cardiology! Preventive Cardiology - a new Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease - addresses the prevention and risk stratification of cardiovascular disease so that you can delay the onset of disease and moderate the effects and complications. Drs. Roger Blumenthal, JoAnne Foody, and Nathan Wong discuss the full range of relevant considerations, including the epidemiology of heart disease, risk assessment, risk factors, multiple risk factor-based prevention strategies, and developments in genetics and personalized medicine. This authoritative reference gives you the clinically relevant information you need for the effective prevention of cardiovascular disease. Recognize the factors for prevention and risk stratification around cardiovascular disease and effectively delay the onset of disease and moderate the effects and complications, even for individual who are genetically predisposed. Effectively navigate full range of considerations in prevention from epidemiology of heart disease, biology of atherosclerosis and myocardial infraction, risk assessment—established risk factors and emerging risk factors, multiple risk factor-based prevention strategies, and future directions—through genetics, personalized medicine, and much more. Tap into the expertise of prominent leaders in cardiovascular disease prevention with guidance from Drs. Roger Blumenthal—longtime director of the Framingham Heart Study—JoAnne Foody, and Nathan Wong. Gain a deeper understanding of the pathogenesis of disease and the rationale for management through discussions of basic science. Apply current clinical practice guidelines to ensure optimal outcomes in both primary and secondary prevention.

Advanced Hematology in Integrated Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine

Advanced Hematology in Integrated Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine
Author: Anika Niambi Al-Shura
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 122
Release: 2019-10-20
ISBN 10: 0128175737
ISBN 13: 9780128175736
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Hematology in Integrated Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine Book Review:

Advanced Hematology in Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine, volume three in the Integrative Cardiovascular Chinese Medicine series, systematically observes and discusses laboratory tests which detect heart diseases and analyzes the results. It includes coverage of red and white blood cell homeostasis and advanced anatomy and physiology of the vascular system, including the biomedicine perspectives of blood and lymphatic system, and TCM perspectives of essence, qi, blood and body fluid. In addition, the book examines the immune system from the perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine, including pestilential differentiation. Case studies, lab charts and laboratory differentials according to Chinese and Western medicine perspectives are also included. Finally, the book discusses the use of lab results for assisting and/or confirming diagnoses of blood and cardiovascular disorders in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western medicine. This important reference will aid cardiovascular researchers in the study of integrative Chinese and Western medicine with its clear, structured base to guide clinical practice and encourage collaboration. Compares medical theories in Chinese medicine and Western medicine on blood, immune system and cardiovascular diseases Provides laboratory cases, tests and values concerning pathology of the blood and the cardiovascular system necessary for diagnosing and monitoring within integrative cardiovascular Chinese medicine Includes coverage of advanced level blood, complement and immune systems from both Western and Chinese medicine perspectives

Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public

Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public
Author: Institute of Medicine
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2009-10-16
ISBN 10: 9780309147316
ISBN 13: 030914731X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public Book Review:

The last century witnessed dramatic changes in the practice of health care, and coming decades promise advances that were not imaginable even in the relatively recent past. Science and technology continue to offer new insights into disease pathways and treatments, as well as mechanisms of protecting health and preventing disease. Genomics and proteomics are bringing personalized risk assessment, prevention, and treatment options within reach; health information technology is expediting the collection and analysis of large amounts of data that can lead to improved care; and many disciplines are contributing to a broadening understanding of the complex interplay among biology, environment, behavior, and socioeconomic factors that shape health and wellness. On February 25 - 27, 2009, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened the Summit on Integrative Medicine and the Health of the Public in Washington, DC. The summit brought together more than 600 scientists, academic leaders, policy experts, health practitioners, advocates, and other participants from many disciplines to examine the practice of integrative medicine, its scientific basis, and its potential for improving health. This publication summarizes the background, presentations, and discussions that occurred during the summit.

Translational Ayurveda

Translational Ayurveda
Author: Sanjeev Rastogi
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2018-11-11
ISBN 10: 9811320624
ISBN 13: 9789811320620
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Translational Ayurveda Book Review:

Translational Ayurveda is the implementation of translational medicine ideas taking into account Ayuraveda’s unique health care principles and their application in patient care. This book addresses various domains of Ayurveda, discussing its fundamentals and clinical practice in terms of the various modalities available, and offering deep insights into what is actually described in the classical Ayurveda texts. It also explores the public health impacts of such classical thoughts from a completely new angle. In Ayurveda, there are huge gaps between knowledge and its practical application. The book identifies these gaps to provide a new perspective on Ayurvedic wisdom in light of contemporary scientific advances.