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Ayurveda might cure cancer in coming years: Shripad Naik

Union Minister of State for Ayush, Shripad Naik said that ongoing research on ayurveda would bring about a cure for cancer in the coming years.


  |  Updated On : April 22, 2017 12:47 PM
A cure for cancer might emerge in coming years through the roots of Ayurveda. (Source: PTI)

A cure for cancer might emerge in coming years through the roots of Ayurveda. (Source: PTI)

New Delhi :  

A cure for cancer might emerge in coming years through the roots of Ayurveda.

Union Minister of State for Ayush, Shripad Naik during inauguration of a public event in the state-capital said that research in ayruveda had brought researchers near to a treatment for cancer, which was on the lines of chemotherapy.

"Research is on along with American scientists to find a cure for cancer and even they have begun to accept ayurveda. On completion of the research, in the appropriate way, we will find and prepare the medicine for major diseases. A cure for cancer will come", Naik said.

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Earlier on March 26, 2016 during a function at Goa Naik claimed that cure for diseases such as diabetes and cancer was attainable by yoga as per the developments made by Bengaluru-based Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA).

Talking to reporters, Naik said that his ministry had set itself a target to establish an Ayush center in every district in order to promote some of India's ancient medicinal practices.

First Published: Saturday, April 22, 2017 12:30 PM


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