TitleReflections on current Ayurveda research.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsRamaswamy S
JournalJ Ayurveda Integr Med
Date Published2018 Oct - Dec

The current development in modern biology partnered with technology, better understanding of genes, environment is beginning to allow predicting the state of the human body. Research in Modern science is in transitional state from reverse pharmacology to system approach. It's time for Ayurveda to undertake research deep in its own foundational theories and in its interface with modern science. The present environment, lifestyle and nutrition have drastically different from ancient times. There is a need to modernize Ayurveda and make it relevant and contextual in terms of personalized medicine where allopathic medicine is heading. Innovations based on advancements, new treatment regimen, therapeutic approaches are the current needs from Ayurveda to make an impact on global clinical practice. In India, the Ayurveda research needs commitment in leadership and good funding resources for its best run, and for true healthcare.

Alternate JournalJ Ayurveda Integr Med
PubMed ID30573323
PubMed Central IDPMC6314270