Sessions and Tracks
SESSIONS AND TRACKS
Track 1 : Traditional Medicines and Disciplines
Traditional medicine refers to health practices, approaches, knowledge and beliefs incorporating plant, animal and mineral based medicines, spiritual therapies, manual techniques and exercises, applied singularly or in combination to treat, diagnose and prevent illnesses or maintain well-being. Some traditional medicine systems are supported by huge volumes of literature and records of the theoretical concepts and practical skills; others pass down from generation to generation through verbal teaching. Traditional Medicine is also variously known as alternative and complementary, or ethnic medicine, and it still plays an important role in many countries today. This study aims to review the literature on the relationship among natural products, traditional medicines, and modern medicine, and to explore the possible concepts and methodologies from natural products and traditional medicines to further develop drug discovery.
Track 2 : Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine is the term for therapeutic items and practices that are not part of standard care. Standard care is the thing that restorative specialists, specialists of osteopathy, and united wellbeing experts, for example, medical attendants and physical advisors, practice. Alternative Medicine is utilized instead of standard medicinal care. A model is treating coronary illness with chelation treatment (which tries to expel overabundance metals from the blood) rather than utilizing a standard approach. Complementary medicine is different from alternative medicine. Whereas complementary medicine is used together with conventional medicine, alternative medicine is used in place of conventional medicine.
Alternative types of treatment are utilized in the treatment of ceaseless diseases, long haul torment among others and are likewise utilized for extra nutrients and other dietary supplementation of standard diet. Additionally, with significant increment in the expenses of ordinary drug and tendency towards body health instead of pharmaceutical fix is probably going to support the market over the gauge time frame.
The worldwide Alternative Medicine market size is expected to create an income of USD 210.81 billion by 2026, as per another report by Grand View Research, Inc. It is anticipated to extend at a CAGR of 17.07% during the gauge time frame. Factors, for example, the expanding appropriation and utilization of normal enhancements/wellbeing medication combined with government activities to advance selection of the treatment is required to make income age roads.
Track 3: Acupuncture
Acupuncture is the act of needles inclusion in subcutaneous skin, shallow skin and muscles at specific focuses. It is the type of option restorative treatment with the utilization of needles embedded into the body at explicit focuses to soothe agony and stress the board. This treatment is commonly done by acupuncturist master and specialists very much prepared on the specific subject utilizing clean needles systems, appropriately conveyed, with the goal that it has less antagonistic impacts. This strategy is utilized to advance and reestablish the vitality equalization of the body. The advantages of needle therapy are stretched out to assortment of conditions. It is useful for torment disorders brought about by damage or ceaseless degenerative related sicknesses as rheumatoid joint pain, Moxibustion, Tui Na Massage, Cupping/Scraping, Trigger Point Therapy, Auricular Acupuncture, Electro Therapy, Reflexology, Korean Hand Acupuncture and Veterinary Acupuncture.
Some experts have used neuroscience to explain acupuncture. Acupuncture points are seen as places where nerves, muscles, and connective tissue can be stimulated. The stimulation increases blood flow, while at the same time triggering the activity of the body's natural painkillers.
Track 4: Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a part of conventional drug that is said to be founded on over 3,500 years of Chinese restorative practice.TCM is broadly utilized in the Sinosphere where western medicine focuses mainly on treating disease. But TCM looks at your entire well-being. It depends on the conviction that qi (the body's crucial vitality) streams along meridians (channels) in the body and keeps an individual's profound, passionate, mental, and physical well being in balance. Conventional Chinese medication plans to reestablish the body's equalization and amicability between the characteristic contradicting powers of yin and yang, which can square qi and cause malady. Conventional Chinese medication incorporates needle therapy, diet, home grown treatment, reflection, physical exercise, and back rub. Likewise called Oriental Medicine.
Chinese Medicine treats various issues and approaches treating sicknesses from an all encompassing point of view. An assortment of side effects are treatable, for example, torment, IBS, colitis, fruitlessness, neuropathy, joint pain, a sleeping disorder, stress and misery. TCM can treat incessant or potentially intense issues too.
Track 5 : Ayurvedic Medicine
The old Indian medical system, otherwise called Ayurveda, depends on old works that depend on a "natural" and all encompassing way to deal with physical and psychological well-being. Ayurvedic medication is one of the world's most established medical sysytem and stays one of India's conventional human services frameworks. Ayurvedic treatment joins items (principally got from plants, yet may likewise incorporate creature, metal, and mineral), diet, exercise, and way of life.
Medicinal services is a profoundly individualized practice under Ayurvedic standards, which express that everybody has a particular constitution, or prakruti, that decides their physical, physiologic and mental character and illness vulnerability.Those who practice Ayurveda accept each individual is made of five essential components found known to mankind: space, air, fire, water, and earth.These join in the human body to shape three life powers or energies, called doshas. They control how your body functions.
Track 6 : Holistic Medicine
Holistic Medicine is a type of healing that considers the entire individual body, brain, soul, and feelings in the mission for ideal wellbeing and health. As indicated by the all encompassing medication theory, one can accomplish ideal wellbeing the essential objective of comprehensive prescription practice by increasing appropriate parity throughout everyday life. Holistic Medicine experts accept that the entire individual is comprised of associated parts and in the event that one section isn't working appropriately, the various parts will be influenced. In this way, if individuals have lopsided characteristics (physical, enthusiastic, or otherworldly) in their lives, it can adversely influence their general wellbeing. Holistic medicine is also based on the belief that unconditional love and support is the most powerful healer and a person is ultimately responsible for his or her own health and well-being.Holistic medicine encompasses all safe and appropriate modalities of diagnosis and treatment. It includes analysis of physical, nutritional, environmental, emotional, spiritual and lifestyle elements. Holistic medicine focuses upon patient education and participation in the healing process.
Track 7 : Pharmacognosy & Phytochemistry of Medicinal Plants
Pharmacognosy is the investigation of medications or unrefined medications delivered from natural sources, for example, plants, microorganisms, and creatures. It is accepted that the human body discovers plant-determined medications simpler to acknowledge because of the way that they exist in nature and are not synthetic. About 25% of physician endorsed medications in the USA are accepted to have a functioning fixing from a natural source. In creating nations, it's assessed that 80% of their populaces depend on traditional medicines produced using plants and herbs. Phytochemistry is the study of phytochemicals, which are chemicals derived from plants. Those studying phytochemistry strive to describe the structures of the large number of secondary metabolic compounds found in plants, the functions of these compounds in human and plant biology, and the biosynthesis of these compounds. Plants combine phytochemicals for some, reasons, including to secure themselves against creepy crawly assaults and plant ailments. Phytochemicals in nourishment plants are frequently dynamic in human science, and by and large have medical advantages. The mixes found in plants are of numerous sorts, however most are in four significant biochemical classes, the alkaloids, glycosides, polyphenols, and terpenes.
Phytochemical procedure principally applies to the quality control of Chinese prescription, Ayurvedic medicine(Indian conventional drug) or home grown medication of different substance parts, for example, saponins, alkaloids, unpredictable oils, flavonoids and anthraquinones. In the improvement of fast and reproducible expository methods, the blend of HPLC with various indicators, for example, diode exhibit finder (DAD), refractive file identifier (RID), evaporative light dispersing locator (ELSD) and mass spectrometric identifier (MSD), has been generally created.
Track 8 : Unani and Siddha Medicine
Unani Medicine, likewise called Unani tibb, Arabian prescription, or Islamic medication, a customary arrangement of mending and wellbeing support saw in South Asia. The beginnings of Unani prescription are found in the teachings of the antiquated Greek doctors Hippocrates and Galen. As a field, it was later created and refined through precise trial by the Arabs, most noticeably by Muslim researcher doctor Avicenna. The historical backdrop of Unani drug can be described by crafted by its professionals, or hakims, who depended on common recuperating dependent on standards of amicability and equalization, joining the physical, mental, and otherworldly domains. As per this traditional system, the human body is composed of four basic elements: earth, air, water and fire having cold, hot, wet and dry temperaments respectively. The body fluids are composed of four humors: blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile.
The Siddha system of medication is mostly polished in the Southern piece of India. It is one of the soonest conventional medication frameworks on the planet which treats the body as well as the psyche and the spirit. The word Siddha has its inception in the Tamil word Siddhi which signifies "an article to be achieved" or "flawlessness" or "brilliant joy". India being the origin of numerous conventional methods of reasoning likewise brought forth Siddha. The underlying foundations of this framework are interlaced with the way of life of antiquated Tamil human advancement. Siddha prescription is professed to renew and revive broken organs that reason the illness. Kayakarpam, an extraordinary blend of medication and way of life, Varmam treatment, Vaasi (Pranayamam) and Muppu the all inclusive Salt are the specialities of Siddha arrangement of medication. Therefore this framework associates both profound and physical and regards the individual in general for example it thinks the physical, mental, social and profound prosperity of a person.
Track 9 : Ethnomedicine
Ethnomedicine is an examination of the Traditional Medicine dependent on bioactive mixes in plants and creatures and rehearsed by different ethnic gatherings, particularly those with little access to western medications, e.g., indigenous people groups. Frequently these conventions establish huge communications with bugs too, in Africa or around the world. Ethnomedical research is interdisciplinary; in its investigation of conventional prescriptions, it applies the strategies for ethnobotany and medicinal humanities. Frequently, the drug customs it thinks about are protected distinctly by oral tradition. Often these conventions establish noteworthy connections with insects also.
Ethnomedical systems tend to see the mind and body as one entity and they focus on preventative techniques, such as the use of massage therapy, exercise, spices, herbs, and food to heal a diseased or ill individual.
Track 10 : Exercise and Physical Therapy -Yoga
Yoga is a healing system of theory and practice, its a combination of breathing exercises, physical postures, and meditation, practiced for over 5,000 years. It is considered as a mind-body intervention that is used to reduce the health effects of generalized stress.Yoga is believed to calm the nervous system and balance the body, mind, and spirit. It is thought by its practitioners to prevent specific diseases and maladies by keeping the energy meridians open and life energy (Prana) flowing.
Yoga has been used to lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and improve coordination, flexibility, concentration, sleep, and digestion.
Track 11 : Preventive Medicine
Preventive Health Care comprises of measures taken for illness counteractive action. Disease and inability are influenced by natural variables, hereditary inclination, sickness specialists, and way of life decisions and are dynamic procedures which start before people acknowledge they are influenced. Sickness aversion depends on expectant activities that can be classified as base, essential, optional, and tertiary prevention. There are many methods for prevention of disease. One of them is prevention of teenage smoking through information giving.It is recommended that adults and children aim to visit their doctor for regular check-ups, even if they feel healthy, to perform disease screening, identify risk factors for disease, discuss tips for a healthy and balanced lifestyle, stay up to date with immunizations and boosters, and maintain a good relationship with a healthcare provider.
Preventive medicine specialists are licensed medical doctors (MD) or doctors of osteopathy (DO) who possess expertise in a broad range of health care skills, including biostatistics, epidemiology, planning and evaluation of health services, management of health care organizations, research, and the practice of prevention in clinical settings.
Track 12 : Integrative Health
Integrative medicine is grounded in the definition of health. It seeks to restore and maintain health and wellness across a person’s lifespan by understanding the patient’s unique set of circumstances and addressing the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect health.Through personalizing care, integrative medicine goes beyond the treatment of symptoms to address all the causes of an illness. In doing so, the patient’s immediate health needs as well as the effects of the long-term and complex interplay between biological, behavioral, psychosocial and environmental influences are taken into account.
A practical strategy, integrative Healthcare puts the patient at the center of the care and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health. Treating the whole person addresses both the patient’s immediate needs as well as the effects of the long-term and complex interplay between a range of biological, behavioral, psychosocial and environmental influences are addressed. This process enhances the ability of individuals to not only get well, but most importantly, to stay well.
Track 13 : Advanced Developments and Current Research in Traditional Medicine
In the last few decades eco-friendly, bio-friendly, cost-effective and relatively safe herbal medicines have moved from the fringe to the mainstream with increased research in the field of traditional medicine. Medicinal plants are an integral component of alternative medical care. For millennia, Indian people traditionally played an important role in the management of biological resources and were custodians of related knowledge that they acquired through trial and error over centuries. India has a rich wealth of medicinal plants and the potential to accept the challenge to meet the global demand for them. Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and folk medicine are the major healthcare systems in Indian society, which fully depend upon natural resources.
The market for herbal drugs has grown at an impressive rate due to a global resurgence in traditional and alternative healthcare systems, and therefore medicinal plants have great economic importance. However loss of biodiversity, over-exploitation and unscientific use of medicinal plants, industrialization, biopiracy, together with lack of regulation and infrastructure are the major impediments to the growth of herbal medicine. Conservation, proper research based on traditional knowledge, quality control of herbal medicine and proper documentation are essential in the 21st century for the growth of herbal medicine usage.
Track 14 : Traditional Medicines Side effects and Complications
Traditional medications and dietary supplements are unregulated in the United States. The use of these medications has dramatically increased over the past decade. Many of these drugs are biologically active, yet physicians are often unaware their patients are using a traditional remedy. Physicians are frequently unfamiliar with the medications being used and the intended effect, as well as the side-effect profiles that accompany them. Recently, some of the herbal mediations that are commonly used in the general population have been shown to be beneficial for the treatment of arrhythmias. Unfortunately, many more have been shown to be detrimental. In this article, the background behind herbal medication and the degree to which herbal medications are being used is reviewed. Herbal medications known to have beneficial effects in the treatment of arrhythmias, as well as those that have known detrimental effects with regard to cardiac arrhythmias, are highlighted. Finally, research that has been done in this field, focusing on those compounds that have been shown to be biologically active in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, are reviewed.
Track 15 : Homeopathy
Homeopathy is a natural form of medicine used by over 200 million people worldwide to treat both acute and chronic conditions. It is based on the principle of ‘like cures like’. In other words, a substance taken in small amounts will cure the same symptoms it causes if taken in large amounts. The holistic nature of homeopathy means each person is treated as a unique individual and their body, mind, spirit and emotions are all considered in the management and prevention of disease. Taking all these factors into account a homeopath will select the most appropriate medicine based on the individual’s specific symptoms and personal level of health to stimulate their own healing ability.
Homeopathic medicines are safe to use as they rarely cause side-effects. This means when used appropriately under the guidance of a qualified homeopath they can be taken by people of all ages, including babies, children and pregnant or breastfeeding women.