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Indian plan to combine modern and Ayurvedic medicine condemned as ‘catastrophic’ by doctors; proposal would include surgical operations

Doctors and medical students across India are taking a second oath, in addition to their Hippocratic oath. They are formally pledging to oppose what they say is the government’s attempt to “mix” modern medicine with Ayurveda – the 5,000-year-old Indian traditional medicine – which, they predict, will have catastrophic consequences for patients. “Say No to Mixopathy” is the name of their campaign. Its Facebook page shows doctors and students taking the oath and signing a pledge. It is just one…

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