CHANDIGARH: The two-day national conference, ZOOCON 2019, organized by the Department of Zoology of Chandigarh, concluded on Wednesday.
Dr RK Manchanda, general director of the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH) in New Delhi in his speech, explained how the loss of biodiversity that leads to the resurgence of old infections can be better handled by the homeopathic intervention for health sustainable social.
He explained the nanoparticle hypothesis and the activation of hormesis as a mechanism of action of homeopathic medicine. Dr Manchanda also provided information on various AYUSH ministry schemes to motivate young students and promote research in this particular area.
Professor R K Singla, dean, researcher, PU, Chandigarh, emphasized the need to persevere in quality. Prof. Nirupama Aggarwal, UGC Emeritus Fellow, University of Lucknow, sensitized on monophonic parasites, as the main cause of skin infection and large-scale mortality in fish. Professor Surender Ghaskadbi, scientist emeritus, MACS-Agharkar Research Institute, Pune, explained the use of hydra as a model organism in evolutionary and developmental biology. Professor Shyam S Sharma gave a talk on the use of natural products in the management of strokes. Professor Kanwaljit Chopra explained the nutraceutical potential in various pathologies related to diabetes. Professor Akshay Anand inspired budding scientists with his encouraging research related to the diabetic risk score as a detection strategy in the Indian population.