“This is due to change in genetics of bacteria. Judicious use and handling of antibiotics is the need of the hour to ensure that they stay effective for as long as possible. Patients who wish to read about these issues on the internet should refer to reliable websites such as Web MD or Mayo Clinic,” adds Lawate. Ensuring that all vaccinations are up to date is another way of preventing the body from turning resistant to antibiotics.

Use, don’t abuse

December 15, 2017 Anushka Mishra 0

For years, antibiotics have been regarded as the ultimate defence against various ailments, right from bacterial infections to pain due to spinal injuries. However, there are several myths and ill-practices surrounding their intake, which has [Full Story]

They divided mice that are prone to develop Type 2 diabetes into three groups.
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Coffee may cut diabetes risk: study

September 12, 2017 Anushka Mishra 0

Coffee lovers, rejoice! Scientists have identified compound in the beverage that may cut risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark also found that one of these previously untested compounds [Full Story]

For oily skin: Mix 1½ tablespoons of sandalwood powder and a pinch of ground turmeric with three tablespoons of orange juice and apply it on your face. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
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Turmeric trumps meds

February 16, 2017 Anushka Mishra 0

You remember that advertisement that would play before every film in local cinema screens in the 80s, where the bride was being treated to traditional beauty treatments before the big day? Haldi, ie, turmeric was [Full Story]

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