Posts Tagged ‘India’

Counterfeit Medicine

Counterfeit medicine, as the name suggests, is fake medicine. These illegal products could either (1) be contaminated, (2) lack the active ingredient, (3) contain the wrong active ingredient, (4) contain incorrect doses of the active ingredient, or (5) manipulate expiry dates. Needless to say, counterfeit medicine is an immediate threat to safety and health. In…

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Can Hydroxychloroquine treat COVID-19?

Clinical trials have begun, around the world, to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults hospitalised with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). What is Hydroxychloroquine? Hydroxychloroquine is a prescription drug. It comes as an oral tablet. Hydroxychloroquine is available as the brand-name drug Plaquenil. It’s also available in a generic version.…

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Seven types of tea and their health benefits

Tea is a much-loved beverage consumed globally. Different cultures and countries have their own adaptations of tea preparation. Some people prefer milk in their tea, whilst others prefer simply water. So in the vast variety of options available to us, what types of tea are great for your health? Green tea One of the most…

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