Food Supplements: Are they safe without doctors’ prescription

The majority of adults in the world take one or more dietary supplements either every day or occasionally. Today’s dietary supplements include vitamins, minerals, herbals and botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, and many other products. Dietary supplements come in a variety of forms: traditional tablets, capsules, and powders, as well as drinks and energy bars. Popular supplements include […]

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Drug Dilemma: Drugs banned overseas are easily available in India

IN 2005, the Indian National Commission on Macroeconomics and Health labeled 10 out of 25 top-selling brands of medicines in the country as being irrational, non-essential or hazardous. Revital, Combiflam, Digene, Polybion and Liv-52 are some of the drugs named in the list. Shocking as this may be, things haven’t really changed then. The truth […]

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