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Covid-19

What is an antibiotic and why I cannot start one on my own

Antibiotics work by either destroying the cell wall of the bacteria, or interfering with it's growth/ multiplication or by preventing protein formation. Based on their action Antibiotics are either Bactericidal (Kill Bacteria) or Bacteriostatic (Slow down the multiplication of the bacteria so that the body's own defense mechanism can then kill the bacteria)....
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Should My Child get a Flu Shot?

Being an ENT Specialist with a considerable Paediatric practice, I am frequently asked by parents whether their child needs the annual Flu Vaccine. They often tell me "according to the Internet she/he should get it". Following this line of reasoning, I decided to abandon my textbooks for a change and ‘Google’ it....
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The Air We Breathe

Did you know that at the time of earth's formation there was no Oxygen in the atmosphere? Yes, that is the truth. Oxygen was formed about 3 billion years ago by blue-green Algae in the oceans. As more and more Oxygen was formed it resulted in the birth of the first Aerobic organism- a bacteria...
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Air Purifiers For Better Winter Health

This happens due to various factors. Since cold air is denser, particles remain suspended in it for a long period and remain on the surface. This is also aggravated by low winds, farm stubble burning, and construction activity....
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The Bird Flu – Some Facts

As if the Covid-19 pandemic was not enough we are currently faced with a new infection that is traveling around the world - The Avian Flu or the Bird Flu...