How self-medication harms you?

Hidden Dangers of Self-Medication

Remember that time when you felt sick and just decided to go ahead with self-medication? At some point, we are all guilty of self-prescription. We might just be too busy to visit a doctor or we think we know what’s going on with us and we could just treat it ourselves. That’s called self-medication. In …


Antibiotics are losing the battle against bacteria?


Antibiotics — this class of drugs have been hailed as our saviour ever since Alexander Fleming discovered that penicillin could kill bacteria. Today, we have several classes of antibiotics, natural or man-made that work on many types of bacteria. There are penicillins, β lactams, quinolones, cephalosporins and so on, and they are used to treat all sorts of …