Children are overprescribed with antibiotics, NIH study states

According to a study by the National Institutes of Health, children may be overprescribed with antibiotics as they seek online medical care through internet-based apps. The report has been published in the pediatrics on Monday.

The study also states that more than half the children seeking care through online apps for acute respiratory infections were prescribed antibiotics. Comparatively, only 31% of the kids who physically visited their physician were provided with antibiotics.

It is the first time in a while where the study looked at the telemedicine antibiotic prescriptions and highlighted the need for physical examination than the convenience. Another …

Disadvantages of Teeth Whitening Products: Promoting certain risk factors

In order to make the teeth as white as pearls, there are so many teeth whitening products available in the market. But who knows the darker reality behind the making of these products? There are various risks that are attached with the use of these gels and no one knows about it. Recent research has brought out several facts about these teeth whitening gels. The greatest of them all is that such strips contain quantities of hydrogen peroxide in large amounts, which could lead to the damaging of the Dentin, which is considered to be the layer just above the …