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Fact Check: Can water containing fluoride turn toxic if boiled?
Fact Check: Can water containing fluoride turn toxic if boiled?

The concentration of fluoride present in the tap water has been considered to be safe.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 1 March 2024 6:58 AM GMT


Fact Check: Can an onion-mint mixture reverse hair greying?
Fact Check: Can an onion-mint mixture reverse hair greying?

Although both onion and mint have antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, there is no scientific evidence to back the claim.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 26 Feb 2024 11:56 AM GMT


Fact Check: Can consuming Aparajita tea cure diabetes?
Fact Check: Can consuming Aparajita tea cure diabetes?

Here is all you need to know:

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 25 Feb 2024 8:46 AM GMT


Fact Check: Can oil extracted from egg yolks treat vitiligo?
Fact Check: Can oil extracted from egg yolks treat vitiligo?

Vitiligo is an autoimmune disease that cannot be cured, even if it can be managed.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 22 Feb 2024 1:44 PM GMT


Fact Check: Can banana peel, lemon and salt mix help remove tartar, whiten teeth?
Fact Check: Can banana peel, lemon and salt mix help remove tartar, whiten teeth?

Unlike plaque, you can’t remove tartar with brushing and flossing.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 12 Feb 2024 10:36 AM GMT


Fact Check: Guava leaf concoction to cure diabetes? Don’t fall for random social media posts
Fact Check: Guava leaf concoction to cure diabetes? Don’t fall for random social media posts

Guava leaf extract or guava tea is traditionally used as an anti-diabetic supplement to manage blood sugar levels. As of now, there is no proven cure...

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 7 Feb 2024 6:34 AM GMT


Fact Check: Does HPV vaccine for cervical cancer cause infertility?
Fact Check: Does HPV vaccine for cervical cancer cause infertility?

Here is all you need to know:

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 5 Feb 2024 1:51 PM GMT


Fact Check: Can consuming too much caffeine lead to signs of schizophrenia?
Fact Check: Can consuming too much caffeine lead to signs of schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a serious disorder and you cannot compare these symptoms with mild short-term cognitive disturbances.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 1 Feb 2024 3:00 PM GMT


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Fact Check: Brushing with garlic-lemon mixture won’t whiten teeth: Beware of home remedy hoaxes

Too much acidic agent can cause enamel erosion.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 30 Jan 2024 9:56 AM GMT


Fact Check: Can Giloy cure type 2 diabetes?
Fact Check: Can Giloy cure type 2 diabetes?

Diabetes can only be managed, there is no cure yet.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 25 Jan 2024 6:36 AM GMT


Fact Check: There is no Japanese method to cure prostatitis in 3 days: Viral link to cure is clickbait
Fact Check: There is no Japanese method to cure prostatitis in 3 days: Viral link to cure is clickbait

Prostatitis is usually treated with painkillers and a 2 to 4-week course of antibiotics. There is no Japanese drug mentioned.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 23 Jan 2024 1:42 PM GMT


Fact Check: ‘AI doctor’ claiming soaked raisins can reduce belly fat without exercise is wrong
Fact Check: ‘AI doctor’ claiming soaked raisins can reduce belly fat without exercise is wrong

Soaked raisins are rich in antioxidants but alone won't help in fat cutting.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 18 Jan 2024 11:53 AM GMT


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