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Can okra water boost ovulation among women?
Can okra water boost ovulation among women?

Social media users are claiming that consuming okra water can boost ovulation among women.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 2 Feb 2023 5:46 AM GMT


Do Oreo biscuits contain pork fat & milk? Here’s the truth
Do Oreo biscuits contain pork fat & milk? Here’s the truth

An infographic that claims that Oreo biscuits contain pork fat and milk has gone viral on social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 19 Jan 2023 1:29 PM GMT


Can cranberry juice treat urinary tract infections?
Can cranberry juice treat urinary tract infections?

A Facebook post claiming that cranberry juice is an effective home remedy for urinary tract infections is doing the rounds on social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 19 Jan 2023 1:26 PM GMT


Can consuming rice lead to weakening of bones?
Can consuming rice lead to weakening of bones?

An Instagram post claiming that consuming rice at night may lead to the weakening of bones has gone viral on social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 4 Jan 2023 7:00 AM GMT


Is colloidal silver a proven cure for Covid-19? Explained
Is colloidal silver a proven cure for Covid-19? Explained

A tweet claiming that colloidal silver can cure Covid-19 and many other health conditions is going viral.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 2 Jan 2023 12:04 PM GMT


Can a slice of potato in socks combat cold and flu?
Can a slice of potato in socks combat cold and flu?

Social media users are claiming that placing a slice of potato inside the socks overnight can help children combat flu and cold.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 29 Dec 2022 7:00 AM GMT


Can Eucalyptus oil treat hallucinations and autism? Explained
Can Eucalyptus oil treat hallucinations and autism? Explained

A Facebook video claims that eucalyptus oil can cure hallucinations.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 23 Dec 2022 11:35 AM GMT


No, Covid-19 and flu are not the same. Explained
No, Covid-19 and flu are not the same. Explained

A viral tweet claims that Covid-19 and common flu are the same.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 16 Dec 2022 10:47 AM GMT


Can a root canal treatment cause cancer? Explained
Can a root canal treatment cause cancer? Explained

Hyderabad: A post claiming that root canal treatment can cause breast cancer is doing the rounds on social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 15 Dec 2022 11:42 AM GMT


Can this prickly fruit treat cancer?
Can this prickly fruit treat cancer?

A Facebook post claiming that soursop or graviola can cure cancer has gone viral on social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 12 Dec 2022 12:51 PM GMT


Can a mixture of Coca-cola and soap reduce wrinkles? Explained
Can a mixture of Coca-cola and soap reduce wrinkles? Explained

A post claiming that applying Coca-cola and soap directly on your face will reduce wrinkles is doing the rounds of social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 11 Dec 2022 11:55 AM GMT


Popping an aspirin will not help you survive a heart attack
Popping an aspirin will not help you survive a heart attack

A post quoting Dr Edmond Fernandes about the efficacy of aspirin in preventing heart attacks has gone viral on social media.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 9 Dec 2022 1:49 PM GMT


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