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Fact Check: Claim of buttermilk with spice mixture healing ulcers in one week is misleading
Fact Check: Claim of buttermilk with spice mixture healing ulcers in one week is misleading

Buttermilk is a coolant with pH value and hence acts as a coating in the stomach line bringing only a temporary relief

By Neelambaran A  Published on 4 July 2024 9:57 AM GMT


Fact Check: Diabetes diabetes-controlling ability of moringa seeds needs conclusive scientific proof
Fact Check: Diabetes diabetes-controlling ability of moringa seeds needs conclusive scientific proof

A video in instagram has claimed that eating morniga seeds can help control diabetes, in the absence of large scale scientific proof.

By Neelambaran A  Published on 27 Jun 2024 5:21 AM GMT


Fact Check: Claims of daily garlic consumption reducing cholesterol, blood pressure are false
Fact Check: Claims of daily garlic consumption reducing cholesterol, blood pressure are false

In the absence of any large-scale studies on the role of garlic in improving immunity, reducing cholesterol and BP levels and detoxifying heavy...

By Neelambaran A  Published on 24 Jun 2024 5:02 AM GMT


Fact Check: Can consuming sprouted fenugreek help regenerate lost hair?
Fact Check: Can consuming sprouted fenugreek help regenerate lost hair?

There is no conclusive scientific evidence to back the claim.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 17 April 2024 8:06 AM GMT


Fact Check: No need to panic! Mumps infection is all under control; here are dos and don’ts
Fact Check: No need to panic! Mumps infection is all under control; here are dos and don’ts

Such severe complications due to mumps are rare. Mumps usually subsides within 2 weeks.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 11 April 2024 4:36 AM GMT


Fact Check: Ditching normal water for ‘alkaline water’ won’t do wonders for health
Fact Check: Ditching normal water for ‘alkaline water’ won’t do wonders for health

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By Sunanda Naik  Published on 12 March 2024 12:17 PM GMT


Fact Check: No, washing hair with baking soda doesn’t promote hair growth; high pH makes hair dry
Fact Check: No, washing hair with baking soda doesn’t promote hair growth; high pH makes hair dry

Baking soda has a pH level of 9, therefore increasing friction between fibres and causing damage.

By Sunanda Naik  Published on 4 March 2024 1:05 PM GMT


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?

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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


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