Honey better treatment for coughs, colds than antibiotics: study

LONDON: Honey may be better than conventional treatments for coughs, blocked noses and sore throats, researchers have said. Scientists from the University of Oxford said doctors can recommend it as a suitable alternative to antibiotics, which are often prescribed for

Medicines pose global environmental risk, experts warn

PARIS: Residues from billions of doses of antibiotics, painkillers and antidepressants pose a significant risk to freshwater ecosystems and the global food chain, a new analysis said on Thursday. There are growing fears that the unchecked use of antibiotics in