Suchitra Chari's Profile
M.S. Pharmacology, M.Sc. Biological Sciences
Suchitra has completed her M.S. in Pharmacology at Northeastern University, Boston in addition to B. Pharmacy and M.Sc Biological Sciences from BITS Pilani. She is currently pursuing the AMWA (American Medical Writer’s Association) Essential Skills Certification course. She has around 12 years of research experience in the field of Neuropharmacology, Drug Metabolism and Biochemistry. Her education background in biology and pharmacology and work experience in neuropharmacology and drug metabolism has given her good knowledge on the drugs in the market, their benefits, side effects and interactions. Suchitra hopes to bring her expertise to the field of medical writing by providing accurate and authentic information about diseases and conditions, drugs and supplements to the general public. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, cooking and cycling.
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Triclosan, an ingredient found in toothpaste could help fight drug-resistant malarial infections.
FDA has recently approved olaparib to be used in patients with metastatic breast cancer with an inherited BRCA mutation.
Individuals with a positive family history of heart disease in first-degree relatives are genetically at an increased risk of acquiring cardiovascular diseases.
Tea tree oil is an essential oil derived from the leaves of the Melaleuca alternifolia plant and claimed to treat acne, eczema, dandruff and toe nail fungus.
Abortion pills are used in the first trimester to terminate pregnancy. Women should be aware of their side effects before opting for them.