Dr. Kaushik Bharati's Profile
MSc, PhD, FRSPH (London)
Dr. Bharati is a Public Health Consultant based in New Delhi. He obtained his PhD in Physiology with specialization in Vaccinology from the University of Calcutta in 2001. He did his Post-doctoral Fellowship from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, specializing in Immunology and Molecular view more..
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Tonsil stones or tonsilloliths are deposits of calcified debris of bacterial cells, lymphocytes, and food particles that are a cause of bad breath or halitosis.
Bacteria present in house dust can transmit antibiotic resistance genes to other pathogens that could become resistant to antibiotics. This can give rise to stubborn infections that a difficult to treat.
Novel approach can now be used to retain boron inside cancer cells long enough to successfully perform Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT). This allows the effective killing of the cancer cells.
Following a healthy lifestyle during middle-age can increase life expectancy and reduce the chances of cancer, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Life expectancy could increase by up to 8 years in men and 10 years in women.
Abdominal obesity increases the risk of recurrent heart attacks and strokes. Maintaining a healthy waist circumference is important for preventing future heart attacks and strokes. Also, eating a healthy and balanced diet and regular physical activity can help prevent the risks.