Suchitra Chari's Profile

M.S. Pharmacology, M.Sc. Biological Sciences

Suchitra Chari

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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Changing Completely to Second-line Type 2 Diabetic Drugs Increases Risk of Major Complications

Changing Completely to Second-line Type 2 Diabetic Drugs Increases Risk of Major Complications

Treatment with certain antidiabetic drugs could make a type 2 diabetic person have an increased risk of complications.

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Alcohol-related Cirrhosis Deaths Soar Among Young Adults

Alcohol-related Cirrhosis Deaths Soar Among Young Adults

Cirrhosis caused due to alcohol consumption has caused a large number of deaths among young adults across almost all American states.

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Heart Attack Risk Going Uphill for Pregnant Women

Heart Attack Risk Going Uphill for Pregnant Women

For women during pregnancy, while delivering, and in the two months post-delivery there is a steady increase in the risk of having a heart attack over the years 2002 to 2014.

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Overeating Beef Jerky and Hot Dogs can Cause Manic Episodes

Overeating Beef Jerky and Hot Dogs can Cause Manic Episodes

Mania can be triggered by eating more amounts of nitrate-cures meats like beef jerky and hot dogs, says study.

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'Invisible' Stool Blood Could Indicate Risk of Dying from All Causes

'Invisible' Stool Blood Could Indicate Risk of Dying from All Causes

A positive fecal occult blood test (FOBT) is now connected to a higher risk of death due to respiratory, neuropsychological and other causes, plus bowel and other cancers, says study.

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