The mania to over-medicate
Antibiotics have transformed the course of modern medicine. Yet, owing to indiscriminate use, they may no longer be as effective, warn experts
NEW DELHI :
It’s a problem that affects most of us, regardless of where we live, our age and state of health. At the first hint of illness, it isn’t unusual to reach out for medication, even antibiotics. In India, popping a pill for every ailment has become a way of life, especially in urban cities.