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Revealed - Neanderthals had complex vegetarian diets, used plant-based medicines

Revealed - Neanderthals had complex vegetarian diets, used plant-based medicines

Analysis of Neanderthal dental plaque has revealed a varied and "modern-looking" vegetarian diet.

Mar 09, 2017, 10:06 AM IST

Youngsters 'self-medicate' with over-the-counter, prescription medications globally

A new study has revealed that young people frequently self-medicate with over-the-counter and prescription drugs without a doctor's order.

Sep 29, 2014, 16:00 PM IST

Bees self-medicate `when infected with pathogens`

Honey bees are clever than you thought. They "self-medicate" when their colony is infected with a harmful fungus, bringing in increased amounts of antifungal plant resins to ward off the pathogen.

Mar 31, 2012, 10:36 AM IST