Dr B M Hegde was the Former Vice-Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education. He is also known as 'people's doctor' due to his unique qualities. Recently, he received Padma Bhushan Award from the Honorable President of India. He actually deserves Nobel price for his courage to tell the truth and his dedicated services in the field of public health. Link to Article
This article teaches us that uncontrolled infectious disease is greater in developed western countries where wealthier families give antibiotics to children, rather than boosting immune system and allowing the body to fend off the disease itself. Those living in poorer regions that cannot afford antibiotics have less ear infections and other infections when they eat nutritious foods that support the building of the immune system.
The growth of super bugs, like MRSA, now concern physicians, the general public and scientists.
The blame goes to patients and physicians from the over-prescription of these drugs, because the public demands them after watching advertisements and commercials pushed from the pharmaceutical industry.
We have inadvertently allowed germs to become resistant to antibiotics.
The Royal College of Physicians of London organized a meeting in 2001 to discuss the Clinical Implications of Anti-microbial Resistance. It has been estimated that around 15,000 people die in that small country every year from infections against which no antibiotic is effective. He warns of the growth of tuberculosis in modern times and recommends the use of honey to resolve wounds. Have we progressed in the past decade?
We presently see problems in the food industry and the production of fowl, dairy products and cattle by feeding drug laced foods to ward off inflammation and infection, such as mastitis. We now have research and proof that the use of homeopathy can resolve these infections in animals.