Is it true that washing hair before showering can cause a stroke?

During hot weather, numerous health advisories circulate about how to take care of your body, such as the claims of drinking cold water in hot weather. Recently, we came across information suggesting that washing your hair before showering could potentially rupture brain blood vessels. Social Media Claim Recently, we discovered messages on Facebook claiming that […]

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Does “Tattoo Popping Candy” Contain Addictive Substances? Find out the facts…

One of the strategies adopted by drug dealers to lure young clientele is mixing substances with over-the-counter pain remedies and other familiar products, at times even candy products. As a result, once in a while, viral advisory messages get shared about the detrimental effects of certain candy products.  But how many such claims are really […]

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‘Happy Cow’ Products in Dubai displaying a notice saying, “Sale in Sri Lanka is Prohibited”? Find out the facts…

දිනපතා සත්‍ය කරුණු දැන ගැනීමට අපගේ WhatsApp චැනලයටමෙතනින් එකතුවන්න. ‘Happy Cow’ cheese from Austria has established a significant market share in Sri Lanka and several parts of the world. A series of viral posts recently questioned the quality of these cheese products coming to Sri Lanka by citing a label at the back of ‘Happy […]

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The Truth About EMF Shield Products: Do They Really Work?

In recent years, concerns about electromagnetic fields (EMFs) emitted by electronic devices, particularly mobile phones, have led to the development of various products claiming to shield users from these radiations.  One such product is the EMF shield magnet, which promises to reduce exposure to harmful EMF radiation. But do these magnets actually work? Let’s dive […]

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Unraveling the Mystery of the ‘Rainbow Meat’

In the age of social media, even food can go viral, drawing worldwide attention and sparking conversations. A recent unusual phenomenon known as ‘Rainbow Meat’ has fascinated internet users. This image sparked debates and aroused curiosity online. Social Media Posts A Facebook page shared a picture of beef exhibiting a rainbow sheen. The picture was […]

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Do Sheet Masks Lose Effectiveness When Refrigerated?

In the realm of skincare, the use of sheet masks has become a popular and cherished practice. However, a common claim has emerged suggesting that storing sheet masks in the fridge can undermine their effectiveness by causing pores to constrict when applied cold. In this article, we’ll delve into the science behind this assertion and […]

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Is it true that tissue from China is contaminated and should not be used on the body?

Imported tissues from China have become increasingly popular in many parts of this region, primarily because of their lower price compared to domestically produced tissues. However, there are concerns about the quality and safety of these products raised by several users on social media. Specifically, there are concerns about products with codes ending in 810 […]

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hMPV is ‘not’ a new type of virus, as claimed on social media

In an age where information spreads rapidly, the internet has become a hub for both knowledge and misinformation. This is particularly true in the realm of health, where sensational claims often capture attention. Lately, there has been a surge of panic on online platforms, driven by the claim that a new virus, hMPV, is emerging. […]

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Medical Experts Warn Against Using Hydrolea Zeylanica (Diya Kirilla) as A Cancer Treatment!

Traditional medicine is popular in South Asia, and as a result, the public often exaggerates the value of some of the medicinal plants as potential cures to even terminal illnesses such as cancer. These posts can often be misleading as many tend to blindly follow some of this advice without consulting proper medical care. Social […]

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What Are The Limitations of Taking A Breath-Holding Test To Determine Lung Health?

The lungs and respiratory system perform a vital function in the body, allowing oxygen in the air to be taken into the body while also getting rid of carbon dioxide in the air breathed out. However, can you identify whether your lungs are in excellent health according to how many seconds you can hold their […]

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