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Immune Checkpoint Blockade: a Breakthrough in Cancer Treatment!

2018 Noble Prize in Physiology and Medicine is given for the discovery of “Immune Checkpoint Blockade” therapy. Dr. James P. Allison and Dr. Tasuku Honjo are the two scientists who are awarded for their extensive work that brought about the onset of this treatment. I for one don’t really keep up with Noble prizes because all […]

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Breastfeeding Tutorials Every New and Expectant Mother Must Watch!

As world breastfeeding week (First week of August) comes to an end, we have seen endless articles and advertisements endorsing breastfeeding. They all tell us that breastfeeding is important. And Breastfeeding IS IMPORTANT indeed. It- nourishes the baby gives the baby the strength to fight illnesses by providing antibodies lowers baby’s risk of developing asthma, allergies […]

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5 Practical Solutions to Beat Plastic Pollution!

(: (ʇxǝʇ sᴉɥʇ pɐǝɹ oʇ uʍop ǝpᴉsdn uǝǝɹɔs ǝuoɥd ɹnoʎ ƃuᴉuɹnʇ ʎq ʞooʇ ʇsnɾ noʎ ǝuo ǝɥʇ ǝʞᴉl) ¡uoᴉʇɔ∀ u∀ ǝʞɐ┴ ‘ǝƃuɐɥƆ ∀ ʇnoq∀ ƃuᴉɹq o┴ (¿ɐᴉʇɹǝuᴉ ɟo ʍɐl ǝɥʇ ɹǝqɯǝɯǝɹ) spɹoʍ ʇsnɾ ɥʇᴉʍ ʇɥƃnoɹq ǝq ʇouuɐɔ ǝƃuɐɥƆ ¡ɯǝɥʇ ǝƃuɐɥɔ noʎ ssǝlun ǝƃuɐɥɔ ʇ,uop sƃuᴉɥ┴   “Plastic is suffocating our planet…!” We have all been […]

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This is why I digitized my Health Records, and YOU Should Too!

अरे बेटा वो क्रीम का नाम याद है क्या? कौनसी क्रीम पापा? वही वो जो मम्मी को स्किन के डॉक्टर ने दियी थी पिछले साल…! नाम याद होगा तो बता देना, वो पर्ची नहीं मिल रही है… That was a conversation I had with my father last week. Needless to say, I could not remember the name, nor could […]

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Liquorice: Traditional Uses, Cough Remedy and much more…

“Ever heard of Liquorice? How about मुलेठी? यष्टिमधु? ज्येष्ठमध??” Well they are all different names of the same herb. Botanical name is Glycyrrhiza Glabra. And the part of this herb that has historically been used around the world and across the cultures is “it’s Root”. Liquorice literally means “Sweet Root”, and यष्टिमधु also means “a sweet stick”. Liquorice root […]

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