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Is Bottled Drinking Water Safe and Plastic Free?

Plastics are now widely present in the environment, as visible waste along coastlines, in lakes and rivers, and even in the soil. The recent finding that microplastic particles are found even in ‘safe’ bottled water indicates the magnitude…

Across the aisle: The hole in the budget

The National Health Protection Scheme is entirely unfunded. If it is a jumla (akin to the announcement in Budget 2016-17), there is nothing to worry. But if the government rolls out the scheme in 2018-19 and buys insurance for the…

What then is health care?-Rethinking public health

Curative medicine or health care for medical conditions where a cure is considered achievable involves therapeutics, surgery and rehabilitation. Disease treatment is individual-centric, which involves an interaction between care-givers and…

School Children Turning Obese – Shocking Survey

A survey conducted recently in a metro city by a private health service provider among school children has given an alarming result that some percentage of school children are found to be obese. The survey  found that 10% of children…

ARISING NEURONS  – KNOWING OUR BRAIN – 1

ARISING NEURONS – KNOWING OUR BRAIN – 1 Everyday begins with real freshness as like a flower which blossoms with its fragrance . Life is going very fast. We too travel fast with no clear destination, not knowing the reason of our…

ARISING NEURONS  – KNOWING OUR BRAIN – 2

ARISING NEURONS – KNOWING OUR BRAIN – 1 The most important organ or part of our body is the BRAIN. Brain performs the commanding work and in short to say, without Brain, none of our body parts can function. It is the central processing…