Category Archives: healthcare

Loose (medicine) pills

I was surprised to be able to buy just 2 pills in India. This is good for the consumer. In the US. you could only buy a strip or bottle or whatever was decided, and so you ended up buying … Continue reading

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Sound pollution in analysis of a few…

As you might know, sound pollution is very high in India. Sound or noise pollution causes not only discomfort, but also adverse physical effects, including hypertension, anxiety, etc. (Image found on the web)   So, I want to take few … Continue reading

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One of the issues with Medicine–Ayurveda and Western

I recently started studying Ayurveda, and am quite familiar with Western Medicine. Ayurveda has concepts quite different from the school of thought of Western medicine, but I find it also similar in some ways. One of the problems with Western … Continue reading

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Externalizing Consciousness

Recently, there has been a growing emphasis on The Singularity, and this is proven by the fact that the Singularity University and Ray Kurzweil are becoming more common now, but the name conjures up images of Cyborgs and Replicants (for … Continue reading

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The Myth of Barefoot Running

I have a pair of open-toed shoes made by Vibram (an Italian company) and they have no heel and have a minimal sole and it is like being barefoot but you have a small layer of the shoe. Adidas and … Continue reading

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Will China be a player in DNA sequencing?

There has been a lot of talk about the $1000 genome, but the prices for genome sequencing have not really come down. Now a company in China could disrupt the sequencing market hopefully and drive down sequencing prices. This article … Continue reading

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Case study continued: Allergies and Misconceptions

What are Allergies I looked up the list of top allergens and found that (in the US) the top allergens are: Milk, Eggs Peanuts, Fish, Shellfish, Soy and Wheat (why is why they have to be labeled). Read more at … Continue reading

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