Month: June 2018

Relative value: ‘We are here for the kids’

Relative value: ‘We are here for the kids’

Aditya Kulkarni and Arun Papaiah are making drugs for rare diseases that afflict children the most. Every parent wants to make their child proud, and Aditya Kulkarni and Arun B Papaiah are no different. Only that their daughters — Kulkarni has a two-anda-half-year-old, and Papaiah’s girls are five and one-and-a-half […]

Dengue alarm bell at JU

Dengue alarm bell at JU

Water accumulated in the lift shaft of a building under construction at Jadavpur University; Atin Ghosh, mayoral council member, health, with a civic worker who is spraying larvicide on the campus on Saturday. Pictures by Gautam Bose Jadavpur: A civic team found accumulated water inside a building under construction on […]

Followoing in Galen’s misleading footsteps

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi   Claudius Galenus, known as Galen, a Greek surgeon was physician to several Roman emperors. He influenced the development of various scientific disciplines, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology and neurology, in European medical science for 1300 years; till scientists found that everything he said was ‘incorrect’. Galen’s […]

Take steps to prevent West Nile Virus

Take steps to prevent West Nile Virus

State and local public health officials are reminding Montanans to take steps to avoid mosquito bites and prevent infection with West Nile Virus (WNV). In Montana, WNV season usually begins in July and ends in October, as this is when the mosquitoes responsible for it emerge. The best way to […]