Getting a flu shot is a good idea right now

The year-end and the yuletide season will be soon upon us. Ordinarily we would be gearing to go travelling and some of us would be headed to cold temperatures in the northern part of the globe. However, this has been anything but an ordinary year. [...]

By |2020-10-15T08:50:17+00:00October 15th, 2020|Media, Uncategorized|

Understanding the ‘cytokine storm’ that is Covid-19

I was on vacation in Japan around Christmas when I first heard the news on CNN, of a strange virus that was causing pneumonia in a cluster of patients in  Wuhan. On reading the report on my smartphone, I felt a shiver down my spine. This was because the [...]

By |2020-03-27T02:17:44+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Media, Uncategorized|

Feasting or fasting in the festive season?

THE Christmas festivities are barely over and Chinese New Year is already rolling round. We have just recovered from the wine and dine of the Yuletide season and are trying to shed the extra kilogrammes. The gym instructors will tell you that there is a surge in the beginning [...]

By |2020-01-22T02:55:18+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Media, Uncategorized|

What you should know about the various types of vaccines

Travellers especially should take precautions and depending on their destinations, go for the relevant vaccinations I am often asked about vaccines by my patients; most of the queries pertain to travel, dengue, pneumonia and shingles. It is interesting to note that most of our childhood vaccines are not compulsory [...]

By |2020-01-10T02:14:12+00:00January 9th, 2020|Media, Uncategorized|
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