Fitness tracking

As a Medical Doctor who loves to stay healthy, I have  been exercising fairly regularly, or so I thought! To objectively document my moves I did try out four different wearable devices that were supposed to help give me the data I needed, [mainly my heart rate and the number of steps I walked]. ImagineContinue reading “Fitness tracking”

Passion meets Purpose

Whatever you are passionate about, you do. If you enjoy cave diving, it becomes your passion. You enjoy travel, it becomes your passion. You talk about it, think about it, plan on how to do it….you understand it, tight? What about purpose? People are born with an inbuilt need to find purpose in their lives.Continue reading “Passion meets Purpose”

Block chain and Medicine

As a Medical Doctor I ask myself what are some potential uses of blockchains in healthcare? Okay, so for those who must be wondering, What is a blockchain? In general a blockchain is defined as a distributed system which records and stores transaction records. Blockchain more specifically is defined as “…a shared, immutable record of peer-to-peerContinue reading “Block chain and Medicine”

How old is your hearing?

If you ever wondered how old your body really is, here is a great way to find out. As you know the ear is a marvelous bio engineering marvel. As your age advances changes occur in the hearing parameters. The rate at which our bodies age is a matter of intense interest to all, andContinue reading “How old is your hearing?”

A tribute to Jeremy and his family

Max and Gillian went through a parents worst nightmare, the death of their child Jeremy Fernand. Jeremy was only 19 years when he fell off a running train on the 26th of November 2017. He succumbed to his injuries at Cooper hospital in Mumbai. It was a shock to his parents and to all ofContinue reading “A tribute to Jeremy and his family”

Top two myths of Indian Healthcare

I often hear that in India poor people are being pushed deeper into poverty when they have to pay out of their own pockets for healthcare, especially when they avail of private healthcare. We also often hear about the “high cost of healthcare” in the private sector in India which services 70% of India’s healthcareContinue reading “Top two myths of Indian Healthcare”