Dormancy and Cancer relapse: Two sides of the same coin?

A monster more insatiable than the guillotine: Cancer”. It has for many years, been one of the leading causes of deaths worldwide. In 2012, approximately 14 million people were diagnosed with cancer around the world, out of which over half of the people died. By 2030 it is expected to take away 13 million lives.

The Science of Taste

Cooking food isn’t easy. It involves a lot of hard work and years of experience to present that perfect plate of food, that perfect balance of taste, texture, appearance and smell. But what if I were to say that the taste of a particular food item doesn’t have much to do with what a good chef you are but by the sensitivity of neurons in your guest’s brain?

COVID-19 : A Commentary on the Health System of India and its Battle with the Pandemic

The Novel Coronavirus 2019 has taken the world by a storm and brought life to a standstill. Caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the disease presents as mildly symptomatic in most afflicted individuals, with possibilities of complications in those with co-morbidities. The devastation does not end there, however. The battle with the pandemic is ongoing and our health care system demands critical attention.

The Melancholic Mind

Why are we so hesitant to talk about depression? Is it some kind of a hoax? Well, we don’t think so. Falling down is an accident but staying down is a choice. And we don’t want that choice to rule our minds, do we?

A Tryst with your Second Brain

Most people are commonly accustomed to the fact that the brain is the seat of all logical reasoning and action that is made by us as an individual. But more often than not, when our mind and brain fails to give us a fair judgement of the situation, we are told to go with our gut.