It Is That Time of the Year Again: Part – III: Resolutions

Alrighty then. It is the last week of the year and time to sit down to look back, see what I’ve done wrong, what I’ve done right and what might be expected in the days ahead. And its also time to sit down and make some resolutions. I always end up procrastinating the resolution making so much that I end up in the middle of … Continue reading It Is That Time of the Year Again: Part – III: Resolutions

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PGMEE and the Past Year

2010 was the year when, for the first time in my life, I tasted the bitterness of failure. Of course, I am talking about the post grad entrance tests: the examination which allows or denies you an entry into the hallowed pantheons of higher medical education in India. It was also the year when, due to unavoidable family circumstances, I was forced to forego my … Continue reading PGMEE and the Past Year

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50th Post, 1000 Page Views and Flying Reindeers

So, I have been blogging here for just about a month and a half, but the numbers have started to get going a bit. This is the 50th post and I feel like I have just scratched the surface. There have been days when I have gone on to write as many as 5 posts! Of course, many days I haven’t even logged in. Someday, … Continue reading 50th Post, 1000 Page Views and Flying Reindeers

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Timing the Tab-late

The conventional wisdom states that the intake of thyroid hormone replacement is best when done in the morning, on an empty stomach, in order to allow the best absorption and a more predictable range of serum concentration, thereby preventing potentially iatrogenic hypothyroidism. Now, this has also been studied, albeit in small groups (1), showing that Nonfasting regimens of levothyroxine administration are associated with higher and … Continue reading Timing the Tab-late

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Wikileaks, Banks and Mainstream Media

I had previously written on this blog about how the mainstream media was inordinately quiet over the issue of PayPal, Bank of America and MasterCard withholding transactions relating to Wikileaks over pretenses of risky investment policies. Now banks are entitled to reserve their rights to trade with people or organizations that they consider (potentially) harmful. This regulation was put into place with specifically the public … Continue reading Wikileaks, Banks and Mainstream Media

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It Is That Time of the Year Again: Part II – High School Reunion

They say we never really get out of High School. All our lives. Everywhere we go, there is the same competition, the cliques, the coercion, the politicking, the authoritarian tyranny, just in modified forms. I sort of believe that to be true. And that is why, I wanna go to my High School Reunion this year around and see how things have shaped up for … Continue reading It Is That Time of the Year Again: Part II – High School Reunion

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