Monthly Archives: August 2015

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Written on Aug, 30, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Drs

 Dr Oz and Oprah Winfrey Yesterday, when I switched on my computer I saw a popup advert of one Dr Oz MD, in his blue operating theatre pyjama, shirt and cap with Oprah Winfrey on TV in America, talking about a face cream that he has produced, which can smoothen wrinkles in old women’s faces. Along with it there were …

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Written on Aug, 23, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Red Blood cells

Scientists across the globe, have been investigating for a number of years how to manufacture red blood cells because of major world-wide shortages of donated blood. The demand for more blood substitutes began during the Vietnam War as wounded GI soldiers were unable to be treated at hospitals due to blood shortages. Americans researched with all sorts of oxygen-carrying blood …

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Written on Aug, 23, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Retina

A mass public agitation for the implementation of the Inner Line Permit system in Manipur is having its second innings. It’s a battle to turn back the tide caused by some bureaucrats in Manipur, who cannot see the central point of an argument straight, which is called ‘conclusion’ because of wrinkles in thinking. It’s like the ‘Battle of the Bulge’ …

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Written on Aug, 16, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Drs

It’s shocking and heartbreaking when a close relative suddenly dies. I know the feeling. In the last 3/4 years I lost two very close nephews unexpectedly. While sympathising with the bereaved people,  this is a question each of us must try to answer, considering the resurgence of old Meiteis culture towards doctors. Early in my college education, I still remember …

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Written on Aug, 16, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
puzzling

It’s known that stress can cause a lot of mystifying physical illnesses. This column is dedicated to the most stressed people in Manipur because of the ongoing “Battle of the Permit”, to understand that there is such a dangerous liaison. There are many illness for which doctors cannot find a cause though they know we all respond physically to emotional …

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Written on Aug, 09, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
water

We live in the age of narcissism or self-adoration – Me, Myself and I, especially with the  media-generated ‘selfie’ culture of 2014 – pouting, posing and sending ‘instagram’. But the Meiteis have been living for ages with narcissism –  mana lairik khara heire haiduna ichao hek chaothokladuna (boasting a lot because he has some education). I myself, do secretly believe …

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