Category Archives: Human Body

Written on Apr, 17, 2016 by in , | Comments Off on STEM CELL TTREATMENT FOR SEVERE HEART FAILURE
stem-cells

While reading with great excitement, the latest treatment for advanced heart failure with stem cells that gives immense happiness to people with end-stage heart failure, I recall my visit to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal in March 2016. I was taken round by the most charming Professor S Rita Debi, Director of RIMS, at the request of …

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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 Jun, 21, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Fallen to sleep with excess alcohol

A recent study by a British cardiologist Dr McCrea at the Western General Hospital in Swindon, UK has shown two glasses of red wine (125ml each) cut heart attack and stroke by half. He even prescribes one glass of red wine twice a day to patients (including a friend of mine) in the ward who have had heart attacks. It …

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Written on Jun, 14, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
diet photos

  “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up bones,” says the Bible (Proverb 17:20). Fasting lifts the spirit up as in the motto of my St Joseph’s, Darjeeling – Sursum Corda (“Lift up your heart” – from the Preface of the Eucharistic Prayer, c.300 CE). The Bible is a marvellous book. Human beings are not …

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Written on May, 10, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
Brain scan from side to side

It was big news in British national newspapers on April 20 2015, following a publication which researchers have long suspected ie poor cognitive (relating to thought process) abilities are related to children of poor families. Researchers say it is because children from rich families have larger brains and better performance on a number of cognitive measures including !Q in their studies, …

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Written on Sep, 25, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

First, to CT Suresh, a Bible student from Imphal, who wrote to me on October 15 2013: “Dear Brother Dr Singh, I enjoy reading your articles every Sunday from The Sangai Express, and I am immensely benefited from it with many insights. But one thing worries me when you said, ‘My search for God is ended,’ and have chosen to …

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Written on Sep, 25, 2013 by in | Leave a comment
Excessive abdominal deposition of fat is a high risk factor to life

First, to CT Suresh, a Bible student from Imphal, who wrote to me on October 15 2013: “Dear Brother Dr Singh, I enjoy reading your articles every Sunday from The Sangai Express, and I am immensely benefited from it with many insights. But one thing worries me when you said, ‘My search for God is ended,’ and have chosen to …

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Written on Oct, 10, 2012 by in | Leave a comment

For centuries, thinking people wondered whether the mind is the spirit or the soul. In psychology the mind is the processes of memories in the brain. A brain-dead person has no mind. A person with a stroke though alive, can lose his mind, while the soul seems to be still present, although we have no way of knowing in what …

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Written on Mar, 04, 2012 by in , | Leave a comment
Finger bone fragment from the fifth finger of a young girl who lived 40,000 years ago

While God has been elusive for eternity, refusing to unfold His mysteries, if we look back in time we will find that we have begun to unravel the mysteries of nature with vast changes in our intellectual achievements, such as Gödel’s theorem, molecular biology and Wittgenstein’s antiphilosophy. In the midst of all these, archaeologists and geneticists were flabbergasted at the …

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Written on Feb, 13, 2012 by in , | Leave a comment
Because the Meiteis like other Orientals & unlike Caucasians, long preferred a "hairless trait"

The Meiteis like other humans split from the chimpanzees and evolved into a more human-like form known as Homo ergaster (more ape-like than man) 1.7 million years ago. They left Africa 50,000 years ago. In the beginning of human evolution there were two types of apes: the lazy ones and the adventurous ones. The idle ones evolved into the present …

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