Day: September 18, 2022

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Menopause: Puberty in Reverse

Dr. Jen Gunter, a well known OB-GYN says that menopause is essentially, puberty in reverse. Hormones go down instead of up, the body changes again, mood swings, you name it. It’s another wild ride. Due to the lack of awareness and information, many women in midst of midlife go through a confusing experience of physiological […]

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BENEFITS OF YOGA AND MEDITATION ON MENTAL HEALTH

During one of my internships with a psychiatrist I noticed them requesting their patients to do yoga even if it was just for 15 minutes a day and had patients telling them how wonderfully it worked for them. As a form of low-impact exercise, yoga has been shown to lower stress hormones in our bodies […]

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Intuitive thinking, in its ways, trumps analytical reasoning in the process of scientific discovery”

“I believe in intuitions and inspirations…I sometimes FEEL that I am right. I do not KNOW that I am.”― Albert EinsteinThe process with which one abruptly arrives at a promising question or an answer is amystery that has long bewildered great minds. To truly understand it we need to understand the process of scientific discovery, […]

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What went wrong with Sri Lanka?

The frequently distressed nation is yet again amidst complete destruction, the island country has walked into what can be called as the worst economic crisis till date. Fuel shortages, scarcity of basic amenities, power cuts are frequently terrorizing the land, causing protests and anti- government sentiment to spread like wildfire across the country. Beneath the […]

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Trigonometry in the Real World

I still remember the first time I opened my maths book to start trigonometry in ninth grade. I remember how I was filled with fascination at finally reading something in a textbook that had real-life applications in almost every field. Trigonometry emerged thousands of years ago by astronomers and was originally derived from geometry as […]

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Risks in the e-sports industry

With a market value of over $1.08 billion in 2021, an almost 50% increase from the previous year, the esports industry has surged in popularity over the recent years. This growth comes despite the pandemic-driven dip owing to restrictions on gatherings as well as limited attendance at esports events. As of 2024, the market is […]

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The Wingless Dove: the Naxalite movement of India

“All political power comes from the barrel of a gun….” -Mao ZedongIf I were to ask my local community that “What is the centre of extremist activity in India?” most, if not all would answer back saying “Kashmir!!” but that is a false dilemma instilled in people whereas, the truth is sailing under false colours […]

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The Long term impact of COVID 19

The SARS -CoV-2 originated in the Hunan seafood market in Wuhan, China. Covid-19, the disease caused by it, has wreaked havoc all over the world. This version of the coronavirus evolved from the bat virus RaTG13 which was discovered by an organization called the Eco Health Alliance and was classified in the low-risk category. The […]

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Quick ways to make yourself more cyber secure right now:a Guide to personal cyber safety

In this ephemeral world of cybersecurity, the criminals are getting craftier and more aggressive. All it takes is one slip-up and access to bank accounts, our internal network, and other privileged data is at risk. How do we know if we are secure? To make sure we are secure We can use the various types […]

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ANGINA PECTORIS

Angina pectoris or stable angina may be a term you have heard from your doctor. But what does it really mean? It is important to know the basics. Angina pectoris refers to chest pain and discomfort caused by coronary disease. This is when the heart muscle doesn’t receive enough blood. It is usually caused by a narrowing or blocking […]

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