Traditionally Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with soft bones leading to skeletal deformities and a medical condition called rickets. This vitamin is essential for strong bones because it helps the body absorb calcium from the diet. Research over the years has also proven that vitamin d is protecting us against a host of other […]


In my last piece I had discussed why TB was a social issue more than a medical issue. Today I wanted to put down my thoughts on the need for better diagnostics as means to catch the disease. Often the challenge in India is wrong diagnosis. This not only affects the patients but also leads […]