Author Archives: ScienceScribes

Shoring your immunity: a multipronged approach

For the first 30 years of my life, I thought my immune system was pretty awesome. I would fall sick 1-2 times a year, and the infection with fever and malaise would last maybe 3-4 days. Not too shabby, right? … Continue reading

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How “healthy” are you?

A few weeks ago, somebody close to a family member of mine suffered a massive heart attack. He was Indian, in his fifties, was extremely health conscious, exercised regularly, and for all intents and purposes, appeared absolutely healthy prior to … Continue reading

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DHA and infant sleep

As a new mom belonging to a very active Facebook parenting group, I have sat in on many, many discussions on that Holy Grail of topics: How to Make Your Child Sleep through the Night. I have subsequently seen multiple … Continue reading

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How to arm your baby’s fledgling immune system

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links: As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. There are two immune responses involved in the fight against any germ: there is the very rapid innate immune response that forms the first crucial line of … Continue reading

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We (Jaya and Devasena) are scientists by training who found that we enjoyed collating scientific discoveries and putting them into perspective for the general public. After meeting at a major scientific communications company where we both worked as scientific editors … Continue reading

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