Can Strand-HCG alliance change the economics of cancer care in India?

  What does this say about cancer care when one of the foremost cancer specialists and promoter of the largest cancer hospital in the country says there’s much “wastage” in cancer treatment in the country?   To put it crudely, according BS AjaiKumar, “Of all the cancer cases we see, 33 percent are under treated, […]

BJP, Ayurgenomics, and the dangerous mixing of science & politics

Indian elections are insipid when it comes to debates and discussions around big, futuristic ideas. Neither political parties discuss their vision in any meaningful detail nor does the public ask for it. But a few days ago some publications picked up an exotic-sounding term, “Ayurgenomics”, from the BJP manifesto. It said:   “We will start […]

BJP, Ayurgenomics, and the dangerous mixing of science & politics

Indian elections are insipid when it comes to debates and discussions around big, futuristic ideas. Neither political parties discuss their vision in any meaningful detail nor does the public ask for it. But a few days ago some publications picked up an exotic-sounding term, “Ayurgenomics”, from the BJP manifesto. It said:   “We will start […]