Sushil Thapa

Further Damage to Kathmandu has to be Stopped

Various political parties have been taking the responsibility of Kathmandu for the last 30 years. We, who have been living here for ages, have been seeing and suffering the mode of governance here. We know what Kathmandu was like, and how it is now. The problems grew, but there were …

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The Sensible Use of Tumor Markers in Clinical Practice

Like any other disease, cancer has become more common than we really realize. The National Institute of Cancer estimates 600,920 cancer deaths in 2017 in the US alone. The only prevention of these ever-escalating deaths due to cancer is to have an effective screening program every nation should put in …

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Somebody’s Food, Somebody’s Poison

  Many people exhibit chronic food sensitivity reactions to specific food antigens. Unlike the immediate effects of IgE-mediated allergy, IgG-mediated food sensitivity reactions may take several hours or days to appear. Controlled removal of the problem foods from the diet will, in many cases, lead to rapid improvement in the …

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The Telomere a marker for Biological Age vs. Chronological Age

Longevity is what we all look for. At the same time, quality of life is important to lead a fun filled life. All the innovations and advancements in diagnostics, advanced technology in treatment, consistent R&D in pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals and supplements, and all those vaccines have made the miracle of a …

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The Plaque

As far as the reasons behind heart attacks are concerned, the science behind cholesterol looks to be very fishy and undiscovered, although there is a flood of medications, especially statin drugs, that claim to reduce the number in test results, but do not reduce the risk substantially. The reasons being …

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