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Taming our Traffic
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Taming our Traffic

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Taming of the Shrew’ is the title of a very well-known and popular Shakespearean play that I studied as part of our English non-detailed syllabus while I was in the ninth standard. It is a comedy about the experiences of three friends in managing their newly-acquired brides who seem…

Dengue: The Dilemma and the Drama
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Dengue: The Dilemma and the Drama

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD There is no denying the fact that our city is facing the very real problem of thousands of people suffering from a very rampant wave of fevers that frequently end in much morbidity and even mortality. Almost every household has someone who has recently gone through or is going…

The Joy and Spirit of Ramazan !
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The Joy and Spirit of Ramazan !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD In the year 2009, in this very same column I had written an article about Ramazan, the ninth and perhaps the most well known  month of the Islamic calendar. Thanks to the requests of my numerous non-Muslim friends who want to know more about this very ‘visible’ month, I…

Generic Drugs: The Murkier Side
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Generic Drugs: The Murkier Side

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Last week, I explained the difference between branded and generic drugs and also told you why most doctors prescribe branded drugs exclusively although they may be considerably more expensive than the latter. Today in our country most branded drugs are manufactured by very reputed companies and because their very…

The Generic Muddle Unravelled !
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The Generic Muddle Unravelled !

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD Of late, there has been much discussion in the lay press about branded and generic drugs ever since reports started appearing in the media about doctors and hospitals swindling patients by making them buy costlier drugs when much cheaper ones are easily available in the market. In yesterday’s Star…

Unburdening our PUC Students
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Unburdening our PUC Students

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD The most eagerly awaited PUC results are out; ending what can perhaps be called the longest and most painful wait of their lives for all the students who appeared for the examination and their parents too. While they bring much cheer to some they also bring much anguish to…

A folly or a veiled Ransom Note?
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A folly or a veiled Ransom Note?

By Dr. K. Javeed Nayeem, MD It has been reported that our City Corporation authorities are thinking of making  Sayyaji Rao Road and Devaraj Urs Road a complete ‘No Parking’ zone just because they will soon be providing us a multi-level underground parking lot in the Town Hall premises. I think this is one of…

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