Amol & Nihali’s wedding!

So after Sulabha and I finished our epic train ride through Maharashtra, we hopped off in Akola, a little town where our friend Amol is from. We both met Amol back in 2012 when we were both helping out at SEARCH, an awesome NGO. First things first: breakfast! We headed to the hotel and I …

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Random tangent – tale of a train ride!

(This is one of those posts that started out as one thing – about my friend’s wedding – and took a complete and irreversible detour into something else entirely – the train ride getting there! Bear with me though, hopefully it’ll be an entertaining detour haha) Even before I’d gotten word about my new job, …

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“So what are you doing there exactly?” – An overview of our project: calcium supplementation for preeclampsia

So this project I’m working on is a clinical trial in maternal nutrition. The trial focuses on a condition called preeclampsia that occurs during pregnancy, in women across the globe. I’m still learning about the condition myself but basically, it involves pregnancy-specific high blood pressure and protein in the urine. Having this condition increases the …

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