Erythropoietin (EPO) is a hormone produced by the kidney that promotes and stimulates the formation of red blood cells by the bone marrow. The resulting rise in red cells increases the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood. We as people need oxygen. We as athletes (yes, I still considered myself an athlete, though I manage to run only 20 miles per week) need a lot of … [Read more...] about EPO for development…Does it work? Is it legal?
Shame on you, Dan Brown! Shame on you!
I will spare you the usual introduction on how intellectual, witting and intriguing I can be. That you know from my previous entries. If you really want to know, many of the ideas I write in this blog are based on what I read. And as a cosmopolitan professional and blogger, I like to keep “cool” with my books. Name any “cool” book; I have already read it. I consume “Murakamis” … [Read more...] about Shame on you, Dan Brown! Shame on you!
Between Life and Destruction
Water is life. Water is destruction. Whatever it may be, we can’t always control it. On Christmas day, my family and I went to mass at the beautiful Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Castries, St. Lucia, an architectural gem enriched by Caribbean and African influences. Sadly, only a handful of people attended the celebration. This was not because there was a drop in … [Read more...] about Between Life and Destruction
1 Billion people neglected and afflicted by disease. Is that possible?
http://vimeo.com/63267428 “To neglect” means “to pay little or no attention to” something. Synonymy of “neglected” include: “disregarded, forgotten, ignored” I can certainly say that I have “neglected” my social life lately, spending far too much time working. Also, according my colleagues, I have obviously “neglected” my appearance. What puzzles me is that there is a … [Read more...] about 1 Billion people neglected and afflicted by disease. Is that possible?
The stink of ignorance (and the sweet scent of dignity)
http://vimeo.com/98090164 As you have certainly come to appreciate from my previous posts, the brilliant results obtained through my post-grad education have given me a clear and indisputable intellectual edge, loaded with witty jokes and provoking statements. This privilege coupled with a particular European taste for the je ne sais quoi, might come across as … [Read more...] about The stink of ignorance (and the sweet scent of dignity)