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?
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!
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
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 typology … [Read more...] about 1 Billion people neglected and afflicted by disease. Is that possible?
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 snobbish … [Read more...] about The stink of ignorance (and the sweet scent of dignity)