Dr. Kaushik Bharati's Profile
MSc, PhD (Physiology), MIPHA
Dr. Bharati obtained his PhD in Physiology with specialization in Vaccines in 2001 from the University of Calcutta. He carried out his doctoral work at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine. He did his post-doctoral training at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, specializing in Molecular Biology and Immunology. He has subsequently been working in various scientific capacities at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi and the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, Delhi NCR. His major research areas include Infectious Diseases, Virology, Public Health, and Health Policy. Dr. Bharati has recently become a member of the Indian Public Health Association (IPHA). He has a passion for writing on medical topics and has published extensively. He spends his leisure time reading and listening to music.
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Mechanism of action of anti-malarial drugs that can be used for treating cancer has been discovered. These drugs target the enzyme PPT1 and deactivate it to inhibit the growth of cancer cells.
Vitamin D supplementation at high doses for over 5 years does not provide any additional protection against cancer or cardiovascular disease (CVD), reveals a new study.
Paralysis is a condition where there is a loss of muscle function as well as sensory loss, which can occur due to damage to the brain or spinal cord. Paralysis treatment involves supportive care and rehabilitation.
Large for gestational age (LGA) babies born to mothers with diabetes are at a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese during childhood, compared to AGA babies. Obesity in LGA babies can be prevented by suitable preventive strategies.
Hands-Only CPR Training Kiosks, a novel innovation, have been developed to train people to perform CPR on cardiac arrest patients outside the hospital. This technology has a huge potential to save many lives.