Our Managing Director/CEO, Dr. Tushar Gore, is a columnist and writer for leading Indian Dailies. He writes about healthcare and other current topics.

In The Economic Times

Ignoring the Boeing Bits

Date: April 10, 2024

Proponents of minimal government laud a government-free system of enterprise and innovation as key to unlocking prosperity. At the other extreme, regulation should not assume all actions are maleficent and make the tiniest flaw a criminal offence. Such measures stifle any risk-taking and innovation

In The Indian Express

Do high levels of ‘good’ cholesterol mean lower risk of heart disease? How HDL-C is actually linked to cardiovascular health

Date: Feb 16, 2024

When looking at diagnostic test results, it is important to understand the difference between correlation and causation, to decide on the appropriate intervention. Here, we explain the link between HDL-Cholesterol and heart health.

In The Economic Times

Why the self-help book is an oxymoron and won’t help you with your new year resolution

Date:  Dec 30, 2023

A self-help book can aid New Year resolutions, yet the term feels oxymoronic. Many books claim universal applicability, ignoring individual differences. Formulaic success narratives often oversimplify, overlooking diverse paths to achievement

In The Economic Times

Why we need to be cautious about using anti-aging hacks

Date: July 13, 2023

The longevity interventions do not have data in large populations to support that this gap reduces due to interventions that increase healthspan and lifespan….

In The Indian Express

Testing to prevent heart attack in asymptomatic people: Required, wasteful or dangerous?

Date:  June 21, 2023

These tests are not 100 per cent accurate and a positive result does not always mean the individual has the disease. And vice versa. Such tests in asymptomatic individuals are generally not recommended and might even be dangerous, says Tushar Gore.

In The Economic Times

New Year’s resolution: To work up an appetite for dieting

Date: Jan 01, 2023

Multiple choices do not make decisions easy. It’s quite the opposite in most instances. Assessing the competing claims of these various options can be a recipe for indigestion…

In The Economic Times

Why manufacturing companies do not attain valuations like other sectors

Date: Dec 13, 2022

The few times that manufacturing enters the public discussion is during tragedies – crashes, quality problems, industrial accidents…

In The Indian Express

How to minimise risks of a surprise heart attack and young deaths

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Sudden attacks are caused by smaller blockages. These are “clinically silent” and do not restrict blood flow but cause problems if…

In The Economic Times

Opinion: Mind your P’S & Q’s, tomahtos-tomaytos

Date: July 02, 2022

With the benefit of all the intervening years, and with exposure to many non-English speakers who have attained distinction in their chosen profession in English-speaking countries, I understand…

In The Economic Times

View: The importance of conclusive data showing T cell activity in Covid fight

Date: April 20, 2022

Antibody levels often fall, since molecules cannot remain circulating in blood forever. The question is whether the immune system is adequately ‘trained’ by the vaccine to…

In The Economic Times

A Very Pig-Hearted Gesture

Date: Jan 22, 2022

The pig that ‘donated’ its heart in the Maryland operation was genetically modified so that its heart would not trigger the…

In The Indian Express

Why 30x undercount in Covid deaths is unlikely

Date:  July 27, 2021

Tushar Gore and Viral V Acharya write: High death undercounts are limited to short time spans when the capacity is overwhelmed. For eight districts that have been analysed, it is roughly between 3-9x.

In The Indian Express

An Expert Explains: The complexities of herd immunity

Date: April 30, 2021

In several metros where serosurveys showed high immunity levels, Covid cases are still surging. What does that say about the concept of ‘herd immunity’? Accounting for transmission involves several factors.