Author Archives: Kabir Borah

Exorbitant Medical Costs…this authority has come to your rescue.

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  Recently the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has come down heavy on the healthcare industry with regards to the exorbitant pricing of coronary stents. One can imagine what the end consumer/patients has to pay for the stents which are priced to include a profit margin as high as 300-500%. The maximum retail price for […]


Losing Weight? Where does the excess weight go when we lose them..!

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  You will be surprised to know that while you lose weight, most of the lost weight is actually breathed out as carbon dioxide. It is a fallacy that fats are converted into energy or heat. According to researchers from the University of New South Wales in Australia, when weight is lost, the majority of […]


Want to know how long you will live? Your blood has the answer…!

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  A blood test could reveal how long and healthy you are going to live into your old age. It could tell if you are at any risk of age-related diseases and how long you might eventually live. Scientists at Boston University have discovered 26 unique combination of biomarkers or chemicals (chemical fingerprint) in the […]


Hospital cost unraveled…..!

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  When you can compare and choose before you purchase any item, why not your healthcare needs? There is a need to have a tool to know what you should pay for healthcare services.Hospitilio helps you find the right medical treatment for all your healthcare needs.    


People who eat on the go should read this….!!

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  Have no time to sit and eat? Do you have your breakfast or snacks while on the go?….. then you need to know that a new study has found that eating on the go can lead to weight gain. In today’s life it is usual to find people struggling to manage time and in […]


Loving yourself far too much can be a health disorder…

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  Yes, you read it right. Call it Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), Narcissism victim syndrome or Pathological narcissism, it is actually a health disorder where people apparently does not seem to have any medical problem and yet has different physical or emotional complaints like weight loss or gain, depression, anxiety, insomnia, phobias etc. People affected […]


Beard is no more weird…!!! Manly looks with health benefits

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  One of the most in-thing these days among men is to have a beard, that’s trendy and appealing. Over the ages there has been changes in the trend with clean shaven look gaining more popularity in recent past, however the beard has made a strong comeback now. It is now a fad among teenagers […]


Invisible Illness – Illness that may be hidden within you..!

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  You may seem to be happy and in perfect health from outside, but many of us does not realise that there might be some illness which does not seem to be visually apparent but are existing within us. These may cause serious health problems or trouble us in the future. One may need to […]


Why costly drugs when low priced alternatives are available?

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  Have you admitted anyone in a private hospital for any ailment? Chances are that you may be prescribed costly medicines and also not allowed to buy the same from outside the hospital apparently with the reason to ensure quality. However the reason may be something which does not meets the eye. We have often […]


So you thought E-cigarettes are a better alternative – Read on

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  Electronic cigarettes expose the lungs to toxicity, reduce the effectiveness of the immune system and encourage bacterial activity, potentially making superbugs more deadly, according to research published in the Journal of Molecular Medicine. In a recently published press release, use of the device exposes smokers to the risk of their airways and immune systems. […]