Author Archives: Kabir Borah

Check for these warning signs of Cancer….

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  The earlier you detect and understand the signs of cancer, the better the chances of your survival. Cancer is one of the leading cause of premature deaths globally. Cancers may develop without any warning but for majority of the cases there are warning signs which we need to check. As cancer grows, it can […]


Impact of GST on your Healthcare bill

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  The implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1, 2017 has been one major taxation reform in India. It would benefit most of the sectors and make taxation easier. GST is expected to have a constructive effect on the healthcare industry, particularly the healthcare and diagnostic sector. It has been decided by […]


Want to know how your waist defines your health? Read this…..

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  ‘Maintaining your waist circumference to less than half your height can help increase your life expectancy.’ A recent study says that waist to height ratio is a better predictor of heart disease and diabetes risk than BMI (Body Mass Index). A man who is 6ft tall (183 cm), should maintain his waist under 36 […]


Own a cat…for a healthy heart….!!!

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  A study says that cat owners have lower risk of heart attack. Owning a cat could reduce your risk of a heart attack by nearly one third, researchers in New Orleans, America said. The finding was based on a 10 year study of more than 4000 people. It states that for years it is […]


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 […]