Tag: health

There are two types of fat cells. Here’s how to get more of the good stuff.

Every January, fat’s in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where we want it to? Where does it wander when it’s lost? This, my friends, is Fat Month. Most…

It is revealed that heightened risk of looking older than one’s true age is because of heavy bout of drinking and smoking

If you do not want to look older than your true age, stop heavy drinking and smoking, new research suggests. Heavy drinking and smoking are linked to visible signs of physical ageing, according to the study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. Light to moderate drinking is not associated with looking…

AIIMS can stop charging patients for diagnostic procedures that cost less than Rs 500, says panel

Instead, it suggested that the hospital can raise the charges for private wards as they are currently cheaper than those of semi-private wards.   The All India Institute of Medical Sciences has carried out a pilot study to justify its proposal to not charge patients for diagnostic procedures such as blood tests and X-rays that…

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