January 30, 2019

Smoking

Studies have shown that smoking is major life-threatening factor that often results in accelerated aging and premature death. As measured by DNA methylation, quitting smoking not only improves the lifespan but also reduces biological age. However, most smokers find it difficult to quit. In a study, a group of researchers from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center and Gero developed a method to keep a track on rejuvenating effect of quitting

Low-Carbon Diets

In a new study of diets of over 16,000 people in the United States, it was found that climate friendly diet or low-carbon diets are not only good for the environment but are also quite healthy. Findings of the study are detailed in a research paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Food production majorly contributes to the climate change and according to recent estimates, the environmental pressure

Walgreens

Walgreens, one of the America’s largest retail pharmacies, has agreed to pay a total amount of $60 million in settlement for allegations that the company was overcharging government healthcare plans which include Medicaid for prescription medicines, as announced by Stein Mitchell Beato & Missner LLP today. It is the largest-ever settlement by a pharmacy chain that would resolve claims that Walgreen had defrauded the U.S. government with maximum of 39