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Here's how weight lifting exercises can help reduce your risks of heart disease, diabetes

Here's how weight lifting exercises can help reduce your risks of heart disease, diabetes

As per a new study, doing weight lifting exercises may not only help you tone those muscles, but also lower the risk of cardiovascular disease as well as Type 2 diabetes.

Vitamin D may help prevent diabetes, heart disease

Vitamin D may help prevent diabetes, heart disease

Sunbathing or vitamin D supplements may help restore good bacteria in the gut and help prevent metabolic syndrome, a group of symptoms that are risk factors for diabetes and heart disease, new research suggests.

63% Indians not aware that diabetes can spoil retina too

63% Indians not aware that diabetes can spoil retina too

As many as 63 percent of the Indians are not aware that diabetes affects the retina too apart from other body parts, revealed a survey on Tuesday.

Alarming rise in heart diseases in India

Alarming rise in heart diseases in India

Nowadays, heart disease has become very common and people from all over the globe are suffering from it

Pregnant and diabetic? Your baby could be bigger in size!

Pregnant and diabetic? Your baby could be bigger in size!

Previous research identified subclinical changes in the heart muscle of fetuses of mothers with diabetes.

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy worse in diabetes, says study

Heart damage caused by chemotherapy worse in diabetes, says study

Researchers in the study investigate factors that could affect the likelihood of patients having heart damage after treatment with anthracyclines.

Sushma Swaraj's kidney transplant surgery successful, her condition stable: AIIMS

Sushma Swaraj's kidney transplant surgery successful, her condition stable: AIIMS

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday underwent a kidney transplant at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi.

Walking: Five reasons why it's the best form of exercise

Walking: Five reasons why it's the best form of exercise

Walking is gentle, simple, low-impact exercise and can be done by anyone - old or young, male or female. It is one of the best things you can do for your health.

Why men have higher diabetes risk than women?

Why men have higher diabetes risk than women?

The study showed that men have 61 per cent higher prevalence and 46 per cent increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes when compared with women.

Men more prone to Type 2 diabetes than women: Study

Men more prone to Type 2 diabetes than women: Study

Researchers said men could be more prone to Type 2 diabetes as they accumulate more iron than women. As compared to one-fifth of women, two-fifth of men were at risk of the disease.

Prevent hypertension, diabetes in mid-life to lower heart failure risk

Prevent hypertension, diabetes in mid-life to lower heart failure risk

Preventing the development of hypertension, obesity and diabetes in mid-life -- between the age of 45 and 55 years -- can result in an 86 per cent lower risk of heart failure throughout the remainder of life, says a research.

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

Not only alcohol, these factors too increase risk of liver disease!

We all know that excessive consumption of alcohol leads to liver cirrhosis.

Heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death, says study

Heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death, says study

A new study led by an Indian-origin researcher has found that heavy smokers with diabetes at increased risk of facing early death.

Obesity, weight loss in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Obesity, weight loss in adolescence may cause permanent bone loss

Obesity has been previously associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, but the study found that it can also affect the bone structure in childhood and adolescence.

Your kid's favourite video might put him at risk of early diabetes

Your kid's favourite video might put him at risk of early diabetes

 If your child remains glued to his or her favourite video game, try to move him away as it might elevate the risk of diabetes.

Has India become diabetes capital of the world?

Has India become diabetes capital of the world?

India is home around 50 million people suffering from type-2 diabetes.

This newly-developed app can help diabetic patients with ayurvedic medicines - Read

This newly-developed app can help diabetic patients with ayurvedic medicines - Read

People suffering from diabetes will soon be able to find what ayurvedic medicines to take so as to keep the rising blood glucose level in control.

DNA: Analysing the increasing problem of diabetes in India

Analysis of increasing problem of diabetes in India. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure: Know these conditions and factors that increase your risk!

Kidney failure, also called renal failure, is a condition in which the kidneys become unable to remove or filter metabolic wastes from the blood.

Nerve growth protein controls blood sugar, says study

Nerve growth protein controls blood sugar, says study

In a development that could potentially lead to new treatments for diabetes, researchers have found that a protein that regulates the development of nerve cells also plays a role in prompting cells in the pancreas to release insulin, a hormone that helps to maintain a normal level of blood sugar.