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Monday, May 20, 2013
BJP president Gadkari undergoes surgery
BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday underwent a gastric bypass surgery for treatment of Type II...
Dip in Dead Sea may help diabetics
Floating in the Dead Sea for just 20 minutes may help diabetics lower blood sugar levels, according ...
Now, a `sausage skin` that cures diabetes!
The new device, called the EndoBarrier, is designed to have the same effects as duodenal switch surg...
How obesity ups risk of diabetes
Scientists at Joslin Diabetes Center have found how obesity drives insulin resistance, the condition...
`Lack of sunlight ups risk of diabetes`
Lack of sunlight is putting millions of people in danger of developing type 2 diabetes as they do no...
Cut salt to ward off diabetes
A review of studies has found that reducing the amount of salt in diabetics` daily diet is key to wa...
Lack of ‘sunshine vitamin’ ups diabetes risk
Low levels of vitamin D caused by a lack of sunlight is putting millions of people in danger of deve...
Too much television can give you diabetes
Prolonged TV viewing is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes and premature death.
In pregnancy, diabetes-obesity combo a red flag
Pregnant women suffering from both type 2 diabetes and obesity are at high risks of delivery and new...
50 mn Indians to be screened for diabetes
There are 5.1 crore diabetic patients in India, the second-most in the world after China.
Simple lifestyle changes can prevent Alzheimer`s
The biggest risk factors for Alzheimer`s disease are physical inactivity, depression, mid-life hyper...
Good cholesterol drug may help diabetics
A drug designed to improve levels of good cholesterol may also help control blood sugar in diabetics...
Type 2 diabetes ups stroke, heart risk
In a recent study, type 2 diabetes was found associated with an increased risk of recurrent stroke o...
Daily dose of aspirin good for the diabetic
A study has shed light on use of aspirin as a preventative measure for cardiovascular disease and re...
Soon, a tech to detect role of zinc in diabetes
Zinc is found throughout the body and involved in many metabolic pathways that affect the function o...
Diabetes drug prevent polycystic ovary syndrome
The PCOS development may be during childhood and puberty when excessive amounts of fat are stored. T...
Ignoring chronic acidity may lead to cancer
GERD is an abnormal reflux of gastric contents into the oesophagus that damages the inner skin.
Metformin, diet cost-effective to avert diabetes
Over 10 years, treatment with metformin, was found to decrease the chance of developing diabetes by ...
Diabetics get blood vessels made from donor cells
Three dialysis patients have received the world`s first blood vessels grown in a lab from donated sk...
Diabetes drug curbs excessive hunger
People with a harrowing genetic disorder known as Prader-Willi Syndrome, often develop insatiable ap...
Low body fat no protection against heart risk
A lower body fat level may not always lower your risk for heart disease and diabetes, researchers sa...
Skinny gene raises risk of diabetes, heart disease
Lean gene helps people keep weight off but also raises their risks of developing diabetes and heart ...
`India, China home to world`s one-third diabetics`
The study found that of the 347 mn people with diabetes, 138 mn live in China and India and another ...
Scientists getting closer to artificial pancreas
Researchers are coming closer to developing an "artificial pancreas," that will mimic the function ...
Low-calorie diet cures diabetes in 8 weeks
A successful trial has led scientists to believe that a 2-month low-calorie diet could free nearly 2...
Including leucine in diet helps fight pre-diabetes
Researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center conducted a test on mice, wherein, the creatures were put on...
Drugs for arthritis, psoriasis cut diabetes risk
They found that among patients with RA or psoriasis, the risk for developing diabetes was lower for ...
Anti-cholesterol drugs ups diabetes risk
Statins-which include Lipitor, Pravachol, and Crestor-are among the most widely prescribed drugs.
Indians secretive about diabetes in UK: Survey
The prevalence of diabetes in Asian people is significantly higher than the white population living ...
In India, poor health risks rise after move to city
Body fat, blood pressure and fasting insulin levels all increased within a decade of moving to a cit...
Control diabetes to cut cancer risk
Researchers found diabetes is associated with a significant increase in risk for colon, rectal & liv...
Nasal spray helps stop diabetes
Scientists have developed a nasal spray vaccine that could stop children from developing diabetes.
Vulnerability to diabetes can begin in womb
A new study has provided the strongest evidence yet that vulnerability to type 2 diabetes can begin ...
Germany joins France in suspending Takeda`s diabetes drug
Germany has joined France in suspending the use of Takeda Pharmaceutical`s Actos diabetes drug.
Frog skin could help treat cancer, diabetes
Scientists have discovered some key proteins from skin of a frog which they say could be a potential...
Low-fat diet may not increase diabetes risks
While the low-fat diet craze led some doctors to worry that Americans would instead start eating too...
Brown fat can help treat obesity
Most adults have some brown fat in an area extending from the front of the neck to the chest.
Is anorexia a disease like diabetes?
Anorexia is known as a mental illness characterised by obsessive fear of gaining weight.
Tips to keep your brain sharp
A steady pace of digestion in the gut gives a more reliable flow of energy to the brain.
Man celebrates 85 years of living with diabetes
90 year old Bob Krause was diagnosed with diabetes as a boy.
Diabetic? Forget pills, pop almonds
Experts say consuming a few almonds daily can help combat diabetes.
CT scan to predict early death due to diabetes
Patients with calcified plaque build-up in the arteries and the heart are at greater risk.
Lowering fat intake can prevent diabetes
Lower fat or carbohydrate intake can stave off diabetes, even without weight loss.
`Tai chi improves balance, mental health in elderly`
Tai chi entails regular practice of deep breathing and relaxation techniques.
More signs diabetes drug linked to bladder cancer
People taking the diabetes drug Actos are at higher risk of developing bladder cancer.
People with diabetes at higher risk for cancer: Study
People with diabetes are at higher risk for certain cancers than those without blood sugar disease.
Mechanism that could provide potential cure for diabetes identified
People develop diabetes because they don`t have enough pancreatic beta cells to produce the insulin ...
Control diabetes to cut cancer risk
The study data also showed an association between diabetes and higher cancer mortality rates.
Brain molecule may play key role in obesity and diabetes
Einstein researchers have found a molecule in the brain that may contribute to obesity and one of it...
Artificial pancreas to aid diabetes patients?
Hypoglycaemia (or a `hypo`) occurs when the level of glucose in the blood falls too low.
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