Tax sugary drinks in Canada, urges Diabetes Association

The Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA) has proposed a tax on all sugar-sweetened beverages as a way reduce the burden of type 2 diabetes.

How diabetes is linked to Alzheimer's

As per a recent research, diabetics are at higher risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease.

New possible cure for tumors in diabetics

 A team of researchers has identified a new treatment strategy for tumors associated with diabetes.

Here`s how to keep diabetes at bay

You may want to keep your blood sugars under control as about 8.1 million diabetes cases go undiagnosed.

Mouth guard that reads vital health markers via saliva

Engineers have developed a mouth guard that can monitor health markers such as uric acid, lactic acid and cortisol (stress hormone) levels in saliva and transmit the information wirelessly to a smartphone, laptop or tablet.

Ezetimibe can reduce cardiovascular problems, says new study

A new study has found that Ezetimibe can reduce the cardiovascular problems in diabetes patients. The drug achieved greater reductions in LDL cholesterol than statins alone, resulting in lower risks of cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes and the benefits observed in diabetics were greater than in those without diabetes.

Depressive symptoms, extreme blood pressure increase stroke risk, says Indian Scientist

An Indian scientist working with the University of Glasgow has said that patients with a combination of depression and high or low blood pressure have the higher risk of suffering from a stroke.

Coffee puts BP patients at heart attack, diabetes risk

 If you are young and suffering from mild hypertension, it is time to shun your love for coffee. According to a research, coffee drinkers - especially those who drink over four cups a day - are at an increased risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular events.

Diabetes patients more at risk of small vessel disease: Doctors

 Diabetes patients are at more risk of suffering from small vessel disease as its initial phase goes undetected in them, doctors have said.

Walking breaks between sitcoms cuts diabetes risk

Taking three-minute breaks to walk in the middle of watching a television programme or other sedentary activity can improve the ability of children to maintain blood sugar levels compared to continuously sitting.

Popping antibiotics may increase Type 2 diabetes risk

A new study has claimed that taking antibiotics may increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes.

How texting can help diabetics manage insulin doses

 A new study has revealed that texting can help diabetics with low-income to manage their insulin doses.

Digital intoxication in kids can affect physical, mental health

Increasing digital intoxication in children and adolescents can have grave implications on their physical and mental health.

Australia, India to join hands to combat lifestyle diseases 

Public health experts from Australia and India are set to collaborate on a new research on lifestyle-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancers.

Diabetes causing infertility among males: Doctors

Diabetes is becoming a major reason for infertility among males, doctors have said.

Diabetes crisis in Britain can bankrupt NHS

Experts have stated that diabetes crisis in Britain can cripple the National Health Service (NHS) as there is a huge increase in the number of sufferers.

Potential biomarker for pre-diabetes identified

Researchers have identified a biomarker in pre-diabetic individuals that could help prevent them from developing Type-2 diabetes.

Brown fat implants can reduce weight gain

 US scientists have developed a novel way of injecting energy-burning "good" fat that can help reduce weight gain and lower blood-glucose levels.

Know why onion is good for health!

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New Delhi: Onions bring tears to ours eyes when we cut it. But this vegetable is very nutritious and good for health and can relieve a number of diseases. So, one should always include onion in their diet for healthy lifestyle.

Lesser known health benefits of dragon fruit!

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