Now, continuous glucose monitoring meter that changes color when level fluctuates

Scientists have developed a continuous glucose-monitoring system that changes color when glucose levels rise.

Mice study reveals link between `lead` and obesity

A new study on mice shows that exposure to `lead` through their mothers could cause obesity.

Alaskan frogs freeze themselves to survive extreme cold

Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have found that wood frogs in subarctic interior Alaska survive cold during winter season by freezing themselves below minus 18 degrees Celsius for up to 218 days and then come back to life in the spring season.

Smart tap glucose level with Google`s contact lens

Google`s smart contact lens, that can measure blood sugar level, is on its way to be commercialized with the tech giant collaborating with Novartis to develop it.

Adolescents` brains process sugar differently than adults`: Study

A new study has revealed that adolescent brains process sugar differently than adult brains.

Soon biometric watch that uses light to monitor glucose, dehydration, pulse

Researchers from the Netherlands and Israel have described two new wearable devices that use changing patterns of scattered light to monitor biometrics: one tracks glucose concentration and dehydration levels, and the other monitors pulse.

Soon, saliva to detect glucose levels

How about checking glucose levels without drawing blood? In a ray of hope for diabetics the world over, researchers have developed a new biochip sensor that can selectively measure glucose concentrations in a complex fluid like saliva.

Insulin signals identified to better fight diabetes

Inhibition of a novel enzyme could enhance a signal that promotes insulin secretion and reduces blood sugar levels, a study showed - raising hope of developing better therapeutics against diabetes.

Beware! Low blood sugar ups heart attack risk

Low blood sugar levels may lead to heart rhythm disturbances and even life-threatening heart attacks, an alarming study shows.

Why protein-rich breakfast is essential for your health

A new study has found that a breakfast rich in protein can provide better appetite and glucose control as compared to lower-protein breakfast.

Researchers find evidence of insulin-secreting cells that can regenerate

Researchers have found proof that the insulin-secreting beta cells of the pancreas, which are either killed or become dysfunctional in the two main forms of diabetes, have the capacity to regenerate.

New pathway connected to Type 2 diabetes discovered

Scientists have discovered a cellular pathway that is responsible for keeping blood sugar levels low in obese or pre- diabetic people, and may prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

Technology useful in preventing diabetes, says Kerala-based expert

Technology plays a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. It can also be beneficial and cost effective in the prevention of major illnesses like diabetes.

Seven new genetic regions linked to type 2 diabetes identified

Researchers have linked seven new genetic regions to type 2 diabetes.

Fructose does not cause any more harm than glucose: Study

Substituting fructose with glucose will not make you healthier if portion sizes and calories are the same, according to a new study.

Two new studies shed light on nature of insulin-producing cells in diabetes

Two new studies have shown how insulin-producing cells may fail in diabetes and how they might someday be restored.

Targeting glucose can help in fight against seasonal flu

A new research has revealed that reducing glucose metabolism dials down influenza viral infection in laboratory cell cultures, providing an entirely new approach for combating seasonal flu.

Newly discovered human peptide may help treat diabetes

A new research has found that a peptide produced by the human body could help in treating diabetes.

Tips to treat diabetes revealed

An expert has suggested certain things that everyone who has diabetes needs to do to be healthy.

`Sugar gel` helps protect premature babies against risk of brain damage

Researchers have suggested that a dose of `sugar gel`- which means rubbing sugar into the inside of the baby`s cheek in the form of gel-is a cheap and effective way to protect premature babies against brain damage.