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Skinny legs may up death risk by 300 per cent, says study

Skinny legs may up death risk by 300 per cent, says study

According to the study, lean people who are metabolically unhealthy, but have normal weight, might be at a 300 per cent greater chance of dying. 

Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!

Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!

Researchers surveyed more than 70,000 people on their alcohol intake – how much and how often they drank.

Monitoring spread of diabetes becomes easy with Google searches

Monitoring spread of diabetes becomes easy with Google searches

Researchers at University of Warwick in the UK propose that key words entered into search engines - or posted on social media - which are related to symptoms and risk-factors of diabetes

Diabetes and sleep apnoea may lead to vision loss: Study

Diabetes and sleep apnoea may lead to vision loss: Study

Previous studies have shown a link between OSA and diabetic retinopathy.

Limit your 'good fat' intake - It can still lead to fatty liver disease

Limit your 'good fat' intake - It can still lead to fatty liver disease

In the study, Duwaerts and her colleagues analysed the role of different nutrients in the development of fatty liver disease.

Unable to manage your blood sugar? Put your trust in broccoli!

Unable to manage your blood sugar? Put your trust in broccoli!

Type 2 diabetes affects around 450 million people worldwide and as many as 15 percent of those patients cannot take the first-line therapy metformin because of kidney damage risks. 

Diabetes drug may help reduce risk of heart, kidney disease

Diabetes drug may help reduce risk of heart, kidney disease

Type 2 diabetes which affects around 450 million people worldwide also increases the risks of stroke and heart attack.

How to choose a successful dietary weight loss strategy

How to choose a successful dietary weight loss strategy

For most people with prediabetes, a fibre-rich diet without calorie restriction will be very effective and has been shown to improve diabetes markers. In this population, carbohydrates or fats should be adjusted based on fasting insulin levels.

Binge drinking in teens may up Type 2 diabetes risk among women

Binge drinking in teens may up Type 2 diabetes risk among women

A new study has found that binge drinking as a teenager may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in women. 

Couch potatoes beware! This will happen if you sit around for two weeks

Couch potatoes beware! This will happen if you sit around for two weeks

The study has showed that just 14 days of physical inactivity in young healthy people can cause obesity, poor metabolic health, accelerated musculoskeletal decline, and potentially premature death.

Regular use of sunscreen can cause vitamin D deficiency

Regular use of sunscreen can cause vitamin D deficiency

Researchers claim nearly one billion people worldwide may be having deficient or insufficient levels of Vitamin D due to inadequate sun exposure related to sunscreen use.

Noodles can now be a healthier option

Noodles can now be a healthier option

Instant, or generally pre-cooked, noodles provided respite by helping us prepare a meal in just two minutes.

People working in night shifts find it harder to control diabetes, says study

People working in night shifts find it harder to control diabetes, says study

The findings expand on previous research showing that night shift work is associated with an increased risk for the development of diabetes.

Are you a night owl? You may be at greater risk of depression

Are you a night owl? You may be at greater risk of depression

Researchers found that people with type 2 diabetes who are 'night owls' and prefer the evening for activity have more symptoms of depression - regardless of the quality of their sleep - than those who sleep early and are early risers. 

Childhood brain tumour survivor's high body fat increases risk of stroke, heart disease

Childhood brain tumour survivor's high body fat increases risk of stroke, heart disease

A new research has shown that survivors of childhood brain tumours have high body fat which increases the risk of stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and early death.

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed in just four months, say researchers

Type 2 diabetes can be reversed in just four months, say researchers

As it progresses, individuals with type 2 diabetes often need to use a healthy diet, exercise and an increasingly complex combination of medications to manage the condition.

Consuming gluten-free food may increase diabetes risk

Consuming gluten-free food may increase diabetes risk

A new research has revealed that individuals who eat gluten-free foods such as starch-containing rice, cassava, corn, soy among others regualarly are at the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.

A fasting diet may help reduce symptoms of diabetes: Study

A fasting diet may help reduce symptoms of diabetes: Study

A study has showed that a fasting diet may help in treating diabetes.

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.

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.