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Diabetes drug may help prevent heart disease

A drug commonly prescribed for Type 2 diabetes patients can also be used to inhibit or delay heart disease in individuals with Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Using Facebook, Twitter may cut BP, diabetes in elderly

Indulging in social media could reduce loneliness as well as chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes in older adults, as per a new study.

Lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes can also cut cancer risk: Experts

Appropriate changes in lifestyle have shown reduction in mortality and morbidity of both the diseases.

This is what childhood obesity can do to your child's health now, later!

Obesity does not only affect your child's physical health, but also have adverse effects on their social and emotional well-being.

More than two-thirds rise in vision loss globally due to diabetes: Study

More than two-thirds of the increase in blindness and visual impairment globally in the past two decades has been caused by diabetes, finds a recent study.

Is butter healthy? Five reasons to eat Krishna's favourite!

Over the years, the white substance, which is made from churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, has been unfairly blamed for cardiovascular disease, mostly due to the high saturated fat content. 

This new insulin pill could end painful treatment for diabetes patients

A team of US scientists have developed a new insulin pill that could make diabetes treatment 'painless'.

Antibiotics increases Type 1 diabetes risk in children

A new research has found that the commonly-prescribed drug can significantly increase the risk for Type 1 diabetes in children. So, parents should be extra careful while giving antibiotics to them.

Umbilical cells linked to increase risk of obesity: Study

A new study has found that children who are born to obese mothers are likely to be at an increased risk of obesity as a result of their umbilical cells showing impaired expression of genes regulating cell energy and metabolism.

Eat oranges to ward off heart disease, diabetes risk

Citrus fruits contain large amounts of antioxidants, a class of which are called flavanones.  

Eating oily fish may lower risk of diabetic vision-loss

Diabetic retinopathy is a diabetes complication that affects eyes and has become a leading global cause of vision loss.

Here is why you should drink coconut water!

Who doesn't like to have a sip of coconut water? Well, everyone does as it is considered as one of the healthiest drinks and also gives many health benefits. 

Mother's gestational diabetes may cause obesity in pre-teens

The new research published in the journal Diabetologia suggested that prenatal, perinatal and postnatal environmental factors impact childhood obesity and intrauterine exposure to maternal gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) places offspring at an increased risk of long-term adverse outcomes.

Know the common causes of burning feet!

If you are feeling a burning sensation in your feet then you might be suffering from neuropathy which is usually caused by a nerve damage.

Mobile health technology can help prevent diabetes

The study conducted on one million people in India showed that nearly 40 per cent people improved their health behaviours as a result of the texting (299 showing improvement in the experimental group versus 185 in the control group).

Diabetes drug ineffective in advanced heart failure patients

The findings showed that despite improvements in blood sugar control, the use of the drug liraglutide did not improve the clinical stability or pumping action of the heart in patients with advanced heart failure. 

Overweight twins may up diabetes risk

During a follow-up period of on average 12.4 years, differences between the twins were compared when it comes to incidents of mortality, heart attack and type 2 diabetes.

Here's what puts you at high risk for a heart attack!

 Understanding the risk factors and taking steps toward a heart-healthy lifestyle early can help prevent a heart attack.

Five things your breath reveals about your health! (Watch slideshow)

Five things your breath reveals about your health! (Watch slideshow)

 Five things your breath reveals about your health! (Watch slideshow)

An hour of exercise a day may help you live longer

Physical inactivity is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes as well as some cancers and is associated with more than 5 million deaths per year.