Modern habits leading to more gum disease: Study

Modern people have far more gum disease than our predecessors, according to a British study of skulls published Friday. 

Exposure to sunshine slows weight gain, diabetes

A new study has revealed that exposure to moderate amounts of sunshine may slow the development of obesity and diabetes.

Iron-rich food puts night workers at diabetes risk

Consuming iron-rich food may increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes in workers who punch in for the graveyard shift, found a research.

Low testosterone diabetic men likelier to develop 'Atherosclerosis'

A new study has found that men who have Type 2 diabetes and low testosterone levels face more risk of developing atherosclerosis, than men with diabetes but normal testosterone levels.

Smoking causes 14 million medical conditions in US yearly

Smoking is responsible for almost 14 million major medical conditions among American adults yearly, a new study has found.

Virus infection ups diabetes risk in kids

Children who have been infected with enterovirus are around 50 percent more likely to develop Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Plan diet well to avoid worsening diabetes

Control animal protein intake and steer clear of sweetened drinks as they can spike your blood sugar levels, says an expert.

Diabetics with low testosterone risk heart disease

Low testosterone could increase risk of heart disease in men with diabetes, research shows.

New study aims to prove diets of Asian Americans not as healthy as believed

A new research will aim at Asian Americans to reduce myth of Asian diet and reduce high risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart attack and stroke , as they maybe under a misconception that their diet is healthy and not a risk factor for these chronic diseases.

5 reasons why white tea is good for you

Zee Media Bureau/Shruti Saxena

New Delhi: White tea has been quite popular in China and has recently become popular in other parts of the world including India. It is made from immature tea leaves that are picked just before the buds have fully opened.

Ground-breaking breakthrough could make painful pinpricks history for diabetics

A new research has revealed that it is possible for diabetics to produce their own insulin, which will make the daily insulin injections a history.

'Good' fat that fights diabetes discovered

Fat is not all that bad. Scientists have now discovered a new class of molecules -produced in human and mouse fat - that protects against diabetes.

Fried food increases diabetes risk during pregnancy

A new research has demonstrated that pregnant women who consume fried food on regular basis before conceiving are likelier to suffer from gestational diabetes.

Sandwiches major contributor to dietary sodium intake

Scientists have found that on any given day 49 per cent of US adults eat at least one sandwich, and sandwiches account for one-fifth of their total daily sodium intake.

New drug may cure diabetes at source

A modified form of the drug niclosamide - now used to eliminate intestinal parasites - may hold the key to battling Type 2 diabetes at its source, says a study.

Mother's viral infection may trigger diabetes in kid

 The exact cause of juvenile diabetes had eluded scientists for long and researchers have now found that a mother's exposure to viruses during pregnancy may cause type one diabetes and other auto-immune diseases in children.

Melatonin intake may help combat obesity, diabetes

Chronic consumption of melatonin, a hormone found in animals, plants, and microbes, helps combat obesity and type-two diabetes, says a study.

Women with Gout at higher risk of diabetes

A new study has shown that people who have gout face increased risk of developing diabetes, especially women.

Long-acting insulin more effective for type 1 diabetes

Long-acting insulin is safer and more effective than intermediate-acting insulin for patients with type 1 diabetes, reveals a new study.

Vitamin D does not prevent development of type 2 diabetes

A new study has revealed that there is no substantial proof that vitamin D helps in preventing the development of type 2 diabetes in people.