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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Why sitting for long hours is bad for you!

Research has shown that remaining seated for too long is bad for health, regardless of how much exercise you do.

Extra vitamin D pills can increase cholesterol in teens

 Giving obese teenagers extra vitamin D pills can elevate their cholesterol and fat-storing triglycerides levels, an Indian American researcher has discovered.

Google's Life Sciences developing bandage-sized glucose monitors
Google's Life Sciences developing bandage-sized glucose monitors

Google's Life Sciences division, which is now a subsidiary of the much-talked about Alphabet, is developing a bandage-sized, cloud-connected sensor to help people monitor their glucose levels.

Indian scientist sheds light on new treatment for heart disease in diabetics

In a breakthrough discovery, an Indian scientist has found new treatment for heart disease in diabetics by targeting a key protein.

Insulin pump halves risk of death from heart disease

People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pump therapy have almost 50 per cent less risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those who take insulin by multiple daily injections, a new Swedish study has found.

Govt to roll out programme to spread awareness about diabetes

 With 67 million people suffering from diabetes in the country, government is set to roll out a preventive and promotive programme in six districts to spread awareness about the disease.

'Insulin pump therapy' slashes half the risk of death by heart attack

 For all the diabetics, it's time to start using insulin pump, as researchers claim that this therapy has 50 percent less risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those who take insulin by injections.

'Anti-diabetic drug' may help keep cholesterol in check

In a new study, researchers have claimed that a drug, used to treat type 2 diabetes, can help modulate cholesterol levels in patients.