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Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

Good health and longevity: Why happiness matters?

A study has claimed that people who experience a range of positive emotions in their daily lives - from enthusiasm to cheerfulness and calm - may have a lower risk of chronic diseases and premature death.

 

Artificial sweeteners linked to long-term weight gain, health problems

Artificial sweeteners linked to long-term weight gain, health problems

The findings contradict the previous findings that claimed artificial sweeteners don't cause extra weight gain and potential health harm.

Diabetes can put you at tooth loss risk – Here's how

Diabetes can put you at tooth loss risk – Here's how

The study, conducted in mice, revealed that when diabetic mice developed high blood sugar levels or were hyperglycemic, their microbiome became distinct from their normal littermates, with a less diverse community of bacteria.

Less diverse gut viruses raise diabetes risk

Less diverse gut viruses raise diabetes risk

Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease in which one's own immune system destroys the cells needed to control blood-sugar levels, requiring daily insulin injections and continual monitoring. 

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Animal-based protein vs plant-based protein - Which is better for longevity?

Weight loss through diet offers a range of health benefits, including reducing your risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. 

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.

Ahead of GST rollout, NPPA releases ceiling price of 761 medicines - Drugs for diabetes, cancer to get cheaper

Ahead of GST rollout, NPPA releases ceiling price of 761 medicines - Drugs for diabetes, cancer to get cheaper

In order to facilitate smooth implementation of GST for companies, we have worked out the provisional ceiling prices of 761 formulations, NPPA Chairman Bhupendra Singh said.

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

Take brisk walk every 30 minutes to reduce risk of heart disease

The study found that people who spend increasing time sitting are at an increased risk of serious health problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes or death from all causes.

Want to stay young forever? Don't drink alcohol

Want to stay young forever? Don't drink alcohol

Now, adding weight to the negative effects of alcohol on ageing, a new research suggests the more alcohol you drink, the more your cells appear to age.

Low-cost wearable device to monitor diabetes through sweat

Low-cost wearable device to monitor diabetes through sweat

The wearable diagnostic biosensor can detect three interconnected compounds - cortisol, glucose and interleukin-6 - in sweat for up to a week without loss of signal integrity.

International Yoga Day: Try these yoga poses to keep your blood sugar level in control!

International Yoga Day: Try these yoga poses to keep your blood sugar level in control!

If you want to keep a track of your diabetes, then start doing yoga exercise as it will help you keep the blood sugar level in control.

Lack of proper treatment reason behind 85 percent diabetics witnessing amputations in their lifetime!

Lack of proper treatment reason behind 85 percent diabetics witnessing amputations in their lifetime!

Stating that treatment of wounds is a challenge as the physicians or surgeons needs to assess wounds accurately, the doctors also urged hospitals for a better recognition of wound related problems and provide interventions such that morbidity reduces. 

Is broccoli the new saviour for diabetics?

Is broccoli the new saviour for diabetics?

The findings indicated that blood sugar of the animals that received sulforaphane dropped by 23 percent in four weeks.

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. 

Seal oil could help people with Type-1 diabetes

Seal oil could help people with Type-1 diabetes

The study involved 40 patients and focused primarily on corneal nerve fibre length. 

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.

Suffering from type-II diabetes? Self-monitoring may not help your diagnosis!

Suffering from type-II diabetes? Self-monitoring may not help your diagnosis!

The results of a randomised trial suggested that self-monitoring should not be a routine in these patients. Many patients with type 2 diabetes not treated with insulin regularly perform self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG), although the value of that practice has been debated.

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.

Daily health text messages may help in managing diabetes

Daily health text messages may help in managing diabetes

The findings indicated that after the trial ended, 96 percent of the study group participants said the text messages helped them to manage their diabetes `a lot` and 97 percent said that they would recommend the program to friends and family members.