Insulin pumps capable of saving lives: Study

According to a study, the use of insulin pumps to improve therapy for Type 1 diabetes patients has provided positive results, including saving lives of patients.

Study links artificial sweeteners to obesity, diabetes epidemic

A new study has revealed that artificial sweeteners could actually hasten the development of glucose intolerance and metabolic disease by changing the composition and function of the gut microbiota.

Losing weight, quitting smoking may reduce risk of old age dementia

A new study has revealed that old age dementia can be avoided by losing weight, quitting smoking and reducing heart disease and diabetes risk.

Yoga improves health, reduces stress: Health experts

Yoga is the best way to tackle anxiety, stress and psycho neurotic disorders, easily resulting in better health and regulation of stress hormones, health experts said.

Consuming high-fat dairy products cuts diabetes risk

A new study has demonstrated that people who consume high-fat dairy products on a regular basis are less likely to develop diabetes.

Activating gene could delay ageing in body

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have identified a gene that can slow the ageing process throughout the entire body when activated remotely in key organ systems.

Urinary marker for diabetes identified

In what could lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of type 2 diabetes, researchers have identified a urinary marker that can lead to easy detection of diabetes.

New superfoods with key protein may keep body cells healthy

A new study has demonstrated that new superfoods that fight heart disease and diabetes could be developed with the help of a protein that helps keep cells in their bodies healthy.

Stem cell transplant may treat diabetes soon

Stem cell transplant to treat type 1 diabetes may soon be a reality as researchers have discovered a faster way to convert stem cells into insulin-producing cells.

Gut hormone-drug combination therapy may help tackle type 2 diabetes

Scientists have revealed that a combined treatment with a drug that mimics the action of a gut hormone and basal insulin is more effective at improving blood sugar control than other anti-diabetic treatments.

25 percent of diabetics worldwide live in China

A new study has revealed that 1 in 4 people with diabetes worldwide live in China.

Statin may protect against microvascular complications in diabetics

A new study has revealed statins may help protect against microvascular complications of diabetes.

Positive outlook, social support can help diabetic patients cope with 'psycho-social challenges'

A new study has revealed that positive outlook and social support can help diabetic patients to deal with emotional, psychological and social difficulties of the disease, which could ultimately improve their health outcomes.

Diabetes epidemic may hamper TB control in low and middle-income countries

A new study has revealed that the rapid increase in rates of type 2 diabetes in low- and middle-income countries where tuberculosis (TB) is endemic could hamper global efforts to control and eliminate TB.

How to 'turn off' autoimmune diseases revealed
How to 'turn off' autoimmune diseases revealed

In a new study, scientists have reached a step further in the battle against autoimmune diseases by discovering how to put a stop to the cells attacking healthy body tissue.

Middle-aged diabetics more prone to mild cognitive impairment

  A large population-based study has found that middle aged people between 50-65 years, face twice the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

Daily consumption of healthy breakfast lowers type 2 diabetes risk in kids

A new study has revealed that regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Watch your diet to reduce diabetes risk

What you eat and drink, and not just the number of calories, is a significant factor in diabetes risk, a study showed.

Eat pistachios regularly to lower diabetes risk

A new study has revealed that consuming pistachios regularly might help in lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes in pre-diabetic people.

An hour of moderate exercise daily halves heart failure risks

A new study has revealed that an hour of moderate exercise everyday or half an hour of vigorous exercise reduces the heart failure risk by 46 percent.