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Discrimination against obese people may increase health risks

Obese people risk getting diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and other disorders, if they are discriminated in society, finds a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.

Living with diabetes: Top five ways to lower blood sugar levels!

Although diabetes is a life-long disease and has no cure it can be managed.

Short walks after meals - The best way to manage type 2 diabetes!

The findings showed that post-meal blood sugar levels dropped 12 per cent on average when the participants followed the "walking after meals" advice compared to walking at any time of the day.

Epilepsy patients face higher risks of domestic violence, sexual abuse: Study

In a recent analysis, experts have found that people suffering from epilepsy were seven-times more likely to have reported experiencing discrimination due to health problems.

Diabetes deaths in India increased by 50% over 11 years

In 2015, 346,000 people died of diabetes, which caused 3.3 per cent of all deaths that year, with an annual increase of 2.7 per cent from 1990, according to the GBD study.

India to face serious challenges in preventing diet-related NCDs: Report

The report highlights the risks posed by the double burden of malnutrition in South Asia, where overweight and obesity exist alongside undernutrition.

Scientists create better blood sugar test for diabetes

 US researchers have developed a more precise method for estimating average blood sugar levels that can cut diagnostic errors by more than 50 percent compared to the current widely used but sometimes inaccurate test.

Camel milk may have zero health benefits

Camel milk, now hugely popular among Australians and claimed to help with autism, diabetes and cancer, could be nothing but a dodgy product with untrue health claims, An Australian consumer watchdog has said.

Chronic diseases: Over 20% of Indians suffer from cancer, diabetes, heart and respiratory illnesses

As per the World Health Organisation, non-communicable diseases or chronic diseases, such as cancer, heart ailments, respiratory diseases and diabetes, kill 38 million people globally every year.

Coronary artery surgery can prevent heart failure in people with diabetes!

Heart failure is a common condition among people with Type 2 diabetes. 

Sesame seeds – The best food that boosts your metabolism naturally!

Sesame seeds are soughed as one of the best natural ingredients to boost metabolism put digestion in order and helps in sustaining a healthy life.

Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

Excessive sugar consumption -- specifically the sugar fructose such as in soda -- has been linked to a rise in metabolic disease worldwide, a study has found.

15% diabetics fail to fertilise partners: Doctors

Fifteen per cent diabetic males in India every year fail to make their partners conceive due to defect in their sperm DNA, fertility experts said on Friday.

'Breastfeeding may protect moms from cancer, heart disease'

The study underscores the importance of policies that make it possible for women to breastfeed, according to study senior author Alison Stuebe from the University of North Carolina in the US.

World Heart Day 2016: Five things you should know about heart disease in India!

Coronary heart disease is preventable and every man and woman has the power to lower their risk risk by following a heart-healthy lifestyle. 

Epileptics face higher risks of discrimination

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that people with epilepsy are at significantly higher risk of experiencing discrimination due to health problems than the general population.

Workout tips for women: Five best exercises for a fabulous, fit body!

Perhaps, our sedentary lifestyles hardly leave us with any time to focus on the most important part of our lives, our health.

Women develop gestational diabetes more in summer

The study revealed that there can be 51 per cent rise in the incidence of the high blood sugar condition due to a possible peak in the temperature.

Maternal diabetes may up health risks in babies

Babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes (which develops during pregnancy) or pre-gestational diabetes (prior to pregnancy) may be at an increased risk of developing malformations, abnormal size, jaundice and low blood sugar, says a new study.

Sea-snail venom holds key to diabetes medication

Researchers from Melbourne's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) discovered the unusual three-dimensional structure of the insulin, a hormone that turns glucose ingested into liver and skeletal muscle cells, within the cone snail's venom, Xinhua news agency reported.