High blood sugar in kids with diabetes have slower brain growth

A new study has observed that high blood sugar in kids suffering from type 1 diabetes is linked to changes in brain growth.

Stress triggering diabetes in developing nations

By migrating to urban areas in search of better life opportunities, people in developing countries are increasing their risk of diabetes and other metabolic disorders, shows a study.

Global life expectancy increases by more than six years

Life expectancy around the world increased by 6.2 years between 1990 and 2013, according to a study published by The Lancet.

Low glycemic index diets not necessarily beneficial for heart, diabetes

A new research has indicated that a low glycemic diet does not improve insulin sensitivity, lipid levels or blood pressure.

Low blood sugar too may damage your heart

Even hypoglycaemia, which occurs when a patient's blood glucose becomes dangerously low, can trigger potentially fatal cardiovascular events, a new research led by an Indian-origin doctor has found.

Dangerously low blood glucose levels in diabetics can be fatal for heart

A new study has confirmed an association between hypoglycaemia and an increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in insulin-treated patients with diabetes.

Cases of non-communicable diseases rising in Rajasthan

Despite preventive and medical care, the number of cases of non-communicable diseases like diabetes and cancer were rising in Rajasthan since 2008, a state government official said today.

New designer 'Triple Hormone' gives fresh hope to obese, diabetic people

 In a new study, researchers have for the first time designed a substance that combines 3 metabolically active hormone components, which offers new hope to people suffering from obesity and diabetes.

Avoiding 'midnight snacking' may help stave off high cholesterol

 A new study has revealed that confining caloric consumption to an 8- to 12-hour period and avoiding midnight snacking might stave off high cholesterol, diabetes and obesity.

Chinese medicinal plant may help treat obesity, diabetes

A new study has revealed that a component of a flowering plant used in traditional Chinese medicine thwarts development of obesity, type 2 diabetes and hepatic steatosis.

Diabetes increases dementia risk at the age of 70: Study

Diseases such as diabetes in the middle-age can significantly increase the risk of brain damage, leading to problems like dememtia and memory loss later in life.

Muscles gene map to help diagnose diseases

Researchers have created a comprehensive overview of how thousands of genes interact in relation to the behaviour of muscles, thereby offering new insights into the biological mechanism that is at the root of a disease.

Bitter wild fruits can help treat cancer

The compounds that give bitter flavour to wild cucurbits - cucumber, pumpkin, melon, watermelon and squash - have the potential to treat cancer and diabetes, finds a research.

Artificial pancreas can treat diabetes efficiently

Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.

Spoonful of yoghurt a day may keep diabetes at bay

Zee Media Bureau

London: Eating one table spoon of yoghurt can significantly cut your chances of getting diabetes.

Including one tablespoon of yoghurt daily in your diet reduces the risk of getting type 2 diabetes by nearly a fifth.

'Good fat' could help manage diabetes

Brown fat, nicknamed the ‘good fat’ because it warms up the body in cold temperatures, burning up calories in the process, could also be used to manage Type 2 diabetes, finds research.

Healthy gut microbiota can help reduce metabolic syndrome risks

 A new study has revealed that healthy gut microbiota can help prevent metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of factors that increases risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke in people.

New insight into cells may lead to better drugs

In a significant revelation that may help scientists create better drugs, a team of British researchers have found how different types of immune cells communicate with each other and how they kill cancerous or infected cells.

South Asian boys more likely to be overweight

South Asian boys are three times as likely to be overweight compared to their peers, says a Canada-based study led by an Indian-origin researcher.