Insulin resistance raises risk for Alzheimer's disease

There is a strong association between insulin resistance and decline of memory function and this increases the risk for Alzheimer's disease, says a new study.

Beware! Diabetes increases risk of contracting TB

A 20-year study has found that people with diabetes are seven times more likely to develop tuberculosis (TB) than the general population.

'Impotent' men at greater type 2 diabetes risk

Having trouble in "achieving it?" Medical researchers have claimed that males who experience erectile dysfunction might face twice the risk of type 2 diabetes compared to males without such sexual incapability.

Diabetics more prone to developing dementia

A new research has suggested that type 1 diabetes patients could face a greater risk of developing dementia. 

Combo of low weight at birth, unhealthy adult lifestyle linked to diabetes

Better start living a healthy lifestyle if you were born with a low birth weight, as a new study has revealed that combination of low weigh birth and unhealthy adult lifestyle poses greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Having too much sugary drinks may lead to diabetes

Excessive consumption of sugary drinks is positively associated with type 2 diabetes, a new study has claimed.

How losing a night's sleep loss can cost your body

Scientists have shown that not sleeping for a night can alter the genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout our body.

Sleep loss of one night can alter genes

Losing even one night of sleep can alter your genes, putting you at an increased risk of obesity and Type 2 diabetes, new research says.

Ancestral diets determine vulnerability to Type 2 Diabetes

The middle classes from developing countries are more susceptible than western Caucasians to obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular disease in today's changing environment.

How your coffee cuppa benefits your health

 The much believed fact that coffee does good to people is now being proved as researchers have claimed that drinking coffee can dramatically reduce your risk of heart disease.

Ramadan fast can improve blood sugar levels in diabetics

 As per a team of researchers, fasting during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year, can help to improve blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

Here's how 'sitting down' can deteriorate your health

If you are one of those who love to squash their butts down, you are at increased risk of anxiety, claims a new study.

Diabetes emerging as an epidemic in India, rate up 123% since 1990

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: India sure is developing on all fronts, but along with the growth and development comes the burden of lifestyle diseases. India is witnessing a diabetes epidemic and the disease has emerged one of the most arduous health challenges.

Gut hormone-based diabetes drugs may also boost weight loss by curbing cravings

Researchers have revealed that a class of gut hormone-based diabetes drugs may also aid weight loss by curbing cravings.

A diabetes-free world in next 50 years: Scientists

 Although the way diabetics test their glucose levels has gone through dramatic changes over the past 50 years, there is still a long way to go, say researchers.

Early diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes cuts risk of heart disease

The early detection and screening of Type 2 diabetes could result in substantial health benefits and reduce the risk of heart diseases.

Have 4 eggs a week to slash risk of diabetes

Including 4 eggs to your diet per week could help reduce risk of developing diabetes, finds a new study.

A glass of red wine a night may prove good for diabetics' hearts

Good news for wine loving diabetics! A new study has claimed that having a glass of red wine every night could be beneficial for diabetes in managing their cholesterol and protecting their hearts.

New smartphone app to help people cut diabetes risk

A new smartphone app aims to tackle type 2 diabetes by allowing users to track their exercise and eating habits to curb the risk of developing the disease.

Little extra fat good for diabetics

Being a bit on the heavier side may not be that bad for diabetics as researchers have found that patients with Type-2 diabetes who are overweight but not obese live longer than those who are underweight or normal-weight.