Metabolic genetics research can have multiple benefits

Scientists have revealed that by studying specific proteins that contribute to conditions like obesity and Type 2 diabetes and the genes that encode them, scientists could develop new drugs that directly target the metabolic processes that do not function properly.

Soon, get customized treatment for stress-related diabetes

Scientists are working on new personalized way of treating people who have stress-related diabetes.

Light-activated drug to help control diabetes

Scientists have created a drug for Type 2 diabetes that is switched on by blue light, thus paving the way to reducing side effects of diabetes medication.

'Good' fat that fights diabetes discovered

Fat is not all that bad. Scientists have now discovered a new class of molecules -produced in human and mouse fat - that protects against diabetes.

Twin study offers clues to development of Type 2 diabetes

Scientists have identified mechanisms that lead to development of type 2 diabetes.

New drug may cure diabetes at source

A modified form of the drug niclosamide - now used to eliminate intestinal parasites - may hold the key to battling Type 2 diabetes at its source, says a study.

Vitamin D does not prevent development of type 2 diabetes

A new study has revealed that there is no substantial proof that vitamin D helps in preventing the development of type 2 diabetes in people.

Roger Moore quits drinking

'James Bond' star Roger Moore has confessed he has given up alcohol because he suffers from type 2 diabetes.

Beware! Working for long hours may lead to Type-2 diabetes

Prolonged sitting, modern erratic lifestyle and lack of physical activity can lead to the onset of Type-2 diabetes and other heart related problems.

Common diabetes pill might increase heart disease risk

A new study has claimed that a common diabetes pill can radically raise the risk of heart disease and other health complications.

Overweight people at bigger risk of stress-related diseases

A new research has found that people who are overweight face greater risk of developing stress-related diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Say cheese! Dairy products good for health

Consuming dairy products is good for health and can also reduce the risk of metabolic diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, new research shows.

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.

Myth or fact: Is Hibiscus the new drug to cure diabetes naturally?

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New Delhi: Diabetes has become a common disease these days just like any other whacky flu, cough and cold. Life is certainly not easy for a diabetic as one has to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout, since there is no cure for the disease.

Nutritional diet can help prevent, curb type 2 diabetes

A new study has revealed that specific nutritious foods and dietary patterns can help in preventing and controlling type 2 diabetes.

Insulin intake increases diabetics' risk of obesity

A new research has revealed that high insulin levels contribute to obesity and its complications and this finding may have important implications when treating diabetes.

Juvenile diabetes: Can it be prevented?

According to a study conducted by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), there are about a million children with Type I diabetes in India.

BP pills not the reason for falling, fracturing bones

A new study has recently revealed that people taking intensive blood pressure medication are not prone to falling and breaking bones.

Uric acid may play crucial role in causing metabolic syndrome

A new animal study has revealed that excess uric acid in the blood might be the new culprit that disrupts normal metabolism.

Diabetes drug may even benefit non-diabetics

A study involving over 180,000 people has shown that patients treated with the widely prescribed diabetic drug metformin can live longer than non-diabetics.