Cell metabolism

Diabetes patients having COVID-19 need to control blood sugar

To find out, researchers conducted a retrospective longitudinal multi-centre study including 7,337 confirmed COVID-19 cases enrolled among 19 hospitals in Hubei Province, China.

May 03, 2020, 15:51 PM IST

Intense workout may reduce tumour growth: Study

While the research is hopeful for patients looking for inexpensive ways to manage their cancer, more needs to be learned about the effects of exercise on metastasis and longevity, as well as if the observations hold true in humans.

Feb 17, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

Novel liver hormone cuts cravings for sweets, alcohol

The hormone is associated with environmental stress such as extreme dietary changes or cold temperature exposure. It is also produced when mammals consume carbohydrates.

Dec 25, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Early insulin treatment beneficial for diabetics

The current standard of care calls for initial treatment with oral therapies that suppress glucose production by the liver.

Oct 19, 2015, 08:39 AM IST

Genes that could slow ageing identified

Good news for those who worry about ageing!

Oct 12, 2015, 12:15 PM IST

'Exercise' pills to keep you fit a reality soon

What if you can pop an "exercise" pill daily which mimics the health benefits of running, weight training or endurance exercise to keep you fit and disease-free?

Oct 02, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

New strategy to treat diabetes found promising

Offering a promising strategy to treat people with Type-2 diabetes, researchers have found that shutting down a liver protein could reduce glucose production in the liver and lower blood sugar levels.

Sep 04, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

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.

Jul 10, 2015, 14:11 PM IST

Five-day fasting diet could give you massive health benefits

Now you can slow down ageing, add years to your life, reduce risk of heart disease and cancer and boost the immune system, thanks to a five day diet which mimics fasting.

Jun 19, 2015, 17:00 PM IST

Urine test may detect breast cancer early

A new test that identifies changes in cell metabolism through urine samples may detect breast cancer early, scientists say.

Jun 13, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

`Fuel cell model` sheds new light on origin of life

In a path-breaking research, scientists have developed a `fuel cell model` for developing a similar energetic process that may have led to the emergence of life on Earth.

Mar 13, 2014, 15:04 PM IST