Exclusive: Should I wear mask after COVID-19 jab? Doctor answers this and other queries on World Health Day 2021

On World Health Day 2021, we spoke to doctors about common myths regarding health care and took their expert opinion so that there is no confusion for you. From whether you should wear a mask after taking COVID-19 vaccine to is it normal to experience extremely painful period cycles, we have all the answers for you.

Apr 07, 2021, 14:45 PM IST

Excess egg consumption can increase the risk of diabetes, finds out research

Study found that people who regularly consumed one or more eggs per day (equivalent to 50 grams) increased their risk of diabetes by 60 per cent. 

Nov 17, 2020, 23:20 PM IST

Rheumatoid arthritis associated with 23% increased risk of diabetes: Study

The research was conducted by Zixing Tian and Dr Adrian Heald, University of Manchester, UK, and colleagues. Inflammation has emerged as a key factor in the onset and progression of T2D, and RA is an autoimmune and inflammatory disease. 

Sep 22, 2020, 01:59 AM IST

Children taking steroids at increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, blood clots

The study, which was published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, examined the records of more than 933,000 US children from ages one to 18 with or without autoimmune diseases, such as inflammatory bowel disease, juvenile arthritis, or psoriasis.

Sep 17, 2020, 16:39 PM IST

Optimal detection, treatment of cardiac risk could save millions of lives, says Study

There are more than 1.8 million people in England on the coronary heart disease register and more than one million on the stroke or mini-stroke (TIA) register. 

Sep 12, 2020, 00:07 AM IST

Body temperature plays critical role in realising diet-induced health benefits: Study

A new study from teams led by Scripps Research Professors Bruno Conti, PhD, and Gary Siuzdak, PhD, highlights the critical role that body temperature plays in realising these diet-induced health benefits. 

Sep 09, 2020, 17:33 PM IST

Diabetics with poor control more vulnerable to coronavirus COVID-19

India currently stands in second place in the number of diabetes cases across the world after China, according to the International Diabetes Foundation Diabetes Atlas. 

Aug 19, 2020, 15:50 PM IST

Early menstruation linked to increased menopause symptoms: Study

School of Public Health researchers analysed data from more than 18,000 middle-aged women across the UK, USA, and Australia, as part of the Life-course Approach to reproductive health and Chronic disease Events (InterLACE) international collaboration.

Jul 23, 2020, 17:17 PM IST

People with diabetes at greater risk of bone fractures: Study

Diabetic patients, take a note. Researchers have found that people living with diabetes are at greater risk of bone fractures.The study, published in the journal bone, showed that people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes have an increased risk of suffering hip and non-vertebral fractures (those not occurring in the spine or skull).

Jun 13, 2020, 06:47 AM IST

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

Breathing polluted air linked to risk of obesity, diabetes, other chronic illnesses: Study

The study comes at a time when the air quality in many US cities is worsening after decades of improvement.

Mar 15, 2020, 13:54 PM IST

Diet easily affects quality of sperm, find researchers

The study published in 'PLOS Biology' was found by researchers at Linkoping University who fed healthy young men a high sugar diet.

Dec 29, 2019, 13:37 PM IST

Whole body vibration reduces diabetic inflammation: Study

Whole body vibration (WBV) can significantly improve how well our body uses glucose as an energy source and adjust our microbiome and immune cells to reduce diabetic inflammation, says a new study.

Aug 06, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

Early menstruation linked to higher diabetes risk

This new study, analysing more than 15,000 postmenopausal women in China, has found that women who begin menstruating at an earlier age have a higher risk of developing Type-2 diabetes.

Aug 01, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Diabetic women at greater risk of heart failure than men

Women's limited access to health services and lack of pro-activity when it comes to seeking treatment for health problems can also amplify the impact of diabetes, particularly in developing countries.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

Breast cancer raises heart disease risk

The goal of the study was to compare and evaluate risk factors for cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women who are survivors of breast cancer and women without breast cancer. For the findings, more than 90 postmenopausal breast cancer survivors were compared with 192 postmenopausal women.

Jun 20, 2019, 12:23 PM IST

Poor oral health escalates liver cancer risk

According to the researchers, of the 469,628 participants from the UK, 4,069 developed gastrointestinal cancer during the (average) six-year follow up. In 13 per cent of these cases, patients reported poor oral health.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:12 PM IST

High calorie diet causes brain health to decline faster: Study

According to the study, 30 per cent of the global adult population is either overweight or obese, and over 10 per cent of the world's adult population will have type 2 diabetes by 2030, reports Efe news.

Jun 13, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

Drug found to delay Type-1 diabetes by 2 years

Researchers enrolled 76 participants aged 8-49 years who were relatives of people with Type-1 diabetes, had at least two types of diabetes-related autoantibodies (proteins made by the immune system), and abnormal glucose (sugar) tolerance.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Now test stress level at home

The researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the University of Cincinnati, have conducted a new test with a device that uses ultra-violet light to measure common stress hormones using sweat, blood, urine or saliva.

May 28, 2019, 11:10 AM IST