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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

Good quality diet can lower type 2 diabetes risk: Study

The study, recently published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found that all five high-quality dietary patterns were inversely associated with risk of diabetes.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Heart-health behaviour helps reduce diabetes risk

Maintaining blood pressure, glucose levels, eating healthy diet, excercising at least 150 minutes per week, not smoking and by maintaining healthy weight a human can reduce diabetic levels.

Jan 17, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Eating breakfast can lower risk of type 2 diabetes

The researchers looked at data from more than 96,000 people, spanning 6 separate studies and found that skipping breakfast once a week is associate with a 6 per cent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Jan 10, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Diabetes drug could treat heart disease: Study

Metformin is a drug that relaxes a key heart muscle protein titin, allowing heart to work properly.

Dec 24, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

In low and middle-income countries like India, where malnutrition is still not a completely solved problem, there has been a sharp increase in lifestyle disorders.

Sep 21, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Sugarcane leads to diabetes, grow other crops: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh is the leading sugar producing state of the country. 

Sep 12, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

Link discovered between inflammation and depression in type 1 diabetes

The researchers suggest that galectin-3 levels may be useful for diagnosis of depression or maybe a new target for treating depression associated with type-1 diabetes.

Aug 20, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

How mushrooms can aid in diabetes treatment

Eating white button mushrooms daily can act as a prebiotic by improving the microbial community in the gut, which could then improve the regulation of glucose in the liver, say researchers.

 

Aug 17, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

India is at a greater risk of diabetes due to lack of air cleaning policies, scientists said in a report in Lancet. 

Jun 30, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention: Health expert

"Stroke, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. Heart attack, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. That's why it is so important. It is an epidemic.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

A study suggests that smoking and diabetes can increase the risk of calcium deposits in a part of brain ultimately increasing the risk of memory loss.

Jun 13, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

Low levels of testosterone in men could be associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, even among those 40 years of age and younger, new research has found.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:02 AM IST