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Health Ministry to launch population based prevention, screening and ...
New Delhi, Jan 21 : Non-Communicable diseases (NCDs) which are Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs) such as heart attacks and stroke, Diabetes, Chronic Respiratory Diseases (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Diseases and Asthma) and Cancer inter alia account for over 60% of all mortality in India. Of these, ...

Beware! Exposure to insecticides may put you at higher risk of ...
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 20 : A new study warns that exposure to synthetic chemicals, commonly found in insecticides and garden products, may disrupt human circadian rhythms and can put you at higher risk for diabetes and sleeping patterns.

Careful! Diabetes can cut 10 years of your life
London [UK], Jan. 18 : Diabetes in middle age could slash up to a decade off your life, new research shows.

AYUSH ministry set up expert panel to prevent, manage diabetes: ...
New Delhi , Jan. 5: Inaugurating a three-day International Conference on Yoga for Diabetes, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik said that his ministry has initiated programmes to target diabetes, including setting up an experts panel, which has evolved a common yoga protocol for ...

Cut down on booze, it's affecting your heart
Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 3 : According to a recent study, alcohol abuse affects your heart as much as other well-established risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, smoking and obesity.

Fenofibrate may reduce heart disease risk in diabetic patients
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A study finds that a drug may reduce the risk of heart attacks, stroke in patients with type 2 diabetes, who have high levels of fat and low levels of good cholesterol, despite being treated with statins.

Good news! Drug cocktail of diabetes, hypertension can treat cancer
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 29 : A team of researchers has found that a combination of a diabetes medication and hypertension (high blood pressure) drugs can effectively combat cancer cells.

Burning more fat and less glucose can lead to diabetes: Study
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 23 : Beware! Making muscles burn more fat and less glucose can increase exercise endurance, but could simultaneously cause diabetes, warns a new study.

Vitamin D improves gut flora, metabolic syndrome
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 23 (ANI): Extra Vitamin D can restore good bacteria in the gut, according to a study on mice, giving hope in the fight against risk factors for diabetes and heart disease.

Three genes could explain why some people are obese but healthy, say ...
Copenhagen [Denmark], Dec. 22: Scientists have offered a genetic explanation for why some people are obese and healthy while others develop diabetes and heart disease as a result of their excessive weight.

Diabetes Care goes digital as RSSDI partners with Wellthy Therapeutics
New Delhi [India], Dec 21 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): The Research Society for The Study of Diabetic in India (RSSDI) has partnered with Wellthy Therapeutics, a digital therapeutics company focused on improving diabetes care and outcomes through Artificial Intelligence. Wellthy Diabetes is an ...

Tax on soft drinks can cut childhood obesity: Study
London [England], Dec. 18 : Imposing sugar tax on soft drinks and other sugary drinks can potentially improve health of thousands of adults and children by reducing rates of obesity, diabetes and tooth decay, reveals a study.

Earn extra 4.5 kg along with college degree
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 13 : While completing a four-year college degree, you are more likely to gain extra 10 pounds along with increased risk of diabetes, hypertension, finds a study.

Heart damage by chemotherapy is worse in patients with diabetes
Washington D.C. [US], Dec.11 : Heart damage caused by chemotherapy is worse in cancer patients who also have diabetes, found a recent study presented at the EuroEcho-Imaging 2016.

Moderate exercise recovers memory dysfunction caused by type 2 ...
WashingtonD.C. [US], Dec.11 : Type 2 diabetes is characterized by impaired glucose metabolism and can cause central nervous system-related complications, such as memory dysfunction.

Babies born to mothers with diabetes are often bigger
Washington D.C. [US], Dec.11 : A recent research conducted by the European Society of Cardiology has found that blood flows preferentially to the placenta instead of the brain in fetuses of mothers with diabetes, hence increasing the size of the infant.

Dr. Kavitha Simha's View on the Importance of 'Nutrition and Diet' in ...
New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : The kind of diet you consume is an important lifestyle choice and has a huge influence on your health and general well-being. Issues like diabetes and obesity are often related to an ill-advised diet and lack of essential nutrition.

Magnesium-rich nuts, green leafy vegetables may reduce risk of heart ...
Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 8 (ANI): Including magnesium rich food like spices, nuts, beans, cocoa, whole grains and green leafy vegetables in your diet daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes, reveals a study.

Your child's favourite video game might be putting him at increased ...
New Delhi [India], Nov. 20 : Is your child always glued to his play-station or is always found playing video games on the smart-phone?

Stop India from turning diabetes capital!
New Delhi [India], Nov. 20 : It is indeed disheartening, but India is the diabetes capital of the world.

Food helps combat diabetes as rejuvenating medicine
New Delhi [India], Nov.15 : JAIVIC Bharat Cooperative Society, in its commitment toward promoting healthy and conscious lifestyle, organized a two-day conference recently at India International Centre, New Delhi with focus on combating diabetes in India.

Cholesterol-lowering drugs help prevent heart attack risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Nov.15 (ANI): A recent study has found that cholesterol-lowering drugs reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes in adults with cardiovascular risk factors such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking, but have not had a heart attack or stroke ...

Incidence of Diabetes is nine times higher for ageing Indian ...
New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI-NewsVoir): The number of diabetics in India are likely to rise to 101 million by 2030, estimates the World Health Organisation (WHO). Countrywide, there are currently 70 million diabetics and another 80 million more in the pre-diabetes stage. Urban India sees the ...

Stop buying medicines if you are not going to have it as prescribed
New Delhi [India], Nov 14 (ANI- Business Wire India): How often have you said this or heard people saying it? We forget many things in our daily lives, but there is a difference when we forget to take our prescribed medicines. If you missed yesterday's medicines, you can't take them today - the ...

Overweight kids in Delhi-NCR are more prone to diabetes: ASSOCHAM ...
New Delhi [India], Nov. 13 : One in every ten children, between the age of fir to 16 years are overweight and more prone to diabetes.

Children with diabetes need special care from parents, teachers
New Delhi [India], Nov. 13 : As per the World Health Organisation (WHO), diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death by 2030 and is responsible for kidney failure, amputation and blindness worldwide.

Diabetes can affect your skin too!
New Delhi [India], Nov. 13 : Diabetes is a very common problem these days.

Diabetes can affect your vision- an eye-opening fact
New Delhi [India] Nov. 12(ANI): In India, diabetes is spreading like an epidemic. More than 651 million people are struggling with this condition which is not even sparing children and young working adults.

Walking, cycling can reduce your diabetes risk
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 19 : Fast walking or cycling for recommended 150 minutes a week can reduce a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes by up to 26 percent.

Exercise beneficial for patients with type 1 diabetes
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 13 : Type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients on insulin pumps stand to benefit by engaging in aerobic exercise, showed a recent three-month observational study on two groups of diabetics.