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'Designer gym' for children opens in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 27 : Worried about the rising cases of diabetes, obesity and television addiction among kids, a Delhi-based doctor and mother has created a first-of-its-kind designer gym for children -- Zig Zag Zoom.

35 to 40 percent working population in Delhi is suffering from ...
New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 : An abnormality analysis report released by Indus Health Plus pointed out that 35 to 40 percent of working population is suffering from hypertension and diabetes which leads to risk of heart diseases by 4 to 6 percent.

Copper film can detect glucose levels from body sweat
Sydney, Sep 26 : Managing diabetes could become much cheaper and simpler as researchers in Australia have developed a copper film that can detect glucose from body fluids containing salt, such as sweat or tears.

Healthy city design can reduce growth of diseases
New York, Sep 25 : Healthy city design and planning in densely populated countries like India can reduce growing epidemics, injuries and non-communicable (NCD) diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer, finds a new study.

Non-communicable diseases 'make poverty even worse,' Uruguay ...
New York, Sept 21 : Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Uruguay's President on Tuesday warned against non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular ailments, cancer, diabetes and chronic pulmonary pathologies, which he said are the main causes of death particularly in low- and ...

How depression is linked to diabetes during pregnancy
New York, Sep 20 : Depression in early pregnancy more than doubles the risk of gestational diabetes, which, in turn, increases risk of postpartum depression six weeks after giving birth, says a study.

Diabetes camps in over 200 cities to detect unnoticed cases
Mumbai, Sep 19 : Mass diabetes check-up camps, aiming to detect cases which go unnoticed, will be organised on September 25, 2016, in 200 cities across the country covering over a lakh persons.

Long daytime nap may increase diabetes risk
Tokyo, Sep 15 : Do you pine for a long nap during the day? Be careful, as it could be a warning sign for Type-2 diabetes, suggests a recent research.

Nap for more than an hour associated with 'increased type-2 diabetes' ...
London [England], Sept. 15 : Taking nap for more than an hour during the day time may be a warning sign for type-2 diabetes, says a new study.

Women develop gestational diabetes more in summer
London, Sep 15 : Planning for pregnancy during the summer months may not be a good idea as you may be at an increased risk of developing gestational diabetes, a study says.

Snail venom holds key to better diabetes treatments, finds study
Sydney, Sept 13 : New research has found that venom extracted from a species of marine cone snail could hold the key to developing 'ultra-fast-acting' insulins, leading to more efficient therapies for diabetes management.

Maternal diabetes may up health risks in babies
London, Sep 13 : Babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes (which develops during pregnancy) or pre-gestational diabetes (prior to pregnancy) may be at an increased risk of developing malformations, abnormal size, jaundice and low blood sugar, says a new study.

Sea-snail venom holds key to diabetes medication
Melbourne, Sep 13 : The venom of a carnivorous sea snail could hold the key for artificial, fast-acting insulin for diabetes patients, an Australian study has found.

Alphabet joins hands with Sanofi to launch diabetes joint venture
Paris, Sep 12 : French pharmaceutical company Sanofi and Verily Life Sciences, a unit of Google parent Alphabet, have launched a joint venture aimed at creating simple and intelligent diabetes management systems.

Air pollution can increase diabetes risk
London, Sep 9 : While the link between lifestyle and genetic factors with diabetes is well established, researchers have now found that long-term exposure to higher levels of traffic-related air pollution may also put you at increased risk of developing the chronic condition.

Indian scientists discover link between obesity, diabetes
Kolkata, Sep 7 : In a major breakthrough, Indian scientists have zeroed in on key disease events triggering type 2 diabetes in obese people.

Not Just Bappa, visit Eyebetes at Lalbaugcha Raja, urges Sachin ...
New Delhi [India], Sep 4 (ANI): Out of all the senses, vision is the most delightful one, Helen Keller once said. What many don't realize is that diabetes, one of the most common lifestyle diseases, can cause blindness.

New gene identified as diabetes culprit
New York, Sep 1 : Using the gene editing technology called CRISPR and other sophisticated scientific tools, researchers have identified a new culprit Type-2 diabetes gene.

Inexpensive drug to lessen risk of heart ailments in diabetics
Washington D.C. [US], Aug. 26 : A recent research has found that if Metformin, a drug commonly prescribed for Type 2 diabetes, is taken by a Type 1 diabetic patient on a routine basis then it could slow the development of the disease and delay heart disease.

Columbia Asia Hospitals launches a comprehensive diabetes care program
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Aug.26 (ANI-Businesswire India): India is the global diabetes capital with the highest number of people being affected by this disease here, as per statistics from the International Diabetes Federation, India Chapter.

Diabetes drug may help prevent heart disease
London, Aug 26 : A drug commonly prescribed for Type 2 diabetes patients can also be used to inhibit or delay heart disease in individuals with Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Using Facebook, Twitter may cut BP, diabetes in elderly
New York, Aug 26 : Surprised to see your grandparents making friends on Facebook, chatting online or using instant messaging services on smartphones?

Lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes can also cut cancer risk: ...
New Delhi, Aug 26 : It may sound exaggerated but the unprecedented growth in Type-2 diabetes over the past 15 years and the deadly rise of cancer have a few common -- some even modifiable -- risk factors linked to how we lead our daily lives, health experts say.

More than two-thirds rise in vision loss globally due to diabetes: ...
London, Aug 25 : More than two-thirds of the increase in blindness and visual impairment globally in the past two decades has been caused by diabetes, finds a recent study.

Common diabetes drug may cut weight in autistic kids
Toronto, Aug 25 : A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes may also be effective in reducing weight in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study.

New insulin pill could make diabetes treatment 'painless'
New York, Aug 24 : US scientists have developed an oral method of administering insulin that can be a less painful alternative to millions of people worldwide with diabetes who have to inject themselves with the drug to manage their blood-sugar levels.

Things to keep in mind before injecting insulin
New Delhi, Aug. 23 : Insulin injections may play major role in your diabetes treatment.

Antibiotics may up Type 1 diabetes risk in children
New York, Aug 23 : Parents need to be extra careful while giving antibiotics to children as new research has found that the commonly-prescribed drug can significantly increase the risk for Type 1 diabetes.

Eat oranges to ward off heart disease, diabetes risk
New York, Aug 22 : Higher intake of citrus fruits like oranges and lemons can help keep you healthy as well as prevent harmful effects of obesity-related heart disease, liver disease and diabetes, a study has found.

Eating oily fish may lower risk of diabetic vision-loss
London, Aug 19 : Eating oily fish twice in a week -- equivalent to 500 mg per day of dietary omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids -- can decrease the risk of sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy in middle-aged and older individuals with Type 2 diabetes, finds a study.

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