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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.
Chronic Kidney Disease may cause diabetes
Montreal , Aug 17 : A team from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) has discovered a novel link between chronic kidney disease and diabetes.
Novel protein linked to diabetes identified
New York, Aug 17 : Researchers have identified a protein, the lack of which can contribute to development of Type-2 diabetes.
Chronic kidney disease may lead to diabetes
Toronto, Aug 16 : Establishing a novel link between chronic kidney disease and diabetes, a team of researchers have identified molecular mechanisms that may be responsible for the increased blood glucose levels in such patients, a study has revealed.
Extra exercise can lower cancer, heart disease
London, Aug. 14 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that exercising more than the recommended level can drastically lower a person's risk of five serious diseases, including breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Mother's gestational diabetes may cause obesity in pre-teens
New York, Aug 12 : Mothers who suffer from gestational diabetes during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of obesity in pre-teens, according to a study.
Proposals invited for research on management of diabetes through ...
New Delhi, Aug 11 : Ayush Ministry on Thursday invited proposals for research on management of diabetes through Yoga, said an official statement.
Higher physical activities can lower risk of chronic diseases
Washington, Aug 10 : Higher levels of total physical activity can lower risk of five common chronic diseases -- breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke, finds a study.
New artificial proteins could improve cancer treatment
London, Aug 10 : Danish researchers have developed a new class of artificial proteins that could lead to better treatment of cancers and diabetes.
Mobile health technology can help prevent diabetes
New York, Aug 9 : Text messages sent via mobile phones that advise healthy behaviours such as to exercise, eat less fats and consume more fruits and vegetables has the potential to prevent the risk of developing diabetes, reveals a study.
Consumption of Soy may prevent diabetes, heart disease in women with ...
London, Aug. 8 : According to a recent study, consuming soy may be beneficial to improving metabolic and cardiovascular health in women who have PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome).
Soy may cut health risks in women with hormonal disorder
Tehran, Aug 5 : Consuming a diet rich in soy may help women with a type of hormonal disorder associated with infertility prevent the risk of diabetes and heart disease, says a study.
Heart disease, stroke risk may increase before menopause
New York, Aug 4 : The severity of key risk factors for heart disease, diabetes and stroke appears to increase more rapidly in the years leading up to menopause, rather than after, warns a study.
Diabetes drug ineffective in advanced heart failure patients
New York, Aug 4 : An injectable drug commonly used to treat Type 2 diabetes cannot improve the condition of patients with a high-risk of heart failure, a study has found.
Overweight twins may up diabetes risk
London, Aug 3 : Twins with a higher body mass index (BMI) do not have an increased risk of heart attack or mortality, however, there is an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study.
Even 'non-functional' adrenal tumours up diabetes risk
Washington D.C, Aug 2 : Turns out, adrenal tumours don't have to be functional to increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes as a recent study has suggested that even non-functional ones can take the same toll.
Sun Pharma to launch diabetes tablet in US
Chennai, Aug 2 : Indian drug major Sun Pharmacuetical Industries Ltd on Tuesday said it will launch the generic version of Glumetza, Metformin Hydrochloride tablets - a diabetes drug - soon in the US.
New drug may treat both diabetes and bone loss
New York, July 28 : Researchers have developed a new class of compound that has shown promise in treating both diabetes and bone disease.
Early, late menopause may increase risk of diabetes
W0ashington, July 27 : Women who begin menopause before age 46 or after 55 have an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, according to a study.
Exercise may cut gestational diabetes risk in obese women
London, July 27 : Moderate exercises like walking and strength training when done thrice a week can help obese women to reduce the risks associated with gestational diabetes -- a form of high blood sugar affecting pregnant women, a study says.
Diabetes drug may help prevent premature birth
New York, July 26 : A drug used by millions of people as the frontline treatment for Type-2 diabetes, may also play an unexpected role in blocking a significant cause of preterm birth, say researchers including one of Indian-origin.
Flu vaccine may cut heart failure risk in diabetes patients
London, July 26 : Flu vaccine may reduce the likelihood of being hospitalised with stroke and heart failure in people with Type-2 diabetes, new research has found.
Research suggests diabetes could be due to failure of beta cell 'hubs'
London, July 25 : The significant role of beta cell 'hubs' in the pancreas has been demonstrated for the first time, suggesting that diabetes may due to the failure of a privileged few cells, rather than the behaviour of all cells.
Failure of just a few cells may lead to diabetes: Study
London, July 25 : Diabetes may be due to the failure of a privileged few cells, rather than the behaviour of all cells, suggests new research.
Failure of specialised beta cells may cause diabetes: Study
London, July 22 : The failure of a handful of beta cell "hubs" in the pancreas are the likely reason for developing diabetes, rather than the behaviour of all cells, says a study.
Breastfeeding may reduce mother's risk of diabetes: Study
London, July 21 : Breastfeeding has the potential to reduce the long-term risk of developing Type 2 diabetes among women with gestational diabetes, and is a cost-effective intervention, says a study.