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Even low physical fitness can help prevent heart diseases
Ottawa, Oct 23 : Even if you are up to 20 per cent less fit than your population average, it is sufficient to prevent risk factors like diabetes, hypertension, obesity that affect people with heart disease, finds a study.
Discrimination against obese people may increase health risks
New York, Oct 22 : Obese people risk getting diagnosed with heart disease, diabetes, inflammation and other disorders, if they are discriminated in society, finds a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher.
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.
Short walks after meals can help reduce diabetes
Wellington, Oct 18 : Taking a short walk after meals, particularly when they contain a substantial amount of carbohydrates, can help people with Type 2 diabetes reduce their blood sugar levels, a study has found.
Your increasing waist size may cause liver cancer
New York, Oct 16 : Individuals with high body mass index (BMI), increased waist circumference, and Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing liver cancer, a study has found.
50% rise in diabetes deaths across India over 11 years
With a genetic predisposition brought to the fore by changing lifestyles, deaths due to diabetes increased 50 per cent in India between 2005 and 2015, and is now the seventh-most common cause of death in the country, up from 11th rank in 2005, according to data published by the Global Burden of ...
Exercise beneficial for patients with type 1 diabetes
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 13 (ANI): 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.
Obesity may hamper your sexual and social life: Experts (October 11 ...
New Delhi, Oct 10 : Obesity is a major health challenge worldwide. Apart from known health hazards such as heart disease and diabetes, it can also prevent sexual intimacy and may ruin your social life, experts say.
Scientists create better blood sugar test for diabetes
Washington, Oct 6 : US researchers have developed a more precise method for estimating average blood sugar levels that can cut diagnostic errors by more than 50 percent compared to the current widely used but sometimes inaccurate test.
Camel milk may have zero health benefits
Sydney, Oct 6 : Camel milk, now hugely popular among Australians and claimed to help with autism, diabetes and cancer, could be nothing but a dodgy product with untrue health claims, An Australian consumer watchdog has said.
Exercise hormone can help shed, prevent fat
New York, Oct 5 : Does working out feels like more of pain to you? Take heart. Exercise releases a hormone that can help your body shed fat and keep it from forming again, which may also act as potential target to fight obesity, diabetes and other health issues, a study has found.
Here's how you can lose weight- surgical vs non-surgical procedures
New Delhi [India], Oct.4 : The modern India is struggling with high stress levels, insomnia, and serious health issues like obesity, hypertension, blood pressure and diabetes.
'Diabetes - The Hidden Killer' to show threat on NHS for increasing ...
London [England], Oct. 3 : A recent study has threatened the National Health Service (NHS) as more and more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, which is costing them10.3 billion pounds each year, 10 percent of their budget.
How to prevent heart failure in patients with diabetes
London, Oct 3 : For people with Type 2 diabetes, heart failure is a common condition. According to a new study, individuals with Type 2 diabetes who had undergone coronary artery surgery prior to their heart failure diagnosis have better chances of survival in the long term.
Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes?
London, Oct 2 : Excessive sugar consumption -- specifically the sugar fructose such as in soda -- has been linked to a rise in metabolic disease worldwide, a study has found.
'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.