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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.
Max Healthcare, Imperial College London launch diabetes study in ...
New Delhi, July 20 : Max Healthcare has joined hands with Imperial College London to launch a study on Type 2 diabetes to prevent the prevalence of the lifestyle disease among Indians, the hospital announced on Wednesday.
Walnuts, soybean may prevent risk for diabetes
Washington, July 20 : Eating more unsaturated fats like walnuts and soybean in place of dietary carbohydrate can lowers blood sugar level and improve in the prevention and management of type-2 diabetes, according to a new study.
Kids born with heart disease at higher risk of diabetes later
New York, July 20 : Children born with heart disease have an increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes after age 30, says a new study.
Sanofi India expands diabetes portfolio, launches two diabetes drugs ...
Kolkata/Mumbai, July 19 : Sanofi-Synthelabo (India) Private Limited announced the launch of two drugs for type 2 diabetes patients in India: Lyxumia (lixisenatide) and Zemiglo (gemigliptin), an official release said.
Brisk walk better than jogging in combatting pre-diabetes
New York, July 19 : Regular brisk walking may be more effective than vigorous jogging for improving glucose control in individuals with pre-diabetes, a study says.
UN health agency urges speeding up efforts on noncommunicable diseases
New York, July 19 : Governments must make greater efforts to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes and lung disease - the leading causes of death among the elderly - the United Nations health agency on Monday said.
Countries start to act on noncommunicable diseases but need to speed ...
Geneva, July 18 : A new WHO report highlights the need to intensify national action to meet the global targets governments have agreed to protect people from heart disease, cancers, diabetes, and lung diseases.
New hope for patients of Type 1 diabetes, psoriasis
London, July 18 : Antibodies derived from people suffering from a rare autoimmune disorder may have therapeutic potential for Type 1 diabetes and psoriasis -- a chronic, recurrent inflammatory skin disorder, says a study conduced on mice.
Fujifilm Pharma to launch diabetes product in Japan
New Delhi, July 17 : Biocon on Saturday announced that its partner Fujifilm Pharma Co would launch bio-similar product Insulin Glargine in Japan after receiving approval from the Japanese health authority earlier this year.
'Women with PCOS highly prone to diabetes'
New Delhi, July 15 : Women suffering from Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), a problem in which a woman's hormones are imbalanced, are highly prone to diabetes, according to the new findings of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
Diabetes mellitus in India likely to hit 79.4 million by 2030: ...
New Delhi, July 14 : The incidence of diabetes mellitus, a chronic, lifelong condition that affects the body's ability to use the energy found in food, is likely to increase 79.4 million in India, a 15 per cent increase from the current 31.7 million, said doctors.
It's time for you to `cycle away` from diabetes
Washington D.C, July 13 : You may want to dust off your bicycle and hit the road as a recent study has found that the two-wheeled habit can help you live a diabetes-free life.
Cycling may cut risk of Type 2 diabetes risk
London, July 13 : Cycling, often marked as a recreational activity, can significantly reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes (T2D), if used as a means of transport to work daily, suggests a research.
New initiative promises diabetics better control on the disease
New Delhi, July 12 : Researchers from various prominent health institutions, including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Emory University of the US, have said that a new Multi-Component Diabetes Quality Improvement (QI) initiative can help patients with diabetes double their ...
Cancer risk may rise before and after diabetes diagnosis: Study
Toronto, July 12 : Individuals with Type 2 diabetes may be at an increased risk of developing cancer before and immediately after their diagnosis, says a study.
New insulin-producing beta-cell may improve diabetes treatment
New York, July 12 : Researchers have identified four separate sub-types of human insulin-producing beta-cells that may be important in the understanding and treatment of diabetes.
'Steps' to keep heart ailments away from diabetic kids
Sydney, July 6 : Children who have Type-1 diabetes can improve their cardiovascular health simply by taking an extra 1,000 steps a day, according a new research.
Eat more homemade food to keep diabetes at bay
New York, July 6 : Ditching homemade food for that king size burger and French fries can add not only extra kilos around your belly but may also increase the risk of developing diabetes, a study has warned.
Artificial pancreas set to make painful diabetes jabs history by 2018
Washington D.C, Jul 1 : While syringes, pens, pumps and jet injectors have given diabetics options for their insulin delivery for many years now, a new device in the form of artificial pancreas could change the game within two years.
Protein is your key to a healthy lifestyle
New Delhi, June 30 : It is not an unknown factor that physical activity undertaken on a regular basis helps in building strength and wards off chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, hypertension, obesity, depression and osteoporosis.
A little butter a day may not harm your heart
New York, June 30 : Consuming butter in limited quantities may not increase the risk of heart disease or stroke -- and it might actually be slightly protective against diabetes, finds a new study.
Excess, insufficient sleep may raise diabetes risk in men
London, June 30 : Sleeping more or less than the average seven hours may increase the risk of developing diabetes in men, a new study warns.