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Common cold may increase diabetes risk in kids
London, May 5 : Viral respiratory tract infections -- like the common cold, flu, tonsillitis, bronchitis and pneumonia -- during the first six months of life are likely to increase the risk for Type-1 diabetes in children, says a new study.

Diabetes triggers oral infections
New Delhi, May 1 : With the rise in number of diabetics in India due to sedentary lifestyle, dentists have urged patients to take special care of oral hygiene as it has been found that the disease can trigger various oral infections.

Maharashtrians at highest risk of developing diabetes: Study
Gurgaon, April 29 : People in Maharashtra are at the highest risk of developing diabetes, followed by those in Karnataka, New Delhi and West Bengal, says a study by seeDoc, a Haryana-based online medical consultation company.

Eat dark chocolate to curb diabetes, heart disease risk!
London, April 29 : Fancy eating chocolates every day? You may soon have the recommendation of doctors to indulge a little as researchers have found that a dark chocolate bar daily could reduces the risk of developing diabetes and heart diseases.

How low testosterone ups diabetes risk
New York, April 29 : Opening the door for new treatment for Type-2 diabetes in men, researchers have discovered the mechanism that put males with low testosterone at greater risk of developing the debilitating disease.

Here's how low testosterone ups diabetes risk
Washington D.C, Apr 29 : Doctors have long known that low testosterone puts men at a greater risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Now, a team of researchers has shed some more light on the process.

Community-based approach to help women fight diabetes
New Delhi, April 25 : Over 500 women physicians on Monday took part in a programme here aiming to create awareness among women on how to prevent and control diabetes through a community-based approach.

Diabetes can take its toll on your ears too
Washington D.C, Apr 25 : Being one of the cruellest of diseases, diabetes not only shortens life expectancy, but it also seriously compromises quality of life in the process.

Diabetes can impair hearing: Study
New York, April 25 : Diabetes can damage the auditory system, new research has found, suggesting that clinicians should include the testing of hearing in managing Type-2 diabetes.

High-fructose diet can damage brain genes
New York, April 24 : Fructose, a sugar common in the western diet, can damage hundreds of brain genes in a way that could lead to a range of diseases -- from diabetes to cardiovascular disease, and from Alzheimer's to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder -- warns a new study.

Living around green spaces checks diabetes, BP
New York, April 23 : A five-10 minute walk in your neighbourhood park can elevate your oxygen levels but if you aim for overall health, try living amid greenery as it can reduce chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension and lipid disorders among the elderly.

Apollo Sugar opens new clinic in Hyderabad (Lead, correcting name in ...
Hyderabad, April 22 : Apollo Sugar Clinics Ltd (ASCL), a single specialty diabetes and endocrine healthcare service provider, launched its new clinic, its 45th in the country, here on Friday.

Apollo Sugar opens new clinic in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 22 : Apollo Sugar Clinics Ltd (ASCL), a single specialty diabetes and endocrine healthcare service provider, launched its new clinic, its 45th in the country, here on Friday.

NATHEALTH reports key requirement to battle diabetes
New Delhi, Apr 21 : Alarming increase in Diabetes cases among Indians calls for high-impact public health interventions to check and prevent this lifestyle disease. Stakeholders of the health sector gear up to extend full support to the government in this battle.

Cut 71-minute sitting time in office and live longer
London, April 20 : Workers please take note! Taking frequent breaks to reduce sitting time at workplace can help you cut extra body fat, thus lowering the risk of heart disease, diabetes and early death.

Blocking a hormone may help treat Type 1 diabetes
London, April 19 : Blocking a hormone that raises sugar levels in the blood may increase insulin levels while keeping blood sugar levels down, thus treating Type 1 diabetes, says a study.

Metformin, the first-line treatment for diabetes
Washington D.C, Apr 19 : A systematic evidence review and meta-analysis has suggested that metformin should remain the first choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Scientists find way to improve liver metabolism
New York, April 17 : Scientists have found a way to improve liver metabolism for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) by using an acute dose of an existing diabetes treatment.

Depression may boost risk of type 2 diabetes
Toronto, April 13 : Depression combined with obesity, high blood pressure and unhealthy cholesterol levels may significantly increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, finds a new study.

Liver disease risk rises in people with type 2 diabetes: Study
London, April 13 : A team of British researchers have found that people with type 2 diabetes are at a greater risk of serious liver disease than those without the condition.

Lab grown beta cells may soon make diabetes history
Washington D.C, Apr 13 : A team of researchers has brought the end of diabetes closer to reality by announcing a new breakthrough that could lead directly to a cure and not just a treatment for the disease.

Six new proteins discovered to fight Alzheimer's, cancer
New York, April 12 : A team of scientists has discovered six new proteins that may help reveal secrets of how humans age -- potentially unlocking new insights into diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, cancer and other ageing-related problems.

Beware! Daily stress can lead to diabetes (Health Feature)
New Delhi, April 12 : Be it physical or emotional, taking unnecessary stress can not only give you headache or neck pain but, if left unattended for long, can also trigger elevation in blood sugar levels leading to Type 2 diabetes, health experts have warned.

Brain insulin resistance linked to Alzheimer's, diabetes
New York, April 11 : Alzheimer's disease impairs insulin signalling in the brain, making a person with the most common form of dementia more likely to develop diabetes, suggests a new research conducted in mice.

Inflammatory reasons for diabetic kidney disease revealed
New York, April 9 : A team of researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, has identified key inflammatory mechanisms underlying Type 1 diabetes and obesity-related kidney dysfunction.

Obesity, diabetes in pregnancy hastens early foetus growth
London, April 8 : The child in the womb of an obese mother, who develops gestational diabetes, is five times more likely to grow larger in size by the sixth month of pregnancy, finds a study, adding that the child is more prone to developing obesity and diabetes later in life.

On World Health Day, UN urges global efforts to halt rise in diabetes
New York, Apr 8 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon marked World Health Day with a strong call for stepping up global efforts to halt the rise in diabetes and improve the lives of those living with this dangerous but preventable and treatable disease.

Diabetes causes 1.5 mn deaths a year: UN chief
United Nations, April 7 : UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday said diabetes now causes some 1.5 million deaths a year, and called for healthier lifestyles on this year's World Health Day.

Weight-loss surgery, a cure for diabetes
NewDelhi, Apr 7 : Could weight-loss surgery be a cure for type 2 diabetes? That's exactly what this report suggests.

10 pc of pregnant woman at gestational diabetes risk
New Delhi, Apr 7 : One of the most common health problems related to pregnancy, Gestational Diabetes, takes its toll on 10 percent of expectant mothers, it has been revealed.

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