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Modifying function of genes could reduce risk of diabetes
London, Mar 20 : Type 2 diabetes has strong hereditary tendencies and the genes we are born with cannot be changed.
International diabetes conference begins in Aligarh
Aligarh, March 15 : Over 55 diabetologists from India and countries like Singapore, Finland, Germany, Britain are attending a diabetes conference here that began Friday.
Nasal spray for diabetics offers new hope to beat dementia
London, Mar. 11 : Diabetes drugs, which are delivered in a simple nasal spray could also have a remarkable effect on Alzheimer's disease, scientists have claimed.
Research on glycaemic variability in diabetes presented at ATTD in ...
Kochi (Kerala), Mar.4 : The newer cases, complications and deaths due to diabetes, are increasing world over.
New diabetes treatment works with 'reprogrammed' cells
Washington, Feb 24 : A team of American scientists has successfully reprogrammed insulin-producing cells in an effort to discover a new way to fight diabetes.
India has 61.3 mn people over 20 years with diabetes: Azad
New Delhi, Feb 22 : An estimated 61.3 million people in India suffer from diabetes, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Friday.
Sitting down heightens chronic disease risk: Study
Sydney, Feb 22 : Sitting for more than four hours daily makes people vulnerable to diabetes and hypertension, says a new study.
Diabetes doubles risk of cardiac death: Study
Des Moines, Feb 20 : Having diabetes doubles a person's risk of dying after a heart attack, but the reason for the increased risk is not clear.
Supercomputers to keep age-related ailments at bay
Sydney, Feb 19 : Supercomputers are helping tweak antioxidants to stave off age-related diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer's, shows a study.
Diabetes may raise death risk in heart attack patients
Washington, Feb 16 : Having diabetes doubles a person's risk of dying after a heart attack, but the reason for the increased risk has never been clear.
Gene therapy cures diabetes in dogs
London, Feb. 13 : Five beagles, who were suffering from diabetes, were no longer in need of insulin injections after they were given two extra genes.
First-born children prone to increased risk of diabetes, metabolic ...
Washington, Feb. 13 : Birth order may raise the risk of first-born children developing diabetes or high blood pressure, a study has claimed.
Caloric restriction and exercise help prevent pregnancy complications ...
Washington, February 12 : Consistent physical activity and healthier lifestyle changes beginning in a woman's first trimester can prevent excessive weight gain in obese pregnant women, helping to avoid preterm delivery, hypertension and gestational diabetes, suggests a new study.
Asthma drug holds promise for diabetes and obesity
Washington, February 11: Amlexanox, an off-patent drug currently prescribed for the treatment of asthma and other uses, also reverses obesity, diabetes and fatty liver in mice, a new study has found.
Asthma drug shows promise in treating diabetes, obesity
Washington, Feb 11 : Amlexanox, a drug prescribed for asthma in Japan, also reverses obesity, diabetes and fatty liver in mice, according to a new study by US researchers.
Diet fizzy drinks come with higher diabetes risk
London, Feb 10 : Diet fizzy drinks, touted as healthier substitutes are likely to push up diabetes risk by 60 percent, rather than the regular versions, says a European study involving more than 66,000 women.
'Villain' stomach bug may help control diabetes
Washington, Feb 9 : A stomach bacterium which is believed to cause health problems such as gastritis, ulcers, and gastric cancer may play a dual role by balancing the stomach's ecosystem and controlling body weight and glucose tolerance, researchers have claimed.
Stress may raise men's diabetes risk by up to 45pc
Washington, February 8 : Permanent stress significantly increases the risk of type II diabetes in men, a new study has warned.
Permanent stress significantly increases diabetes risk in men
Washington, February 8 : Men who reported permanent stress have a significantly higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than men who reported no stress, according to a study by the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Hormone-releasing contraceptive may pose diabetes risk for obese women
Washington, February 8 : Healthy, obese, reproductive-age women who use long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) containing the hormone progestin have a slightly increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes when compared to those who use non-hormonal contraception, a new study has found.
Diabetes in dogs cured using single gene therapy
Washington, February 8 : For the first time, it has been that it is possible to cure diabetes in large animals with a single session of gene therapy.
Pesticides risk factor for Type 2 diabetes
Madrid, Feb 8 : Pesticide in food, water and air could be a risk factor for developing Type 2 diabetes, says a Spanish study.
Researchers cure type 1 diabetes in dogs
Madrid, Feb 8 : Researchers cured type 1 diabetes among dogs by using only a single session of gene therapy, potentially paving the way for treatment of diabetic patients.
Mediterranean diet may help control diabetes
Washington, February 7 : Mediterranean-style diet that emphasizes on fruits, vegetables and legumes, whole grains, fish, and using olive oil and herbs in place of butter and salt may help people with diabetes lose weight and lower blood sugar.
Obesity may up risk of gum disease
Washington, February 7 : Obesity is a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain forms of cancer.
Asian plants may offer remedy for diabetes
London, Feb 6 : Two plants from South East Asia may have anti-diabetic properties and could help tackle obesity as well, believe British researchers.
Exposure to pesticides in food, air and water ups diabetes risk
Washington, February 6: Scientists have found that there is a direct relationship between exposure to pesticides (Persistent Organic Pollutants, CPOs) in food, air and water and prevalence of type 2 diabetes in adults, regardless of age, gender and body mass index.
Link found between pesticides and type-2 diabetes
Madrid, Feb 6 : Pesticides in food, air and water may be directly linked with the development of type 2 diabetes, regardless of a person's age, gender or body mass index, a new Spanish research study has found.
Diabetics treated with insulin 'at greater risk of health ...
Washington, February 5 (ANI Using insulin to control type 2 diabetes may come with a greater risk of health complications, including heart attack, stroke, cancer and eye complications a new study has found.
Low vitamin D levels may raise risk of Type 1 diabetes
Washington, February 5 : Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may nearly halve the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes, according to researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).