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Ginger could help control diabetes


August 7th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Ginger could help manage high levels of blood sugar which create complications for long-term diabetic patients.A new report reveals the potential power of ginger to control ... Read more...

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Apple compound may help burn fat, reduce obesity


June 21st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 21 (IANS) A waxy compound found in apple peel may help reduce obesity and its associated health problems by increasing the amount of muscle and brown fat, two ... Read more...

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‘Drug from lizard saliva reduces food craving’


May 16th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 16 (IANS) A drug derived from the saliva of a monster lizard reduces the craving for food, including chocolate, said researchers after testing it successfully on rats. An ... Read more...

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China to check inferior food products


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) China will tighten measures to stop the production of substandard health food products, authorities said."With inadequate control measures many substandard products exist in the health food ... Read more...

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Researchers clarify link between salt, hypertension


January 12th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 12 (IANS) Excessive salt intake might not cause high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension by exerting pressure on the arteries, reveals a study. "The erroneous concept has prevailed ... Read more...

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Patient jumps to death from hospital’s fifth floor


October 10th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) A 60-year-old man undergoing treatment for a back ailment Sunday committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital in west ... Read more...

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Brain protein shows promise in checking obesity


August 10th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Research by an Indian-origin scientist has shown that brain protein may actually hold the key to keeping appetite and blood sugar under control and keep unwanted ... Read more...

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American author writes book to help diabetics


June 10th, 2011 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 10 (IANS/EFE) A 44-year-old American author - who was only seven when she was diagnosed with diabetes - has written a book seeking to bring hope to ... Read more...

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Fatty diet during pregnancy programmes baby for diabetes


May 26th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) A high-fat diet during pregnancy may programme a woman's baby for future diabetes, even if she herself is not obese or diabetic."We found that exposure to ... Read more...

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Producers added drugs to health food: Chinese watchdog


May 14th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Health food producers in Shanghai have been found to add a banned chemical in their products that drastically lowers the consumer's blood sugar, a health watchdog ... Read more...

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Structured exercise training helps lower diabetics’ blood sugar


May 4th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 04 (ANI): Results of an analysis of previous studies have indicated that implementing structured exercise training, including aerobic, resistance or both, was associated with a greater reduction in hemoglobin A1c ... Read more...

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Study reveals that weight loss surgery may reverse diabetes


April 29th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Columbia, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that the way that weight is lost is crucial to the fight against diabetes. To determine the kind of relationship between how ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba gradually improving, say doctors


April 8th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 8 (IANS) The condition of spiritual leader Sathya Sai Baba is stable and gradually improving, the hospital where he has been undergoing treatment for the last ... Read more...

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Safflower oil intake for 16 weeks good for heart


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Daily intake of a common cooking medium like safflower oil for 16 weeks is a safe way to protect your heart from risks.These new findings also ... Read more...

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Diabetes alert, a decade before symptoms appear


March 21st, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 21 (IANS) A blood test developed by a scientist reveals whether you are at risk of diabetes 10 years before symptoms show up.By measuring levels of five markers ... Read more...

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Insulin-releasing switch found


March 16th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): A new study has uncovered the molecular switch for the secretion of insulin - the hormone that regulates blood sugar - providing for the first time an explanation ... Read more...

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Study says that Mediterranean diet fights heart disease


March 10th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has highlighted the benefits offered by Mediterranean diet. It has been known for a very long time that Mediterranean diet is heart healthy.The recent ... Read more...

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Drew Carey Shows Off 80 Pound Weight Loss


July 30th, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor and host of ‘The Price is Right’ Drew Carey stepped out in style on the red carpet Wednesday night in Beverly Hills, showing off his ... Read more...

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Protein important in diabetes may have an even broader role in heart disease


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A protein already known to play an important role in type 2 diabetes and cancer may have an even broader role in disease, particularly in other metabolic disorders ... Read more...

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Excess computer work creates craving for sweets


July 14th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Excessive work on a computer, including staring at the screen for a long time, creates a craving for sweet treats like chocolate and biscuits. The mental stress of computer ... Read more...

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Discovery offers new approach for diabetes therapy


July 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Scientists have 'cured' laboratory mice of mild, diet-induced diabetes by stimulating the production of a particular enzyme.According to researchers, the findings could offer a new approach to diabetes ... Read more...

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Doctors Use Obesity Surgery To Tame Diabetic Conditions


July 8th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In recent years, scientists have made the discovery that diabetes virtually disappears after a patient undergoes surgery for obesity, which has led more and more diabetics to consider ... Read more...

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Antioxidants keep arteries healthy


July 6th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Antioxidants can have beneficial effects on sugar and fat metabolism, blood pressure and arterial flexibility in patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors."Antioxidant supplementation significantly increased large and ... Read more...

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Monitor Your Diabetes With A High-Tech Tattoo


June 7th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Diabetes is one of those dreaded diseases that India is unable to control. A good number of people succumb to death every year in ... Read more...

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Insulin pills for diabetics may make painful jabs history


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Good news for diabetics on insulin: After years of research, insulin pills that could make it easier for patients to manage diabetes are finally moving ahead in clinical ... Read more...

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Karnataka ex-minister to undergo DNA test over rape charge


May 27th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 27 (IANA) Former Karnataka minister Haratalu Halappa, facing rape charge, will be subjected to a DNA test as his plea against it was rejected by the Karnataka High Court Thursday. Halappa, ... Read more...

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How to make your diet ‘weekend-proof’


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A weekend feast can easily ruin all the progress that you've made watching your diet throughout the week.But the May issue of Fitness Magazine may just help ... Read more...

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Women with diabetes 25 percent more at risk of cancer


April 28th, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) A new study has revealed that women with diabetes are 25 percent more likely to develop cancer.The study, led by Tel Aviv University Medical School involving 17,000 diabetics, ... Read more...

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Lead healthy lifestyle, UAE women told


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a health awareness programme for women in an effort to educate them about the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle. The Dubai ... Read more...

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Carbs can double heart disease risk in women


April 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) New research suggests that women who eat high levels of carbohydrates run double the risk of heart problems compared with those eating the least. The diets of 15,000 men ... Read more...

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Stress hormone may be key to new diabetes treatment


February 4th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California have found that a hormone responsible for the body's stress response is also linked to the growth of ... Read more...

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Intense diabetes treatment could make sugar levels go ‘too low’


January 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): In diabetes patients, intense treatment to lower blood sugar could prove to be as harmful as allowing glucose levels to remain high, according to a study.In the study, ... Read more...

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Indian origin minister plays good Samaritan mid-air


September 29th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 29 (IANS) Deepak Obhrai, an Indian origin junior minister in the Canadian government, has earned kudos for helping out a woman diabetic while on a flight from Ottawa to Calgary. ... Read more...

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Gene that may play role in type 1 diabetes identified


August 11th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A gene that may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the body's insulin-producing cells has ... Read more...

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Indian herbal extract regulates blood sugar, cholesterol


July 24th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) An Indian herbal extract has been found to help people maintain blood sugar and cholesterol levels. Gymnema sylvestre grows in the Indian subcontinent and has been used ... Read more...

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