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Scientists salvage humble bread’s reputation


September 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have rubbished decades of bad publicity directed at the humble bread for allegedly causing a host of complaints such as fatigue, stomach ache, bloating and ... Read more...

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Tropical fruit a new front in China’s African aid


September 1st, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) Even as only a thin Chinese belt experiences tropical weather, the technology it uses to grow and process tropical fruit may contribute to the country's thriving ... Read more...

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Fasting Team Anna members see sugar levels drop, supporter falls sick


July 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The health of Team Anna members, on an indefinite fast against corruption, deteriorated on the second day of their agitation Thursday with their blood sugar ... Read more...

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Cheese cuts risk of diabetes by 12 percent


July 24th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eating just two slices of cheese a day cuts the risk of type 2 diabetes by 12 percent, scientists have discovered.The findings go against current health ... Read more...

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Cannabis can help treat obesity


July 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Two cannabis compounds can raise the quantum of energy the body burns and keep obesity at bay. Called THCV and cannabidiol, they were found to have ... Read more...

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Travel easy with diabetes (Health Feature)(With Image)


July 6th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Nowadays, the lifestyle and the surge in standard of living make travelling an accolade to everyday mundane activities of home and profession. Be it a family tour or a professional one, ... Read more...

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Lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Making lifestyle changes can prevent type-2 diabetes, simply, effectively and cheaply, a new study says. Diabetes is a chronic and complex disease marked by high levels ... Read more...

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A biosensor to detect drugs!


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 3 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new generation of biosensors that can spot microscopic traces of contaminants in less than an hour.Known as a biochemiresistor, it meets a ... Read more...

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High-fat diet lowers blood sugar in diabetics


May 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, May 13 (IANS) Food with a lot of fat and few carbohydrates may actually benefit type-2 diabetics who are advised to stick to a low-fat diet. The results of ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug can stave off leading cause of blindness


May 9th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) A drug prescribed for diabetes could also have another important use: treating one of the world's leading causes of blindness.In lab rat and cell-culture experiments, scientists ... Read more...

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Low testosterone raises risk of diabetes


May 4th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men with low levels of testosterone could be at greater risk of developing diabetes, a study has said.Researchers from the University of Edinburgh found low testosterone ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug may boost power of anti-depressants


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Pioglitazone, an anti-diabetic drug which goes by the brand name Actos, boosts the power of anti-depressants in patients whether they are suffering from diabetes or not, ... Read more...

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Be nutty for good health


April 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Chomping on nuts leads to higher levels of good cholesterol (Hdl, high-density lipoprotein) and lower levels of C-reactive protein, which can trigger chronic diseases including heart ... Read more...

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Obesity-high blood sugar combo creates pregnancy risks


April 12th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Overweight women with moderately elevated blood sugar are at a higher pregnancy risk than their obese counterparts with normal blood sugar or those who have gestational ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad hospitalised


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here Thursday ... Read more...

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Sedentary life style invites heart diseases, cancers


March 1st, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 1 (IANS) Sedentary life is not only an invitation to obesity, but is also linked with something much worse - heart diseases and cancers, research said.Particularly overweight office ... Read more...

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Calories, not carbs, key to weight loss


February 8th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 8 (IANS) The key to shedding pounds is cutting down on calories, not carbohydrates or proteins, especially among the overweight with type 2 diabetes, a study reveals.The study, ... Read more...

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Diabetic women likely to deliver babies with defects


February 6th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Diabetic women who become pregnant are four times more likely than other women to deliver babies with birth defects, which include heart disease and spina bifida, ... Read more...

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New biochip measures glucose level from saliva


January 24th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) For millions of diabetics around the world, drawing blood is the most prevalent method of checking glucose levels, an invasive and rather painful method. Now Brown ... Read more...

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Indian diplomat ill-treated in Chinese court, India protests (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) An Indian diplomat posted in China was ill-treated in a court near Shanghai, triggering a strong protest from New Delhi, which summoned a Chinese diplomat ... Read more...

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Poor sleep aggravates young diabetics’ condition


January 1st, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 1 (IANS) Young diabetics who struggle to get a good night's sleep are at greater risk as it worsens blood sugar control and leads to poorer performance and ... Read more...

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Some body parts more sensitive to ecological change


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Some parts of the body are more sensitive to environmental change than others, which may lead to better ways of treating a variety of diseases, including ... Read more...

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A new drug to reverse diabetes?


October 5th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) American researchers are working on a drug that could help prevent or even reserve Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease linked to ... Read more...

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Stress likely to reduce brain size of preterm babies


October 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Infants born prematurely are placed in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) to help them develop fully. They are likely to be exposed to stress factors ... Read more...

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Kerala gets floating pathology lab


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 23 (IANS) Starting Wednesday, people living around the famous Punnamada Lake in central Kerala can get their blood sugar levels checked at a specially-designed floating laboratory on ... Read more...

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Will power keeping fasting Hazare in form: Doctors


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) He has not had food for a week, but Anna Hazare is apparently going strong despite weakening health. The 74-year-old anti-corruption campaigner seems to have ... Read more...

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Artificial pancreas to eliminate daily insulin shots


June 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26 (IANS) Two Indian American researchers in the US are developing an artificial pancreas to deliver insulin automatically and with an individualized precision never before possible.Thanks to Mayo ... Read more...

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Diabetic? Forget pills, pop almonds


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) As India grapples with a major public health problem, being home to an estimated 50.8 million diabetic population, the largest in the world, experts say ... Read more...

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Mechanism that could provide potential cure for diabetes identified


April 30th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): People develop diabetes because they don't have enough pancreatic beta cells to produce the insulin necessary to regulate their blood sugar levels.But now, researchers from UCLA's Larry L. ... Read more...

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Brain molecule may play key role in obesity and diabetes


April 20th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Einstein researchers have found a molecule in the brain that may contribute to obesity and one of its major complications - type 2 diabetes.Nerve cells in the ... Read more...

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Fasting ensures good health, protects heart


April 4th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Do you know that fasting, long associated with religious rituals, diets and political protests, also ensures good health and protects your heart?New evidence from the Intermountain ... Read more...

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Routine periodic fasting good for health, heart


April 4th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 04 (ANI): Routine periodic fasting may help promote health and reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a new study.Cardiologists with the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute have ... Read more...

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Micro-RNA that regulates insulin in obesity identified


April 1st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 01 (ANI): Body weight influences the risk of developing diabetes and short ribonucleic acid molecules, known as micro-RNAs, appear to play an important role in this mechanism, according to a ... Read more...

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Avoid coffee with fast food


April 1st, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 1 (IANS) Avoid coffee during a fast food meal because it could have dangerous repercussions for your wellbeing as it causes a spike in blood sugar levels.A healthy ... Read more...

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Study says that nicotine raises blood sugar levels


March 29th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is undisputed fact that smoking is harmful to health but researchers have found another reason why smoking is not such a good decision.Scientists in United ... Read more...

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