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Intake of egg yolks can block arteries: Study


August 14th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 14 (IANS) Egg yolks are just as bad smoking for atherosclerosis, thanks to accumulation of fat and cholesterol which causes the hardening of arteries by plaques within its ... Read more...

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New technology may free diabetics from daily injections


August 14th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A new technology could free diabetics and cancer patients from the daily necessity of painful routine injections by releasing the required drug dosage over six months.University ... Read more...

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Ramadan begins amid prayers in Kashmir


July 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 21 (IANS) The holy month of Ramadan began Saturday with thousands of Muslims across Jammu and Kashmir thronging mosques to offer early morning prayers.Shoppers busied themselves since morning ... Read more...

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Diabetics face four times greater TB risk


July 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, July 10 (IANS) A third of the world's population, living in developing countries, carry a dormant tuberculosis (TB) bug, which remains a lifelong risk. But the risk of TB ... Read more...

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Experts stress 5 musts before weight loss surgery


July 10th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
NewDelhi, July 9 (IANS) Even as India and China top the global chart of obese and diabetic people, experts charted out five prerequisites for patients and surgeons before weight loss ... Read more...

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‘Lifestyle deepens diabetes problem in India, China’


July 5th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and China will continue to have the largest number of diabetics in the world in the coming years due to rapid lifestyle shifts ... Read more...

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Resveratrol acts as natural exercise booster


June 20th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 20 (IANS) Resveratrol, a bio-compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine, is likely to boost exercise training and performance, says a new research. Principal investigator Jason ... Read more...

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Harvard team crack superbugs’ genetic code


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Scientists have cracked the genetic code of superbugs such as MRSA, figuring out why they have become so resistant to anti-bioitics in mixed infections. Since 2005, ... Read more...

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Pregnant diabetics more prone to birth defect: Study


April 5th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Pregnant women with diabetes are more likely to have birth defects than women without the condition, a study by a Britain-based major research-intensive university said ... Read more...

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Metformin may protect against liver cancer


April 2nd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Metformin, a well-tolerated drug prescribed for diabetics, may also protect against liver cancer, says a new study.The study, led by Geoffrey Girnun, assistant professor of biochemistry ... Read more...

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NGO to provide free insulin to poor diabetics


March 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A medical technology firm in collaboration with a voluntary organisation Friday committed to provide free insulin to diabetic children from economically weaker sections and organising ... Read more...

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Long term diabetics exposed to triple stroke-risk


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 2 (IANS) People suffering from diabetes for 10 years or more face triple the risk of stroke, compared to non-diabetics, says a new study.This is the first study ... Read more...

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Controlling BP crucial for diabetics


January 9th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 9 (IANS) Middle-aged adults recently diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension have some time to effect lifestyle changes to control their high blood pressure (BP).If they make such changes ... 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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Apollo Hospitals to launch 100 sugar clinics in 90 days


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) In a move to combat diabetes, Apollo Hospitals, India's biggest corporate hospital chain, will in the next three months launch 100 sugar clinics dedicated to ... Read more...

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Human enzyme holds promise of weight loss


November 15th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) A specific human enzyme substantially curbed weight, improved metabolism and efficacy of insulin in mice, a new study shows. Insulin, produced by the pancreatic gland, ... Read more...

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ICMR to develop affordable diabetes test strip: Azad


November 8th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has been tasked with developing affordable test strips for diabetes, Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Tuesday."Diabetes is ... Read more...

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Taking the needle out of diabetes


November 7th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 7 (IANS) Researchers have found a substitute for insulin to help treat diabetes orally, replacing painful pricks. Over 10 years, Erik Helmerhorst, professor at Curtin University, and colleagues ... Read more...

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Health food for heart patients, diabetics


October 16th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) People suffering from heart diseases and diabetes should eat a lot of beans, soybean, tofu and lentils as these are rich in proteins and low ... Read more...

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Gut bugs have vital bearing on health, immunity


October 11th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Gut microbes have a vital bearing on our health by producing vitamins, priming our immune system and developing resistance to pathogens.For example, studies have shown that ... Read more...

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Buying herbal products can be harmful


August 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) If you thought herbal supplements were safe by virtue of being 'natural,' then you could be wrong. They do have side effects, says a new research. ... Read more...

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Diabetes affects about 350 mn adults globally


June 26th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) The number of adults with diabetes reached a staggering 347 million in 2008, more than double the number in 1980, according to a major international study.Diabetes ... Read more...

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Low-calorie diet can cure diabetes


June 24th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Diabetic patients who consumed just 600 calories a day were able to live without their pills at the end of a two-month trial, say experts.Eleven men ... 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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World’s smallest insulin injection needle launched


May 25th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The world's smallest pen needle insulin injection for diabetics promising relief from pain was launched here Wednesday, said a statement from its manufacturer Becton, Dickinson ... 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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Poor sleep linked to worse health outcomes in diabetics


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that people with diabetes who sleep poorly have higher insulin resistance, and a harder time controlling the disease.The result suggests that poor sleep may contribute ... Read more...

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A walk in the park ‘makes people more generous and sociable’


April 20th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A research has indicated that a walk in the park is more than just a nice way to spend an afternoon - it makes you more generous and ... 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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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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Home urine test measures insulin production in diabetics


February 25th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Scientists have developed a simple home urine test that can measure if patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes are producing their own insulin.The urine test, ... Read more...

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Awareness about kidney risks posed by diabetes ‘very low’


February 10th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): According to a multi-cultural study, the first time that many patients realise that diabetes can affect their kidneys is when they are referred to renal services.UK researchers who ... Read more...

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Large variations in quality of social networking sites for diabetics: Study


February 9th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Patients are increasingly using health-focused networks online, but not much is known about their quality and safety.In one of the first formal studies of social networking websites targeting ... Read more...

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New study explores why some diabetics escape complications


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study from Lund University Diabetes Centre attempts to find out why some diabetics never develop severe or fatal complications.After only ten years with diabetes, 70 per ... Read more...

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Breast cancer patients with diabetes ‘50pc more likely to die’


January 19th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A comprehensive review of research, conducted by Johns Hopkins physicians, has found that breast cancer patients are nearly 50 percent more likely to die of any cause if ... Read more...

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