Tag: Diabetes

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Diabetes drug may help treat breast cancer

Beijing: Chinese researchers have found that a drug used to treat diabetes could be effective against a form of breast cancer. Over 70,000 people die from breast cancer in China every year, according to the national cancer centre. Triple-negative breast cancer is particularly aggressive among the four clinical subtypes of breast cancer, Xinhua news agency quoted […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Two minutes of rigorous exercise can prevent diabetes

Just two minutes of high-intensity training (HIT) exercise per week can help prevent type 2 diabetes, a new study has claimed

  • Friday, 25 June 2021
Overweight kid
Diabetes drug may not lower baby's birth weight

London: Treating obese pregnant women with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight, research has found. Doctors had hoped that the treatment would help to reduce obesity rates and lower the number of difficult births. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, emphasises the importance for […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Ethnicity not linked to diabetes among older patients

Researchers have found that the prevalence of geriatric conditions and diabetic complications among older, insured patients with diabetes does not vary significantly by ethnicity

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Diabetes drug may up cancer risk in smokers

Depending on their smoking history, a drug may have contrary effects on people suffering from diabetes - reducing lung cancer risk among nonsmokers and increasing the risk among smokers

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Fatty acids can help treat arthritis, leukemia

Washington: Researchers have found that enzymes linked to diabetes and obesity appear to play key roles in arthritis and leukemia, potentially opening up new avenues for treating these diverse diseases. “We had never thought about treating rheumatoid arthritis or leukemia by targeting enzymes that produce fatty acids, but this work supports that line of thinking,” […]

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Black Fungus
Uncontrolled Diabetes Major Cause Of Black Fungus: Experts

Uncontrolled diabetes is emerging as a major factor in acquiring black fungus infection or mucormycosis, which is surfacing in Covid-19 patients after recovery and is leading to further complications

  • Sunday, 16 May 2021
Diabetes could lead to infertility, warn experts

New Delhi: Diabetes, commonly described as a “lifestyle disease”, can contribute to infertility in both women and men, warn health experts. “Diabetes can cause infertility in both men and women. Both sexes are at equal risk of infertility,” S.K. Wangnoo, endocrinologist at Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, told IANS. Infertility affects up to 15 per cent of […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Nuts can keep diabetics' heart healthy

New York: Eating a handful of nuts daily, particularly tree nuts, may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease among people with Type-2 diabetes, associated with an increased risk for high cholesterol, heart disease and stroke, say researchers, including one of Indian origin. Tree nuts such as walnuts, almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, pistachios, pecans, macadamias, hazelnuts […]

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Tobacco plant may aid in treating diabetes, arthritis

Toronto: Tobacco plants can be used to produce an anti-inflammatory protein that can have powerful therapeutic potential for treating conditions like Type-2 diabetes, stroke, dementia and arthritis, more effectively and at an affordable price, researchers say. A team from the University of Western Ontario and Lawson Health Research Institute in Canada used tobacco plants to […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
New treatment offers hope for treating diabetes, MS

New York: Researchers have developed a novel and safe treatment for autoimmune diseases including Type-1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis (MS) that arise when the body’s immune cells attack itself. Current treatments eliminate these misfunctioning immune cells, but also destroy normal, protective immune cells, leaving patients susceptible to immune deficiency and opportunistic infections. The new approach, […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Long-term exposure to PM2.5 raises diabetes' risk

Beijing: Long-term exposure to PM2.5, a major particle matter pollutant increases the risk of diabetes, finds a study. Researchers from the Fuwai Hospital under the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences as well as Emory University in the United States evaluated the association between long-term exposure to PM2.5 and diabetes incidence based on data collected from […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
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Infertility in women linked to higher cancer risk

New York: Infertility is associated with a higher risk of developing cancer in women of childbearing age, say researchers including one of Indian-origin. The findings, published in the journal Human Reproduction, showed that infertile women had an overall 18 per cent higher risk of developing cancer compared to women who were not infertile. However, the […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Artificial pancreas to boost diabetes treatment

Sydney: Australian researchers have created the world’s first machine intelligent artificial pancreas that could improve insulin dosing for diabetics. According to Nigel Greenwood, founder at Australia-based firm Evolving Machine Intelligence, along with researchers from the University of Queensland (UQ), the artificial intelligence-based (AI) technique can also transform the way aeroplane engine’s wear & tear is […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Smoking not linked to higher dementia risk, says study

New York: It is no secret that smoking increases the risk for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and even blindness. But puffing on a cigarette is not associated with a higher risk of dementia, says a new study. The present study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, stands in contrast to the previous research that […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021