Tag: ,

Can diabetes medication improve heart structure?

Can diabetes medication improve heart structure? According to a recent study, diabetes medication empagliflozin can improve cardiac structure in diabetics who also have heart disease. Led by St. Michael’s Hospital researchers, the study was presented at the American Heart Association meeting in Chicago. “Empagliflozin is used to reduce glucose in diabetes patients, but it also

New Year Habits

Know the Four healthy habits to cultivate in the New Year 2019

As we get ready to welcome 2018, most of us also commit to being better versions of ourselves. Leading a healthier lifestyle usually tops the list, but it is also one of the toughest things to achieve. There are four simple tips that you can incorporate this new year to finally become a new you. Exercise daily: Promise

Link discovered between inflammation and depression in type 1 diabetes

Inflammatory protein is associated with depression in diabetes, according to a study. The research, conducted by at Lund University in Sweden, suggests that galectin-3 levels may be useful for diagnosis of depression or may be a new target for treating depression associated with type-1 diabetes, which could lead to better patient care. It is well established that

Long work hours may hike women's diabetes risk by 70%

Long work hours may hike women’s diabetes risk by 70%

Toronto – Women who work for 45 hours or more a week may be associated with nearly 70 per cent increased risk of diabetes as compared to men or women who worked for 30 to 40 hours a week, a study has found. Longer-working men however did not face this risk. While it is an

Childhood cancer survivors at higher risk of hormone diseases

Childhood cancer survivors at higher risk of hormone diseases. Largely due to the exposure to radiation therapy, people who have survived cancer in their childhood may be at an increased risk for developing hormones disorders that may lead to thyroid disease, testicular dysfunction and diabetes, later, say experts. To warn healthcare providers about these risks,

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study

Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease. Diabetes has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like diet and a sedentary lifestyle, but research by the Washington University School of Medicine in St

TB vaccine may help reverse diabetes

TB vaccine may help reverse diabetes

TB vaccine may help reverse diabetes Boston, Jun 24 (PTI) A vaccine that prevents tuberculosis and is used to treat bladder cancer has been approved for clinical trials in the US to tests its ability to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a phase II clinical trial testing

Sexuality diabetes lurks sleep deprive men

Sexuality: Why diabetes lurks among sleep-deprived men

There’s a link between insufficient sleep and the development of insulin resistance, one of the factors that cause type 2 diabetes, and now, a team of researchers has discovered a biological reason for this relationship, at least in men: an imbalance between their testosterone and cortisol hormones. “Our highly controlled sleep study showed that even one night of restricted sleep can cause insulin resistance and that we

80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat

80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat

80% of diabetics are from developing countries, and they are not fat: And you thought diabetes is a ‘heavy’ issue! A short documentary, titled ‘The New Face of Diabetes,’ produced by the Science Communication Lab and published in partnership with Slate, points out that most diabetic patients in the West are obese, but in India, they’re

Longevity protein may help treat diabetes, cancer: study

Longevity protein may help treat diabetes, cancer: study

Longevity protein may help treat diabetes, cancer: study. Scientists have revealed the three-dimensional structure of longevity protein that may help develop therapies to treat diabetes, obesity and certain cancers.Named after the Greek goddess who spun the thread of life, Klotho proteins are located on the surface of cells of specific tissues.The proteins bind to a

Diabetes reason behind rising cancer cases

Diabetes reason behind rise in cancer cases worldwide: Study

Diabetes reason behind rising cancer cases: According to recent study, a team of researchers have found that cancers related to metabolic diseases, especially diabetes and obesity, have an increasingly high incidence. Cancer has disturbingly been linked to an unhealthy lifestyle by previous studies and as per a new research, out of nearly six percent of new cancers

Mouthwash use may raise diabetes risk: study

Boston, Nov 23: Mouthwash use may raise diabetes risk: study. People who use mouthwash regularly may have an increased risk of developing diabetes, researchers, including one of Indian origin, have warned.Researchers at the Harvard University in the US found that swilling with anti-bacterial fluid could be killing helpful microbes which live in the mouth and

19,700 Afghans die from diabetes annually

Kabul, Nov 15, More than 19,700 people die due to diabetes in Afghanistan annually, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.“The 2012 International Diabetes Federation finding shows that 19,773 out of some 849,000 people affected by diabetes die of the disease annually in Afghanistan,” said Qamaruddin Hafiz, a senior ministry official.Hafiz said the ministry was making

Consuming vegetables, fruits

Consuming vegetables, fruits can slash the risk for diabetes

According to the latest study, a fruits and vegetables rich diet can reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. Consuming food rich in antioxidants, fruits, vegetables, tea and other hot beverages – has previously been associated with a lower risk of certain cancers and cardiovascular conditions.A team of Health across generations, Center of Research in Epidemiology and Population Health,

Midnight snacks may up heart risk, diabetes

New York, Nov 8, Are you in the habit of late night snacking? Beware, as people with this habit have a higher risk of developing various heart diseases and diabetes, says a new research. Late night eating habits disrupt the working of the body’s biological clock. It is out-of-sync with the 24-hour cycle, resulting in

High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk

New York, Oct 24 : High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk. Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly at a lower risk of developing islet autoimmunity as well as Type 1 diabetes, according to a study. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune

Diabetes Wonder Drug : New pill can improve health of Type 2 sufferers

A team of researchers has recently created a pill that might be a major breakthrough to a silent and deadly disease of diabetes. This pill might acts as boon to diabetic patient, it can significantly improve the health of people with diabetes and also help to reduce some kilos from their waistlines.  The findings indicated

Coffee may cut diabetes risk

Coffee may cut diabetes risk: study

London, Sep 7, Coffee may cut diabetes risk: study. Coffee lovers, rejoice! Scientists have identified compound in the beverage that may cut risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.Coffee may cut diabetes risk: study. Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark also found that one of these previously untested compounds appears to improve cell function and

Can chocolate help prevent or treat diabetes?

Can chocolate help prevent or treat diabetes?

Compounds in cocoa may help delay onset of type 2 diabetes, researchers suggest. BYU researchers have discovered certain compounds found in cocoa can actually help your body release more insulin and respond to increased blood glucose better.Insulin is the hormone that manages glucose, the blood sugar that reaches unhealthy levels in diabetes. Of course, there’s a

Eat salads

Eat salads to stay healthy

Eat salads to stay healthy. Salads are bounteous, fresh, colourful, crisp veggies and fruits blended together that are refreshing and unpretentious. You cannot ignore the fact that salads increase the consumption of fresh vegetables and fruits as well.    Boosts and sharpens your eyesight:  Unbelievable but true –  certain salads rich in carrots, peppers, or any leafy