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Alzheimer’s disease is type of diabetes: Experts

Alzheimer’s disease is type of diabetes: Experts

HIGHLIGHTS Diabetes generally occurs as a result of insulin-resistance at target sites such as muscle and fat cells. Wamil Vashisht Chandigarh Alzheimer’s brain is a diabetic brain that develops resistance for insulin and this state prevents unlocking of the glucose doors in the brain. If the recent studies by medical fraternity are to be believed,

Looming threat make companies launch dengue insurance

Dengue has become quite a dreaded disease this season as the cases are not ceasing to come. With an eye of increasing number of patients, several companies have now started dengue insurance where a subscriber will be paid the expense of treatment is he is affected by the disease. While the experts believed that cases

Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha

Swine flu toll rises to 17 in Odisha. Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 The Swine flu death toll in Odisha increased to 17 with a woman succumbing to the H1N1 virus at the SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack today. With this, the SCB medical college hospital recorded four swine flu deaths, said Manoranjan Patnaik, nodal officer

Ex Model starving to death from rare disease, willing herself to die

Ex Model starving to death from rare disease, willing herself to die

Ex Model starving to death from rare disease, willing herself to die. Washington: Lisa Brown 34-year-old lady used to do modeling in the US but now her condition is such that all are shocked to see her. She is suffering from such a disease that she lost her weight and even dose. Gradually, her condition

Sugar Nirogya Amrit to control Diabetes

Sugar Nirogya Amrit to control Diabetes

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android :- Click For IOS Diabetes is a most common disease in present days. Three out of every five people are the victims of this particular disease. To get rid of diabetes, people are taking various types of medicines but still in vain.

Consume orange to get rid of Dementia

Consume orange to get rid of Dementia

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS You may have heard many times in childhood that an apple a day keeps doctor away. In the recent research, researchers have claimed that having an orange diet daily can increase brain power.Researchers claim that eating an orange daily

Risk of disease increases,due to not carrying dead animals

Risk of disease increases,due to not carrying dead animals

After five percent GST on leather, businessmen are on strike. hence the dead animals from Dairy Pharma are not feeding. Since July 1, dead animals are lying on the road in many areas. Dairy farms are in bad condition and bad odor is all over there. Dairy owner scared to increasing the chance of disease.All

Awareness rally on Dengue in Dera Bassi

With the aim of combating deadly disease dengue, hundreds of schoolchildren today participated in an awareness rally organised by the ATS Rotary Club in collaboration with the Health Department. Awareness rally Dengue.NK Sharma, Chief Parliamentary Secretary, flagged off the rally from the Civil Hospital, Dera Bassi.Children marched through streets and markets of the town with

Bone disordered women

Bone disordered women restricted to bed

Bone disordered women restricted to bed . Savita,  the 35-year-old has a condition called ankylosing spondylitis, has been restricted to bed. She spends her days lying in a foetal position. This disease affects spine, hips and the neck. “The disease is progressive. Earlier, she was in pain, but could at least go to the washroom on

Eyes can reveal onset of Alzheimer’s disease

New York: In a breakthrough research, US scientists have identified that early signs of Alzheimer’s disease can be detected by looking at the back of patients’ eyes. The researchers found that the retina tissue shows evidence of toxic tau and inflammation — crucial for the onset of the neurodegenerative disease. “Using the retina for detecting

Heavy pot smoking linked to bone disease and fractures

London: Regular pot users could be at greater risk of osteoporosis in later life as researchers have found that people who regularly smoke large amounts of cannabis have reduced bone density and are more prone to fractures. “Our research has shown that heavy users of cannabis have quite a large reduction in bone density compared

Early menopausal symptoms may predict heart disease

New York: Women who experience menopausal symptoms — hot flashes and night sweats — much earlier are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease (CVD) as compared to those with later onset of such symptoms, says research. Up to 80 per cent of women experience menopausal symptoms at some point during the menopause transition, said

Exercise may help patients with lung disease

London: Increased physical activity among patients with a type of lung disease could reduce their risk of anxiety as well as depression, a study has found. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it difficult to breathe. The prevalence of depression and anxiety is approximately 40

Added sugars may up heart disease risk in kids

New York: Does your toddler have a bigger appetite for drinks with added sugar such as soda, fruit-flavoured and sports drinks, than fresh fruits and green vegetables? Be warned, as children between the age of two-to-18 consuming more than six teaspoons of added sugars a day — equivalent to about 100 calories or 25 grams

Obesity, smoking may up poor life quality in lung disease patients

Washington: Patients who survived the fatal lung disease find their subsequent quality of life has more to do with lifestyle factors than how sick they were in the hospital, a new study has found. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a progressive medical condition occurring in critically ill patients characterised by widespread inflammation in the

New biomarker for Parkinson’s disease found in urine

New York: Researchers have discovered that a protein in urine samples correlates with the presence and severity of Parkinson’s disease. The biomarker may act as a possible guide for future clinical treatments and a monitor of the efficacy of potential new Parkinson’s drugs in real time during treatment. “Nobody thought we’d be able to measure