India is exploring the possibility of having a national monitoring framework to help check hypertension cases, a WHO official said on Thursday. The national monitoring framework will try and amalgamate suggestions of the global
In a big setback for the Big Apple's mayor, Michael Bloomberg, a New York state judge on Monday has overturned the city's ban on large sugary soft drinks. ‘Arbitrary and capricious’ is how state Supreme Court Justice Milton
A group of students from the University of Karachi have found that the humble papaya has immense health benefits including lowering the chances of heart attack and controlling diabetes. During the research, final year students of
The media is being used as a tool by MNC giants who are entering the medical laboratories market, it was alleged on Tuesday following a sting operation by a TV channel in Kerala. Some people of a TV channel mixed the blood of a
Diabetes is a condition that can be treated but can’t be cured. You can still live a long and healthy life. All forms of diabetes have been treatable since insulin became available in 1921. Type 1 diabetes is treated with
Losing milk teeth is normal. But losing your permanent teeth is not. Even losing your teeth as you grew old is no more considered inevitable.
Tooth loss causes various consequences - the quality of life is reduced because of
The Thane Half-Marathon on Sunday turned tragic after news reports emerged that a 46-year-old Kandivili resident had died after completing the run. It seems that the man who passed away was Suresh Cherusseri, a former junior
A team of American scientists has successfully reprogrammed insulin-producing cells in an effort to discover a new way to fight diabetes. For years, researchers have been searching, with limited success, for a way to treat
An estimated 61.3 million people in India suffer from diabetes, Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Friday. According to World Health Organisation (WHO), factors responsible for the increase in non-communicable
Sitting for more than four hours daily makes people vulnerable to diabetes and hypertension, says a new study. Emma George from the University of Western Sydney (UWS) School of Science and Health conducted the study with Gregory
A study shows that supercomputers are helping tweak antioxidants to stave off age-related diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer's. The research team, led by Leo Radom and Amir Karton from the Universities
According to findings of a study by Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, diabetes increases the risk of DNA damage in sperms, resulting in infertility. The on-going study which has found that DNA damage among diabetics
Zydus Cadila has got the USFDA approval for marketing Pioglitazone, an anti-diabetes drug used in Type 2 diabetes.
Pioglitazone Hydrochloride, acts as an insulin sensitizer and causes the insulin receptors on cells to become
In about six months, SRM University in Chennai plans to launch its US patented herbal diabetic drug. ‘We have incorporated a company, SRM Pharma Ltd. In another six months we may launch the drug. We can get the drug