Category: Health

Weight loss drug effective for diabetes remission: Study

New York: Intake of lorcaserin -- a weight-loss drug -- can help decrease risk for diabetes, induce diabetes remission as…

Vitamin D supplements do not boost bone health: Lancet

Wellington: Intake of Vitamin D supplements does not prevent fractures or falls, or improve bone mineral density in adults, especially…

Gastric banding helps in slowing down prediabetes: Study

Washington: A new study has found that gastric banding, a type of bariatric surgery for weight loss, is as effective…

Gastric banding helps in slowing down prediabetes: Study

Washington: A new study has found that gastric banding, a type of bariatric surgery for weight loss, is as effective…

Diabetes may begin years before diagnosis

Washington D.C. [USA]: Turns out, early signs of type 2 diabetes are identified more than 20 years before diagnosis. A…

How sexual assault, harassment take toll on women’s health

Washington: A new study has shed light on the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault and negative implications for women's…

Cannabis more ‘toxic’ to teenage brains than alcohol: Study

Toronto: While both alcohol and marijuana misuse are known to be associated with impairments in learning, memory, attention and decision-making,…

Artificial pancreas system better than insulin jabs for diabetics

London: A novel artificial pancreas system can control blood sugar levels better than insulin injections for both children and older…

Study finds ‘strong’ link between depression, opioid use

Washington: According to a recent study, there is a strong link between mental health disorders and substance abuse. "For every…

Polio scare: Contaminated vaccines given to kids in Telangana, Maha, UP

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said it has banned a Ghaziabad-based pharmaceutical company Biomed from supplying…

Domestic refrigerator may affect insulin quality

Washington: Your refrigerator may pose risk to the quality of the insulin which, as per a new study is often…

Diabetes ups risks of arthritis, osteoporosis: Study

London: Middle-aged with diabetes are at greater risk of developing arthritis and osteoporosis, in addition to increased risk to the…

This gene predisposes people to diabetes, low BMI

New York: Researchers found that a well-known gene variant linked to Type-2 diabetes may also predispose individuals to being leaner…

High-fat, high-sugar diet can impair females’ future fertility

Washington: Women, take note! A high-fat and high-sugar diet can result in the impairment of future fertility, suggests a study.…

Cataracts linked to higher bone loss, fracture risk: Study

Taipei: Older adults with cataracts are more likely to be at risk of developing osteoporosis and bone fractures, a study…

Cataracts linked to higher bone loss, fracture risk: Study

Taipei: Older adults with cataracts are more likely to be at risk of developing osteoporosis and bone fractures, a study…

Decoding health consequences of extreme dieting

Washington: Did you know! Crash dieting is giving you more belly fat and is even weakening your muscles. These are…

‘Diabetes increases cancer risk’

Washington D.C. [USA]: Diabetics are at an increased risk of cancer, warns a study. It also suggests that diabetes is…

Stress reduces fertility in women, but not in men: Study

New York: Higher levels of stress can lower conception or fertility in women but it does not affect men, finds…

Don’t snack mindlessly

New Delhi: Snacking is not a mindless pursuit. And unlike universally thought, it is not devoid of benefits. In fact,…