26 Jul 2014
New York: Men who work in shifts are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study warns. The reasons for this finding are not clear, say the authors, but suggest that men working shift patterns might need to pay more attention to the possible health consequences of their working schedule.
25 Jul 2014
New York: Biologists have discovered an extremely widespread virus that could be as old as humans and could play a major role in obesity and diabetes. More than half the world's population is host to the newly described virus, named crAssphage, which infects one of the most common types of gut bacteria, Bacteroidetes, the findings showed.
23 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Fifteen schools in Delhi will be among the first in India to receive information and training on how to educate teachers, students and parents on diabetes using specially designed 'school diabetes information pack'.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: Person deprived of sleep is more likely to form false memory, says a new research. Researchers at Michigan State University and the University of California, Irvine found participants deprived of a night's sleep were more likely to have distorted memory.
24 Jul 2014
New Delhi: The Union government is impressing upon state governments and municipal bodies to incorporate rain water harvesting projects in their urban plans, Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.
27 Jun 2014
New York: Low thyroid levels in the cardiac tissue of diabetics may be the major cause of their associated heart disease, a study has said, indicating that restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent heart disease in diabetics.
17 Jul 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat arrived in Dehradun after he was discharged from AIIMS in Delhi. Rawat was admitted to the premier medical institute after he sustained a neck injury during a rough helicopter ride.
07 Jul 2014
London: A drug used to prevent blood clot formation during emergency heart attack treatment could result in improved outcomes compared to another drug which is in widespread use in high-income countries, and is around 400 times more expensive.
02 Jul 2014
Beijing: Scientists have discovered the key gene behind severe malaria, a finding that may provide new strategies for the treatment and prevention of the deadly disease.
28 Jun 2014
New Delhi: With most people suffering from back pain at some point of time in their lives, researchers have now developed a digital test to measure the functioning of the spine.