28 Sep 2015
New York: An enhanced inflammatory response could be the key link between high saturated fat intake and the development of diseases like Type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis, researchers have said.
26 Sep 2015
London: A medication used for diabetes and obesity could also be used for the treatment of alcohol dependence, suggests new research. Alcohol dependence causes morbidity as well as mortality and is major health problem in today's society.
23 Sep 2015
New York: People undergoing treatment for drugs and alcohol addiction around the world use tobacco at two to three times the rate of people who are not being treated for addiction, finds a 20-country study.
18 Sep 2015
New York: Smoking cigarettes or breathing in second-hand tobacco smoke significantly increases the risk of Type-2 diabetes, warns a new study.
18 Sep 2015
London: While taking short naps may be good for your health, extending it to an hour or more significantly increases risk of developing diabetes, says a new study.
23 Sep 2015
Washington: The copyright ownership fight over a world-famous 'monkey-selfie', taken by a black macaque after pressing a button on a camera owned by a wildlife photographer four years ago in Indonesia, has now been taken to the court by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
16 Sep 2015
New Delhi: As the national capital battled the worst outbreak of dengue in the past five years, Delhi Government directed all private hospitals and nursing homes to increase the number of beds, and warned them of strict action if they denied treatment to any dengue patient.
08 Feb 2015
Washington: The factors behind the prevalence of diabetes may be affected by the geography and hence the prevention and treatment should be based on the local factors, said a study.
12 Sep 2015
London: A major European study has helped identify key characteristics of severe asthma which will help with the development of new treatment for patients with the condition.
22 Jul 2015
London: Researchers at Uppsala University have proved that even one night sleep loss may affect our metabolism. This can be linked to higher risk of obesity. Thus, sleep loss can make a negative effect on our body. It grows an excessive fat in our body which can lead to diabetes.