Intense Exercising May Prevent Diabetes Risk Amongst Women- Here Are 5 Foods That May Help Too

Diabetes is a condition in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is weakened, resulting in abnormally elevated levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. According to a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Physiology, high-intensity interval training may be an efficient, effective […]

Moms-to-be, taking this epilepsy drug during pregnancy increases risk of oral cleft in baby

Women taking a common anti-epileptic drug during early pregnancy may have a greater chance of giving birth to a baby with an oral cleft, warns a new study. “Our results suggest that the increased risk of oral clefts is most pronounced in women taking higher doses of topiramate to treat […]

Do you suffer from psoriasis? Beware, you may be at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

People with psoriasis are at an increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those without the condition, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease, says a study. Psoriasis is a disease of the immune system in which inflammation causes skin cells to multiply faster than […]

Dear ladies, exercise daily. Survey finds 60% urban Indian women at risk of diabetes

Over 60% of urban Indian women do not follow a regular exercise regime, which puts them at increased risk of diabetes, according to the results of a new survey. Released on the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the survey conducted by diabetes care company Novo Nordisk India also showed that […]

Forgetting things but unaware of it? You may be at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease

Canadian researchers have found that although memory loss is an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, it is those who are unaware of the problem that are more likely to go on to develop the condition. Carried out by researchers at Ontario’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), the new […]

Fitness lovers, take note: Combining running and walking can reduce risk of diabetes

Indulging in high-intensity interval training may be an efficient, effective way of reducing the risk of developing diabetes, especially among women. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose) and is characterised by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of […]

DNA testing becoming increasingly popular to diagnose and treat lifestyle diseases, reduce health risk

Bijan Dutta, a 45-year-old businessman from Assam, suffered from Androgenetic alopecia or hair loss to the extent of a barren head. Upon consultation at a Kolkata clinic, he was asked to undergo a hair transplant procedure. Despite medication and nutritional supplements, he was not able to retain this transplanted hair. […]

Myth buster: Fertility treatments do not spike divorce risk, says study

3 Undergoing fertility treatment does not increase divorce risk, says a study in a finding that can help in supporting patients’ commitment to the treatment. Previous studies have suggested that undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART) such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) greatly increases couples’ stress and anxiety levels. Some even claimed […]