Older adults with ‘prediabetes’ don’t develop diabetes

Older adults with slightly elevated blood sugar, sometimes called “prediabetes,” usually don’t develop full-blown diabetes, a Swedish study suggests. People in the study with prediabetes were more likely to return to healthy blood sugar levels if they lost weight, were free of heart disease and had low blood pressure. Researchers followed 2,575 More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, July 4th, 2019
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16 crore people in India consume alcohol: Minister

New Delhi: Alcohol is the most common psychoactive substance used by Indians followed by cannabis and opioids, the Rajya Sabha was informed Thursday. Over 16 crore people in India consume alcohol. Making a statement More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
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Our brain likes new information as much as money: Study

Los Angeles: New information acts on the brain’s reward system in the same way as money or food, according to a study that explains why people can’t stop checking their phones, even when they are not More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, June 9th, 2019
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Fruits and veggies can boost your heart health

Washington: Here’s another reason for you to gorge on fruits and veggies. A new study has claimed that insufficient consumption of fruit and vegetable may account for millions of death from heart disease and More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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Drinking 25 cups of coffee a day safe for heart

London: Drinking coffee, including in people who consume up to 25 cups a day, may not be as bad for arteries and heart as previously thought, a study unveiled Monday claims. Coffee is not harmful to the heart, with More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, June 1st, 2019
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A cup of blueberries daily can reduce risk of heart disease

Washington: Adding a cup of blueberries to your diet can be good for your heart, recent findings suggest. Eating a cup of blueberries a day decreases risk of heart disease by up to 15%. According to the study, eating More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Energy drinks may harm your heart: Study

Washington: Consuming too many energy drinks in a short timespan may increase blood pressure and disrupt heart rhythm, a study has found. Energy drinks could cause electrical disturbances in the heart. For the study, More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 20th, 2019
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Diabetes boosts risk of liver disease

Washington: People with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of deadly liver cirrhosis and liver cancer according to a new study. People living with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk of liver disease. According to More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, May 19th, 2019
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Breastfeeding reduces risk of heart disease in moms

Washington: Moms who breastfeed their babies are less prone to heart diseases that develop later in life, a study has found. Women who breastfed their babies are less likely to develop heart disease later in life. The More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Faster walkers live longer

Washington: People who walk slowly have a lower life expectancy than those who walk fast, a recent study has claimed. A study finds that life expectancy correlated to walking speed, across all levels of BMIs. According More...