Type 2 diabetes signs appear more than 20 years before diagnosis

Type 2 diabetes signs can appear more than 20 years before a patient is diagnosed, research suggests. Dangerously high blood sugar levels and insulin resistance can be seen two decades before a person is eventually diagnosed with the condition, according to a study of more than 27,000 people. Type 2 diabetes signs can appear more than 20 years before More...

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By Manish Sen On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Nuplazid drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find

San Diego: A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson’s patients did the same for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in a study that was stopped early because the benefit seemed clear. Representative More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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Women continue to binge drink even after becoming mummy, study finds

Washington: Going against the notion that women become less inclined to drinking after becoming a mummy, a new study which analysed the drinking patterns of men and women found that they continued to binge drinking. From More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Air pollution linked to higher risk of glaucoma: Study

London: Exposure to polluted air is associated with an increased risk of glaucoma, a debilitating eye condition that can cause blindness, according to a study. Air pollution has been linked to a higher glaucoma More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Doctors remove world’s largest kidney weighing 7.4 kg at Delhi hospital

New Delhi: Surgeons have removed a kidney weighing 7.4 kg, claimed to be the world’s largest, from a 56-year-old man, authorities at a city hospital where the procedure was performed said on Monday. Doctors More...

By Manish Sen On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Doctor-patient ratio in India less than WHO-prescribed norm of 1:1000: Govt

New Delhi: There is one doctor for every 1,445 Indians as per the country’s current population estimate of 135 crore, which is lower than the WHO’s prescribed norm of one doctor for 1,000 people, the More...

By Manish Sen On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Medicines more effective than stents and bypass surgery for stable heart disease, major trial shows

Philadelphia: People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won’t More...

By Ila Choudhary On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Illiterate people three times at higher risk to develop dementia: Study

Washington: The people who cannot read and write stay at nearly three times higher risk of developing dementia than the people, who can read and write, says a recent study. Illiterate people may be nearly 3 times More...

By Manish Sen On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Study shows nudging heart patients to take statins leads to better outcomes

Washington: In a recent study it has been found that statins that is an effective medication for treating patients with heart disease is consumed by only six per cent. The study was discussed in the meeting, ‘2019 More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Diabetes forecast to affect 700 million by 2045

The number of people between the ages of 20 and 79 with diabetes is expected to reach 700 million by 2045, according to the latest findings of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). One in 11 adults aged 20-79 More...