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Covid-19 Cases In India Hiked Due To Chronic Diseases: Research

According to researchers of The Lancet, India’s Covid-19 infections are fuelled more due to chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension. Reportedly, persons carrying one of the chronic diseases experienced a death rate of 5.7% as compared to 0.7% in those who seemed healthy. Few scientists also concentrated on the mass underreporting of Covid cases and death in India. Besides, at least five million people have died after hospitals were… read-more

Sat, 14 Aug 2021 - 08:57 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Diabetes, Hypertension, Covid-19, India, research

Courtesy: The Times of India

Rapper Biz Markie

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American Rapper Biz Markie Passes Away At 57

The American rapper Biz Markie breathed his last on July 16. The 57-year-old DJ was suffering from diabetes and other health-related issues. Markie was survived by his wife, who passed away at a Baltimore hospital. Diamond Shell, his brother took to Facebook saying, “To the baddest in the beats icon legend. My brother BIZ MARKI. I'll miss you.” Markie was best known for his 1989 track “Just a Friend.”

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 03:32 PM / by Bornika Das

Tags: rapper, America, DJ, Biz Markie, Diabetes

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Retinal Diabetes

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Researchers Develop AI To Test Diabetic Retinopathy; Result In Two Minutes

The Researchers at the Sankara Eye Foundation and Leben Care have developed an artificial intelligence 'Netra.AI' that can detect diabetic retinopathy. The system takes pictures from portable technician-operated fundus camera devices, and transfers it to a cloud-based web portal for DR grading. However, using AI Algorithms, it delivers the results. Interestingly, it concludes the results within two minutes of uploading the images. However,… read-more

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 07:21 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Diabetes, health care, Retinal Disease, Retinal Diabetes

Courtesy: India Times

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High Fructose Diet May Impair Immune System: British Study

A high sugar fructose diet might hamper the proper functioning of immune systems, a study administered by British scientists revealed. The study published in the journal 'Nature Communications' explains that fructose inflames the immune system, consequently damaging cells and tissues, and impairing the immune system's ability to counter diseases. Conventionally associated with obesity, type-2 diabetes, and liver ailments, Fructose is… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 09:18 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Fructose, Immune System, Sugar, obesity, Diabetes

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Youths Should Take Regular Checkups To Avoid Complications, Suggests Expert

Physician Dr Mukesh Budhwani recommends regular checkup among youngsters to track silent and asymptomatic chronic diseases at their earliest. Warning that diabetes, hypertension, thyroid, liver-kidney problems, indigestion, migraine and depression are inherited, Budhwani says their effects can be reversed if traced earlier. The Pune-based expert hopefully adds that 80% cases before 32 year age can be reversed with appropriate medication.… read-more

Sun, 28 Feb 2021 - 01:42 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Pune, Mukesh Budhwani, Chronic Diseases, Thyroid Complication, Diabetes

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Processed Foods Lead To Higher Risks Of Heart Disease, Stroke: Study

A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has revealed that people eating food filled with preservatives are more likely to die of heart disease and stroke. Italian researchers, in a 10-year study on 24,325 volunteers, have concluded that heart-risks due to processed food have increased up to 58% besides stroke being 52%. Moreover, ultra-processed foods enhance appetite and sugar craving leading to obesity and… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 03:38 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: American Journal OF Clinical Nutrition, Processed Food, Diabetes, Heart Diseases

Courtesy: Business Insider

Testing Diabetes

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One In Four Individual Below 25 Years Of Age Shows Diabetic Levels: Study

Almost 25% of the people aged below 25 years had shown diabetic levels that were often seen in people aged above 40, found a medical study. Moreover, a data analysis by diagnostic chain Metropolis Healthcare has indicated that of total 1,37,280 samples tested in Delhi, from January 2019 to August 2020, about 18% were suffering from diabetes. It stated major contributing factors were inactivity, laziness and excessive consumption of high-… read-more

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 07:37 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Diabetes, Delhi, health care, national capital



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Health Experts Suggest Eating Fenugreek To Control Diabetes

Health experts have suggested that Fenugreek (Methi), is perfect for diabetic patients in the winter season. Cited as the only food having potential anti-diabetic elements, it helps in boosting insulin secretion. Fenugreek also possess nutrients such as folic acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and a rare amino acid labelled 4HO-lle that can help in controlling Diabetes. Both leaves and seeds of fenugreek plant can be used in cooking.

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 03:13 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Fenugreek, Benifits of eating Methi, Diabetes

Courtesy: NDTV

Sun Pharma

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Sun Pharma's Diabetes Drug Likely to 'Cause Cancer'; Company Recalls 747 Bottles

According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report, Mumbai-based Pharmaceutical Company, Sun Pharma has recalled 747 bottles of RIOMET ER from the American market. Reportedly, the drug was used for the treatment of diabetes and the FDA has ascertained an increased presence of N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in the drug. N-nitrosodimethylamine is believed to cause cancer, if used in high amounts. FDA has stated that the recall process… read-more

Sun, 11 Oct 2020 - 02:11 PM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: sun pharma, food and drug administration, US, Diabetes

Courtesy: The Economic Times