Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Topic: Diabetes

Want to boost your child’s growth? Replace rice with millets, says India-led nutrition study

Study — led by Dr S. Anitha, senior scientist, nutrition, at ICRISAT — is a review and analysis of 8 previously published studies. It was published in the journal 'Nutrients' this month.

Discovery of insulin was about monstrous egos and career rivalries. And of course, diabetes

We might think technological solutions do the heavy lifting. But they are effective only when accompanied by changes in behaviour.

Does egg consumption lead to diabetes? A new study claimed so but here’s the full picture

Eggs are one of the most nutritious foods providing best quality protein, all essential amino acids, vitamins, and minerals. This high-protein food is a must in low-carb diets.

Herbal teas are soothing but not a solution for PCOS. Focus on modifying lifestyle instead

Women receive confusing information on how to manage polycystic ovary syndrome. Bloggers and budding fitness enthusiasts offer quick remedies like herbal teas. Don't fall for them.

At least 25 per cent new diabetics have Covid history, says Indraprastha Apollo in Delhi

Authorities said that in people with a confirmed history of moderate to severe coronavirus infection, various recurring and new health ailments have been reported.

Nearly 40% of Delhi residents between 31 and 45 years have diabetes, lab analysis shows

Gurgaon-based SRL Diagnostics lab checked 2,58,021 tests done for HbA1c between January 2017 and September 2021 in Delhi. 

‘Health’ drinks for diabetes care in India have more chemical than essential nutrients

Many Indians buy ‘sugar free’ health drinks in the hope that they will be able to regulate their blood glucose and gain essential nutrients and energy. But does it happen?

No allopathic drug in Kerala’s Jackfuit365 flour, lab test confirms

Lab report on WhatsApp suggested the nutraceutical — food or part of food with medical benefits — that helps control diabetes had metformin. Nutraceuticals shouldn't contain allopathic drugs.

This one simple lifestyle change could help prevent diabetes and other diseases, study shows

One in 11 people across the globe lives with diabetes, which causes 1.5 million deaths worldwide each year. Here's to taking a stand against it.

Can’t fit into your college jeans? You could be at risk of Type 2 diabetes, UK study warns

Small trial conducted on 12 people, who were put through a weight loss programme, indicates that diabetes is not caused by obesity but by being too heavy for one's own body.

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.