Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: Diabetes

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.

A bowl of millets a day could keep cholesterol and diabetes at bay, study finds

New Delhi: Consuming 50-200 grams of millets daily for an extended period of time could help reduce the risk of cardiovascular threats by combating...

Semglee, first-of-its-kind insulin product made by India’s Biocon, gets US approval

Interchangeable biosimilar product refers to a drug that can be used as an alternative by patients without the intervention of a prescriber.

Two-third Indians with non-communicable diseases fall in 26-59 age group, survey finds

Diabetes & hypertension more prevalent among people aged 50+ while neurological disorders more prevalent in age group of 35 and below, survey by Thought Arbitrage Research Institute shows. 

You can’t treat severe Covid, black fungus but can prevent risk factor in both — diabetes

A study found that the prevalence rate of diabetes in rural and urban India has increased about six times from 1972 to 2017. Targeting changes in lifestyle is the need of the hour.

Higher apolipoprotein B shortens lifespan, increases risk of heart disease, finds Lancet study

The study says apolipoprotein B, a protein involved in the metabolism of lipids, contributes to formation of fatty acid deposits on arteries which may result in heart disease.

Type 2 diabetes? Sitting can cause problems with blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. And sitting all day can worsen it.

Want to learn to manage your diabetes? Free online nutrition course can help with health tips

Beginning today for eight weeks, attendees of these free weekly classes will learn how plant-based foods can reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes.

Mankind Pharma, Intas found selling diabetes drug ‘without nod’, to get show cause notice

Delhi-based Mankind Pharma & Gujarat's Intas Pharmaceuticals sold a Type 2 diabetes drug without seeking price approval from National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority.

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.