Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Diabetes

This app is helping patients make lifestyle changes to deal with diseases like diabetes

Founded by a former employee of a venture capitalist firm, Wellthy acts as a gatekeeper between patients and doctors in aid of traditional healthcare.

Diabetes drug metformin latest to be targeted for carcinogen scrutiny

US FDA says it is testing samples of metformin sold in the US for NDMA, and that it will recommend recalls of the medication as appropriate.

Danish firm gets FDA approval for oral diabetes pill, no word yet on India launch

India has 7.2 crore people with diabetes and oral pills will help them avoid the pain of puncturing themselves again and again.

Why cheese may help control your blood sugar

A growing body of evidence suggests that people who eat lots of cheese do not have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases.

European regulator finds cancer-causing element in diabetes medicines made in India

European Medicines Agency tells Hyderabad-based Hetero Labs to test its diabetes medicine pioglitazone for “low levels” of cancer-causing substance in them.

On World Health Day, a look at what ails India and status of Ayushman Bharat

Diabetes, ischemic heart diseases and respiratory disorders are among major diseases ailing Indians. Ayushman Bharat looks to target 50 crore poor Indians.

Diabetes type-3, 4, 5? Indian study looks to break down disease & find targeted treatment

India-centric study comes a year after landmark Swedish research sought to expand diabetes diagnosis — currently restricted to type-1 and type-2 — to five variants.

Unilever needs luck to gain energy from Horlicks deal in India

Horlicks is facing a challenge, even in India. The drink is losing its star status as the ‘healthy’ morning and after-school drink.

98 million Indians likely to have diabetes type 2 by 2030: Lancet study

The study found that the amount of insulin needed to effectively treat type 2 diabetes will rise by more than 20 per cent worldwide over the next 12 years.

Daily physical activity, healthy diet must to prevent diabetes among teenagers

On World Diabetes Day, health experts give tips on how to prevent obesity, a major factor contributing to diabetes among adolescents.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.