Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Diabetes

Health experts want to cast Mahatma Gandhi as India’s new fitness icon

A special edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Research seeks to project Mahatma Gandhi as India's new health icon.

Diabetes: New test could detect the disease much earlier

New study recommends replacing glucose in standard diabetes detection test with a calorific milkshake containing glucose, fat and protein.

Doctor in your pocket: How digital technology is revolutionising healthcare

Mobile apps that manage cardiovascular health or provide mental health support are now changing how healthcare is practised. 

High-tech insulin is still unaffordable for over 50 million people

Closer attention to value for money could ensure an adequate supply of affordable insulin to treat everyone with diabetes worldwide.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

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.