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Artificial pancreas may change diabetes cure

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London: Scientists have successfully tested an “artificial pancreas” in a home environment, an advance that holds promise to improve the lives of millions of people with diabetes.
The device monitors

FOGSI unveils ‘Vision 2022’

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Bangalore: The Federation of Obstetric & Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), the apex body for all the Obstetricians & Gynaecologists in the country, today unveiled its landmark ‘Visio

Diabetes linked to colleagues’ attitude


Having friendly colleagues at work can reduce your risk of developing diabetes by almost up to a quarter, according to a new study. While the development of type 2 diabetes is more commonly associate

Survey finds city kids having high blood pressure, anaemia

Nearly 10 per cent of higher secondary students of city government schools are hypertensive and 26 per cent are anaemic, according to a new medical study.

The Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospita

Malayalis should learn to ‘respect’ diabetes: Expert

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At a time, when the state has become the diabetes capital of the country and the disease is increasing at an alarming rate every year, the negligence and disregard that the Mala­yalis show towards dia

Diabetes touches epidemic level

One in three patients in the state suffer from diabetic nephropathy, a disease that damages the kidneys and is the single most important cause of end-stage renal problems.

Kerala has a high prevalenc

Brain link to Diabetes 2


In a major breakthrough, doctors in the CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) and AIIMS have discovered a neurological link to Diabetes 2.

Diabetes 2 is the most common type of di

Mohanlal to open Diabetes Kerala ’12

The International Diabetes federation and Jyothydev’s Diabetic Research centre would observe this month as the ‘World Diabetic Month’ and various programmes would be held across the state as part of i

Diabetes capital splurges on sweets

Chennai might be the diabetes capital of the country, but a quick check of sweet stalls in the city shows that sales of sweets have been on the rise.

With Deepavali festival fast approaching, sweet

Key to diabetes cure lies in brain

The brain holds a substantial connect with the formation of diabetes, and if the factors are zeroed in, and effective solutions tailored to prevent it, we may well conquer one of the major diseases th

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