Toronto:  A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes may also be effective in reducing weight in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, finds a study. Autism spectrum disorder is a serious developmental disorder that impairs...
New York: US scientists have developed an oral method of administering insulin that can be a less painful alternative to millions of people worldwide with diabetes who have to inject themselves with the drug to manage their blood-sugar levels. The...
Tokyo: Your love for green tea might save you from abdominal aortic rupture - a deadly condition of the main artery of the body that often turns out to be a silent killer, researchers say. The findings showed that green...
New York: Human immuno-deficiency virus-infected individuals already suffering from depression are at an increased risk of experiencing a heart attack than those without the mental health condition, finds a study. The findings showed that HIV-infected patients with major depressive disorder,...
By Pavitra Mohan New Delhi: It's been 70 years since India got Independence, but still, 70 per cent of its population live in the villages, struggling to get basic facilities. According to a National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau survey, the rural population,...
Arshit Pathak, a telecom consultant was diagnosed with Diabetes in his early 30s and ever since, he and his family has made lifestyle changes. He and his wife alternate between an exercise regime of gym, yoga and jogging. He...
London: Living a sedentary lifestyle could increase your risk of developing psychosis leading to early death, a study has warned. Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of avoidable death and is as harmful as smoking, according to World...
New York: Teenagers of normal weight or young adults who live in neighbourhoods with lower education or income levels are at higher risk of becoming overweight or obese, a new study says. It found that 25 per cent of young...
Pediatricians are increasingly encountering parents who don't want their children immunized against infectious diseases, and a leading medical organisation wants to help them address parents' fears and questions about vaccines. The American Academy of Pediatrics found in a 2006 survey...
Bengaluru: President Pranab Mukherjee said that by the year 2030, India will have the youngest population. To create a skilled workforce for the future, providing primary education to a child is a must. Speaking at an event on Saturday organised...

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