New powder can heal diabetic foot sores

WASHINGTON - Foot complications, such as open wounds, can be difficult to treat or heal. However, a study has revealed that a new dressing powder, which acts exactly like a layer of skin, is cutting down healing time and reducing the quantum of pain ensuing from serious foot ulcers.

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Food additive might help cut down disease risk

WASHINGTON - Scientists have identified a substance in the liver that helps process fat and glucose and may help cut down risk for diabetes, hypertension or cardiac disease.

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Indian herbal extract regulates blood sugar, cholesterol

NEW DELHI - An Indian herbal extract has been found to help people maintain blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

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Higher insulin levels increase breast cancer risk, says study

LOS ANGELES - Postmenopausal women with elevated insulin levels may face greater risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has found.

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India sitting on diabetes time-bomb, warns expert

TORONTO - Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in India, and the country faces huge health, social and economic consequences from it, warns an Indian-origin expert based in Canada.

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Beware diabetics ! You can be prone to kidney stone

glass-of-waterIt is an alarm for all the diabetics since it has been found that there is a link between diabetes and kidney stones. Lets read through and know about it.

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Top 10 “Diabetes fads” or Myths

confused-personDo you often get confused by sayings such as “whether eating too much of sweets leading to diabetes”? These are some of the myths build up by the misconception of the common people. Let us clear your doubts.

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Citrus fruits check obesity, diabetes

TORONTO - Canadian researchers have found that citrus fruits can prevent weight gain and help control Type-2 diabetes and increased risk of heart disease.

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Diabetes type2 drug FG- 3019 will be entering phase 2 clinical trial

four_peopleMedarex has intitiated phase 2 clinical trial of FG-3019 in patients with type 2 diabetes and advanced kidney disease. In this regard, Medarex will receive a milestone payment of an undisclosed amount from its licensing partner, FibroGen.

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India’s overweight population rises by 70 million

LONDON - Seventy million Indians have been re-classified as overweight or obese, after a lowering of obesity thresholds by a diabetes research organisation based here.

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