20.8% Indians suffer from low immunity; Chandigarh healthiest city, Kolkata least healthy
As per the GOQii India Fit Report 2020, people suffering from allergy problems shot up from 13 to 16.7 per cent in 2019.
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Wonder drink for diabetics: Ketone supplement can bring high blood sugar under control
A ketone ester supplement can lower blood sugar levels.
Take care of your heart: Diabetes may independently lead to cardiac failure
Even without a cardiac structural abnormality, diabetic patients are at an increased risk of heart failure.
'Obesity paradox' decoded: Being overweight increases risk of diabetes but helps improve survival in cancer patients
WHO estimates at least 2.8 million people die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.
Cipla shares rise after Vysov anti-diabetic drug acquisition
Cipla has been co-marketing Vildagliptin in agreement with Novartis under brand names Vysov and Vysov M (Vildagliptin plus Metformin), the company said in a regulatory filing.
World Diabetes Day: Diabetic shock can lead to seizures, coma: Never skip or delay a meal, eat enough
Visit a doctor if you feel irritable, anxious, and have disrupted sleep.
Breast cancer affects men too: Look out for any lump in armpit, neck; people with diabetes, obesity at higher risk
All you need to know about breast cancer in men – how it can affect you, physically and emotionally.
Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA nod for diabetes management drug
"Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc, USA, has been granted final approval by the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for metformin hydrochloride extended release tablets USP, 500 mg and 1000 mg, the generic version of Glumetza extended release tablets, 500 mg and 1,000 mg, of Salix Pharmaceuticals Inc," the drug maker said in a filing to BSE.
Diabetes can make your toes numb and affect walking ability: Quit smoking, have Vitamin B12-rich diet
Toe numbness may also lead to injuries and wounds.
Failing to lose weight? Understanding your genes may help you get fit
Mapping your entire genetic structure the startup’s GenomeKundli, gives customers an insight on predisposition to more than 100 plus genetic health conditions’ claims founder, Neeraj Gupta.
Unable to afford insulin? This WHO initiative aims at helping diabetics by slashing prices
There are currently more than 420 million diabetic adults in the world.
Dr Reddy's forays into nutrition segment; launches diabetic-friendly drink
It is a first-of-its-kind under Dr Reddy's nutrition portfolio and clinically proven to help manage blood glucose levels among Indian patients. The brand 'Celevida' is derived from two words 'Celebration' and 'Vida', which means 'Celebrate Life'. It is available in two flavours Kesar Elachi and Chocolate, which are taste tested with over 300 diabetics and prediabetics, it said.
Why India should seriously pay attention to its children's pre-diabetes
A new national survey shows 10% of children are at risk of developing diabetes. Policies must focus on getting them to eat right and exercise. In 2016, diabetes was directly responsible for 1.6 million deaths around the world, according to the WHO. The new data comes even as India is struggling with a diabetic population of over 72 million.
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