What is Sleeveballoon? New device that can treat Type 2 diabetes, obesity
Sleeveballoon is a device that combines a balloon with a connected sleeve.
Scientists design new oral capsule that may end the era of painful insulin jabs
Many drugs, especially those made of proteins, cannot be take...
Feeling dehydrated too often? A glass of milk may help
Simple water isn't the most hydrating beverage around.
This swallowable, self-inflating wonder drug may facilitate weight loss
EndoPil, measures around 3cm by 1cm, has an outer gelatine casing that contains a deflated balloon.
Gorging on probiotics for good health? It may cause brain fogginess and belly bloating
While probiotics can be beneficial, researchers advised caution against its excessive use.
Enzyme tablet may help gluten-sensitive people
New York, May 8 (IANS) Researchers have found that an enzyme tablet can potentially reduce the side effects that occur when gluten-sensitive individuals accidentally eat a little gluten.
UAE doctors save newborn with liver outside body
Dubai, May 20 (IANS/WAM) Surgeons in Abu Dhabi have saved a child who was born with a portion of his small intestine as well as his entire liver outside his body.
Type 2 diabetes can now be reversed, thanks to the less invasive 'surgery in a pill'
Scientists have developed an effective treatment for reversing diabetes that can offer the same benefits as surgery.
Beware! Chewing gum may adversely affect your digestive system
A common food additive found in chewing gum decreases the ability of small intestine cells to absorb nutrients.
Experiencing severe abdominal pain after an alcohol binge? Could be pancreatitis
Most pancreatitis cases could be attributed to lifestyle factors.
Incorporating bananas, potatoes in your diet may help control blood sugar
Starch in foods such as bananas, potatoes, grains and legumes, has many health benefits.
Gut bacteria play key role in body's self-defense
Scientists have found that human gut bacteria regulate the levels of the body's main antioxidant, glutathione, which fights a host of diseases.
Battery inspired by human gut could power your phone
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a prototype of a next-generation lithium-sulphur battery which takes its inspiration in part from the cells lining the human intestine.
Toilet health: Why you must squat and not sit
This one of the most taboo subjects there is to discuss but it's time we openly talk about it for the sake of our own health.
Insulin-producing 'mini-stomachs' developed in lab
Scientists have successfully developed 'mini-organs' that produced insulin when transplanted into the mice.
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