Diabetes

Water contamination a rising threat to healthcare

Water contamination a rising threat to healthcare

July 17, 2019

While the news of water scarcity in the Indian states has been a major reason of concern, another grave issue to be paid attention to is the increasing contamination of groundwater which in turn has serious health impacts.

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Majority of Indians unaware they have hypertension, says study

Majority of Indians unaware they have hypertension, says study

May 17, 2019

World Hypertension Day is observed on May 17 every year with the aim to spread awareness about the effects of hypertension or high blood pressure and also to promote healthy lifestyle. The theme for this year is ‘Know your numbers’. A new study published in PLOS Medicine on M...

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Air pollution: a major cause for diabetes

Air pollution: a major cause for diabetes

August 1, 2018

Diabetes, a chronic condition that results in excessive sugar in the blood, has always been associated with genetic and lifestyle factors such as obesity, lack of exercise etc. But recently, studies have shown that even air pollution can be a cause for diabetes. In the year 2016,...

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A noble initiative in form of National Ayurveda Day

A noble initiative in form of National Ayurveda Day

October 28, 2016

It is National Ayurveda Day today. The Ministry of AYUSH is promoting Ayurveda for prevention and control of diabetes, which is their theme this year. The day is being celebrated with events across the nation and a newly-designed logo is further commemorating the event.

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Let nature heal you

Let nature heal you

October 18, 2016

The ancient medical science, Naturopathy, is best suited for modern, hectic lifestyles and the innumerable cures it suggests are not known to many.

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Obesity and diabetes

Obesity and diabetes

June 17, 2016

According to the Global Nutrition Report 2016, the number of overweight people who are also prone to diabetes are increasing in India.

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Increasing vegetarianism in India

Increasing vegetarianism in India

June 10, 2016

According to a survey, the percentage of meat eaters in India is expected to decline as the benefits of vegetarianism are getting popular in the country.

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Diabetes epidemic

Diabetes epidemic

April 10, 2016

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), diabetes alone is the reason of around 1.5 million deaths in a year around the world. It is one of the most widespread lifestyle diseases in India, as well The World Health Day was celebrated on April 7 across the globe and the Wo...

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