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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Smoking, Alcohol, Obesity, Diabetes May Help To Imply Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease: New Study

Smoking, alcohol consumption, diabetes and obesity are known to cause risk to the heart, increasing chances of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest. A new study has now uncovered that these factors could also be initial symbols of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles ...

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MIT Researchers Shrink Spectrometer to Nano-size to Fit Into Smartphone

Smartphones have become the in-thing in modern Internet age that MIT students have created a spectrometer that can fit into the device to diagnose skin diseases among others. Based on properties of light, spectrometers are useful in chemical and biological research but huge in size and non-portable. The researchers of Massachusetts Institute of Technology were able to shrink it to ...

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Russian Scientists Develop Nanosensors to Find Cancer, HIV and More with Mobile Phone

Russian scientists have developed a nano-sensor to detect cancerous tumours, viral disease markers for HIV, hapatitis and herpes, which appear when the immune system responds to incurable diseases. The ultracompact nonomechanical sensors help analyze chemical elements and detect bio-dynamics indicating the diseases, said researchers from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT). The sensor can help doctors identify tumour markers, ...

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Diabetes: Tattoo offers needle-free way to monitor sugar levels now

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Thanks to research, monitoring diabetes has changed from the painful old blood tests to one-sting tests currently but moving ahead, a non-invasive glucose-testing for diabetes patients has been developed in the form of a temporary tattoo that extracts and measures the level of glucose in the fluid in between skin cells. “The readout instrument for patients will eventually have Bluetooth ...

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