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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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Antibiotics Over-Use Heightens Diabetes 2, Says Study

People who take more antibiotics tend to run the risk of getting the Type 2 diabetes compared to those who did not have the condition, said a new study. The findings have been published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels, when the individual fails to produce enough of the ...

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Antibiotics to lose effectiveness by 2030, world to face consequences by 2030: study

In another jolt to an already rising uproar about misuse or overuse of antibiotics, a Princeton study said the consumption in livestock worldwide could rise by 67% by 2030, endangering their effectiveness in humans. Several experts have already warned about the impending danger to human health with the fast eroding effect of antiobiotics and several studies have suggested links between ...

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Switch off smartphone one hour before bed time or else face sleep disorders: Warn researchers

Teenagers should switch off their smartphones at least one hour before bedtime to avoid depression, sleeplessness and other problems, said experts in a new study. Constant use of the mobile phone late into the night increases the risk of sleep-related problems, symptoms of depression and fear of isolation later in life, said researchers who have studied the effect of smartphones ...

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Nobel Laureate Warns Against Overuse of Antibiotics Even for Minor Ailments

Amid reports of growing resistance to anti-biotics, Nobel laureate John Robin Warren has reiterated the popular perception and warned against the excessive use of antibiotics to treat even minor ailments and over-prescription by doctors. Speaking on the sidelines of the 102nd Indian Science Congress, Warren advised against over-use of antibiotics. “‘I think one of the current issues globally is the ...

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