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Can PCOS Lead to Diabetes in Women?

According to the new findings of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), women suffering from Poly Cystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), a problem in which their hormones are imbalanced, are highly prone to diabetes, After conducting several surveys and studies and monitoring patients during the Out Patient Department (OPD) sessions, ...

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A Protein That Causes Blindness in Diabetics

Highlights A small protein that damage or grow blood vessels can cause blindness Number of people with vision damage from diabetes will continue to rise The study hasa been reported in the journal PLOS Computational Biology PhotoCredit:istock By creating a virtual tissue model of diabetes in the eye, researchers have ...

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New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control

New Initiative Shows Path to Better Diabetes Control A low-cost healthcare model involving non-physician workers using computer tools can help diabetes patients double their likelihood of controlling the disease. According to a study conducted by researchers at AIIMS, Public Health Foundation of India, and the Rollins School of Public Health, ...

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Diabetes Linked To Memory Decline In Older Adults

Highlights Older adults with diabetes may struggle with episodic memory Diabetes and high blood sugar increases the chances of health problems Its possible that elevated blood sugar damages brain cells Older adults with poorly controlled diabetes may struggle with what’s known as episodic memory, the ability to recall specific events ...

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Common Diabetes Drug May Cut Weight in Autistic Kids

A drug commonly used as the front-line treatment for Type-2 diabetes may also be effective in reducing weight in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study. ASD is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact. Individuals suffering from autism spectrum disorder ...

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Soy May Cut Health Risks in Women With Hormonal Disorder

Highlights Soy could benefit women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) Eating soy rich foods also reduced the levels of testosterone Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabol published the study Consuming a diet rich in soy may help women with a type of hormonal disorder associated with infertility prevent the risk ...

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