Can exposure to certain viruses lead to diabetes?

New York : Scientists have identified four viruses that can produce insulin-like hormones that are active on human cells, thereby opening up possibilities of revealing biological mechanisms that may cause diabetes or cancer. Every cell in the body responds to the hormone insulin, and if that process starts to fail, you get diabetes. By analysing […]

Diabetes, hypertension rates high in India: Study

Washington, Jan 29 : Diabetes and hypertension are common among middle-aged and elderly people in India, home to more than a sixth of the world’s population, researchers said on Monday. Pascal Geldsetzer of Harvard University and colleagues looked at health data collected from 1,320,555 adults across India between 2012 and 2014, which included plasma glucose and […]