Recent recommendations released as part of a report from the Senate Finance Committee on the controversial drug, may spell the doom for GlaxoSmithKline’s multi-billion dollar diabetes drug Avandia as it has been linked to heart problems.
The call for the drug’s demise comes as Dr. David Graham and Dr. Kate Gelperin, both epidemiologists with the FDA, [...]
U.S researchers have pointed out that excessive weight gain early in pregnancy, especially in the first trimester, could raise the risk of developing gestational diabetes later during pregnancy.
Excess weight gain was found to increase the risk of gestational diabetes by about 50% in women who participated in the study, which is among the first to [...]
Deputy Dubai Ruler, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has distributed 12 latest Cardiac Resuscitation Devices to the sports clubs in the emirate of Dubai.
The move comes in line with Sheikh Hamdan’s keenness on safety and health of players in the clubs. Upon the [...]
Victims of road and rail accidents, who can ill-afford a major injury or the costs of rehabilitation, are being handed a low-cost, rapid-fit prosthetic limb made from locally available and cheap materials by an organisation in India.
The Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti organization, which makes the prosthetic, is based in the western desert state of [...]
During February and in the Omnibus survey, majority (52%) of Qatar residents said they are personally diabetic or know someone in their immediate family/ friends who suffer from Diabetes.
Looking at the results of the survey, 9% of respondents claim they are diabetic themselves, while the remainder indicate that their spouses (11%), friends (16%), parents (43%) [...]