Health  /  Published 10.04.19

Insulin: Why and how

Indians have a propensity to develop diabetes. Once they hit 40, seven per cent become diabetic. Then there are those poised on the threshold — the prediabetics, those with gestational diabetes and ...
By Dr Gita Mathai in

Health  /  Published 28.09.19

Diabetes fast-feast drug guidelines

A medical panel has formulated what is being described as the country’s first guidelines that specify certain modifications in medications to shepherd diabetes patients through periods of fasting an...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.07.19

Insulin pump caution for India, recall in US

India’s drug regulatory agency has issued an alert about several models of insulin pumps made by the US company Medtronic, saying they pose a “cybersecurity risk” because unauthorised persons co...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 08.02.19

High-tech pill to end injections

Here was the challenge for bioengineers: Find a way to for patients to take drugs — like insulin or monoclonal antibodies used to treat cancers and other diseases — without injections.The medicine...
By Gina Kolata/NYTNS in New York


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