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An Unexpectes Rise in Rates of Diabetes, Hypertension found in India

Rates of diabetes and hypertension are high among middle-aged and elderly people across all geographic measures and sociodemographic groups in India, according to the first nationally representative study of those conditions in the country. The study, led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, also found unexpectedly high rates of hypertension among young adults. The study appears online in JAMA Internal Medicine.

New discovery in Nanotherapy; Study found

A new study has declared that Nanoparticles that transport medicines to a specific part of the human body are usually broken down in the liver prematurely. Jeroen Bussmann from Leiden University has discovered a new method to prevent this from happening. The study has published in ACS Nano.

Long-Term Cognitive Decline Is Related to Diabetes and Blood Sugar

In a new study, researchers showed some 5,000 older people in the UK has shown that rates of long-term cognitive decline are steeper in those who have diabetes compared with people with normal blood sugar control, and that efforts to delay the onset of diabetes and/or control blood sugar levels might prevent subsequent progression of brain function decline.

The study has published in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).