People with type 2 diabetes are at a high risk of deadly liver disease

Many patients with potentially deadly liver cirrhosis and liver cancer are being diagnosed at late advanced stages of disease, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London and the University of Glasgow

People with type 2 diabetes are at a high risk of deadly liver diseaseThe study of 18 million people across Europe also suggests the people living with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of this ‘silent disease’ and should be monitored closely to prevent life-threatening disease progression. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects up to a quarter of people in the West and is the most common […]

Walking and strength training may decrease the risk of dying from liver disease

Physical activity, including walking and muscle-strengthening activities, were associated with significantly reduced risk of cirrhosis-related death, according to research presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2019

Walking and strength training may decrease the risk of dying from liver diseaseChronic liver disease is increasing, partly due to the obesity epidemic, and currently there are no guidelines for the optimal type of exercise for the prevention of cirrhosis-related mortality. Researchers hope these findings will help provide specific exercise recommendations for patients at risk for cirrhosis and its complications “The benefit of exercise is not a […]

Honey ‘as high in sugars as table sugar,’ reveals study

New research by the charity Action on Sugar suggests that consumers are being misled into believing that honey and syrups are a healthy alternative to sugar. The charity analysed a range of sugar, honey and syrup products in an effort to highlight how much sugar they contain

Honey ‘as high in sugars as table sugar,’ reveals studyWhile honey and natural syrups are less processed, contain more nutrients, and often have a better glycaemic index, they still contribute to daily sugar intake and this is not being made clear to consumers, say the charity. At present, there are no approved health and nutrition claims for honey. Despite this, it is still being […]

#VoteforHealth: “Government must increase spending on health budget”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have has entered its 3rd phase across the country, the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote. My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteforHealth: “Government must increase spending on health budget”My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: ‘Government should focus on bogus pathologists issue’My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their […]

National Liver Day: Are we as a society failing our alcohol addicts?

Alcohol-related liver emergencies are rising. People are oblivious of how dangerous alcohol is for the liver’s health. Today, even in Asian countries like India, alcohol is emerging as the commonest cause of chronic liver disease

National Liver Day: Are we as a society failing our alcohol addicts?National Liver Day is observed every year on April 19, each year, to spread awareness about liver-related diseases. According to the WHO, alcohol consumption accounts for 3.8% of the global mortality and 4.6% of Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALYs). Liver disease represents 9.5% of alcohol-related DALY’s worldwide, while individual rates vary in different regions. Today, even in […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”

...shares Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Health Services, Maharashtra, for My Medical Mantra's #VoteForHealth campaign which spreads awareness about health issues among the common people. Wherein, health experts and policymakers express their views about a healthy state

#VoteForHealth: “Government should work towards increasing the life span”My Medical Mantra’s campaign #VoteForHealth focuses on various health issues which are very important for the well-being of the common man. On which the government must focus during and after the election. Dr Sanjeev Kamble, former Director, Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Maharashtra, has shared his views with My Medical Mantra. He says that in […]

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Government must control rampant use of junk food”After the election, people have very high hopes from the government. Voters hope that the government will deliver the promises, and work for the betterment of people. With an aim to create awareness about health issues, My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Through this campaign, we are gathering important health issues, which […]

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”

As the Lok Sabha general elections have begun across the country and the people are taking to the polling booths to cast their vote, My Medical Mantra highlights a few healthcare needs which need to be taken into consideration by whichever government comes into power

#VoteForHealth: “Prevention aspect missing from India’s health policy”Through the #VoteForHealth series, we aim to convey the honest opinion of doctors and medical workers over the expectations that they will have from the upcoming government after the elections. The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, […]

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”

With an aim to make people aware of their health rights and issue pertaining to health. My Medical Mantra has started a campaign called #VoteForHealth. Under this campaign, we will bring to you the perspective of eminent doctors about healthcare and policies which the government should take into account

#VoteForHealth: “Liver transplants need to be made affordable for common people”The first phase of the #Election2019 has commenced on Thursday, April 11. During the next few days, the election fever will reach its peak, but, what about the real health issues? The biggest festival of the largest democracy in the world has begun, and people are coming out from their homes to cast their vote. […]
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