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Sadhguru, Shankar Mahadevan, Kapil Dev, Preity Zinta at AAPI Convention

ATLANTA (TIP): Over 2,000 delegates from across the nation are attending the 37th annual convention organized by The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) from July 3rd to July 7th, 2019 at the fabulous […]

India

PM Modi performs yoga with 30,000 people in Ranchi

RANCHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendera Modi performed yoga along with around 30,000 people in Ranchi on Friday, June 2,  on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day. The session continued for around 45 minutes […]

Indian Americans

IHCNJ organizes two days of health fair in Weehawken, NJ for needy people

WEEHAWKEN, NJ (TIP): Indian Health Camp of New Jersey held their annual Health Fair at Shree Swaminarayan Temple (ISSO) in Weehawken, NJ on May 4 and 12, 2019. Comprehensive health screening and cancer screening were […]

United States

Indian pharma companies with their plants in the US make it big

NEW YORK (TIP): An Economic Times report says the US markets account for over 40 percent of the total revenue of the top four Indian drug makers. Many members of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) […]

Health

SLEEPING LESS THAN 6 HOURS MAY DOUBLE DEATH RISK

Failing to sleep less than six hours may nearly double the risk of death in people with metabolic syndrome – a combination of diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, researchers have warned. A study found that people with metabolic syndrome […]

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HYPERTENSION CAN KILL

Hypertension kills 8 million people every year and its incidence is expected to go up by 60 per cent in 2025. It is a leading risk factor for heart diseases, pregnancy complications, diabetes, and dementia among other ailments. […]

Indian Americans

Indian immigration detainee dies in Atlanta

Atul kumar Babubhai Patel, 58, had shortness of breath and was hospitalized .His death is the second death of a detainee in ICE custody this week ATLANTA (TIP): A man in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody has died after […]

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Is Economic Despair What’s Killing Middle-Aged White Americans?

Two Princeton economists elaborate on their work exploring rising mortality rates among certain demographics Two years ago, the Princeton economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton published an alarming revelation: Middle-aged white Americans without a college […]

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A WEIGHT-LOSS DRUG CAN HELP PREVENT RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES

Researchers in the UK have found that a weight-loss drug also reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes by 80% compared to a placebo. The drug, which increases the amount of appetite-supressing hormones produced by […]

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A FASTING DIET MAY HELP REVERSE DIABETES

A type of fasting diet may reprogramme pancreas cells, promote the growth of new insulin-producing pancreatic cells and reduce symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, a study has showed. In the study, led […]

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Type 1 diabetes often comes with other autoimmune diseases

People with type 1 diabetes often develop other autoimmune disorders, such as thyroid and gastrointestinal diseases, and a recent study yields new information about this link. In type 1 diabetes, the immune system attacks the […]

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Long daytime naps linked to increased diabetes risk

Napping for more than an hour during the day could be linked to 45 per cent increased risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study has warned. Researchers at the University of Tokyo used data […]

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RULES TO EAT HEALTHY FOR A LIFETIME

If there is one thing that is a part of everyone’s resolutions, New Year or otherwise, it is to be getting healthier and fitter. Regrettably, there is no miracle cure for this. The silver lining […]

As the two countries find new and closer ways to collaborate,the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum incubates and nurtures innovations in public health, agriculture and other areas of greater good
Business & Economics

Scientific co-operation between India & US seeks to have greater social impact

ATLANTA (TIP): The World Affairs Council of Atlanta and the American India Foundation [AIF] hosted, August 18, Dr. Rajeev Tayal, Executive Director of the Indo-US Science & Technology Forum [IUSSTF] for a breakfast presentation at […]

India

Indian Americans Raj and Bharti Shah in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Center Debut Mobile Clinic in Maharashtra

MARYLAND (TIP): Indian American owned health care informatics company CTIS led by its founders Raj and Bharti Shah, have collaborated with the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education and Byramjee Jeejeebhoy Government Medical […]

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EATING HOME-COOKED MEALS MAY HELP KEEP DIABETES AWAY: STUDY

People who often eat food prepared at home are less likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes than those who consume such meals less frequently, new research has claimed. There is an increasing tendency for people […]

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FOLIC ACID DURING PREGNANCY COULD CUT OBESITY RISK IN CHILDREN

Thank your doctor for asking you to have folic acid during pregnancy. By doing so you may have shielded your child’s future risk of obesity, a study reveals. This is more in the case of mothers […]

Indian Americans

Indian-American Scientist Arnab De Wins Springer Theses Award

NEW YORK (TIP): An Indian-American scientist has received the prestigious Springer Theses Award in recognition for his outstanding research in which he developed transgenic mice to study a critical tumor-suppressor called A20. Arnab De’s thesis […]

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Indian-American Scientist Arnab De Wins Springer Theses Award

An Indian-American scientist has received the prestigious Springer Theses Award in recognition for his outstanding research in which he developed transgenic mice to study a critical tumor-suppressor called A20. Arnab De’s thesis was nominated by […]

Indian Americans

Diabetic diet tips for the busy Indian-Americans

The first thing that comes to your mind after being diagnosed as a diabetic is, ” What do i eat ? ” ” What is carbohydrate?” and ” what is low glycemic index food ? […]

Indian Americans

Kick off Ceremony of 2nd International Yoga Day

CHICAGO: The second International Day of Yoga will be celebrated by the Consulate General of India in collaboration with the City of Sandwich on 25th June, 2016 at Timber creek Inn, 3300 Drew Ave, Sandwich, […]

According to researchers, a reduced intake of calories, such as in the framework of an intermittent fasting diet, can help to whip the metabolism back into shape.
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SCIENTISTS SAY FASTING HELPS FIGHT FATTY LIVER DISEASE

Scientists have found that upon deprivation of food a certain protein is produced that adjusts the metabolism in the liver, assisting in warding off fatty liver disease. According to researchers, a reduced intake of calories, […]

CME Session in progress, attended by hundreds of AAPI delegates during the Global Healthcare Summit in New Delhi on Jan 2nd, 2016. (File photo)
Indian Americans

10 Credit Hours of CME offered to Participants during 34th Annual AAPI Convention in New York

NEW YORK CITY, NY (TIP): The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) that represents more than 100,000 Indian American Physicians, reflects the range of physician specialties seen in the physician community at large […]

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DIABETES PILLS UP RISK OF BLADDER CANCER

LONDON (TIP): According to a new study, a drug used in the treatment of diabetes can increase bladder cancer risk. What’s worse is that the risk increases with the rising duration of use and dose. […]

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Poop test can tell if you are diabetic, say docs

Scentists from Madras Diabetes Research Foundation will sequence the DNA of bacteria in the bowel to see if they contain enough ‘good’ bacteria or too much ‘bad’ bacteria that can trigger metabolic diseases. The research centre […]