Dear ladies, exercise daily. Survey finds 60% urban Indian women at risk of diabetes

Dear ladies, exercise daily. Survey finds 60% urban Indian women at risk of diabetes

Over 60% of urban Indian women do not follow a regular exercise regime, which puts them at increased risk of diabetes, according to the results of a new survey. Released on the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the survey conducted by diabetes care company Novo Nordisk India also showed that 73% of urban women in the country are unaware of gestational diabetes and its related health risks for the next generation. For the survey, over 1,000 women, belonging to the age group of 18-65 years were interviewed to draw insights…

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One in Seven Kids Suffers From High Blood Pressure, Finds Survey

One in Seven Kids Suffers From High Blood Pressure, Finds Survey

Hypertension or high blood pressure which was one considered to be an age-old disease is now becoming a growing concern. It has translated into a common lifestyle disease due to the high levels of stress and unhealthy eating habits that most of us are subjected to. According to a new survey, this chronic problem is now becoming increasingly common amongst kids – a fact that comes as quite a surprise.  According the a new survey conducted by a group of doctors in the paediatrics department of Gandhi Medical College (GMC), Hyderabad, one in seven…

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One in Every Three Indian Kids Has Unhealthy BMI: Reveals Survey

One in Every Three Indian Kids Has Unhealthy BMI: Reveals Survey

Health is a major issue in our country especially when it comes to kids. A new survey has been doing the round in this respect with some alarming results. The nationwide 7th Annual School Health and Fitness Study 2016 released by EduSports, a school sports enterprise, reveals that a large number of school children in India have fitness levels far from satisfactory. The survey is conducted every year and last year’s report covered 1,69,932 students in the age group of 7 – 17 years from 326 schools in 86 cities and 26…

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‘10% higher level of burnout among docs since 2012 survey’

‘10% higher level of burnout among docs since 2012 survey’

Your seemingly disinterested doctor may be a part of a larger problem stalking the medical system: burnout among doctors. While medicine is seen as a coveted profession in India, a new study from a city medical college indicates that our doctors, like their western counterparts, suffer from burnout-associated symptoms such as emotional exhaustion, lack of feeling or dissatisfaction. Around 500 doctors responded to a 25-point questionnaire and came up with answers that spoke of lack of development (“My work doesn’t offer me opportunities to develop my abilities”), overload (“I overlook…

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Male Workers More Affected by Diabetes: Survey

Male Workers More Affected by Diabetes: Survey

Women in the corporate sector are less afflicted with diabetes than men, show results of a survey by a health insurance company. Further, the average claims for diabetes-related ailments made by men is almost 13 per cent higher than women, showing that women are managing their diabetes better than their male counterparts, said the study by Apollo Munich Health Insurance In order to understand the trend in diabetes, Apollo Munich conducted the study on 800,000 corporate health insurance customers across the country. The findings also revealed that incidence of diabetes…

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Young Indians Clock More Work Hours Than Global Peers: Survey

Young Indians Clock More Work Hours Than Global Peers: Survey

By 2020, millennials will make up over a third of the global workforce, ManpowerGroup estimates. Young Indians clock in more hours at work than their peers in other countries, says a survey. Millennials in India put in 52 hours per week on average – the longest – says a survey from ManpowerGroup, a global human resource consulting firm. Millennials are commonly referred to as people born in the 1980s and 1990s. In comparison, millennials in China clock 48 hours, US 45 hours, Canada 42 hours, Germany 43 hours, UK 41…

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Diabetes control poor in 20% of patients: Survey

Diabetes control poor in 20% of patients: Survey

Less than 20% of diabetes patients in India are able to maintain a desired blood sugar profile, cholesterol and blood pressure, despite availability of medicines for all three disorders, findings of a comprehensive scientific study evaluating diabetes management shows. Highlighting the need for improvement in care delivery at clinical level, the study pegs India’s diabetes population at 70 million -the second highest worldwide after China. Globally, 415 million people are suffering from diabetes, of which 75% are living in low and middle income countries The trials, led by researchers from…

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young Indians Clock extra paintings Hours Than international peers: Survey

young Indians Clock extra paintings Hours Than international peers: Survey

younger Indians clock in more hours at paintings than their friends in different nations, says a survey. Millennials in India put in 52 hours consistent with week on common – the longest – says a survey from ManpowerGroup, a worldwide human useful resource consulting company. Millennials are generally known as human beings born inside the 1980s and Nineteen Nineties. In contrast, millennials in China clock forty eight hours, US 45 hours, Canada 42 hours, Germany forty three hours, united kingdom forty one hours and Japan forty six hours in step…

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Kashmir’s 45 percent adults show intellectual misery symptoms: Survey

Kashmir’s 45 percent adults show intellectual misery symptoms: Survey

round 1.8 million people in Kashmir , accounting for almost 45 percentage of the valley’s adult populace, display enormous symptoms of intellectual distress, a survey with the aid of ‘Medecins Sans Frontieres’ has stated. of these, 1.6 million adults (41 percentage) in the valley are residing with signs and symptoms of melancholy , with four,15,000 assembly the diagnostic criteria for excessive melancholy. “An estimated one million adults (26 percent) inside the valley are living with sizable symptoms of hysteria-related issues,” stated the survey. The take a look at via the…

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Three Indian Beaches Among Asia’s Top 10: Survey

Three Indian Beaches Among Asia’s Top 10: Survey

Goa’s Agonda beach (has been ranked at number four position in the Asia top 10 list, mostly for being wide, quiet, picturesque. MUMBAI:  India has three of the top 10 beaches in Asia favoured by travellers, a survey by travel website TripAdvisor said. The beaches are Agonda, Palolem (both in Goa) and Radhanagar on the Havelock Island in the Andamans, according to TripAdvisor’s top 10 ‘Asia’s Travellers’ Choice Award-Winning Beaches’. “India, with its extensive shoreline, is dotted with beautiful stretches of sand and it’s great to see these gems gaining…

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