By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:06
When it comes to protein, overeating could be just as bad as consuming far too much sugar and sodium.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:00
A trek to the summit of Mt. Everest could reveal the cause of type 2 diabetes as well as possible treatment options for critically ill patients.
By John Ericson | Thu, 04/10/2014 - 14:53
Olestra, an ingredient found in low-fat chips like Pringles, helps the body expel toxins called PCBs, a new study finds.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 04/08/2014 - 13:21
More Americans are taking charge of their lifestyles, a new government report says, meaning that rates of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease may soon begin to drop.
By John Ericson | Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:53
Weight loss surgery like gastric-bypass and sleeve gastrectomy may reverse type 2 diabetes for years, a new study finds.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 03/19/2014 - 13:34
Researchers have developed a new phone app that aims to make the process of colorimetric tests easier and more accurate.
By John Ericson | Tue, 03/18/2014 - 14:30
Compounds in dark chocolate have previously been associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease, but the precise biological mechanism has remained a mystery until now.
By John Ericson | Thu, 03/13/2014 - 18:00
Cancer patients who receive insulin treatment for diabetes are four times more likely to die from the disease within a year of diagnosis.
By John Ericson | Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:00
Gestational diabetes is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in mid-life, a new study finds.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 02/25/2014 - 18:24
People who cook their meat with flame or dry heat cause chemical reactions on the meat's surface. These chemicals that are produced have been implicated in a range of diseases, including dementia and metabolic syndrome.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 02/05/2014 - 18:00
People who add yogurt to their diet can reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes development by 28 percent, according to a new study.