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10 foods that can help prevent diabetes

Diabetes is an epidemic in the United States, with about 29 million people who have it, another 8 million who are undiagnosed and 86 million who are considered pre-diabetic, according to the American Diabetes Association.<p>Type 2 diabetes, the most common form, is a disease in which the body’s cells …

Nutrition

This color-changing tattoo has biosensors that track your glucose and sodium levels

MIT and Harvard researchers have created color-changing tattoos that could, in the future, track your pH, glucose, and sodium levels. DermalAbyss replaces typical tattoo ink with biosensors, which respond to changes in the skin’s interstitial fluid that surrounds tissue cells.<p>It’s currently a …

Diabetes

Artificial skin transplants could be used to treat diabetes

Skin grafts made using CRISPR gene editing are preventing mice from developing diabetes, and scientists claim they could prove beneficial for humans too. In a proof-of-concept study, researchers at the University of Chicago edited stem cells from newborn mice to controllably release glucagon-like …

Type 2 diabetes is 'reversible through weight loss'

Many doctors and patients do not realize that weight loss can reverse type 2 diabetes. Instead, there is a widespread belief that the disease is …

Diabetes

Turns Out Type 2 Diabetes Is Reversible, After All

If you've been diagnosed with diabetes, no doubt you've been told to change your eating habits (more veggies, less sweets) and get more exercise. …

Diabetes

FDA Approves First-Ever Blood Sugar Monitor That Doesn't Require a Fingerstick

In a milestone for Americans with diabetes, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the first-ever continuous blood sugar monitoring …

Diabetes

Fat, Not Sugar, Causes Type 2 Diabetes

​Though the media and most health professionals promote the message that high sugar consumption is the cause of type 2 diabetes, this idea is not …

Billions on treatment, little on prevention - Health news - Health - December 14, 2017

Diabetes treatment in California is a $27.6 billion industry.<p>PHOTO BY STAFF SGT. CHELSEA BROWNING/U.S. AIR FORCE<p>About this story:<p>This is an abridged …

A single workout could save your life

There is plenty of evidence that being physically active can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, but when do the benefits of exercise start …

Medical Research

Exercise, diet better than medicine for treating Type 2 diabetes, says UBC group

Taking medication to tightly control and lower blood glucose levels is the advice frequently given by doctors to the 400,000 B.C. residents with Type …

Processed Food Has More Fat Than It Used to, But Less Sugar

There’s good and bad news from a November government report on how the nutrition content of processed food has changed over time. The good news: new …

What to eat and drink if you have a urinary tract infection — and what to avoid

If you’ve ever suffered from a urinary tract infection (UTI), you’ve probably been told to drink a glass of cranberry juice, but it turns out diet …

Is this cult-beloved magnesium supplement the answer to your anxiety and sleep issues?

Every so often, a wellness product bursts into the zeitgeist and suddenly, <i>everyone</i> you know is talking about it. Much like unicorn toast and …

Humanoid Robots Will Carry Visitors’ Luggage At Tokyo Airport During 2020 Olympics

Japanese scientists have worked for years on robotic technology, and now they want to show it off to the whole world. Japanese authorities are …

World's first robot citizen debuts in Guangzhou

Sophia, an intelligent humanoid robot and a new citizen of Saudi Arabia, shows up in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province, on December 12, 2017. …

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Robot Security Guard Will Watch Old People While They Sleep

A new project aims to teach robots how to work alongside humans.<p>These eyeball-y robots, created by a consortium of European researchers, are designed to learn how to navigate dynamic human environments without running into people, knocking things over, or getting stuck. The "Lindas," as they've …

Forget Cyborgs — Biohybrid Robots Are Almost Here

There may come a day when humans take on the form of cyborgs with integrated, robotic parts to enhance our abilities. But long before then, a …

Sophia The Robot Has the Internet Terrified of the Future, But She Also Inspired These Hilarious Memes

She's about to change the way we live forevaaaa.<p><i>If Sophia The Robot is looking for wig suggestions, she should call up our home girl Cyn Santana. In</i> …

CNN

Is the 'love hormone' a buzz kill -- and maybe a treatment for alcoholism?

Love may be intoxicating. But when mixed with alcohol, the hormone that love spurs in humans seems to have the opposite effect: It's downright sobering.<p>A new study finds the much-ballyhooed "love hormone," oxytocin, appears to dampen the effects of alcohol, and suggests it could someday play a role …

Alcohol