Diabetes

British doctors trial simple gut operation that 'cures or controls' diabetes

A simple gut operation that sees a plastic film inserted into the stomach could cure or control diabetes, British doctors have found.<p>Patients taking part in trials at King's College Hospital and University College Hospital in London and City Hospital in Birmingham found their diabetes had …

10 Simple Exercises to Keep Your Body Fit From Home and Office

Push yourself up and come back to your starting position. Repeat the same <b>exercise</b> 10 times for each leg. After this short <b>exercise</b> routine, you can …

Workouts

Soaring obesity could see millenials die at younger age than their parents

Four in ten young adults in Britain are overweight or obese, according to new figures released by the NHS.<p>Nearly three million 16- to 24-year-olds weigh too much - a million more than two decades ago, the statistics reveal.<p>Doctors said the generation risked dying at a younger age than their …

Childhood Obesity

Breastfeeding may reduce mother's heart attack, stroke risk: study

Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also reduce a mother's risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to a new …

University of Oxford

Is my kid too fat?

SINGAPORE: Who doesn’t love chubby babies, with those adorable rolls of fat on their arms and thighs? While puppy fat on babies is endearing, those …

Weight Loss

Genes that cause heart disease also boost reproductive success

Coronary heart disease has likely plagued and killed humans for thousands of years and is still one of the leading causes of death worldwide in the …

Biology

Diabetes device scrutinizes sweat for a week at a time

While there are already biosensors that help people manage type 2 diabetes, they're single-use devices that have to be replaced on a daily basis. …

Hitting cardiovascular health targets can help elderly live longer

(Reuters Health) - Meeting some or all of the American Heart Association’s seven ideal cardiovascular health goals is associated with longer life and fewer heart attacks and strokes, no matter your age.<p>In fact, in a recent group of elderly patients, “the benefit of an ideal cardiovascular health in …

Longevity

The Do's And Don’ts Of Working Out While Pregnant | International Business Times

Society often depicts pregnancy as a time of binge eating and unrestrained weight gain, but practicing healthy habits during these nine months is not …

Pregnancy

More playtime with dad linked to lower obesity risk for young kids

Fathers who get increasingly involved in raising their children may be helping to lower the youngsters’ risk of obesity, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers examined how often fathers participated in parenting activities such as caregiving, making meals and playing outside, and how much they …

Parenting

Plasmonics Promises Better Biosensors

7 March 2012—Drawing blood is a daily reality for most people with diabetes. And while checking glucose levels probably isn’t the worst part of the …

Glucose

Orlando researcher seeks clues to dangerous fatty liver disease

In his lab in Lake Nona, Dr. Peter Crawford has been studying nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition that’s closely linked to obesity and type …

Medicine

A Man Cured His Diabetes And Lost 11 KG In 25 Days With This Recipe - Diabetes Treatment

Nelson Schwartz<p>June 04<p>by Nelson Schwartz<p>A Man Cured His Diabetes And Lost 11 KG In 25 Days With This Recipe - Diabetes Treatment! . Diabetes is a …

Devastated mum couldn't see her newborn baby after pregnancy made her go blind

Like every mother-to-be, Leah Fisher was looking forward to the moment she would get to gaze at her newborn baby .<p>But that moment did not come until …

Type 1 Diabetes

Study: Why you shouldn't eat late at night

Poor meal times can increase the risk of diabetes, heart attackAs well as contributing to weight gain, a new study has suggested that snacking late …

Wellness

Type 1 diabetes: Almost half of patients produce insulin

<i>Researchers have found that many patients with type 1 diabetes still produce some insulin.</i><p>Type 1 diabetes is often described as a condition in which …

Type 1 Diabetes

Purify Your Kidneys, Liver and Pancreas Using Only One Ingredient

Lewd Dice<p>June 22<p>by Lewd Dice<p>You’re not going to spend a fortune nor a lot of time making this homemade remedy. It’s fantastic, because it helps …

Pancreas

Novo Nordisk says obesity drug helps up to 13.8 percent weight loss in phase 2 trial

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk said on Friday a phase 2 trial for its big hope in tackling obesity, an improved GLP-1 drug called semaglutide, showed a weight loss of up to 13.8 percent in people with severe conditions.<p>The clinical trial, which lasted a year and included 957 …

Weight Loss

Meet the designer making clothes for diabetic women

You've heard of plus-size, tall and petite, but have you ever heard of clothes for women with diabetes?<p>Budding fashion designer Natalie Balmain has type 1 diabetes and created a range of clothes which she says will help women manage the condition.<p><i>This clip is originally from 5 live.</i>

Type 1 Diabetes

One of the Last Untapped Blockbuster Diseases? Drug Companies Race to Find a Cure

The next frontier for multibillion-dollar drug therapies is a silent disease many people don't know they have.<p>Dozens of pharmaceutical companies including Gilead Sciences Inc., Allergan PLC and Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. have joined the fray to bring a treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis …

Medicine

If Esperion Wants to Market the Next Big Cholesterol Drug, It Will Take Strategy

Esperion Therapeutics bempedoic acid may help lower bad cholesterol levels, but that doesn't guarantee it will be a blockbuster. For that to happen, …

Stocks

The Downside of Going Gluten-Free

Considering how often you see “gluten-free” plastered on everything from cereal to pizza, you might think gluten is a villain to be avoided at all …

Gluten

What are hemoglobin levels?

Hemoglobin is an iron-rich protein in red blood cells. Oxygen entering the lungs attaches to the hemoglobin in the blood, which carries it to the …

Vitamins

What JDRF, ADA, DPAC Say About the Senate Health Bill

The Senate released a draft of its proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (“The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017”). …

Health Care

Novo to investigate weight loss effect of GLP-1 analogue semaglutide, late-stage study on tap next year; shares ahead 2%

Stock Markets28 minutes ago (Jun 23, 2017 01:12PM ET)<p>Saved. See Saved Items.<p>This article has already been saved in your Saved Items<p>© Reuters. Novo to …

Weight Loss

Viewpoints: The High Cost Of Insulin; Drug Companies’ Role In The Opioid Epidemic

A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.

Insulin

Accu - Chek

Can people with diabetes eat mangoes?<p>Mangoes are a great source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, fibre, antioxidants and several other nutrients. Pair their …

Health

Snake solution: Dangerous venom could fight kidney disease

The venom of the green mamba — one the most dangerous snakes in Africa — might one day help to treat people who have a genetic disorder that affects the kidneys, according to a new study conducted in mice.<p>The disorder, called polycystic kidney disease , causes numerous cysts to grow in the kidneys. …

Medicine

Blacks May Receive Different Advice on Statin Therapy

We have a disproportionately high risk of cardiovascular disease, and statin treatment can be an effective tool in lowering the risk of plaque …

Medicine

All Kids Should Be Screened for Obesity

Earlier this week, an influential group of experts in preventive care affirmed that children age 6 and older should be screened for obesity and …

Health Care