Monthly Archives: June 2002
Children who spend more total time watching television, including those who eat meals in front of the tube, are more likely to be overweight, suggests a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.
Lilly's investigational protein kinase C b inhibitor improved symptoms, vibratory sensation and other measures of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in Phase 2 trial results.
Researchers find 38 percent of top hospitals in U.S. have fast food franchises on-site. When you see your favorite fast food restaurant inside the hospital that just told you to eat healthy, aren't you getting a mixed message?
The recommended upper limit of a healthy body mass index might need to be revised downward to protect people from becoming glucose intolerant or developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
The nation’s soaring obesity rate offers evidence that in the animal kingdom, humans are flunking in their nutritional wisdom.
Drinking tea on a regular basis may help protect patients with existing cardiovascular disease, according to a study which finds that tea consumption is associated with an increased rate of survival following a heart attack.
The weight loss medication Xenical helps patients achieve rapid and sustained weight loss according to the results of a new study designed to reflect real world usage of Xenical in clinical practice.
An extract from the ginseng berry shows real promise in treating diabetes and obesity, reports a research team from the University of Chicago's Tang Center for Herbal Medicine Research.
Australian research has led to clinical trials of a drug that could provide a painless and non-destructive way to treat blindness in diabetics.
New discovery marks an important step in the quest to master diabetes, cancer, heart disease, sight-robbing retinal disorders and a multitude of other medical conditions.
Researchers a step closer to the goals of preventing type 1 diabetes and of preserving insulin production in people newly diagnosed with the disease.
Cloned cells organize into muscle, heart and kidney tissue; animals show no rejection.