Monthly Archives: August 2004
When the choice is red wine or gin, choose red wine – at least when considering your heart's health.
A compound in blueberries shows promise of lowering cholesterol as effectively as a commercial drug and has the potential for fewer side effects.
Researchers find the risk of developing breast cancer twice as great in Mexican women, for whom carbs represent more than half the daily diet.
Study outlines how strictly controlling the levels of glucose in a patient's blood can increase the survival rate of critically ill patients.
New multicenter study finds VA patients with diabetes are more likely to receive recommended tests and have better outcomes than managed care patients.
Researchers have identified individual cells in the adult mouse pancreas capable of generating insulin-producing beta cells.
A new study sheds light on the response to infection in people with type 2 diabetes. These individuals develop diabetes associated with obesity.
Isolated soy protein added to the diets of 14 men under treatment for advanced stages of type 2 diabetes, significantly lowered unwanted proteins in their urine and slightly raised desired HDL cholesterol levels in their blood.
Many Latinos have eye diseases that may potentially blind them or impair vision, and type 2 diabetes hits Latino communities particularly hard.
Researchers surveyed children on how often they drank soft drinks and the factors that influence soft drink consumption.
Eighteen women who maintained a weight loss of 15 to 144 pounds for at least one year and as long as 27 years followed similar patterns leading to consistent behavior change.
Discovery of how leptin regulates specific enzymes.