New research suggests that germs may be partly to blame for the development of type 1 diabetes because they activate killer T-cells.Germs could play...
An experimental cure for Type 1 diabetes has a nearly 80 percent success rate. The results offer possible hope of curing a disease that affects 3 million Americans.
The case against swigging soda just got stronger. A review of 88 studies finds strong evidence to reduce population consumption of soft drinks.
Video game makers seem to be addressing concerns about how playing affects children. But too much gaming still puts children more at-risk for behavioral and health problems, health experts say.
Researchers have announced that FDA-approved artemisinins, used for decades to treat malaria, offer a completely new therapy for type 1 diabetes.It promises to be...
Researchers have found neural stem cells in the peripheral nervous system of adult animals, where they were not believed to exist. The studies show that the intrinsic properties of neural stem cells vary according to the region of the peripheral nervous system in which the cells are located.
Waist circumference is associated with insulin resistance in children and may offer a simple way to identify children with risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.
Pediatrics researchers have identified a gene variant that raises a child's risk for type 1 diabetes, formerly called juvenile diabetes.
apid rates of weight gain during infancy could be linked to obesity later in childhood, report researchers in the February issue of Pediatrics.
Researchers have confirmed that a gene variant confers susceptibility to type 2 diabetes in participants of the Diabetes Prevention Program.
New research highlighting the relationship between steroids and insulin requirements suggests a possible treatment algorithm in post-liver transplant patients.
Study shows maintaining a healthy weight in children may be one good way for them to keep a healthy blood lipid profile and grow up with a happy heart.
Long-acting insulin is safer and more effective than intermediate-acting insulin for patients with Type 1 diabetes, according to new research.
Could pave the way toward limitless supplies of pancreatic cells for transplantation therapy of diabetes.
A new vaccine being tested in a human clinical trial holds a great deal of promise for treating type 1 diabetes, a disease that newly afflicts 35,000 children each year.
Researchers have begun a new study into the effects of a mother's diet in pregnancy upon unborn babies and their future health.