Monthly Archives: September 2004
Just as the milkman disappeared from America’s cultural horizon, the consumption of milk seems to be evaporating, replaced by more — and more super-sizing — soda drinkers.
Too much television and too few recreational opportunities mean not enough physical activity and a higher risk of obesity for young black girls.
One of the simpler ways to curtail the obesity epidemic could be to cut the volume of sweetened soft drinks and fruit drinks Americans are increasingly consuming.
A carefully controlled animal study provides clear evidence that a low-glycemic-index diet can lead to weight loss, reduced body fat, and reduction in risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Study finds a molecule that may be a primary cause of high blood pressure and may be a molecular link between hypertension and diabetes.
A newly completed picture of how fruitflies control their blood sugar will inform researchers and clinicians about the basics of metabolism and how it relates to disease.
A new study sheds light on the key mechanisms by which new pancreatic beta cells normally form in response to insulin resistance.