The number of Americans who are hospitalized for stroke continues to increase, but the death rate is declining, according to a recent report.
FDA announces a voluntary recall of Micronase lots, Glyburide Tablets
Geron Corp. announced the publication on Monday of research demonstrating a way to grow human embryonic stem cells without using feeder cells from mice.
The FDA has approved the Premarket Approval Application for Dermagraft in the treatment of chronic foot ulcers in patients with diabetes.
Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have demonstrated that human embryonic stem cells can create insulin producing cells, a result that could signal an important step toward a cure for type 1 diabetes.
The American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists today announced their recommendations for new diabetes screening and management guidelines.
Recent findings by researchers at NIDDK and Vanderbilt University indicate that the RDA of vitamin C may need to increase to 90 milligrams a day for young women.
At least 10 million Americans at high risk for type 2 diabetes can sharply lower their chances of getting the disease with diet and exercise, according to the findings of a major clinical trial.
Elevated blood levels of two inflammatory substances seem to be independent risk factors for type 2 diabetes, researchers report.
The first long-term study to look at the effects of weight loss in people with type 2 diabetes was launched at the annual meeting of the American Diabetes Association today.
For better health later in life, it is best to be born an average-sized baby states Dr Jean-Pierre Chanoine, Clinical Professor and Head of the Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit at Vancouver's Children's Hospital.
The latest findings from CDC's National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey show that more and more children and teens are overweight, continuing the pattern the survey documented over the past two decades when the number of overweight children and teens nearly doubled.
Breastfeeding Has Minor Effect in Reducing Risk of Childhood Overweight: Mother’s Overweight More Likely...
Breast feeding appears to be a minor factor in reducing the likelihood of childhood overweight, according to a study by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and two other Federal agencies.
Research findings released today at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) annual meeting shed new light on the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
In one of the largest analyses of its kind, researchers found that most middle-aged and older individuals with high blood pressure have a form of the disease in which their systolic pressure – the top number in a blood pressure reading – is too high, according to a study in the March issue of Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association.