While their findings could provide new insight into mammalian hibernation, researchers note that the pivotal metabolic signal that emerged from the dark also presents a new target for obesity and type 2 diabetes research.
The majority of patients who take baby or coated aspirin to prevent strokes are not getting the blood-thinning results they may need to help avoid these health threats.
People with diabetes who maintain intensive, low blood sugar levels are significantly less likely to suffer heart attacks and coronary heart disease.
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) adversely affects glucose control in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago.
The combination of type 2 diabetes and CAD can be deadly, with patients facing a one in four chance of dying over the course...
The relative amount of protein, carbohydrate, and fat that people choose to eat may be influenced by genetics.
Severe obesity can take up to 20 years off a young man's life, a new study suggests.
The Cloudy with a Chance of Pain project is showing that there really is a link between rainy, cloudy days and chronic pain. Preliminary findings...
Heart disease patients who eat one grapefruit daily can significantly reduce the levels of cholesterol in their blood in comparison to patients who do not eat the fruit.
Study of women with diabetes showed a reduced breast cancer risk for women who used low-dose aspirin compared to those who did not.
One of the most effective ways to change negative attitudes about obese people is by addressing perceptions of normative beliefs within particular social groups.
When interpreting prostate cancer screening test results, physicians should consider the impact of a patient's body mass index, regardless of race.
Scientists have discovered a gene that appears to play an important role in the onset of type 2 diabetes.
Resveratrol in grape skins could stop diabetic complications such as heart disease, retinopathy and nephropathy, research finds.
The newer method for calculating LDL, or low-density lipoprotein, is more accurate and doesn't require fasting before blood is drawn.
A natural extract often favored by health-conscious Americans as an alternative to manufactured drugs in lowering cholesterol has turned out to be no more effective than a placebo.