FRIDAY, Jan. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Death rates among middle-aged white Americans were higher than expected in 2014, likely because progress against common killers such as diabetes and heart disease has halted, a new study contends.
Substance abuse and suicide rates among white adults ages 45 to 54 have risen, but not enough to explain […]
By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 27, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Using a two-pronged approach, researchers report they were able to restore normal blood sugar levels for six months in mice with induced diabetes.
But, while the research is promising, it’s too soon for people with type 1 diabetes to start planning a life free of […]
THURSDAY, Jan. 21, 2016 (HealthDay News) — No one is excused from diabetes. That’s the message behind a new public education campaign targeting the 86 million American adults with what’s known as prediabetes.
More than one in three adults in the United States has prediabetes, a serious health condition that can lead to type 2 diabetes, […]
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, Jan. 18, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Though prior research warns that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests that “catch-up” sleep might reverse that risk — at least in the short-term.
Short-changing sleep during the week only to sleep in for long periods on the […]
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Jan. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Health warning labels on sugary beverages — similar to those on cigarette packs — might make parents less likely to buy such beverages for their kids, according to new research.
Growing concerns about the health effects of drinking sugar-sweetened beverages, which are linked to weight gain […]