Popular Diabetes Rx May Not Treat Heart Failure
Liraglutide (brand name Victoza), a medication currently used to treat type 2 diabetes, may not be as beneficial in those with heart failure than earlier studies have reported.
How Liraglutide May Help the Heart
The diabetes medication liraglutide (brand name Victoza) may reduce patients' risk of cardiovascular complications, a new study found.
Weight Loss: A Little Could Do a Lot
For overweight patients, attempting to shed those extra pounds can be daunting. But even dropping a few can have profound health benefits, new evidence suggests.
A Potential New Use for Pioglitazone
Sometimes a medication used to treat one condition can also help with another. That might be the case with pioglitazone (brand name Actos).
A Potential New Use for Metformin
One common diabetes drug may soon have a new indication.
Common Rx Combo Tied to Serious Health Risk
The popular blood thinner warfarin is known for its potentially serious interactions with many drugs. And here may be another.
How Viagra Could Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
The little blue pill might have found another use outside the bedroom.
Spotting the Treatment Gap in Diabetes Screening
Patients with severe mental illness face an increased risk for diabetes. And new evidence suggests there may be room for improvement when it comes to screening these patients for the condition.
FDA Warns Against Imported Dietary Supplements
Consumers, beware! Imported products marketed as "dietary supplements" or "herbal alternatives" to prescription drugs may do you more harm than good.
Metabolic Syndrome — A Cardiac Crystal Ball?
A new test may be able to predict whether a child is at risk of heart disease — long before he or she ever develops it.