Health News

Diabetes Screening Might Not Help Everyone
Screening may be one of the best ways to catch and fight diseases like cancer early, but the effectiveness of screening for diabetes may be a little less clear in some patients.
How TV Time Might Affect Diabetes Risk
Could routinely watching that extra episode on TV affect your risk for a serious condition? New evidence suggests that it could.
Gestational Diabetes? Watch Your Weight
Lots of factors go into a patient's type 2 diabetes risk. New evidence suggests that gestational diabetes and weight changes could be among those factors.
For Your Heart’s Sake, Get out of Your Chair
Sitting may feel nice, especially after a long day. Too much of it, however, isn't doing your heart health any favors.
Teens, Go Nuts! It Might Boost Your Health
They say teens will eat anything that isn't nailed down. If that includes nuts, it could improve teens' health.
This Menopause Therapy Didn't Affect Death Risk
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been a subject of controversy since past research linked it to health problems like cancer. New evidence, however, might clear up some concerns about this treatment.
Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks — Before It Starts
Many Americans are on the path to developing diabetes, but it’s not too late to make a U-turn.
The Benefits of Working Hard in the Gym
Exercise is almost never a bad thing, but new evidence suggests that not all exercise is created equal.
How Your Breakfast Might Affect Your Blood Sugar
There may be more to healthy eating than vitamins, minerals, and fat and sugar content. How much you eat and when could have an effect on your blood sugar, too.
These Steps May Cut Diabetes Risk in New Moms
Between late-night feedings and diaper changes, new moms may not prioritize their own blood sugar levels. However, healthy choices and medications could prevent diabetes in those at risk for it.