New research has provided further insight into the ways in which shift work can impact the health of those who have to live with this work pattern
The World Health Organization is asking for input on a set of draft guidelines that recommend adults consume no more than 6 teaspoons of sugar per day.
In China, rapid economic growth has lead to a populace that is wealthier, but not necessarily healthier, thanks to lifestyle diseases such as diabetes.
Recent research has highlighted some positive news regarding both the control and the consequences of diabetes - but experts are cautious about the full implications and continue to emphasise that simple lifestyle choices are still the best method to moderate the risks of contracting Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes is a condition whereby the body's natural process for managing…
The incidence and spread of diabetes has been described as a worldwide epidemic. Nearly 350 million people have the disease, and deaths as a result of diabetes are projected to rise by up to half in the next 10 years. By 2030, diabetes may be the seventh leading cause of global death, according to disease experts.
On Wednesday, pharmaceutical company Merck announced the results of a clinical trial it conducted for a new once-a-week pill for sufferers of Type II diabetes.
Although the pill, currently…