How marijuana contributes to weight loss — and a reduced risk of diabetes; researchers zero in on the first genes associated with postpartum depression; and ADHD in childhood may be linked to obesity later in life. These are the stories making health news this week; for more, visit TIME Health & Family.
It’s been 17 years since Dolly the sheep was cloned from a mammary cell. And now scientists applied the same technique to make the first embryonic-stem-cell lines from human skin cells.
A breakthrough in helping the body to produce more insulin could make tedious injections of the hormone history.
All it takes is one can of soda to increase risk of type 2 diabetes by 22%, according to a new study.
The latest study finds an intriguing connection between weight-bearing exercises and a lower risk of diabetes.
In the latest revelation about the human genome, researchers say individuals with a certain genetic mutation that predispose them to diabetes may be able to rely on beta carotene to reduce their symptoms.
It’s one thing to find a strategy that works in the lab, but quite another to prove that it’s effective in the real world as well.
If you’re at high risk of having a heart attack, changing your diet can significantly lower your chances of heart disease. But how much can fruits and vegetables help someone who already has heart trouble?
Heart disease is the leading killer of Americans, and the lifetime risk among healthy Americans remains dangerously high.
What you eat can lower the risk of diabetes. But which foods have the strongest effect?
Researchers say unhealthy diets and lack of exercise aren’t the only culprits in obesity. BPA may share some of the blame.
Researchers report on a new revelation about the human genome: it’s full of active, functioning DNA, and it’s a lot more complex than we ever thought