Less than half of U.S. adolescents are living heart-healthy lives, and lack of exercise and poor diets could be creating a new generation of heart-disease patients.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg might be right; maybe we should be drinking fewer sodas.
With childhood obesity rates on the rise, pediatricians are doing something they couldn’t have imagined a need for a decade ago: they’re debuting guidelines for managing weight-related diabetes among youngsters.
What you eat can lower the risk of diabetes. But which foods have the strongest effect?
Teens may not be wrong when they see their social troubles as matters of life and death.
The general advice for most Americans is: Get more exercise. But the question is what kind of exercise, how intensely and for how long?
In what researchers view as validation of the field, the Nobel committee on Monday recognized pioneering contributions to stem cell science by John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka
The latest research on caloric restrictions shows that near-starvation diets may not be the Fountain of Youth
Working out in middle age can result in fewer chronic diseases, including heart problems, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer
The new findings clarify the Type 2 diabetes risks associated with statins, but the debate over who should be taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs is likely to persist
Overweight people who are diagnosed with the blood sugar disorder outlive their thinner counterparts, a study shows