Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center partners with U. of Alabama in $2.5M NIH study Can a wearable device that monitors what you eat help you lose weight? Researchers at The Miriam Hospital, in...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Victoza (liraglutide) injection for treatment of pediatric patients 10 years or older with type 2 diabetes. Victoza is the first non-insulin drug approved...

By Virginia Haiduc The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHC) released this March their latest Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. The main...

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that is associated with an increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes and other chronic health disorders. Up to 90 percent of individuals...

More than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to a new report released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The report finds that...

Covenant Health yesterday mailed letters to 1,307 patients who may have been exposed to Hepatitis B and C through an infection control breach that occurred during individual insulin training sessions at...

Five simple medical tests together provide a broader and more accurate assessment of heart-disease risk than currently used methods, cardiologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center found. Combined, results...

People infected with HIV may be more susceptible to developing diabetes, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Open Diabetes Research & Care. The prevalence of the condition was nearly...

A large analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20g of nuts a day have a lower risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases. The analysis of all current studies on nut consumption...

Approximately 7.5 million people in the United States have psoriasis, and the impact of this disease goes far beyond its visible effects on the skin. “People with psoriasis, particularly those with...