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This diabetes drug linked to higher risk of heart attacks

In a recent study, researchers found that for people with type 2 diabetes, switching to sulfonylurea drugs is linked to a higher risk of...

Either too much or too little weight gain in pregnancy could harm the baby

In a new study, researchers find that if a woman gains either too much or too little weight during pregnancy, there are bad effects...

Time to stop diabetes-related foot disease

In a new paper, researchers suggest that it is time to put greater investment from governments, health professionals and researchers to reduce costly and...

Weight loss may lower breast cancer risk

In a new study, researchers found women who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or...

Our body clock could show early signs of Alzheimer’s disease

People with Alzheimer’s disease are known to have disturbances in their body clocks. The disturbances could affect the sleep/wake cycle and may increase the risk...

Dementia, Parkinson’s disease, stroke are more common than we thought

In a new study, researchers estimated that 1 in 2 women and 1 in 3 men will likely be diagnosed with dementia, Parkinson's disease,...

This drug could protect heart health in people with type 2 diabetes

New research shows that treatment with albiglutide could result in fewer heart disease events in people with type 2 diabetes and existing cardiovascular disease. Albiglutide...

Popular heartburn drugs linked to silent kidney damage

Taking popular heartburn drugs for a long time has been linked to serious kidney problems, including kidney failure. The sudden onset of kidney problems often...

How simple diet changes could reduce osteoarthritis symptoms

Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent form of arthritis in the world with 18 percent of women and 9.6 percent of men aged 60 years...

Secret of long life is in the gut bacteria

You are what you eat. Or so the saying goes. Science now tells us that we are what the bacteria living in our intestinal tract...

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