Google unveiled Thursday a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears, a potential reprieve for millions of diabetics who have to jab their fingers to draw their own blood as many as 10 times a day.
While technology jobs continued to outpace the rest of the local economy, another leading sector contributing to robust growth is the health care industry.
A new report from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget and Legislative Analyst has found that the consumption of sugar and sugar-sweetened beverages costs San Francisco residents millions in health care expenses.
The Concord-born, 57-year-old Academy Award-winning actor makes unexpected announcement on “The Late Show with David Letterman”…
Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.
A drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages is strikingly effective in the phase 2 clinical trial, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.
Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.
Strange but true, dogs’ scenting abilities can help humans with medical needs.
Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.
Eight years ago, an East Bay scientist discovered something amazing about dogs. So he got right to work: this week’s Jefferson Award winner founded a non-profit to use this special canine skill to help people.