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.
The United States will spend roughly $2.5 trillion this year on health care. Almost three-quarters of that is spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. But now, just across state line in Reno, there is a new approach: the city is putting its money on prevention.
Living with Type 1 Diabetes can be challenging — checking blood sugars, calculating insulin dosages – but Danielle Foreman doesn’t let it keep her down.
A new commentary published online in the Feb. 1 issue of Nature says sugar is just as “toxic” for people as the other two, so the government should step in to curb its consumption.
Schools are in a constant battle to get more students to walk to school in an effort to improve their overall health.
Paula Deen, the Southern belle of butter and heavy cream, makes no apologies for waiting three years to disclose she has diabetes while continuing to dish up deep-fried cheesecake and other high-calorie, high-fat recipes on TV.
Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco say one way to improve your health may be takings some tips from our Stone Age ancestors.
Harvard researchers have found a strong association between eating red meat and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.