More than 400 children and adults are participating in U.S. government-funded international research to find out whether insulin capsules can prevent or delay Type 1 diabetes.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
On Monday, San Francisco’s Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
A new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis and the Public Health Institute found women exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents in the womb have are at higher risk for diabetes.
It seems that our pets are echoing the concerns of the human population, specifically with the increase in the number of cats being diagnosed with diabetes every year.
A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
Google takes a giant step forward in bringing its smart contact lens technology to the masses by partnering with a Swiss pharmaceutical company that plans to use the lens to improve vision and monitor health conditions.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to put a measure on the ballot that would impose a penny-per-ounce tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as energy drinks. Diet sodas and juice would be exempted.
The Berkeley City Council will vote tonight on whether to place a one-cent-per-ounce soda tax measure on the November ballot.
It was a long afternoon in the San Francisco supervisors chambers Wednesday, as supporters of a proposed ballot measure to tax sugary drinks as a way to combat childhood obesity tried to drown out the opposition from the beverage industry.