World Health Organization Pushing For 20-50% Tax On Soda, Sugary DrinksThe World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for a tax of 20% to 50% on all sugar-sweetened drinks to reduce obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
Whole Fat Dairy May Actually Be Good For YouNew research suggests that full-fat dairy products may actually help in the fight against diabetes and weight gain.
Actor/Director Michael Rapaport Remembers Phife DawgThe actor got to know the MC when he directed the 2011 documentary film on A Tribe Called Quest, "Beats Rhymes and Life."
UCSF Lab Working To Make Smarter Device To Help People With DiabetesA lab at UCSF is working to make a smarter device to help people with type one diabetes.
Half Of US Adults Have Diabetes Or Pre-Diabetes According To StudyNew research suggests that half of all U.S. adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Most of that is Type 2 diabetes, the kind linked with obesity and inactivity.
Could An Insulin Pill Prevent Diabetes? New Study Seeks To Answer That QuestionMore 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.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Health Warnings For Sugary Beverage AdsThe 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.
San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of LegislationOn 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.
Tobacco Smoke Exposure In Womb Increases Diabetes Risk, UC Davis Researchers FindA 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.
Feline Diabetes Is On The Rise— What To Do About Your Fat CatIt 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.
San Francisco Supervisors’ Vote Narrowly Puts Soda Tax Measure On November BallotA 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 Teams Up With Swiss Firm To Develop Smart Contact Lens For Diabetics, Visually ImpairedGoogle 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.