The World Health Organization has made bold progress by including many tests for non-communicable diseases on its new 'Essential Diagnostics List.'
Alzheimer's drug development tends to focus on protein aggregates in the brain. Perhaps that's why they've all failed.
Nutrition expert – sugar does not cause type 2 diabetes on its own.
Mounting evidence suggests that artificial sweeteners are linked to chronic health problems like obesity and diabetes. Should there be a tax on these foods?
The physiological changes at the onset of schizophrenia are as marked as the mental changes, new study finds.
The days when health messages focus only on exercise that gets us out of breath could be coming to an end.
A new study in rats adds to the evidence that artificial sweeteners may be bad for your health.
Official advice to prediabetics on the best diet to avoid type 2 diabetes suggests that there is only one option. The latest research suggests otherwise.
That pre-sleep herbal tea may be doing many people a lot of good.
Doctors can treat diabetes by transplanting cells from the pancreas of a donor to the patient. But many of the crucial cells die - a better way to store and transport them can help.
Sugar taxes fail to tackle the root of the problem -- the production and marketing of foods that cause chronic disease.
Sucralose increases the expression of genes linked with fat production.
Canadians still love their meat, but consumers under 35 are three times more likely to consider themselves vegetarians or vegans than consumers who are 49 or older.
The research shows a link between high-sugar diets and diseases such as dementia and cancer. It doesn't show that sugar causes them, but it's compelling enough to prompt us to cut down on sugar.
Certain mechanisms that occur as a result of an immune response during an illness in pregnancy could impact a child's brain development. And more studies are showing a relationship between the two.
Guidelines for screening and treating diabetic foot are based on low-quality evidence and this is putting millions of people at risk of losing a foot.
Too much refined sugar in your diet is not just a risk factor for obesity and diabetes, it also increases your chances of heart disease.
Politicians make sweeping statements on how to close the gap. But here's advice from people working directly with Indigenous communities who have evidence for what actually works.
As 'Heart Month' kicks off across North America, a cardiovascular researcher explains how the neighbourhood you live in can affect your risks of heart disease.
Like many Indigenous groups around the world, the James Bay Cree of northern Québec have a disproportionately high rate of diabetes. They’re facing it down with a decidedly Indigenous solution.