Obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol and other metabolic disorders more prevalent among irregular sleepers

According to a new study, not sticking to a regular bedtime and wakeup schedule and getting different amounts of sleep each night, can put a person at higher risk for … Read More

FOR DIABETICS: Why they develop sores/foot ulcers that take long to heal or never heal; Prevention and recommended foot care

For those who are diabetics, having having too much sugar (glucose) in their blood for a long time can cause some serious complications one of which is foot problems. There … Read More

New study shows how sleep loss may contribute to adverse weight gain

Weight scale (stock image). Credit: © Win Nondakowit / Fotolia In a new study, researchers at Uppsala University now demonstrate that one night of sleep loss has a tissue-specific impact … Read More

Researchers discover potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes

A newly published study by researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine has identified a potential therapeutic target for treating obesity and diabetes. The scientists studied the biological … Read More

Air pollution contributes significantly to diabetes globally; Even low pollution levels can pose health risk

Air pollution hangs over Hong Kong. Credit: © Stripped Pixel / Fotolia New research links outdoor air pollution — even at levels deemed safe — to an increased risk of … Read More