At least 54 million people in the United States have a condition called pre-diabetes. Endocrinologist Bryan Kahl joins us today to talk about what this diagnosis means and why it’s so important to take steps to reverse it.
These problems don't significantly affect quality of life, study says
High blood pressure, other complications seen in adolescence
Mothers with deficiency had kids with lower IQs and reading ability, researchers say
Some popular brands associated with high blood sugar levels in study, but odds of problems are low
Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds
DENVER (AP) — In the most prominent challenge of its kind, Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. asked a federal appeals court Thursday for an exemption from part of the federal health care law that requires it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill.
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
By Lavinia Mo HONG KONG (Reuters) - The new H7N9 bird flu virus can be transmitted between mammals not only via direct contact but also in airborne droplets, and may be capable of spreading from person to person, Chinese and American researchers have found. A study published in the journal Science and presented at a briefing in Hong Kong on Friday found that three ferrets - an animal often used for research on flu - that were in the same cage as ferrets infected with H7N9 had contracted the disease. ...
By Genevra Pittman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More babies born via cesarean section grow up to be heavy kids and teens than those delivered vaginally, according to a new study of more than 10,000 UK infants. Eleven-year-olds delivered by C-section, for example, were 83 percent more likely to be overweight or obese than their vaginally-born peers once other related factors - such as their mother's weight and how long they were breastfed - were taken into account. ...