Evidence suggests sugar substitutes aggravate diabetes and obesity.
The device takes over the duties of a typical pancreas in people with type 1 diabetes.
If the results hold up, they could point the way toward new treatments.
The bears can put on a lot of weight, and take it off, with relative ease.
To be safe, maybe limit your all-Snickers diet to just this week.
An easier way for diabetics to control their insulin intake
5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich
A mounting body of evidence suggests that Alzheimer's is a metabolic disease, prompting some doctors to refer to it as "type 3 diabetes."
A milestone in personalized medicine
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Pig cells wrapped in seaweed will be implanted into diabetes patients
Japanese "Life Beans" project aims to ease monitoring for diabetics
The ability to reprogram the immune system is one of the most sought-after goals in medicine. Now researchers are closer than ever to pulling it off in patients with Type 1 diabetes, one of whom happens to be our correspondent
Obesity is booming, yet there are only two medications approved for long-term weight loss. Why is it so hard to make a diet pill that works? For one thing, evolution hates diets
Wherein doctor provides a brief primer on transplantation (which the patient might want to consider reading before lunch)
The author subjects himself to genetic tests, scans and other high-tech diagnostics to report on how the trend toward "personalized medicine" will affect us
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?