Report: Scientists Find Alzheimer's Treatment While Trying To Cure DiabetesThe medication, known as a triple receptor drug -- or "triple agonist" -- reportedly works in multiple ways to protect the brain against degeneration and promote growth.
Using Mouthwash Too Often Raises Diabetes Risk, Study SaysA person using mouthwash twice a day was increasing their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 55 percent.
So Long, Syringes: New Insulin Patch Makes It Easier To Manage DiabetesThe V-Go insulin patch is easy to use and helps a patient have tighter control of their blood sugar.
Tiny Device Helps Diabetics Monitor Blood Sugar Continuously & DiscretelyFor most diabetics, knowing your blood sugar and insulin levels means pricking your finger a dozen or more times a day, but not for long.
Once A Home Remedy, Study Finds Apple Cider Vinegar Could Transform Your HealthIt's been around for decades, but the list of apple cider vinegar's medicinal uses keeps growing. It's rich in vitamins, minerals, probiotics, and enzymes, and it might be able to transform your health.
New Implant May Eliminate Need For Monthly Injections For Diabetic Eye PatientsThe choice between losing eyesight or having a monthly injection directly into your eye is what thousands of diabetic patients face. But new medicine can dramatically reduce the shots and even prevent blindness.
Study: Women Who Have Trouble Sleeping More Likely To Develop Type 2 DiabetesA new study finds that women who have trouble sleeping at night are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.
4-Year-Old Boy Uses Computer Tablet To Save Mother's LifeA four-year-old boy helped save his mother's life by using a tablet to call his father during a medical emergency.
Actor Dick Van Patten Dies At 86Van Patten was born in Kew Gardens, Queens in 1928. He made his Broadway debut at 7 years old in 1935's "Tapestry In Gray."
L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For PatientsThe South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.
City Launches New Campaign Against Sugary DrinksThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday launched a new anti-obesity campaign, focusing on the risks posed by sugary drinks.
Seen At 11: Over-The-Counter DNA Tests Could Save LivesIt has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user's "future health", but some say that the test could do more harm than good.