Scientists Develop “Contact Lens” Patch to Treat Eye Diseases

Scientists in Singapore have developed a “contact lens” patch with microneedles that could provide a painless alternative to current …

How To Quit Smoking: Today is the Day

As anyone who has quit smoking will tell you, the first few days are the hardest. Once you’ve told your friends and family that you’re aiming to …

6 Ways Men Can Prevent a Stroke

By: Sandra Gordon Each year, 55,000 fewer men experience a stroke than women. The “brain attack” occurs when a blood vessel that carries …

FDA Issues Voluntary Recall of Blood Pressure Medication Due to Cancer Concerns

A voluntary recall of a blood pressure medication due to impurities, which may lead to a cancer risk, was recently issued by Sandoz Inc. The company …

Study: Marijuana Users at Higher Risk for Serious Type 1 Diabetes Complications

Individuals with type 1 diabetes may be at increased risk for serious complications when they used marijuana, new research suggests. Marijuana use is …

Lilly’s Trulicity® Shows Reduction of Cardiovascular Events for Broad Range of People with Type 2 Diabetes

Eli Lilly and Company reported that it’s drug, Trulicity® significantly reduced major adverse cardiovascular events, a composite endpoint of …

Babies Born at Home Have Diverse Microbes that Could Prevent Chronic Disease

Babies born at home have more diverse bacteria in their bodies, which may affect their developing immunity and metabolism, according to a study from …

Peer Support Groups Essential to Aid People with Depression and Diabetes

Peer-support groups for individuals with diabetes and depression may have a substantial impact on costly hospitalizations and emergency room visits, …

Key to Preventing Organ Damage May be Managing Blood Pressure

Extremely high blood pressure, not just diabetes, may be responsible for severe organ damage due to hypertensive emergencies in African-Americans …

Undiagnosed Prediabetes Highly Prevalent in Infertile Men, Study

The objective of a new study from Milan, Italy was to look at the prevalence and the risk associated with prediabetes in infertile men. Out of 744 …