American researchers announced on Wednesday that in the first human trial of an artificial pancreas that watches sugar levels carefully and delivers both insulin and regulatory hormone called glucagon, the device helped about a dozen people with type 1 diabetes achieve near-normal blood sugar levels for at least 24 hours.
A recent American study found that including diet rich in veggies, fruits, fish, and nuts slashes the chance of developing Alzheimer's, a most common form of dementia among older people.
Females with heart diseases should avoid eating packed food as they are one of the major sources of trans fat, which could be harmful for such women, says a latest study.
A large number of Americans are thought to be suffering from non-melanoma skin cancer, the country's most common form of cancer, but the exact number is not known. However, according to recent estimates, more than 3.5 million were treated for non-melanoma skin cancer in 2006, affecting 2.1 million people.
Foodborne illnesses, one of the top most health problems in the nation causes $152 billions per year or $1850 per illness, according to a report by the U.S. Food And Drug Administration (FDA).
Barack Obama, who underwent his first physical fitness examination since becoming the president of the United States, came out with good results except for minor concerns regarding his smoking habit and cholesterol levels.
Tokyo, December 28 -- Japanese Finance Minister Hirohisa Fujii was admitted to hospital early Monday, as he was exhausted due to weeks of hard work compiling the national budget for fiscal year 2010.
Melbourne, Australia, December 22 -- A new study from Australia has proposed that a single dose (15mg) of the anti-swine flu vaccine can provide effective resistance against the pandemic disease among infants and children.
Washington, September 14 -- Whether cell phones are dangerous for our health or not has been a question of debate for scientists. Almost 600 studies have been done so far to determine the effects of cell phones on the health, but every time contradictory results have come up.