Colon cancer on the rise in young adults

A startling percentage of colorectal cancer patients are younger than 50, and the number is climbing. Diet and lifestyle may be to blame.

March 14, 2017 1
PATIENT STORY

‘I truly had God watching over me’

Facing a nightmare diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, Karyn Wolschleger finds something unexpected: Hope.

February 27, 2017 19

Wearable tech could detect illness

By developing a baseline of health readings, wearable sensors can detect deviations to indicate sickness or infection, study finds.

February 27, 2017 0

Yesss! Chocolate really is good for you

A component in cocoa seems to control blood sugar and inflammation, but, alas, there is a caveat.

February 14, 2017 0

Study: Daily soda could up diabetes risk

Dietitian agrees excessive soda consumption is problematic, but adds that study's findings need further research.

February 7, 2017 0

Slim but sedentary? Beware prediabetes

Four out of 10 such people have higher blood sugar by middle age.

February 3, 2017 0

Here’s your wakeup call

Doctors warn of sleep apnea’s outsized role in aggravating—and in some cases creating—a host of ailments.

February 2, 2017 1

Glaucoma cases to surge by 2030

Older people and diabetics are most at risk of developing this top cause of preventable blindness.

January 14, 2017 0

A touch improved

FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system for treatment decisions, sparing folks from three daily fingersticks.

December 31, 2016 0

Diabetes questions of the month

What does the future hold for diabetes research and treatment?

December 10, 2016 0

Drink up for better sleep

You'll get better ZZZs if you consume the right things—and avoid the wrong ones—before bedtime.

December 6, 2016 1

Having trouble sleeping?

If your restless nights are leading to long and dreary days, it's long past time to change your routine.

November 26, 2016 2