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Sugary Drinks - Should They Require Warning Labels?
2014-05-28 10:00:03

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Public health professor Simon Capewell from the University of Liverpool recently published a personal view urging the addition of warning labels to be placed on sugary drinks. This is in connection with a new health bill from the state of California. The bill consists of adding health warnings to vending machines and to be placed on sugary drinks, stating that they are linked to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay. Failure to...

2014-05-21 10:28:45

PLOS Targeted interventions based on genetic risk may not be the best approach for preventing type 2 diabetes and instead universal strategies to prevent obesity should be prioritized, according to new research published in this week's PLOS Medicine. This analysis, led by Claudia Langenberg from the MRC Epidemiology Unit at the University of Cambridge, UK, suggests that the contribution of genetics to the risk of developing type 2 diabetes is greatest in those who are younger and leaner....

2014-05-19 23:08:47

Health News Wires reveals the health benefits of cinnamon and details what to look for when choosing the best cinnamon supplement. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 A new video review from Health News Wires details the specific ingredients to look for when selecting an effective cinnamon supplement. The video introduces viewers to many of the important health benefits of cinnamon, including lowering blood sugar, regulating insulin levels, improving digestive health, and even defending...

2014-05-09 08:25:56

Expansion Enables Eisai to Reach 90,000 Healthcare Providers WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. announced today it will add more than 200 new contract sales representatives to its Metabolic Business Unit, bringing the total sales force for BELVIQ(®) to approximately 600, triple the size from when the FDA-approved prescription therapy for chronic weight management became available in June 2013. This expansion, which becomes effective on July 1, 2014, will allow Eisai...

Calcium Intake Mitigates Risk For Diabetes In African-American Children
2014-04-29 04:00:10

American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology As the number of people with type 2 diabetes continues to rise and its toll increases, scientists are scrambling to unravel the complex genetic and lifestyle factors behind the disease. A new study finds that African American children with a genetic predisposition to diabetes may be able to reduce their risk by getting the USDA-recommended dose of calcium. "Even though life expectancy for people with diabetes has gone up, the...

2014-04-23 08:31:57

Stage and Screen Star Shines a Spotlight on Better Blood Sugar Management With America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals Program WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced it is teaming up with Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson on America's Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, an educational program intended to encourage people with type 2 diabetes to...

2014-04-14 12:34:30

New Abbott test could help physicians diagnose people in the U.S. who are unaware that they have diabetes, empowering them to control their disease ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that its new ARCHITECT Clinical Chemistry Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) test - which can aid physicians in diagnosing and monitoring diabetes and identifying people at risk for the disease - has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

2014-04-10 23:26:35

Sugar free vitamin water is made from the all natural stevia plant extract and used by Jim Thompson of http://www.FruitaWater.com to make the best sugar free drinks in the world. According to Thompson, these stevia sweetened beverage flavors are FDA approved and useful for people suffering from obesity, diabetes and lethargy. (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Stevia energy sport beverage is designed to increase stamina and decrease weight gain. Stevia energy drinks are the new naturally sweet,...

2014-03-22 23:00:41

New information reveals that aloe vera juice can help reduce blood sugar and lower the risk of diabetes and insulin resistance. Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 A new report from BetterDigestion.org titled Aloe Vera Juice Can Reduce Blood Sugar Levels by 40% details how this aloe juice can help reduce blood sugar levels and keep them regulated.. It’s no secret that both the gel and latex from the aloe vera plant has been used for hundreds of years to help certain health issues. Aloe is...

2014-03-20 12:29:12

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:EpiCast Report: Overweight and Obesity - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022EpiCast Report: Overweight and Obesity - Epidemiology Forecast to 2022 SummaryOverweight and obesity are characterized by abnormal or excessive fat accumulation in the body, which can increase the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Obesity is an escalating public health problem with...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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