One expert says any woman thinking about becoming pregnant should make sure her health is as good as it can be -- in terms of nutrition, weight, infection -- all...
Scientists at the Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology aim to reinvent the drug development process as they work to find treatments for diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer's disease.
Massachusetts General Hospital is launching a clinical trial to test in 150 patients with Type 1 diabetes whether a century-old tuberculosis vaccine might reverse the disease's symptoms.
A new study offers insight into why it's better to eat "breakfast like a king, dinner like a pauper" -- and why shift workers are at heightened risk for Type...
Yet another reason to exercise, among the hundreds: Researchers report that in mice, it can fend off a potentially fatal complication of diabetes.
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Doug Melton, the superstar Harvard stem cell researcher said in a news conference earlier this week: "This finding provides a kind of unprecedented cell source that could be used both...
No joke: Researchers find that trained honeybees can detect diabetes in a person's breath, and they are finalists for a $1 million prize that would let them try to use...
Researchers report promising results from a 'bionic pancreas' to help manage Type 1 diabetes.
Researchers report that in lower-income countries, ownership of a household device -- including a car, computer or TV -- significantly "increased the likelihood of obesity and diabetes."
T. Colin Campbell, author of 'Whole' and advocate of a whole-foods, plant-based diet, talks about food and health.
Massachusetts gets its latest health report card, and it needs improvement.
Doug Melton's search for a cure for diabetes began when his infant son was diagnosed with the disorder.
One reason not to exercise today: hope of perfect legs, or any other major body redesign.
In a newly recognized eating disorder called diabulimia, Type 1 diabetes patients dangerously abuse their insulin to lose weight.
A new study suggests that vitamin D may be protective against type 1 diabetes.
The BBC reports that many young women with diabetes cut back on insulin to lose weight, despite dangerous side effects.
A top Joslin Diabetes Center specialist says Type 2 diabetes is no reason for Mayor Menino — or anyone — to retire.
Boston Mayor Tom Menino is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.
The CDC says diabetes cases have increased in every state in the nation.