A molecule combining the properties of two endocrine hormones could be an effective treatment for adult on-set diabetes and obesity, according to researchers from Indiana University (IU) and international...

Ingesting vinegar with meals reduced fasting blood glucose levels in an immediate and sustained manner in health adults who were at risk for type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Arizona State...

Eating more whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes and apples, showed a “significant” link to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health...

Children who have higher levels of Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical previously used in many products for children, such as baby bottles and plastic toys, had higher levels of obesity and adverse levels of...

The quest to develop a one-size-fits-all therapy to combat obesity is “highly unlikely” to be effective due to the sheer number of rare genetic variants involved, according to the results of a 25-year...

A third of Australians have “unmanaged” high blood cholesterol, and one in five adults with diabetes do not know they have the condition, according to the results of a biomedical survey for chronic...

Australia’s Glycemic Index (GI) Symbol program, which helps to promote the benefits of a low-GI diet, has been showcased as a “global pioneer” at an international health summit, and highlighted as...

Three information technology students from the University of Sydney have won the Microsoft Asian Cup with their BlueClover mobile phone app, which is designed to help diabetics manage their condition. The...

Drinking one 12 ounce (about 336ml) serving size of sugar-sweetened soft drink a day can be enough to increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 22 per cent, a new UK study has found. The risk...

A New York judge has blocked the City Council’s ban on large servings of sweet soft drinks, mere hours before the restrictions were due to come into effect. Australian Food News reported in September...