A diabetes drug could be a solution for weight loss

Metformin, a low-cost drug that has been dubbed a "miracle" because of its potential anti-aging properties, could also help people lose weight, according to a new...

Diabetes drug has proven heart and kidney benefits

A common diabetes drug has been found to lower the risk of kidney failure in a new study. The finding has raised some eyebrows since diabetes...

Amazon’s Alexa is launching several skills that will help you control...

Artificial-intelligence assistant meets privacy rules and the device an even more important role in the daily lives of patients. Amazon recently highlighted the launch of six new Alexa skills...

E-cigarette users are reporting seizures to the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration is investigating nearly three dozen cases of people suffering from seizures after vaping, but it still lacks sufficient information to determine the causation...

Healthy food medical recommendations could lead to lowering healthcare costs

Every day, doctors write prescriptions for medications that will treat various ailments in their patients. Those prescriptions, though, come once the patient is already sick. In an effort...

Medieval diseases outbreak is making a comeback among the homeless in...

Typhus, tuberculosis, and other illnesses are spreading quickly through camps and shelters. Jennifer Millar stays in a homeless encampment off a Hollywood freeway ramp. She is constantly cleaning the...

Dieticians have decided what the most hyped about diet trends should...

Diet trends are forever changing, just as the name implies. Encouraging a certain diet is by no means a wise thing to do, given that there’s no winner...

Withings adds sleep apnea detection to its tracking mat

There are countless products available that help you track your sleep, giving you insights into your sleep patterns and quality. But there's been nothing to help snoozers identify...

Research tells us the right way to eat carbs in order...

New research links low-carb diets like Keto and Atkins with AFib and lower life expectancy. Here’s why many heart doctors also don’t recommend going low-carb. Cutting too many carbs...

UK patient “free” of AIDS virus after stem cell treatment

A UK patient seems to have been cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a stem cell transplant from an HIV resistant donor - in only the...

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