It isn’t hard to find an architect who will tell you that vast swathes of the British urban landscape are ugly, grey and unappealing – nor would you struggle to find people who agreed with them. But could it be that the look and the layout of our cities is actually bad for our health?
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Monday 14 June 2010
A quarter of people in the UK object to diabetics injecting insulin in public, a survey said today.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Eating processed meats like bacon, ham and sausages can increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to new research.
Monday 17 May 2010
More than 100 diabetes experts today called on the Government to introduce a law banning all forms of "unhealthy food" adverts targeting children.
Friday 30 April 2010
Friday 23 April 2010
Friday 23 April 2010
The compensation awarded to the Havasupai Indians is a victory for an isolated ethnic tribe. Its impact on medical research is harder to discern at this early stage but could be devastating.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
A diabetic teacher will claim more than £400,000 in compensation today for allegedly being sacked from an exclusive prep school after developing the condition, according to her lawyers.
Tuesday 30 March 2010
On 19 March we reported on research by the Mayo Clinic into the finanical links of scientists involved in the debate about the diabetes drug Avandia. We should have made clearer that the research concerned the possibility of bias on the part of scientists who have written about Avandia and the need for higher rates of disclosure of financial conflicts of interest, rather than accusing GSK of improperly seeking to influence that debate. We are happy to reiterate, as stated in the article, that GSK is committed to greater transparency and to disclosure of financial links with clinicians.
Monday 29 March 2010
A revolutionary treatment for gout could result in a new form of therapy for a range of other medical conditions – such as diabetes and obesity – caused by an imbalance of the body's normal metabolism.
Sunday 21 March 2010
Friday 19 March 2010
More than nine out of 10 scientists who backed a drug at the centre of a safety scare had financial links to the pharmaceutical industry, a study has found.
Sunday 07 March 2010
Saturday 20 February 2010
They are warm blooded, social and highly intelligent animals, and just like humans their brain is much bigger than expected for their size. But dolphins also share something else with man – they suffer a diabetes-like state not seen in any other wild animal.
Wednesday 17 February 2010
Eight out of 10 men and almost seven in 10 women will be overweight or obese by 2020, according to a study published today.
Monday 08 February 2010
More than 3,300 children are admitted to A&E each year for complications caused by diabetes, figures showed today.
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