By Jonathan Stempel Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages.The ...

The burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which has been gradually increasing over the past decade, will likely surpass the toll of sickness and death from infectious diseases in Africa by 2030, a World Health ...

People who live near busy roads laden with heavy traffic face a higher risk of developing dementia than those living further away, according to researchers in Canada.A study published in The Lancet medical journal ...

Coca-Cola Co and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages. (Reuters) Coca-Cola Co and the American ...

The Coca-Cola Company is being sued by activists who compare the beverage giant's advertising tactics to the tobacco industry's past efforts in minimising the health effects of its products and targeting children to ...

The association between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss is explored in a recent study, published in JAMA Otolaryngology - Head Neck Surgery. Could such a common blood condition impact our ability to ...

Coca-Cola Co and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages.The nonprofit Praxis Project accused the ...

Anthony Anderson wants to encourage more people to take action and live a healthier lifestyle. In the January/February issue of WebMD’s digital magazine, the “Black-ish” star opened up on his 16-year journey ...

TUESDAY, Jan. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Most people know they should have their height, weight, blood pressure and cholesterol checked regularly, but an exercise expert says cardiorespiratory fitness should also be ...

It is important for people suffering from diabetes to be selective while picking up fast food items to munch on, says an expert.Amarjeet Singh Bhatia - Chief Medical Officer at Doctor Insta (a telehealth app), lists ...

Eating just a handful of nuts daily can cut your risk of cancer and heart disease by as much as 30 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Imperial College London and the Norwegian University of ...

Artificially sweetened diet drinks make no difference to weight gain and should not be seen as healthier than their sugar-laden counterparts, according to a team of experts. A review of research evidence concludes ...

One out of every four of the world’s adults suffers from metabolic syndrome. This is often a precursor to diabetes and heart problems, and it is no secret that a poor diet that is rich in the wrong kinds of fats and ...

(Reuters Health) - Alcohol abuse may increase the risk of heart attacks and other cardiac problems even in people who don’t have a family history of heart disease or other known risk factors, a study suggests. After ...

Former Big Brother star Chanelle Hayes says she has been prescribed heavy painkillers as she suffers from back and knee problems after putting on weight. The reality star, who appeared on the show in 2007, admitted she ...

MONDAY, Jan. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that people who abuse alcohol also boost their risk of three cardiac conditions: atrial fibrillation, heart attack and congestive heart failure. The ...

MONDAY, Jan. 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Newly updated guidelines reaffirm that metformin is the first-line drug for people with type 2 diabetes, and that several other medications -- including newer ones -- can be ...

According to the latest findings by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), American healthcare spending was primarily on diabetes, heart disease, and back pain problems. Only 20 conditions made up ...

MONDAY, Jan. 2, 2017 -- Newly updated guidelines reaffirm that metformin is the first-line drug for people with type 2 diabetes, and that several other medications -- including newer ones -- can be added if needed. The ...

Making muscles burn more fat and less glucose (sugar) can contribute to a higher risk of diabetes, according to research findings. The study was conducted on genetically engineered mice. While awake, their muscles ...