People taking the newer drugs for diabetes are at two times higher risk of developing pancreatitis than people taking older drugs to control blood sugar levels, according to a new study.
New York City Mayor Bloomberg asks for a state-wide ban on selling sugary drinks in containers holding 16 ounces or more.
Having a heavy lunch and a light dinner may be the key to losing weight, according to new research.
Too much sugar can be a bad thing if you are watching your weight. However, pouring granulated sugar over wounds can speed up the healing process, according to a latest research from the U.K.
The mother of eight would drink as much as 10 liters of the fizzy beverage a day.
Researchers believe that elevated risk of cancer comes from the increased presence of sugar in the blood supply.
Controlling sugar intake reduces body weight and even if the amount of reduction is small during the weight loss regime, every single loss counts, say researchers.
A new study suggests that more than half of the children in Australia are consuming too much sugar.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.