Type 2 diabetes is a condition that develops in the course of a lifetime, usually a result of a bad diet and obesity. But now scientists are investigating the possibility that a predisposition for the disease can be inherited.
Washing breakfast down with a cup of coffee before heading to work is one way to avoid Type 2 diabetes, according to two new studies published ahead of World Diabetes Day.
Take a quick walk through a supermarket and it's easy to see why more than half of Germans are overweight. And why politicians face a huge challange to encourage the food industry to sell healthier products.
More than 1.4 billion adults across the world have an increased risk of disease because they are not exercising enough, the World Health Organization reports in a new study.
We are exposed to a variety of chemicals every day. Some of them can even make us sick. And they can be found where we least expect them. Three recent studies reveal more.
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