A pill could soon be developed to treat or prevent type 2 diabetes after a study made on diabetic mice found a compound, produced naturally by the body has successfully restored blood sugar metabolism to normal.
Currently, it is not only in the western world where a lot of children suffer from obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular problem, diabetes and other diseases.
Papaya is a tropical fruit that thrives in abundance in the Philippines, it is available all year round.
The number of new cancer cases has increased by 20 percent in less than ten years and now stands at 12 million annually, according to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF).
A group of researchers is using the monkeys to compare gastric bypass surgery with weight loss from forced dieting.
Sabila or Aloe vera as it is world widely known belongs to the family Liliaceae.
In the Philippines, banaba is known to be an ornamental plant that is usually propagated in urban parks and along thoroughfares because of its beautiful flowers which are racemes of pink to lavender that are evenly distributed among its branches.
Vegetarians have experienced a much lower risk of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, according to researchers at Loma Linda University in California.
Diabetes can increase the risk of some types of liver disease, with poor blood sugar control increasing the risk.
India still strives to feed all of more than a billion population but childhood obesity and diabetes noted among the middle classes, who have largely benefited from a decade of expanding economic growth.