Goodbye, Battling for Health Community (though I’ll still hang around)

If you wonder why you haven’t heard from me in a while, it’s because I have other fish to fry. Specifically, I have started a new job. And although, this is not strictly a “health” topic, lifestyle is … [Read more...]

Diet vs. drugs in diabetes management

When it comes to the management of type 2 diabetes, the appropriate diet may actually “trump up” medications. Researchers in New Zealand looked at 94 high-risk diabetes patients which were split … [Read more...]

Diabetes epidemic spreads to China

Economic development comes with a price – health problems. And nowhere is this more evident than in China. The economy is booming, lifestyles are rapidly changing and the health care system cannot … [Read more...]

Cancer, the price of immigration?

Many people move to the United States to find a better life. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always work out especially when it comes to health. Take for example the Hispanics. According to this study by … [Read more...]

Can a healthy lifestyle alter your genes and treat your cancer?

 We've heard this statement of resignation before: "I can't do anything about it. It's in my genes." Indeed, many diseases have been linked to genetics, including heart disease, mental illness, and … [Read more...]