The Pacific's low-lying reef islands are likely to change shape in response to climate change, rather than simply sink beneath rising seas and become uninhabitable as previously assumed, new research has found.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels. Sustained high blood sugar levels can pose a number of serious health risks, such as heart disease or stroke. Fortunately, the condition is strongly linked to diet and exercise — factors that can be addressed. One study reveals a more complicated association however.
Many Americans get less than the recommended amount of sleep, and many do not consume the recommended amounts of important vitamins and minerals. A new study suggested the two factors may be connected.
Even tiny amounts of gluten in foods are troublesome for people with celiac disease, and restaurants may be the hardest places to avoid the protein, found a study by Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS, Celiac Disease Center at NY-Presbyterian Hospital and assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia Mailman School.