French drugmaker Sanofi and the US firm Verily are to invest around $500 million (445 million euros) in a joint venture to help people with diabetes.
Here are four takeaways to digest from the Global Nutrition Report, which acts as a report card on the world’s progress in tackling problems in this area.
A sedentary lifestyle can lead to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. That is why a European Union research project aims to promote sport
Most diabetics need a finger prick test several times a day to determine whether their blood sugar level is under control. But the developers of this
Almost one in eleven people globally are affected by diabetes, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report. Released to coincide with this
Inactivity is the 4. cause of death worldwide. In Europe sedentarity kills almost 1.000.000 of people per year. Obesity, diabetes, and others
A free smartphone app has been launched in England to help parents reduce the amount of sugar their children eat. Called ‘Sugar Smart’ it shows the
Extremely venomous animals like snakes have long been feared and exterminated. What you are about to see in this report is that the same venom that
This cobra can kill you… but its venom could also cure your diabetes… or your allergy. Thousands of toxins from 200 venimous species have been newly
Company doctors have a new role looking out for early signs of chronic conditions such as diabetes and musculoskeletal disorders.
“When you are diabetic, you have to check your blood sugar levels. The doctor tells you to do it four times a day. So you prick your finger. A tiny
Junk food and sedentary lifestyles, cited as the causes of type II diabetes, have long been associated with the West. In fact, one in three diabetics
A short walk after each meal could prevent older people developing type-2 diabetes, an American study has found. Researchers at George Washington
An insulin syringe has become a vital part of life for a growing number of people, but why is the incidence of diabetes increasing? And how can
Insulin-dependent diabetes is on the rise all around the world, but the cause of this disease remains unclear. There is a theory, however, that