TAKING HEART

DIABETES is one of the fastest growing health challenges of the 21st century. In Singapore, the prevalence of diabetes in adults aged 18 and above has nearly doubled in just 15 years - from 7 per...

[PARIS] Sanofi SA said on Monday it would end its research efforts in diabetes and cardiovascular diseases as part of a revamp that will narrow the number of its business units in the hope of...

[LONDON] Global health regulators are looking into whether widely used diabetes drugs may contain unsafe levels of a carcinogen that has previously been found in heart and gastric medications.

HEALTH

SEVERAL years ago, while volunteering as a consultant to teach local eye doctors for a charitable organisation in rural China, I was eager to share the strategies applied in healthcare in...

A POPULAR diabetes drug sometimes taken to slow ageing may diminish some of the expected health benefits of aerobic exercise in healthy older adults, according to a new report. The drug, metformin...

AUSTRALIANS seem to be turning sour on sugar.

[HONG KONG] In the hyper-polarised world of US politics, there's an issue that unites Democrats and Republicans: the high cost of insulin.

[DOHA] In an unremarkable office in a Doha hospital, a study is taking place which could transform the way Qatar deals with one of its most persistent health issues - diabetes.

HEALTH

DIABETES mellitus and obesity are closely linked to the increase of the prevalence of cardiovascular disease.

A GLOBAL diabetes epidemic is fuelling record demand for insulin but tens of millions will not get the injections they need unless there is a dramatic improvement in access and affordability, a...