| Aug 16, 2010
Physicians hear a common refrain from patients with Type 2 diabetes: "Not the needle! Not yet. Give me three more months. I'll be good!" So they try with renewed vigor to control their disease without insulin through diet, exercise and oral medications....
| Jan 10, 2011
| 8:22 AM
The posters in Cindy Robinson’s office measure her accomplishments in pints, representing the units of blood donated at the Mercer County High School blood drives she’s coordinated. But Robinson measures success in a different unit —...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 2:08 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs refused potentially life-saving cancer surgery for nine months, shrugging off protests from his family and opting instead for alternative medicine, according to the tech visionary's biographer.
| Jan 18, 2011
| 12:55 PM
A drug being developed by Eli Lilly to help Alzheimer's patients is not ready for approval. The FDA said the drug to help detect plaque in the brain hasn't been cleared for clinical testing.
Lilly obtained the drug in its $300 million purchase of a...
| Jan 20, 2011
| 6:37 PM
Imagine being unable to talk without soundling like a machine. That's been reality for a Modesto woman living with a paralyzed laranx. Brenda Jensen was a diabetic for 42 years, and on dialysis for 6, and her vocal cords were damaged when she pulled the...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 7:56 AM
A San Diego mother, who prosecutors say violently abused her 9-year-old daughter for 17 months before fatally beating her, pleaded not guilty to murder at her arraignment Wednesday.
Judge Joseph Brannigan set bail 25-year-old Crystal Cardenas at $2...
| Aug 19, 2010
The safety of most diabetes drugs are time-tested — insulin was discovered in the early 1920s, and two of the other most commonly prescribed, metformin and sulfonylurea, have been around since the 1950s.
Avandia is different. The drug landed with a...
| Aug 23, 2010
Disrupted sleep patterns seem to contribute to the risk of obesity and diabetes, according to numerous studies. Researchers have theorized that disrupted circadian rhythms throw off various hormonal processes in the body that contribute to disease....
| Sep 20, 2010
Dungeness crab with cucumber and ginger slaw, grilled salmon with brocollini and wild rice pilaf, spinach and fresh strawberries tossed in Balsamic vinaigrette with polenta croutons and toasted almonds. It was a lovely meal prepared and served to us...
| Sep 14, 2010
| 1:39 PM
Opening statements began today in the sexual assault case against Lucas Coe.
Coe, 28, is accused of raping 4-year-old Emma Thompson before she died of unexplained injuries including a fractured skull, severed pancreas and tear to the vagina, on June 27,...
| Sep 18, 2010
British researchers reported Friday that it may be possible to identify people who are going to develop Type 2 diabetes even before symptoms occur. If the test can be verified, it might be possible to screen people who are at higher-than-normal risk of...