A low calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes and save the lives of millions of sufferers of the preventable condition, research suggests. Eating between 825 and 850 calories a day for three to five months put the disease into remission in almost half of patients in a new study, […]

Lampanelli had surgery in 2012 after she weighed almost 250 pounds.Getty Images Like one of the characters in her off-Broadway play, “Stuffed,” Lisa Lampanelli jokes that during her dieting days — all three decades of them — she lost and regained some 300 pounds: “that’s 17 Sarah Jessica Parkers!” But […]

JAIPUR: About 50 million people suffer from diabetes in India, sometimes referred to as ‘diabetes capital of the world’. Now, research on animals has shown the condition could be treated with what is called ‘very low calorie diet’ (VLCD). In a study published online on November 9 in the journal […]

“Obesity and prostate cancer are both common diagnoses in older men,” he said, “but in our veterans, the rates of these two diseases are even higher,” especially among those who served in the Vietnam War and were exposed to Agent Orange, an herbicide that has been linked to an increased […]

In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers how a very low calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in animal models. If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targets for treating this common chronic disease, said the researchers. The study is published in Cell […]

It’s another beautiful, sunny day here on Long Island, and I write this to you from my parents’ home. Every Tuesday and Friday, I visit my hometown of Port Washington, and work with my grandmother on rehab from hip replacement surgery last summer, and my dad on improving his strength, […]