No Cancer Risk Found for Diabetes Rx
Worried about the health effects of the medications you take? There's likely no need to worry about two diabetes medications once thought to increase the risk of cancer.
Diabetes Patients May Face Higher Risk of Head, Neck Cancers
Diabetes is known to increase many health risks like heart disease and obesity. But new research suggests the condition may also be linked to head and neck cancers.
Obesity and Diabetes Could Affect Cancer Treatment
Diabetes and obesity are problematic on their own, but could they also affect how the body responds to treatments for other conditions, like cancer? New studies suggest this is the case.
Popular Diabetes Rx May Not Cut Bladder Cancer Risk
Widely given to patients with type 2 diabetes, metformin has been linked to reducing the risk for many types of cancers. The medication, however, may not be effective against one certain cancer.
Preventing Disease with Exercise
Your health care provider may emphasize the importance of exercise, but exactly how important is physical activity for staying healthy?
Fifty Years Later, Work Remains to Curb Smoking
Fifty years ago, the US Surgeon General first warned of the dangerous effects of smoking. On the anniversary of that announcement, the current Surgeon General has released new data.
Diabetes Medications May Impact Cancer Risks
People with type 2 diabetes have higher cancer risks than the general population. The link may have to do with how diabetes affects the metabolism. Diabetes medications may also figure into the equation.
Diabetes Rx and Breast Cancer Survival
The diabetes drug metformin has been something of a darling in the cancer world of late. Previous research has shown that it may help prevent or beat cancer. But a new study has come along that creates a question mark.
Still Searching for Diabetes Screening
Growing rates of diabetes continue to be a huge public health problem. Screening and early treatment could help reduce this burden. Could diabetes screening also lower death rates?
Don't Forget Your Diabetes
People with type 2 diabetes face a higher risk of cancer. When diabetes patients are diagnosed with cancer, they may find it hard to manage both disease at once.