Obstetrics & gynaecology

Lifestyle and herbal medicine effective in treatment of PCOS

Scientists at NICM, Western Sydney University have found significant improvements in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) symptoms in overweight women by combining lifestyle interventions such as diet and exercise ...

Diabetes

Preventing diabetes at the office

For people who already have high blood sugar, preventing diabetes could amount to just another day at the office.

Health

The magic pill is exercise

As people age, walking and balance become more of a challenge, but also more of a necessity. Older adults who aren't physically active increase their risk of illness, hospitalization and disability. Just how much exercise ...

Diabetes

Adapted diabetes prevention program deemed effective

(HealthDay)—An adapted Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) lifestyle intervention significantly improves cardiovascular disease-related risk factors among participants, according to a study published in the June issue of ...

Diabetes

Early healthy eating intervention in pregnancy helps obese women

(HealthDay)—A healthy eating (HE) intervention is associated with lower gestational weight gain (GWG) and fasting glucose than a physical activity (PA) intervention, according to a study published online June 25 in Diabetes ...

Diabetes

Addition of orlistat benefits obese patients with T2DM

(HealthDay)—In overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), treatment with orlistat in addition to lifestyle modifications improves outcomes, according to research published online Sept. 8 in Obesity Reviews.

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