Parental influence starts before conception

Scientists say, kids born to unhealthy parents are already pre-programmed for greater risk of poor health, with higher odds of developing metabolic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Breastfeeding lowers risk of cardiovascular, metabolic diseases in kids

A new study has found that young adults who were breastfed for three months or more as babies have a significantly lower risk of chronic inflammation associated with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

Child`s waist can predict metabolic diseases: Study

The waist circumference of a child can be helpful in predicting if he is suffering from metabolic diseases, according to a study.

Forgo sugary drinks to abate gout effects: Study

Sufferers of gout might soon be advised to forgo sugary drinks to avoid pain and flaring up of the crippling affliction, according to a New Zealand study released Thursday.

Newly discovered hormone may aid diabetes treatment

Harvard researchers have discovered a hormone in fat cells that helps regulate how blood glucose is controlled and metabolised in the liver, paving way for new treatments for diabetes.

Dried fruits as healthy as fresh ones

Dry fruits have low glycemic index values and can play an important role in preventing different aspects of metabolic diseases.

Moderate drinking cuts risk of metabolic diseases

Researchers have found that moderate drinkers tend to be at lower risk of metabolic syndrome.

Moderate drinking cuts risk of metabolic diseases

Researchers have found that moderate drinkers tend to be at lower risk of metabolic syndrome.