Exclusive – Transatlantic Divide: How U.S. Pays Three Times More for Drugs

A pharmacy employee looks for medication as she works to fill a prescription while working at a pharmacy in New YorkA pharmacy employee looks for medication as she works to fill a prescription while working at a pharmacy in New York December 23, 2009.

U.S. prices for the world’s 20 top-selling medicines are, Continue reading

Google Ventures: Big-Time Consumer Health Is Still a Dream

kkGoogle Ventures’ general partner, Dr. Krishna Yeshwant, wants something “as big as Google” in consumer health. But it’s not there yet.

Yeshwant, speaking to , Continue reading

Tai Chi and Other Low-Impact Exercises May Be Ideal for Elderly People with Chronic Health Problems

taiStory at-a-glance –

For the elderly and those struggling with chronic health problems, low impact exercises like Tai Chi, yoga, and walking can give you the physical benefits of exercise

A systematic review found that Continue reading

Ballooning Diabetes Rates Highlight the High Cost of Cheap Food

7rollsStory at-a-glance −

A three-year old girl, weighing in at 77 pounds, is one of the youngest persons ever diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Infant formulas and baby foods can contain significant amounts of added sugars and starchy fillers, which pave the way for obesity, diabetes, and other chronic disease

Processed food ingredients such as added sugars, antibiotics, Continue reading

Chemical Exposures Are a Major Threat to Human Health and Reproduction, International OB-GYN Report Warns

rhStory at-a-glance −

According to a report by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Continue reading