Large Health Care Organizations Could Be Leaking Patient Data

Many large health care organizations are not properly protecting patient data and might be leaving systems and equipment susceptible to Internet hackers, according to case studies conducted by two independent researchers, Wired reports. Continue reading

Ancient Remedy Could Be the Answer for Diabetes

Here’s some health news about a tree native to India and the Philippines that could help people with diabetes. It’s called banaba, and it has been a folk remedy for hundreds of years.

A recent study conducted at the Suzuka University of Medical Science in Wei, Japan, has tracked down the compounds in banaba that are responsible for its glucose-lowering effects. Continue reading