Not an early bird? Don't worry — afternoon workouts could be better for your health

New research found that afternoon exercise provides greater health benefits for some people than a morning workout

How cellular 'garbage disposals' help us understand type 2 diabetes

Proteasomes team up to combat high sugar levels in cells, and also play a role in neurological diseases

Large clinical research study finds that vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in adults

Participants given vitamin D supplements had similar risk of developing the disease as did participants taking a placebo

Meet Nobel Prize winner Rosalyn Sussman Yalow, who let doctors see into your blood

Her radioimmunoassay technique enabled scientists to measure hundreds of trace biological substances for the first time

Need to check your blood sugar? Just scan your contact lens.

Smart contact lenses could soon be monitoring health problems, not just correcting eyesight

What is genetic modification?

It's surprisingly difficult to pin down a conclusive definition

Your mom is right: you probably need more sleep

Burning the midnight oil is likely burning you out, more and more science suggests

Diabetes is a much stranger disease than I realized

We don't really know what causes diabetes, but it involves these misshapen proteins infecting each other

How fatal snail venom can be reimagined as a lifesaving diabetes treatment

This unique, weaponized form of insulin could produce a new class of fast-acting drugs for managing diabetes.