Claim: Texting may be good for your health

New University of Michigan research says that a simple tool right in your back pocket may help decrease your risk for type 2 diabetes: Text messages on your phone.

App analyzes urine - and, no, you don't have to pee on your phone

A new iPhone app analyzes the user's pee to diagnose a range of medical conditions.

New-found hormone boosts body's fat-burning ability

Medical researchers in Boston say they've discovered a hormone that boosts the amount of energy a body burns, raising hopes of a new treatment for obesity and diabetes.

Chocolate makes for a healthy heart

Scoffing large amounts of chocolate could cut the risk of heart disease by a third, new research suggests.

Grow your own transplant - a possibility for men with diabetes

Men that have type 1 diabetes might be able to grow insulin-producing cells from their testicular tissue.

Blood-sugar testing accessory coming to Nintendo DS

Pharmaceutical company Bayer is now setting its sights on the DS by creating a special peripheral that allows users to test their blood glucose level.