Two separate studies have linked Mediterranean diet to a lower risk of heart disease in women and prostate cancer in men.
An Arizona jury has rejected the claims brought by the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund against an Arizona rancher who detained 20 illegal aliens on his property in 2004.
The FDA has announced that doctors linked a medication used to cure a skin condition to a lethal brain infection.
There is another reason to switch from processed foods to fresh fruits and vegetables – scientists believe that they play a role in reducing the risk of developing a particular kind of diabetes.
New research has found that a surprising number of women fail to take proper care of their health before becoming pregnant.
A politician and former UN official has said that America’s "war on terror" contributed to an erosion of human and civil rights around the world.
In a move that may boost the quality assurance of dietary supplements, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has published a new reference material to improve the testing process.
With a struggling healthcare system and millions of uninsured citizens, unconventional medicine centers are seeing an influx of patients.
As stock markets sink following the signing of the economic stimulus package, precious metals are seeing the highest prices in many months.
Scientists have added another item to the long list of vitamin supplements’ benefits – they may also prevent noise-induced hearing damage.
As the stock market collapse eroded employee pension funds, a consultancy is predicting that the level of contributions will double in 2009.
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced that one of its computers was illegally accessed and employee identity information was stolen.
Green groups from around the world have sent a message to the new administration that it should support international efforts to regulate mercury emissions.
State senators are debating a ban on artificial food coloring which some say is linked to attention deficit disorder in children.
An organization which monitors health policies and advocates the freedom of choice in healthcare has issued a statement criticizing the stimulus package for allowing space for privacy breaches.
A new study has suggested that reliance on fish oil replacements may help reduce the farmed fish industry’s dependence on resources from the wild.
A non-profit organization dedicated to the natural products industry has disputed the results of a study measuring the efficacy of multivitamins in cancer prevention.
In what may be seen as more evidence of the American healthcare system’s failures, a newly released study has shown that some senior citizens are forced to forgo prescription medications due to high costs.
Reacting to a recent slew of news about toxic compounds causing heath problems, a nonprofit organization has appealed to the government for more stringent regulations.
Scientists have observed that dry beans have a potential to reduce the risk of mammary cancer.
Despite government claims that electronic passports take security to a new level, a researcher has proven their protection mechanisms are easy to break.
A new study sheds light on the role of dietary supplements in the treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease who require dialysis.
A coalition of human rights groups has written to President Obama to request access to the Guantanamo Bay detention camp.