During the current recession everyone can benefit from a piece of sound economic advice, and one industry group is offering its own insights into managing wealth during turbulent times.
A non-profit organization has released a report which details the FDA’s alleged lack of oversight of quality standards at laboratories which develop medical devices.
Consumer Watchdog has called on the Californian HMO regulator to make public its communications with insurance companies relating to cases of coverage denials for autism treatment.
Scientists believe that vitamin B and folic acid may be helpful in mitigating the risk of vision loss in older people.
Internet giant Google launched a highly anticipated application earlier this month, but privacy advocates have expressed concerns.
As part of a trend that even very recently would have been unthinkable, increasingly many doctors are suggesting complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies to their patients.
A study conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute has measured the impact of the financial crisis on 401(k) accounts.
Pharmaceutical companies sponsor an increasing number of research studies, and one scientist has set out to analyze the impact of this trend on the intellectual freedom of research centers.
Political and community leaders have called on President Obama to create a commission to investigate the detention, treatment and transfer of detainees during George W. Bush’s administration.
A study has found that men who take supplements containing beta-carotene may delay the onset of cognitive decline in the old age.
A private U.S. health policy group has published a proposal in which it outlines its plans for expanding coverage and reducing healthcare costs.
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.