Researchers at Oregon State University believe that detecting nutrient biomarkers in people with Alzheimer’s may be an important step in developing treatment and prevention methods for the disease.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has called on Congress to tighten Federal laws that allow individuals to purchase firearms without a background check. His statements followed a recent probe in which city investigators, who posed as consumers, were able to purchase firearms at a gun show in Phoenix.
President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul was dealt another blow on Jan. 31 as a Federal judge in Florida declared the law unconstitutional.
Eating broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables — like cauliflower and watercress — could prevent cancer since a substance found in them targets a mutation-suppressing gene.
A columnist for The Washington Post recently admitted to having "a Sarah Palin problem," which prompted him to challenge fellow media members to boycott the former Governor of Alaska during the month of February.
A study conducted at the University of Helsinki in Finland has shown that men older than 71 may add years to their life by taking vitamin E supplements.
Student researchers at Cardiff University have completed a study which suggests that women in a happy marriage have better emotional health while their husbands tend to have superior physical health when compared to their single counterparts.
Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has accused Republican lawmakers of "playing with fire" by threatening not to pass a budget or raise the debt ceiling unless deep spending cuts are made. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) said that the GOP will not allow the United States to default on its loans, but he does expect President Barack Obama to "cut up the credit cards" if his chamber is going to raise the debt limit.
A study conducted at the University of Navarra and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria University followed more than 12,000 people for six years and found that a diet high in trans fats correlates with a nearly 50 percent increased chance of developing depression.
Although the GOP has amassed a laundry list of complaints regarding President Barack Obama’s job performance, Republican leaders have praised the White House for its cautious approach to the growing unrest in Egypt.