New research shows that eating chocolate may help lower the risk of having a stroke. Study author Sarah Sahib, with McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, and her colleagues analyzed three separate studies, two of which showed a link between the consumption of chocolate and a decreased risk of stroke.
On the Larry King Live show last week, Vice President Joe Biden took credit for the success in Iraq, stating that the United States involvement in the war-torn country "could be one of the great achievements of [the Obama] administration."
A new study has suggested that consuming a Mediterranean diet may help lower the risk of developing small areas of brain damage that can lead to thinking and memory problems.
Fresh off the heels of their first-ever convention that was supposed to unveil a "national strategy for grassroots organizing," the Tea Party movement has signaled its next move in the run-up to the midterm elections.
President Obama lashed out at Senate Republicans last week, blaming them for holding up a number of his nominees for key federal positions. Obama warned the GOP that if they do not act on these "non-controversial" nominees that have "overwhelming support," then he would consider making several recess appointments when the Senate is not in session.
As Democrats ponder the uncertain future of their healthcare overhaul plan, a new poll has found that public support for the current reform proposal may be eroding.
A large European study has found that low levels of circulating vitamin D are associated with a higher risk of developing colorectal cancer. From 1992 to 1998, more than 520,000 participants from 10 western European countries completed detailed dietary questionnaires and gave blood samples.
According to a new study, acupuncture may be an effective way to treat depression in pregnant women. Currently, nearly 20 percent of women report symptoms of despair during pregnancy, while approximately 10 percent meet the criteria for major depression.
As part of a new study to analyze the effects of acupuncture on reducing pain and increasing the quality of life in children, doctors from the Rush University Medical Center are now offering pediatric patients access to the ancient Chinese therapy to alleviate the negative side effects associated with many chronic illnesses.
President Obama’s paternal aunt Zeituni Onyango, who is a citizen of Kenya and living in the U.S. illegally, appeared in a Boston court recently to fight a deportation order issued in 2004.