A new study finds that one out of every eight stroke victims has a mild stroke beforehand. The research, appearing in the journal Neurology, reports that 12 percent of all stroke victims identified over a four-year period in Ontario suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA)—or mild stroke.
On November 16th the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) filed its 73 page brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of McDonald v. Chicago, disputing the city’s restrictive firearm laws.
It can give you a boost of energy, but new research finds a cup of joe can’t help preserve brain function as you age. According to Reuters, researchers at the University of Helsinki assessed the coffee drinking habits, as well as other social, demographic and health data of a large population of twins who were 50-years-old on average.
Researchers have been searching for a long time for ways to minimize the side effects of radiation therapy, and there are signs they may have found a natural solution that can help cancer patients tolerate their treatments better.
The abrupt departure of CNN anchor Lou Dobbs from his post at the network last week has given rise to intense media speculation about the reasons behind the move.
Recent TV appearances by the woman at the center of the controversial election battle in New York’s 23rd congressional district have exposed what looks like an ongoing ideological struggle within the GOP.
The passage of the House healthcare reform bill has prompted small business sector insiders to offer conflicting assessments of its impact on the sector’s fiscal burden.
Despite concerns expressed by several lawmakers, the government has announced five men suspected of coordinating the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be sent to the U.S. for trial.
Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has been increasingly discredited in recent years, after being linked to a higher risk of heart disease and some cancers, and a new study has added another reason menopausal women may want to avoid it.
Despite their strong push on climate and healthcare reform, Democrats appear to be losing ground in recently published public opinion polls. According to a new Pew Research Center survey, only 52 percent of registered voters would like to see their representatives re-elected next year, while just over 33 percent say that most members of Congress should be returned to office.