Vitamin B can help to increase metabolism, support the immune system and keep skin healthy. Now, new research, based on clinical trials in England, indicates the nutrient may also help slow the rate of brain shrinkage in elderly people who experience memory problems, such as dementia or Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
The outgoing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has announced that she will run for the chamber’s Democratic leadership position.
While previous research has found that olive oil contains many healthy benefits, such as helping to reduce the risk for coronary heart disease, a new study suggests that it may also help the body protect against other damage.
George W. Bush has revealed several new tidbits about his presidency in his memoirs Decision Points, which was released on Nov. 9. Among other things, Bush admits that he considered dumping Dick Cheney in 2004 as his Vice President and that he was deeply affected by Kanye West’s accusations following Hurricane Katrina that the President was a racist.
Results of the Nov. 2 midterm elections pose serious obstacles for President Barack Obama’s healthcare bill. Republicans heading to Capitol Hill have expressed their desire to repeal aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was passed by Congress earlier this year.
Representative John Boehner (R-Ohio) is expected to succeed Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the Speaker of the House when Republicans gain majority in January.
The Tea Party scored several major victories on Nov. 2, including the election of Rand Paul (R-Ken.), Mark Rubio (R-Fla.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) in Senate races.
The Federal Reserve announced on Nov. 3 that it will buy long-term Treasury bonds over the next several months in order to stimulate the faltering economy.
A Christian organization claims that President Barack Obama showed "arrogance" by pushing for the repeal of "don’t ask, don’t tell" a day after voters resoundingly expressed their disagreement with his policies.
Individuals could consider reducing their soda intake to improve their health. Recently, scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health discovered that soda and other sugary beverages play a key role in the risk for developing type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of conditions that include high blood pressure and the risk of coronary artery disease.