Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found that guns did not appear to protect those who possessed them from being shot in an assault.
According to a new study, the beneficial bacteria found in the human gut not only help ensure proper digestion but also strengthen the immune system against the parasite Toxoplasma gondii.
In response to an earlier study which appeared to find a link between antioxidant supplementation and a higher risk of skin cancer, a team from Kaiser Permanente Northern California conducted new research which found this hypothesis to be untrue.
Media reports suggest the tide may be turning in favor of the Democrats’ efforts to push through a sweeping healthcare reform, as another GOP senator has said she may vote for it.
Even as the federal government is facing a historic deficit, the Democratic leadership in Congress has offered an expensive deal to doctors to win over their support for healthcare reform.
As President Barack Obama directing pressure on Congress to expand gay rights by repealing the Defense of Marriage Act, members of the Democratic party indicated that the proposal may face opposition.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Annual Performance Report suggests that out of 8,607 miles of America’s land borders, the government effectively controls only 894 miles, which is a bit more than 10 percent.
A recent study has shed new light on the link between high cholesterol levels and osteoporosis, and described the role the immune system plays in bone loss.
Switching from butter and other saturated fat sources to polyunsaturated fats in the diet may help diabetics reduce their body fat, according to a new study.
Using an alternative treatment has been found to greatly improve symptoms for children dealing with functional abdominal pain.