Men who are suffering from high cholesterol and are looking for an alternative to traditional medications such as Crestor®, Zocor® or Lipitor® may be in luck. According to a new study from Iowa State University’s Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, consuming minimal amounts of daily flaxseed lignans can moderately decrease cholesterol in men in as few as three months.
With Easter just around the corner, researchers have discovered some great news for chocolate lovers. According to a new study, consuming a small amount of dark chocolate each day can significantly reduce a person’s blood pressure and lower their risk of heart disease.
Responding to the murder of a well-known Arizona rancher by an alleged illegal immigrant, prominent former and current members of the GOP have called on President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to properly secure the border between the United States and Mexico.
Responding to the Obama administration’s education reform legislation, which was passed in conjunction will the highly controversial healthcare bill, officials with the student loan giant Sallie Mae told Fox News on Tuesday that layoffs in the private sector are imminent.
Researchers say drinking two or more sweetened soft drinks each week may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer.According to Reuters, the study that appears in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, found that individuals who drank two or more non-diet sodas each week had an 87 percent higher risk of being among those who got pancreatic cancer.
Routine visits to the dentist can help prevent avoidable health problems, such as tooth decay, infection and cardiovascular disease. Unfortunately, approximately one in 20 people suffer from severe anxiety regarding dental procedures and often postpone visits to their provider.
The focus of the nation’s attention may have been on healthcare reform in recent weeks, but on the heels of that legislative victory the Democrats are now planning to push through sweeping financial system regulations.
President Obama appointed 15 nominees to administrative posts on Saturday without Senate confirmation. The list of appointees included Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a highly controversial choice that has spurred the anger of the GOP, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and many other business groups.
A large study has found that being happily married may actually be good for physical health—at least when it comes to the risk of having a fatal stroke. The study presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2010 found that single or unhappily married men may have an elevated risk of fatal stroke in the coming decades.
After campaigning with her former presidential running mate John McCain, Sarah Palin energized a Tea Party crowd in Nevada on Saturday, urging them to "take back America."