The extract from North American lowbush blueberries biotransformed with bacteria from the skin of the fruit has shown promising results in tests against obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research.
Searching for the best dose of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid, researchers from France have established that 200 mg per day is sufficient to boost heart health in men.
A group of House Republicans, supported by the Family Research Council, has sent a letter to the White House calling for the removal of Kevin Jennings from his position as the head of the Education Department’s Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools (OSDFS).
The House of Representatives voted on Thursday to allow Guantanamo Bay detainees to be brought for trial to the U.S. despite misgivings expressed by many lawmakers, especially Republicans.
A new poll by Zogby International has found Mexicans believe an amnesty that would grant legal status to undocumented immigrants would prompt more people to enter the U.S. illegally, the Center for Immigration Studies (CRS) has said.
Zinc is among the most important elements that ensure optimal health in humans, and a new sensor may help health practitioners better determine the supplementation needs of those at risk of a deficit.
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.