A powerful anticoagulant’s record is being reviewed by the authorities after several studies questioned its effectiveness in some patients.
Canadian researchers have uncovered new facts which give scientific explanation to what our grandmothers were already convinced of: garlic is good for you.
A new study highlights the benefits of natural foods, while another finds link between processed meat and serious health risks.
Dangers of an overmedicated society have been highlighted by a study which has found that middle-aged and elderly patients face an unprecedented risk of dangerous drug interactions.
After a recent scathing report on federal agencies’ failure to comply with civil rights regulations, another story brings home the need for better oversight of sensitive data by the U.S. government.
Commodity prices seesawed this week as a slew of economic reports depressed the markets and the U.S. government launched another initiative to promote economic recovery.
A new study draws attention to previously unknown health risks associated with a common plastics chemical.
Two major drug companies have announced plans to merge to create the world’s fourth largest enterprise.
Researchers have discovered that U.S.-produced corn syrup contains high levels of a dangerous chemical element.
Events to educate consumers about data protection have been held to mark Data Privacy Day on January 28.
A disturbing report from a leading money management newspaper suggests that U.S. pension funds have sustained heavy losses in 2008.
Consumer Watchdog has raised a number of privacy concerns regarding how electronic medical records, when introduced, will be able to be used.
Researchers have found high concentrations of numerous chemicals in treated wastewater in India which they say come from local pharmaceutical companies.
Government records indicate that key federal agencies have fallen short on compliance with existing laws protecting civil liberties.
Commenting on President Obama’s first executive orders, a senior senator hails a new era but bemoans the damage sustained by America’s national security.
Researchers from major U.S. banks claim that the impact of the proposed stimulus package may be smaller than meets the eye.
Medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children may cause hallucinations, according to new research.
A deficiency of vitamin D can lead to cognitive decline among older people, according to new research.
Americans deserve the right to opt out of participating in a national database of electronic health records, according to the Institute for Health Freedom.
The U.S. is likely to face rapidly escalating inflation within the year, as the government moves to print money quickly, a new report suggests.
Technology bloggers are raising questions about whether the White House is adhering to privacy rules that prohibit federal agencies from using cookies on their websites.
Cleaning up air pollution has the power to significantly benefit public health, extending life expectancy by approximately five month, a new study shows.
President Barack Obama signed three executive orders on Thursday relating to the war on terror, showing a definitive break from the policies of the past administration.