Space junk is a growing problem. Debris from decommissioned satellites and other pieces of material orbit our planet in an ever-widening ring. Now, though, the European Space Agency has a new plan to deal with capturing tumbling satellites: harpooning them.
Stress can impact a person's behavior and health. Now, scientists have found that stress experienced early in life can also impact the brain. It turns out that chronic, toxic stress can affect a person long into their adult years.
New research reveals that the more familiar kids are with unhealthy food logos the more likely they are to be overweight or obese.
Just two cups of steamed broccoli may be all you need to control asthma symptoms. Researchers from the University of Melbourne in Australia found that natural nutrients found in the vegetable, specifically sulforaphane, help protect against respiratory inflammation that can cause the health issue.
Inadequate rest can have a huge impact on memory and brain function, particularly in older individuals. A recent study published in the journal PLOS ONE found that not enough sleep was often linked to cognitive impairments.
Doctors may use certain psychostimulants to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Yet a recent study conducted by researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark shows that this could increase the risk of cardiovascular issues.
Most children and adults, for that matter, simply detest vaccine injections. Yet a report from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that some can be given via a nasal spray, instead. The research specifically exami...
A new study reveals that many homeless alcoholics began drinking and became alcohol-dependent while they were still children.
Health officials are warning parents that a common oral anesthetic often used to help teething infants could be dangerous.
New research found that among people taking corticosteroid pill, tuberculosis infection may be underestimated.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the marketing of the first motorized device that helps people with certain spinal cord injuries to walk.