Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and pneumonia are more likely to occur among alcoholics because the lung’s immune system is damaged by alcohol consumption. Thomas Jefferson University researchers discovered more on this topic.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects about 4.1% of adults and 9% of children between the ages of 13 to 18 years in the United States. The rates continue to increase, and researchers believe young patients are more likely to abuse drugs.
Technology has contributed to the rise in various sorts of sexual communication. Now, researchers at the University of Southern California have found that adolescents who receive 'sexts' are six times more likely to report being sexually active.
The Cassini spacecraft was originally supposed to explore Saturn and its moons for a duration of four years, but due to its success, NASA extended its mission three times. Today marks the spacecraft’s tenth anniversary orbiting Saturn.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a severe anxiety condition that affects over 7.7 million Americans. A new 300-page study concludes that there will be a surge of PTSD cases due to the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Researchers at the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia developed a mobile app that can measure respiratory rates in children about six times faster than regular methods.
The first study to link menthol cigarettes to nicotine addiction among teenagers in Canada authored by researchers from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo was published on Friday.
New York legislators have arrived at a compromise to allow limited access to medical marijuana. The vote for final approval was scheduled for Thursday, but will now take place on Friday so the bill can be further reviewed.
NASA’s Asteroid Initiative is another space project aimed to help expedite the upcoming Mars missions in the 2030s. The space agency awarded nearly $5 million for concept studies that focus on its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM).
It’s been known the New England area has a heroin/opioid issue amongst its population, but it’s now becoming a big problem for subsequent generations. Massachusetts is experiencing an alarming rate of babies being born with opiates in their system.
On Thursday, the Defenders of Wildlife along with the Center for Biological Diversity and WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit in an attempt to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to further protect the lesser prairie chicken.
The global network of drug trafficking is difficult for law enforcement to keep up with. Even the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has a tough time tracking down criminals, but that could soon change with a new cocaine tracking system.