When the players have to hit a ball in a split second, the sensory cells in the retina figure out its speed and drain this information in the brain. Further, the brain sends the message through the spinal cord and then informs the muscles of legs and arms to react.
In order to ensure that every child has undergone government's free childhood immunization program, Health Minister Tanya Plibersek has announced a new rigorous national policy.
Plibersek has asked the states to adopt standardized procedures so that children can be identified who have missed the immunization program before they start schooling.
Consumption of Vegetables from Solanaceae family Considered Beneficial in Reducing Parkinson’s disease Risk
According to a research carried out by a group of researchers from the University of Washington, Seattle, it has been revealed that consumption of pepper, tomatoes and other vegetables from the same family are considered to beneficial in reducing the risk of Parkinson's disease.
A new study has found that occurrence of flu in moms-to-be may cause their offspring to suffer from a mental health disorder called bipolar disorder.
Eleven years ago, Michael Gore was paralyzed from the waist down because of a workplace accident. He never thought to rise from his wheel chair on his legs until he heard of a wearable robot.
It could be truly said a triumph of science that he now rises from his wheel chair to his full 6-foot-2-inches and walks with the help of a lightweight wearable robot.
The Center for Healthy Living at Winchester Hospital is offering free skin cancer screenings to recognize National Skin Cancer Awareness Month in May
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that light exercise is good for health. A group of researchers from University of Bath has carried out a study as per which, 75 minutes of light exercise can bring massive change in people's health.
Also known as manic-depressive illness, bipolar disorder is a condition in which the sufferers go from very high to very low mood frequently. The people suffering from the disease usually also exhibit disturbances in thinking process and they way they behave.
Recently, the biopharmaceutical company Suven Life Sciences Limited has received three new patents that correspond to the new chemical entities (NCEs) for treating of disorders linked with neurodegenerative diseases.
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Marine paleoecologist Marco Coolen was mining through vast amounts of genetic information from the Black Sea sediment record, when he got surprised by the variety of past plankton species. The plankton species left behind their genetic makeup.
Elizabeth Ann posted a video on You Tube featuring the rotting carcass of a mysterious-looking sea monster on Pukehina Beach. The video showed the half-buried head of the carcass with jagged and gapping teeth.
Most of the creature's body is missing and it seemed that the strange 30-foot long carcass washed up off the coast of the Bay of Plenty coast in New Zealand after storms in last month.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield will be participating at Calgary Stampede on Friday, July 5. He has accepted the invitation for the second time from the Calgary Stampede to serve as parade marshal.
The parade is the traditional start to the stampede. Hadfield is currently at International Space Station serving as commander.
Some of the state's most renowned cancer specialists have said smoking should be completely banned in all outdoor dining and smoking areas to reduce Victoria's number one cancer killer. Nearly 200 Victorian cancer specialists have urged the state government to ban smoking in outdoor dining and drinking areas.
At a national awards ceremony last night, a Perth child health nurse grabbed the title of Australian `Nurse of the Year'. The 2013 HESTA Australian Nursing Awards were organized in Melbourne.
Water fluoridation has always remained a controversial topic since its introduction in the 1940s. Now, after 70 long years, the debate over the topic has again begun.
It has been found that the two sides of the topic are cease firing in Portland, Ore, on May 21. It is for the fourth time that the issue has arisen there. Portland is among the four major cities, which do not add fluoride to water.
The first teaser for the film was `Gravity' that stars George Clooney premiered Thursday night. The clip offered the audiences and insight into the si-fi opus, that is written and directed by Alfonso Curaon. He is known for his work in movies like `Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban', `Children of Men' etc.
On Thursday YouTube unveiled its first paid subscription channels in their bid to get into streaming services like Netflix. The Google owned company with this step would be in competition with other similar services such as Amazon, Netflix and Hulu that have been luring viewers in online streaming drawing the attention away from cable TV.
Air New Zealand has urged Commerce Commission to end the Cargo Cartel Case. The airline has repeated that the company has not breached New Zealand competition law.
Air New Zealand General Counsel John Blair has expressed that Air New Zealand would request Commerce Commission to drop the charges after the retraction of key evidence.
Though, a clear liquid was noticed dropping of his nose out, he was worriless and ignored it believing it to be some kind of allergy.
Yes! Retired chemical engineer Joe Nagy from Phoenix had awakened in the mid-night. When he bent his head over, the liquid dropped out. But, the 68-year-old believed the same to be one of the things that go wrong while one ages.
New federal data has shed light over a fact that when it comes to charging retail prices for treatments and common surgeries, Colorado hospitals show a lot of variation from one another.
The difference is also not less. Around 400-500% change has been noted across the nation. Also, the most egregious rates were found to be 8-10 folds of what was paid by Medicare.
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