July 2010 Headlines
New Zealand scientists have developed a way for wheelchair users to walk again through the use of robotics.
For those who often find themselves eating too much of the wrong food -- out of control hormones could be to blame for the cravings.
The 2008 film "Expelled" stirred controversy by exposing the scientific community's prejudice against those who question the theory of evolution.
Canadian archeologists have found a ship abandoned more than 150 years ago in the quest for the fabled Northwest Passage.
Scientists will launch an expedition to the Titanic to assess the condition of the world's most famous shipwreck and create a detailed 3D map to "virtually raise the Titanic" for the public.
Your friends may be more valuable than you think.
This summer, hospitals around the country are launching major new research to try to settle if fresher blood really is better for at least some patients.
Patients treated at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics will be able to use medical marijuana in the 14 states where it's legal.
In the 80s and 90s, whooping cough was one of the most common childhood diseases and a major cause of childhood death. Now, it's back again.
More U.S. soldiers are being forced out of the military because of mental health disorders.
The most common reason the teenagers gave for abstaining was that the practice goes against their religion or morals.
The survey team which uncovered the structure said it could be the foundation for a circle of freestanding pieces of timber, a wooden version of Stonehenge.
Doctors are treating a new sleep disorder called sleep-mailing - a term referring to people who send e-mails in their sleep. The condition can often be embarrassing.
Twin brothers who used to be rivals and are now astronauts will head into space next year to make history.
A huge ball of brightly burning gas drifting through a neighboring galaxy may be the heaviest star ever discovered.
Some older adults could lower their chances for vision loss by eating fish at least once a week.
The more meat you eat, the more weight you will gain over time, according to a new study by British researchers of the Imperial College in London.
Experts and activists are warning that AIDS in Eastern Europe and Central Asia is on the rise.
Several controversial euthanasia billboards have begun appearing on some coastal roadsides in New Jersey and in San Francisco.
For the first time, a vaginal gel has proved capable of blocking the AIDS virus.
One day your annual flu shot could come in the mail.
The Army has reported a record number of suicides in June at a rate of more than the month's number of days.
Health experts said the drug can help people lose weight, but they warned that the drug's side effects outweigh those benefits.
An experimental diet pill helped about half the people who tried it lose some weight and keep it off a year later, without the heart problems that some earlier drugs caused.
Food police in California are taking their crusade to a place where fried foods reign: the state fair.
Makers of the diabetes drug Avandia are under fire for failing to notify the Food and Drug Administration of its possible harmful side effects.
Researchers concluded that men who are obese by age 20 die an average of eight years earlier than those who aren't.
About 137,000 pieces of imported children's jewelry sold at two stores popular with preteen girls - Justice and Limited Too - were recalled Tuesday.
Scientists are reporting advances in detecting and predicting Alzheimer's disease at a conference in Honolulu this week.
Dieters, doctors and investors get their first extensive look at the first of a trio of new weight loss drugs this week.
Thanks to a new set of non-surgical treatments, you can maintain a youthful appearance - without going under the knife.
Unlike recent solar eclipses, this year's complete blotting out of the sun will be visible only in a narrow slice of the Southern Hemisphere.
A French surgeon said Thursday he has conducted a full-face transplant including eyelids and tear ducts, in a rare operation on a 35-year-old man with a genetic disorder.
An experimental plane powered totally by the sun has successfully completed its first 24-hour test flight.
San Francisco has begun replacing sugary beverages in the city's vending machines with healthier choices like soy milk, rice milk and other non-dairy drinks.
Nearly 10,000 Americans die every year, because they don't get screened for cancers.
During the summer time, parents have to ramp-up their strategies for keeping their children safe.
The first stage of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is expected to provide coverage to about 1 million uninsured Americans by next year.
The EarthQuest Adventures theme park will sprawl across 1,600 acres and include 50 different rides in five-themed areas.
A Dutch environmental agency says a key U.N. report on climate change has even more errors than previously noted.
Safety officials are once again reminding Americans to be careful this holiday,because fireworks are not only dangerous -- they are also deadly.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is warning that an extra dose of vigilance is needed as Americans head to swimming pools to cool off over the Fourth of July weekend
About a quarter of the swine flu vaccine produced for the U.S. public, a whopping 40 million doses worth about $260 million, is being written off as trash.
Hurricane Alex is losing strength as it moves inland, but the storm has still managed to leave a path of destruction.