Being obese can cause a deficiency in vitamin D, a nutrient that helps the body absorb calcium, which is essential for healthy bones, reports a new study. However, the flip side isn’t true: Boosting blood levels of vitamin D can’t help people lose the excess weight.
The people of Earth are not doing enough to protect their home planet from the threat of an asteroid impact, scientists said today (Feb. 5) as they track a space rock slated to make a close shave next week.
People with tennis elbow may not benefit from corticosteroid injections over the long term, a new study from Australia suggests.
In the ocean, there are more waves than meet the eye.
Aphids may not be able to fly, but they can fall pretty well: Like defenestrated cats, the common insects usually land upright, to paraphrase a new study.
The simple choice of whether or not to mix liquor with a diet or regular soda may affect how intoxicated you get, a new study suggests.
Till death do us part may not apply to heavy drinkers, new research suggests. The more a person drinks, the more likely they are to end up divorced.