Children with dyslexia seem to find it more difficult to judge the direction of moving dots - this could explain why reading is also more challenging.
A new study looked at advertising and purchase data for children’s drinks and suggests that ads and pricing strategies contribute to sweetened children’s drink purchases.
Budgets on their own don’t solve structural issues. But they do provide some insight into government plans for addressing its broader developmental priorities.
Many of the temperatures presently being recorded in Africa, and those projected in the next decade, are already close to the limits of human survival, or “liveability”.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s latest ranking indicates that the coronavirus and heightened awareness about racism made a difference, but not necessarily a lasting one.
Was participating in ceremony despite pandemic restrictions an act of Indigenous resistance and resurgence and did it reflect reassertion of nationhood and self-determination?
Women and girls in low-income countries are disproportionately likely to be affected by the plastic waste that’s flooding our planet.
A food historian spent a month at the Library of Congress trying to answer the question of why we have historically been, and remain, so focused on dietary protein. Here is what she found.
Researchers are uncovering how microplastic particles are carried in wind, rain and snow to remote regions of our planet.
Researchers asked aid workers how to best prepare for the climate emergency in places where its effects are most severe.
Three tobacco-flavored cartridges and a vaping device have been approved by the FDA for sale in the US. It comes after a decadelong debate over e-cigarettes.
Weight discrimination, like teasing, is common among youth and linked to eating disorders and depression. Youth’s health and well-being would be best supported by not focusing on their weight.
Malaria is one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases. So why has it taken so long to get a vaccine?
The COVID-19 pandemic is a stressful time for all, and even more so for people experiencing trauma-related stress. How can public health emergency responses avoid further trauma for vulnerable people?
Practising standing on one leg has also sorts of benefits, research shows
The details of Ms A’s case reinforce what campaigners and midwives have been saying for years.
Fault lines between the FDA and CDC regulatory processes have been on full display in the decisions over which groups of Americans should receive the Pfizer booster shot.
It’s the World Health Organization’s first update of global air quality guidelines since 2005. We know far more today about the serious risks these pollutants pose to human health.
A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.
High levels of lead were unexpectedly found in 14 UK schools’ drinking water: so how much do we really know about what’s in our pipes?