Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.
The T-Haler monitors how patients use their inhalers and sends real-time feedback on how to improve.
With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.
Startup BioBeats plans to join biometrics with entertaining apps to create tools that help you stay healthy -- and that collect troves of data that medical researchers can use.
How surfers in Australia inspired the development a new device that taps the benefits of salt water mist to treat cystic fibrosis patients.
The winners of Google's first international science fair for young students beat out thousands of competitors with their research on ovarian cancer, carcinogens in chicken, and environmental contributors to asthma.
Studies examining the effect of media on youth in the U.S. find a correlation between over-usage and depression, sleep issues, obesity, and poor school performance.
Researchers in Seattle develop a new tool to monitor lung health that doesn't require new hardware. All users need is a smartphone.
Wireless devices and household appliances may impact fetal development, changing endocrine and metabolic systems, according to a large study by Kaiser Permanente.
A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.