New study shows how to eliminate motion sickness on tilting trains
An international team of researchers led by scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that motion sickness on tilting trains can be essentially eliminated by adjusting the timing of when the cars tilt as they ...
'Quake' reveals how eyes and ears keep us balanced
(PhysOrg.com) -- An earthquake machine has been used by vision scientists to confirm that instead of working in isolation, our visual and middle-ear systems work together, to give us an improved sense of balance.
Study: Ginger capsules ease chemotherapy nausea
Ginger, long used as a folk remedy for soothing tummyaches, helped tame one of the most dreaded side effects of cancer treatment - nausea from chemotherapy, the first large study to test the herb for this has found.
Weightless US teachers eye giant science leap
"Excited," "nervous," "terrified" -- just three emotions described by a group of US teachers about to take a dizzying "weightless" flight all for the cause of science, naturally.
3-D advances come with health concerns for children
In a seeming blink of an eye, 3-D technology has advanced beyond imagination. Hollywood, TV manufacturers and video game makers say you have to see it to believe it. But the visual trickery that produces 3-D images can also ...
Motion sickness reality in virtual world, too
Clemson University psychologist Eric Muth sees motion sickness as potential fallout from high-end technology that once was limited to the commercial marketplace moving to consumer use in gaming devices.
Another dimension to 3-D TVs: Health risks
Teens have been known to play video games until they're glassy-eyed.
Seeing triple at the 3-D movie? Films can cause dizziness, nausea
Thousands of people are packing movie theaters across the country to see the new "Alice in Wonderland" in 3-D, and dozens of them will likely leave with headaches.
Image: Polish human centrifuge
How do you prepare for the unique experience of weightlessness on a parabolic aircraft flight? An ESA-led team took a ride on this human centrifuge at Poland's Military Institute of Aviation Medicine.
NASA signs agreement to develop nasal spray for motion sickness
NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and Epiomed Therapeutics Inc. of Irvine, Calif., have signed an agreement to develop and commercialize a NASA-crafted, fast-acting nasal spray to fight motion sickness.