Personal Health

Friday, January 8, 2016


Alzheimer's treatment clue found in brain inflammation

Health Benefits of Red Wine vs. Grape Juice

Reduce alcohol consumption, say new guidelines 

New drug offers hope to bladder cancer patients

Having more children could slow aging 

Should your employer do more for your health? 

Campbell announces plans to label GMOs in products

Critics: Food Industry influences dietary guidelines

CDC: 90% of Americans consume too much salt 

Critics slam new federal dietary guidelines

Motor control exercise may help lower back pain

In Defense of Pathogenic Proteins

How does your diet stack up to new USDA guidelines?

Current Malaria Treatment Fails in Cambodia Due to Drug-Resistant Parasites

New guidelines for heart transplantation candidacy issued

Low-Income Communities More Likely to Face Childhood Obesity


Thursday, January 7, 2016


New Dietary Guidelines Urge Less Sugar for All and Less Protein for Boys and Men

What new federal dietary guidelines mean for you

Rethinking Weight Loss and the Reasons We’re ‘Always Hungry’ 

How does your diet stack up to new USDA guidelines?

Molecular Mechanism Responsible for a Neurodegenerative Disease Discovered

Think Like a Doctor: Thunder in the Head

Eat Less and Be Happy: Is It Possible? 

New imaging technique "lights up" cancer cells

 Light Exposure and Kids' Weight: Is There a Link?

Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids With Genetic Mutation

Texans rave about "The Taco Cleanse" diet book

Detecting When, Why Deadly Blood Clots Form

Scientists identify protein that allows flu virus to replicate in cells

Genetic Variation Linked to Respiratory Disease

More than 1.7 million cancer deaths averted since 1990s

New Touchless Device Makes Earlier Detection of Heart Problems Possible

Oral contraceptives 'unlikely' to cause birth defects, according to new study

Coffee Flour Offers a Potentially Healthier Way of Enjoying Java

Could exercise help teens recover from concussions?

Small Changes in DNA Can Affect Nicotine Consumption

Effects of cancer screening on overall mortality overstated, says report

Genetic Traffic Signal Orchestrates Early Embryonic Development

New Role of Protein Kinases in Embryo Development and Cancer

Ebola convalescent plasma safe to use

Epigenetic Regulation of Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression May Guide Prognosis, Future Therapy

Cancer leading cause of death in 22 states

New Antithrombotic Guideline Update for Treatment of VTE Disease

Did prehistoric interbreeding strengthen human immune system?

Smokers Diagnosed With Pneumonia Found to Have Higher Risk of Lung Cancer

Why some women get broken-heart syndrome


Wednesday, January 6, 2016


Could processed foods raise the risk of autoimmune diseases?

Ebola Treatment Using Plasma From Survivors Is Not Effective, Study Says

Antiviral potential found in hepatitis C virus

How Training Without Helmets Could Reduce Head Injuries

Friendly bacteria regulate immune function in lung cells

Ask Well: Eating With Diabetes

Insulin-Producing Pancreatic Cells Created from Human Skin Cells

Mexican Soda Tax Followed by Drop in Sugary Drink Sales

Bacteria Attack Lignin With Enzymatic Tag Team

Twins study sheds light on family risk for cancer

Higher Risk of Leukemia Linked to Low Sunlight, Vitamin D 

Digital eye strain a growing problem

Link Between Stress, Unhealthy Microbiomes Discovered

Using Nanoparticles to Combat Arteriosclerosis

High Rate of Symptoms, Hospitalization Following Gastric Bypass Surgery for Obesity

Cancer Drug Shows Promise for Treating Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Defect in Retinal Computation Linked to Congenital Nystagmus

Study: A third of adults don't get enough sleep

Why Low Oxygen Levels Soon After Birth May Raise Risk for Learning and Behavioral Disorders

Less Prostate Cancer Screening May Delay Treatment for Earlier Onset Cancers

Monitoring Chicken Flock Behaviour Could Help Combat Leading Cause of Food Poisoning

Factors in the Blood During Dieting May Have Anti-Diabetes Properties

Exercise to Improve Skill and Coordination Can Help Reduce Lower Back Pain, New Research Shows


Tuesday, January 5, 2016


DASH, MIND and TLC Diets Are Top Ranked for 2016

High Blood Sugar Levels Could Lead to Heart Attack Complications 

Do we eat more when food is labeled "healthy?"

Put the Cellphone Away: Fragmented Baby Care Can Affect Brain Development

Reliably Detecting Dengue Fever

Infertility treatment 'does not affect offspring's early development'

Use of Anticholinergic Drugs Does Not Increase Risk for Dementia in Parkinson's Disease Patients

Young woman in Reno hospital end-of-life case dies

New Findings on Embryonic Heart Valves May Prevent Congenital Heart Defects in Newborns

Oral fungicides may lead to loss of pregnancy 

High Frequency of Spontaneous Mutation in Ebola Virus, Study Shows

High doses of vitamin D may hurt seniors instead of help

Community Food Bank Study Dispels Belief Healthy Diets Are Costly

Antidepressant use in pregnancy: increased risk of birth defects

Why White, Older Men Are More Likely to Die of Suicide 

Afraid of the dentist? This strategy can help

Tumor suppressor gene promotes some colorectal cancers

Racial Disparities in Kidney Transplantation Rates Eased by New Allocation System

New technology offers on-field head injury reporting

Novel RNA Delivery System May Treat Incurable Blood Cancers

25 weeks pregnant: your pregnancy week by week

During Great Recession, Employees Drank Less on the Job, but More Afterwards

Overweight Young People Can Avoid Diabetes Risk If They Lose Weight Early Enough, Says New Research

Broken Bone May Lead to Widespread Body Pain, Not Just at the Site of the Fracture


Monday, January 4, 2016


Does more vitamin D increase the risk of falls?

Taking Vitamin D May Benefit People With Multiple Sclerosis

Is Day-Old Kale Salad Less Nutritious Than Fresher Kale?

Virtual Colonoscopy an Alternative to FOB Test, Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer?

Study links high sugar intake to increased risk of breast cancer

Role of STING Protein in Development of Colorectal Cancer

Healthful School Lunches Mean Healthier Students

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in 25-Year-Old Former Football Player

Emergency Contraception: What Is The Morning-After Pill?

U.S. Becomes More Vulnerable to Tropical Diseases Like Zika

Gene editing improves muscle function in mice with Duchenne muscular dystrophy 

Report: U.S. disaster preparedness neglects kids 

Cancer drug discovery gets a boost from large 3D database 

Pill could stop HIV "in my generation" 

Gene-Editing Technique Successfully Stops Progression of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

FDA labels pelvic mesh as "high-risk" medical device

Anti-Inflammatory Drug and Gut Bacteria Have a Dynamic Interplay

Rethinking the science of losing weight

Pioneering Artificial Pancreas to Undergo Final Tests

A second look at old-school exercise technique

Recurrent Acute, Chronic Pancreatitis in Children Has High Disease Burden, Health Care Costs

Do your email habits impact your psychological health?

Obesity expert shows changing biology can help weight loss

Bringing Out the Chef in Children

Smoking is damaging your pet's health, researchers warn


Sunday, January 3, 2016


Maternal and infant microbiomes affect offspring's later-life disease risk

A Healthy Diet’s Main Ingredients? Best Guesses

Bond villains, neurosurgery and facial recognition


Saturday, January 2, 2016


How healthy foods could lead to overeating

F.D.A. Regulator, Widowed by Cancer, Helps Speed Drug Approval

Bipolar disorder linked to inherited differences in sleep patterns