Personal Health


Friday, June 22, 2018


New 'potential target' for cancer therapy found

Lump on face turned out to be worm crawling under woman's skin

Can dehydration affect pregnancy?

Accurate Measurements of Sodium Intake Confirm Relationship With Mortality

How to get debris out of your eye

Dynamic Modeling Helps Predict the Behaviors of Gut Microbes

Tips for dyeing hair when you have psoriasis

New Therapeutic Target for Slowing the Spread of Flu Virus

What to know about cramps on birth control

Does a higher BMI protect against breast cancer?

Which treatments work for stretch marks?

Can you treat baby ear infection without antibiotics?

Head injury: Symptoms, concussion, and treatment

What to know about the 500-calorie diet

What causes internal vibrations?

What 800 million tweets reveal about our thought patterns


Thursday, June 21, 2018


Alzheimer's: 'Strong evidence' of virus involvement

Accurate Measurements of Sodium Intake Confirm Relationship With Mortality

Can you use a heating pad while pregnant?

Our Intestinal Microbiome Influences Metabolism -- Through the Immune System

What do white spots on testicles mean?

4 Cups of Coffee a Day Protect the Heart

How to treat and prevent ear barotrauma

Ketamine Acts Fast to Treat Depression and Its Effects Last -- But How?

Study reveals new cause of depression

Not Junk: 'Jumping Gene' Is Critical for Early Embryo

Persistent stress may lead to vision loss, study shows

How Competition and Cooperation Between Bacteria Shape Antibiotic Resistance

Laser pointer burns hole in young boy’s eye

Almond butter vs. peanut butter: Which is healthier?

Reversing Way Potassium Channels Work from Bacteria to Human 

Three major retailers phasing out paint strippers with methylene chloride

Probiotics Can Protect the Skeletons of Older Women

What to do after a baby falls

Fitness experts help you choose the best workout for your personality

Higher Body Fat Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Younger Women

How to prevent bloating after a meal

Majority of US Adults Prescribed Epinephrine Report Not Using It in an Emergency

Caffeine could protect the heart by helping it make energy, mouse study finds

'Antifreeze' Molecules May Stop and Reverse Damage from Brain Injuries

Vaginal dryness: 'Women, please report symptoms,' urge experts

What is West Nile virus?

Common infections during pregnancy

First cases of human West Nile virus in 2018 confirmed

Parkinson's drugs may lead to compulsive behavior

Pain medicine group cancels doctor training about marijuana


Wednesday, June 20, 2018


Rare case of bubonic plague reported in Idaho 

Possible Link Found Between Diabetes and Common White Pigment

What to know about RPR testing for syphilis

Novel Therapy Makes Oxidative Stress Deadly to Cancer

What to know about lipase tests and the pancreas

No Evidence That Vitamin D Protects Against High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

Are you getting enough vitamin D?

Lyme Disease Cases Among Children Are on the Rise in Western Pennsylvania

What is causing this rash on my wrist?

Having a Meal Activates the Functioning of Human Brown Fat

Brain's 'support cells' play active role in memory and learning

Atrial Fibrillation: Weight Loss Reverses Heart Condition in Obesity Sufferers

Catatonic depression: What to know

Fetal T Cells Are First Responders to Infection in Adults

Is vitamin D deficiency to blame for lung disease?

Coconut Oil Prolongs Life in Peroxisomal Disorders: Fruit Fly Study

Rheumatoid arthritis: How chronic inflammation affects the brain

What a Pain: The iPad Neck Plagues Women More

What does it mean if you have shaky hands?

How Pancreatic Tumors Lead to Weight Loss

What to know about hypohidrosis

Zero Proof Probiotics Can Ease Your Anxiety

How can I tell if I have low magnesium?

How can you stop a chronic UTI?   

Obesity rates surging in certain parts of America

Alcohol, mortality, and cancer risk: Is moderation key?   

Venomous caterpillar sends teen to emergency room

Uses and risks of mitoxantine (Novantrone)   

How to stay safe from foodborne illness outbreaks

What is Evekeo?

New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

What is penicillamine? Penicillamine

Kids with depression benefit from therapy that helps them regulate emotions: Study

16:8 fasting diet actually works, study finds

Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought


Tuesday, June 19, 2018


Could blocking these proteins stop breast cancer?

When Muscles Weaken With Age

Low Vitamin D Levels Associated With Scarring Lung Disease

Pancreatic cancer survivor: "No one else should be told go home and die"

Diabetes May Be an Early Manifestation of Pancreatic Cancer

Religious Involvement Deters Recreational and Medical Marijuana Use, Researchers Find

How to treat a burn on the roof of the mouth at home

Gene Mutations Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Deep Brain Stimulation Showing Promise for Patients With Mild Alzheimer's Disease Over 65

'Smart Stent' Detects Narrowing of Arteries

Some parents of epileptic kids wary of pot-based medication

Marriage is good for the heart — literally 

Are You Sticking to Your Diet? Scientists May Be Able to Tell from a Blood Sample

Children's Immune System Could Hold the Key to Preventing Sepsis

Breast Cancer Could Be Prevented by Targeting Epigenetic Proteins, Study Suggests

Why Older People Respond Poorly to Cancer Treatment

Smoking rate in U.S. hits all-time low, CDC says

Are e-cigarette flavorings toxic to the heart?

Bad Habits That Lead to Cancer, Chronic Disease Corrected by Simple Lifestyle Intervention

Compulsive video game playing now recognized by World Health Organization

What does having both chest pain and headache mean?

Increased stress could lead to immune system disorders, study finds

Good Primary Care Lowers Emergency Department Use for Those With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

What to know about peripheral vascular disease

Use of 'alternative' supplements on the rise for teens

Disrupted immune system? Avoid getting a tattoo Specialists present the case of a

Survival stories: How 4 people got back from the brink of suicide

Blood Signature Could Improve Early TB Diagnosis

Colon cancer: Scientists find new predisposition mechanism

Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

Toothpaste and Hand Wash Are Causing Antibiotic Resistance


Monday, June 18, 2018


What is perioral dermatitis and how is it treated?

Keyhole May Trump Robotic Surgery for Mitral Valve Repair

What to expect from a bronchoscopy

Beware of Getting a Tattoo If Your Immune System Isn't Up to Scratch, Doctors Warn

Everything you need to know about facial tics

How a Moderate Dose of Alcohol Protects the Heart

Are gut bacteria to blame for anxiety, depression in obesity?

New 3D Imaging Analysis Technique Could Lead to Improved Arthritis Treatment

Religious belief may extend life by 4 years

Valuing Gluten-Free Foods Relates to Health Behaviors in Young Adults

Vitamin D may decrease breast cancer risk, study reports

Scientists Find Potential Disease-Fighting 'Warheads' Hidden in Bacteria

Everything you need to know about allergic eczema

Trojan Horse: How a Killer Fungus Unleashes Meningitis and Brain Infection

Why is my urine foamy?   

New sighting of plant that causes blindness and burns

What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?  

FDA rejects Valeant treatment for psoriasis

What can autopsies teach us about heart disease?   

Study: Almost half of diabetics skip medical care due to costs

Prostate cancer: Scientists find 63 'new genetic markers'

For those with a common joint disorder, weight loss could mean pain reduction


Sunday, June 17, 2018


Early risers have lower risk of depression, study finds

Gut Microbes May Contribute to Depression and Anxiety in Obesity

Do eye wrinkles make us appear more sincere?

What to know about Freon poisoning

What to know about ischemic colitis


Saturday, June 16, 2018


Toxic synovitis: Causes and symptoms

What is rhinophyma?

How to use Epsom salt for constipation relief

What are the signs of not eating enough?

Chest tube insertion: Procedure, complications, and removal

Could platypus venom help to treat diabetes?

Do our guts have a say in our spatial memory?

What to know about atrophic gastritis