Personal Health


Friday, May 18, 2018


This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer   

New migraine drug affordably priced at only $6,900 a year

Drug addiction: Is brain stimulation the answer?

The Dark Side of Our Genes -- Healthy Aging in Modern Times

Adult diaper rash: What you need to know

Researchers Operate Lab-Grown Heart Cells by Remote Control

Understanding and treating alcoholic neuropathy

Women Sometimes Feel Regret After Electing to Freeze Their Eggs

Which essential oils can help with rheumatoid arthritis?

Asian Tiger Mosquito on the Move

Increasing exercise over 6-year span protects the heart

Cannabis: It Matters How Young You Start

Foods for bladder health

Diamond 'Spin-Off' Tech Could Lead to Low-Cost Medical Imaging and Drug Discovery Tools

Do eyelashes grow back? What you need to know

How do I stop my hair from being dry?

How to deal with chafing

Stroke: Clinical trial results 'likely to change care practice'

Gut bacteria offer clues to multiple sclerosis

Does chiropractic care help with lower back pain?


Thursday, May 17, 2018


Could these 'molecular switches' stop brain cancer?

More Than a Living Syringe: Mosquito Saliva Alone Triggers Unexpected Immune Response

These simple lifestyle changes may improve osteoarthritis symptoms

Robots Grow Mini-Organs from Human Stem Cells

Can estrogen levels affect weight gain?

Male Depression May Lower Pregnancy Chances Among Infertile Couples

What could cause bone pain?

Keep Saying Yes to Fish Twice a Week for Heart Health

Nasty germs may be lurking in hotel pool water

What is Demodex folliculorum?

Learning Music or Speaking Another Language Leads to More Efficient Brains 

Teen develops "wet lung" after vaping for 3 weeks

Cancer: Does sex affect the outcome of immunotherapy?

Health officials: Stay out of the pool if you have diarrhea

Which foods might stop your brain from shrinking?

Young American smokers get half of their smoke through hookahs: Study

How do I know if I have a cold or sinusitis?

FDA approves preventative treatment for migraines


Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Can stomach problems cause lower back pain?

How the Gut Influences Neurologic Disease

Sleep-wake disruption strongly linked to mood disorders

Under Certain Conditions, Bacterial Signals Set the Stage for Leukemia

Why is my tongue bleeding?

Cannabidiol Significantly Reduces Seizures in Patients With Severe Form of Epilepsy

What are the best foods for heart health?

Artificial Intelligence Improves Stroke and Dementia Diagnosis in Most Common Brain Scan

Vampires and rabies: What's the link?

Mutation Protects Against Alzheimer's-Like Disease in Mice

Could gut bacteria drive colon cancer?

Exercise Beats Genetics in Determining Amount of Body Fat

What to know about bone spurs

Diagnosing Breast Cancer With an Imaging Pill 

New rabies test could revolutionize treatment

What to know about angiolipoma

Why Chikungunya, Other Arthritis-Causing Viruses Target Joints

Big spike in U.S. kids, teens attempting suicide

How job strain may impair mental health

Beloved teacher credits students for saving him after suffering stroke

Is breast asymmetry linked to breast cancer?

Stroke risk could be cut by adding anti-clot drug to aspirin, study finds


Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Colorectal cancer: Some cells are 'born to be bad'

A High-Fiber Diet Protects Mice Against the Flu Virus

'Largest' microbiome study weighs in on our gut health

Six Years of Exercise -- Or Lack of It -- May Be Enough to Change Heart Failure Risk

What to know about bladder cysts

Omega-3, Omega-6 in Diet Alters Gene Expression in Obesity

What is a mucous cyst?

New Hope for Patients With Depression and Anxiety

What causes a bump on the bottom of the foot?

Love Hurts: Spats With Spouse May Worsen Chronic Pain, Other Symptoms

High physical activity at work may increase death risk

Some Calories More Harmful Than Others

Nodular acne: Definition and treatment options

Randomized Trial Finds Ibuprofen Not a Safe Alternative to Antibiotics for UTIs

What does it mean when you have a cold nose?

Joint Resolution: A Link Between Huntington's Disease and Rheumatoid Arthritis

What is the difference between a sprain and a strain?   

Certain type of jobs may shorten your life

What causes bleeding between periods?  

Study of poop samples reveals clues to health and disease

The common cold: Could we be close to a cure?

New Findings Explain How Melatonin Promotes Sleep

Deadly new pig virus could pose threat to humans

How REM and Non-REM Sleep May Work Together to Help Us Solve Problems

Could eating yogurt reduce inflammation?

How Can We Help Children With Brain Injuries Transition Back to School?

Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children?

Move It and Use It: Exergaming May Help Those at Risk of Alzheimer's or Related Dementias


Monday, May 14, 2018


This is how HIV decides to become active

Early BPA Exposure May Influence Cardiac Function, According to New Study in Neonatal Rats

Air pollution in pregnancy tied to health risk for kids

Altered Body Odor Indicates Malaria Even If Microscope Doesn't

Deadly brain cancer stopped with new compound

Using MRSA's Strength Against It 

Which states have the biggest drug problems?

What are the symptoms of low vitamin E?

Cannabis Use Up Among Parents With Children in the Home

What is necrotizing pancreatitis?

Why Older Workers Might Be More Stressed Than Younger Ones

What is box breathing?

Snorers Suffer from Nerve and Muscle Damage in the Palate

Can we learn to avoid being bitten by dogs?

Very Obese Women Should Lose Weight During Pregnancy for a Healthy Baby

Can you treat elephantiasis?

Heart Disease Severity May Depend on Nitric Oxide Levels

Can women get prostate cancer?

How do you know if you're having a panic or anxiety attack?

Does drinking water improve erectile dysfunction?

Parkinson's, dementia: Is this the key to preventive therapy?

Why mindful breathing keeps your brain healthy and young

Optical Tweezers -- Mini 'Tractor Beams' -- Help Arrange Artificial Cells Into Tissue Structures


Sunday, May 13, 2018


What causes the heart to skip a beat? 

Opioid crisis spurs sometimes-deadly abuse of popular diarrhea medicine

How is psoriatic arthritis different from osteoarthritis?

Eyes turn to Vermont as it sees success with health system

What causes a pneumomediastinum?

How long does a cup of coffee keep you awake?

What to know about multinodular goiter A multinodular goiter is an enlarged

Reversing atherosclerosis with one shot

Could vitamin D help to fight diabetes?


Saturday, May 12, 2018


What are the most painful surgeries?

Patients, health care workers call for affordable insulin

What should you eat when you are sick?

Alignment of Mother and Offspring Body Clock Could Prevent Diseases Such as Heart Disease and Obesity

How do you get rid of itchy eyes?

Everything you need to know about thin blood

How to identify pitting edema

What causes teeth to turn black?

Certain antibiotics increase kidney stone risk

Type 2 diabetes: Sexual orientation may influence risk

Warning signs of stroke in men