Personal Health


Friday, February 3, 2017


Fatal Overdoses From Fentanyl Sold as Cocaine Detailed in Harrowing CDC Report

Texas Girl Surprised With Super Bowl Tickets After Being Treated for Rare Cancer

Faster Way of Detecting Bacteria Could Save Your Life

Narcan price spike felt by emergency responders

Cancer Drug Could Promote Regeneration of Heart Tissue 

Why certain noises really drive people nuts

Multiple sclerosis: 'Resetting' immune system may achieve long-term remission

The reason synthetic marijuana isn't safe

Preterm delivery puts women at risk of cardiovascular disease

"Early warning signal" seen for women's heart trouble

Engineering thyroid cells from stem cells may lead to new therapies

Misophonia Sufferers: Scientists May Have Found the Root of Your Pain

Acid Reflux in Infants: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Patients try psychedelic drug therapy for mental health

Pregnant Women Should Avoid Liquorice

Majority of Americans think childhood vaccines are safe and necessary

Salicylic Acid, a Widespread Ingredient in Pain Relief Medications, Promotes Nasal Mucosa Colonization

Is Running Backward Good Exercise?

Brain Plasticity: How Adult-Born Neurons Get Wired-in

Seronegative Rheumatoid Arthritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment


Thursday, February 2, 2017


Pregnant Women Turn to Marijuana, Perhaps Harming Infants

Unhealthy Gut Microbes a Cause of Hypertension, Researchers Find

AMA, Other Medical Groups Say Trump's Order Could Significantly Affect System

Scientists Identify Key Defect in Brain Tumor Cells

Trump Takes the Hair-Growth Drug Propecia. How Does It Work?

How Breaks in DNA Are Repaired

Can't sleep? Camping could be the cure, study suggests

Immune System Suppression May Be Related to Problem Drinking

The Purpose of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Could a Mediterranean diet protect against ADHD?

"Early warning signal" seen for women's heart trouble

 Peroxide Ingestion, Promoted by Alternative Medicine, Can Be Deadly

T cell type that promotes damaging immune response discovered 

Do weekend deliveries pose risk for moms?

What Tests Are Used to Diagnose Multiple Sclerosis?

How Obamacare repeal could impact women's health

DNA changes that affect human height uncovered


Wednesday, February 1, 2017


Low levels of glucose in the brain may trigger Alzheimer's

DBS Blocks Heroin Relapse in Rats

How to Do the Shortest Workout Possible

Adults With Autism See Interests as Strengths

How to Get Water Out of Your Ear: Six Easy Methods

How to Stop Pain from Serious Burns: Epigenetics

Man credits heart surgeon with saving his life -- twice!

New Drug Class Hits Multiple Cancer Cell Targets

Breakthrough technology enables communication in late-stage ALS

Whole-Body Heat Stress Lowers Blood Flow in Men

Hormone Blockers Can Prolong Life if Prostate Cancer Recurs

How Insects Can Help Inhibit Preterm Labor

Tooth infection led to young dad's death, family says

Hope for Chikungunya Arthritis: New Drug Combo

Key Facts and Common Myths About COPD

 ER Visits and Food Assistance Benefits

Are there toxins in your fast food packaging?

Boosting Immune System's Memory to Fight Cancer

Large studies identify new risk genes for ulcerative colitis and IBD

New Approach to Polio Vaccines Works

Brain scans let "locked in" ALS patients communicate

Vitamin D Discovery Could Prove Key to New Treatments for Metabolic Disorders and Certain Cancers

A fifth of dementia cases may be caused by air pollution, study suggests

Blood Test That Detects Changes in Tumor DNA Predicts Survival of Women With Advanced Breast Cancer

E-cigarettes may increase cardiovascular risk

Discovery of New T-Cell Subtype Opens Window on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Early Signs of Anxiety, Depression May Be Evident in the Brains of Newborns

Targeting Parkinson's-Linked Protein Could Neutralize Two of the Disease's Causes

Soccer Players With More Headers More Likely to Have Concussion Symptoms

Cocktail of Bacteria-Killing Viruses Prevents Cholera Infection in Animal Models

Poor Metabolic Health in Some Normal-Weight Women May Increase Risk for Colorectal Cancer

Understanding When Eating Soy Might Help or Harm in Breast Cancer Treatment

Genetic Study Uncovers Potential New Treatments for Inflammatory Diseases

Closer Look at What Caused the Flint Water Crisis


Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Link Between Sleep, Cognitive Impairment in the Elderly

Low levels of glucose in the brain may trigger Alzheimer's

Scientists Show How Cells Communicate

Coffee and calories: How do your add-ins add up?

Yeast Mutants Unlock the Secrets of Aging

 Could physical activity protect children from depression?

 Re-Assessing 'at Risk' Cutoffs for Birth Weight

Emu Oil: Uses, Benefits, and Side Effects

Flu Fighter: Breath Monitor to Detect Flu

Mysterious amnesia cases may have surprising cause

Why Only Some People Develop Life-Threatening Dengue Infections

People with HIV more likely to develop diabetes, study finds

Females No Longer Neglected in Obesity Research

Fat shaming can lead to a host of health problems

Astronauts' Brains Change Shape During Spaceflight

Adjuvant Therapy: What You Need to Know

Autism May Begin Early in Brain Development

Substance in Crude Oil Harms Fish Hearts, Could Affect Humans as Well

Experts Urge Use of Evidence-Based Medicine to Avoid Overtreatment of Type 2 Diabetes


Monday, January 30, 2017


High-Altitude Living Decreases the Risk of Heart Disease

Natural Remedies for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Epigenetic Diversity in Childhood Cancer

Many U.S. children suffer from low back pain

Misdiagnosed Foot, Ankle Injuries May Result in Arthritis, Chronic Pain and Disability

Anti-inflammatory diet reduces bone loss, hip fracture risk in women

A Glitch in 'Gatekeeper Cells' Slowly Suffocates the Brain

Busy minds may be better at fighting dementia

Antibiotics Can Boost Bacterial Reproduction

Women with noninvasive breast cancer live as long as other women 

Certain Heart Fat Associated With Higher Risk of Heart Disease in Postmenopausal Women

Eating breakfast may boost heart health

Heart Failure Survival Rates Show No Improvement

ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment

Fighting Age-Related Fibrosis to Keep Organs Young

High blood pressure: More than 100 new genetic risk regions uncovered

Certain Fat Found Around the Heart Associated With Higher Risk of Heart Disease in Postmenopausal Women

Brain-stimulating activities reduce risk of cognitive impairment in seniors

Acupuncture Boosts Effectiveness of Standard Medical Care for Chronic Pain, Depression

Premature birth risk linked to bacteria in vagina and cervix

Why the Bar Needs to Be Raised for Human Clinical Trials


Sunday, January 29, 2017


Obesity: Self-stigma may raise risk of metabolic syndrome

Plaque Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

Scientists inhibit brain tumor cell growth, paving way for new treatment

How Protein Production Gets Distorted in Skin Cancer


Saturday, January 28, 2017


Stem cell secretions may help treat glaucoma

Can Essential Oils Treat Depression?

Bulimia symptoms reduced with electrical brain stimulation