Personal Health

Friday, February 5, 2016


Flu Symptoms (Influenza Symptoms): Signs, Duration, Complications

What Causes Floaters in the Eye?

Saliva may provide early test for Parkinson's disease

Sexually Transmitted Zika Virus Case in US Prompts CDC to Issue New Guidelines

Rest after concussion to avoid 'sustained brain damage'

Mix-up leads to surgical procedure on wrong baby

Lifespan in mice increased by clearing out senescent cells

Best mosquito repellents for preventing Zika virus

Mysterious allergy to vibrations: gene provides clue

Super Bowl Wonít Make You Feel Super, Even If Your Team Wins

CDC faces backlash over alcohol warning to women

New Method for Rapid Detection of Infection in Wounds

Can herpes contribute to cognitive decline?

Prunetin Prolongs Lifespan in Male Fruit Flies and Enhances Overall Health

Eradicating mitochondria from cells may reverse aging


Thursday, February 4, 2016


Energy drinks: adverse heart reactions linked to more than two per day

C.D.C. Issues Zika Advisory for Pregnant Women and Sex Partners

Alzheimer's brain plaques discovered in people with brain injuries

Sleep Problems Tied to Type 2 Diabetes

C. Diff Study Provides Insight Into Antibiotic Resistance and Risks for Infection

'No evidence that CT scans, X-rays cause cancer'

Stopping Tumor Cells Killing Surrounding Tissue May Provide Clue to Fighting Cancer

Zika Virus: Airlines, Cruise Company Allow Employees to Avoid Outbreak Countries

Model shows cancer's birth and spread from single cell

Been Here Before: How the Brain Builds Place Memories

New sunscreen offers vitamin D production with UV protection

Physical Activity Reduces Risk of Serious Falls in Older Men

Higher temperatures make Zika more likely to spread

Have National Smoking Bans Worked in Reducing Harms in Passive Smoking?

Kidney Function: What Do The Kidneys Do?

How Herpes Virus Tricks the Immune System

Airlines acting on crews' concerns about Zika virus

Mitochondria Shown to Trigger Cell Aging

Obesity associated with ADHD in females

Connective Tissue Disease Increases Risk for Cardiovascular Problems


Wednesday, February 3, 2016


Aspirin May Protect Against Staph Blood Infections

A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle

Coffee may protect against liver cirrhosis

Should Doctors-in-Training Work Fewer Hours?

Wearing antiperspirant, deodorant significantly alters armpit bacteria

Rare Genetic Mutation Pinpointed as Cause of Vibration-Induced Hives

Treatment reverses aging in brains of rats

No Alcohol for Sexually Active Women Without Birth Control, C.D.C. Recommends

Purified Cashew Proteins Lend Insight Into Allergic Reactions

Benzodiazepines 'do not increase dementia risk'

Anxiety Disorder Three Times More Likely Among Older Adults With COPD

Red Cross takes steps to protect blood supply from Zika

Clean Kitchens Cut Calories

Michelangelo created masterpieces despite degenerative arthritis

Preventive Surgery for Women at High Risk of Breast, Ovarian Cancer

Lawmaker: Costly hepatitis C drug "a slap in the face to the veterans"

Why Is Calcific Tendinitis So Painful?

Radon: Facts, Exposure and Effects

Enzyme Key to Link Between Age-Related Inflammation and Cancer

Brain wiring explains why weight loss is more challenging for women

Psychoneuroimmunology: laugh and be well

Parental depression lowers school grades


Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Alzheimer's: no link to mercury in brain or seafood consumption

'Junk' DNA Plays Role in Preventing Breast Cancer

Zika Infection Transmitted by Sex Reported in Texas

Increased Risk of Bacterial Infection If Food Is Exposed to Light

Prehypertension in late pregnancy linked to poorer fetal outcomes

NFL tackles alarming increase in concussions

Easily stressed teens have increased hypertension risk later in life

Will Zika virus outbreak take hold in the U.S.?

Novel test detects potentially harmful chemicals in breast milk

Inside the Brazilian town at epicenter of Zika virus

New Light Shed on Anti-Adhesive Molecule in the Vascular Endothelium

Microcephaly: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Sharpin Emerges from the Pack as a Regulator of Inflammation

How to boost a baby's "good bacteria" after C-section

Flu Vaccine Shows Promise for Reducing Risk of Influenza-Associated Atrial Fibrillation

Electrical forehead patch could treat chronic PTSD

Americans Are Ten Times More Likely to Die from Firearms Than Citizens of Other Developed Countries

The truth behind the "Chick-fil-A diet"

Height Influences Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer

The Benefits of Chocolate During Pregnancy


Monday, February 1, 2016


Are BPA-free food containers really safe?

Microcephaly, Spotlighted by Zika Virus, Has Long Afflicted and Mystified

Risk of opioid overdose 'influenced by prescription strength'

An Eating Disorder in People With Diabetes

Puberty earlier for overweight, later for obese boys

Bacteria From Mother May Colonize Cesarean Births

Proton therapy for cancer 'just as effective and safer' than standard radiotherapy

Pursuing the Goal of Healthy Aging

Chronic pain may be linked to genetic changes in the immune system

Teen eating habits may help cut breast cancer risk

Greater Weight Loss During Aging Associated With Increased Risk for Mild Cognitive Impairment

For Older Adults, Serious Depression Symptoms Increase Risk for Stroke and Heart Disease

New insights into DNA repair could improve drugs that block cancer cell growth

Study Links Irregular Sleep Schedules to Adverse Metabolic Health in Women

How much exercise does your heart really need?

What's that word again? Marijuana use linked with worse verbal memory

Heart Attack: Gender Matters in Predicting Outcomes

New Method Can Assess Quality of Centers Performing Colonoscopies

Acai Berries: Health Benefits, Nutritional Information

Community Lifestyle Intervention Reduces Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Diabetes Patients

Infectious Diseases Cause Significant Emergency Visits, Hospitalizations for Older Adults

Do Asthma and COPD Truly Exist?

Using a Motherís Microbes to Protect Cesarean Babies


Sunday, January 31, 2016


E-cigarettes 'poison the airways and weaken the immune system'

Miniature microscope will ID cancer cells in real-time


Saturday, January 30, 2016


Negative food messages make sugary snacks more enticing

Biologists Develop Method for Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

How we label people with mental illness influences tolerance toward them