Personal Health

Friday, February 19, 2016


Zika Virus Rumors and Theories That You Should Doubt

Link Made Between Genetics, Aging

Blood test detects all known genes for inherited heart conditions

Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Gain

Exposure to Air Pollution Increases Risk of Obesity

Gallbladder Inflammation Symptoms: Signs, Duration, Complications

The Intestinal Microbiota: A New Ally for Optimum Growth

Proof of Zika’s Role in Birth Defects Still Months Away, W.H.O. Says

Sore Knees? Solving Meniscus Micro-Structure Could Improve Treatments

New vaccine to curb fentanyl overdose and addiction

Key Mechanism Explored to Treat Autoimmune Diseases

Have researchers found "ground zero" for Alzheimer's?

Researchers Find Link Between Death of Tumor-Support Cells and Cancer Metastasis

Binge drinking in young adults raises risk of hypertension

How a Waste Product of Exercise Protects Neurons from Trauma Damage

Do you know how much sugar is in your Starbucks drink?

Red meat compound linked to worse outcomes in heart failure patients

Pinpointing the Chromosomal Creation of Cancer

Simple steps to lower your risk of stroke

Stents, surgery equally durable, safe for reducing stroke risk

Fatal overdoses from common sedatives on the rise

Benzodiazepine overdose death rate 'has increased four-fold'

Can scientists prove Zika causes birth defects?


Thursday, February 18, 2016


Zika May Increase Risk of Mental Illness, Researchers Say

Red Meat Metabolite Levels High in Acute Heart Failure Patients, Research Shows

Insulin-producing mini-stomachs: a game-changer for diabetes?

Untreated High Blood Pressure Significantly Increases Risk of Bleeding Stroke

Something nasty in the living room? Check your pollutants

National Hospital Hand-Washing Campaign Effective but Expensive 

Surgery leaves woman with strange side effect: kleptomania

Paleo Diet Is Dangerous, Increases Weight Gain, Diabetes Expert Warns

Insulin Resistance: Causes, Symptoms and Prevention

Breast Milk Sugars Promote Healthy Infant Growth Through Gut Microbiome

Americans are sleep deprived. Could getting married help?

Areas of Excellence Found, Also Improvement Needed in Quality of Mental Health Care in the U.S. Military

Zika virus crossed placenta in two cases of microcephaly in Brazil

What Makes a Bacterial Species Able to Cause Human Disease?

Could common antibiotics be linked to delirium? 

Light-to-Moderate Drinking Good for Your Heart

Gum disease associated with kidney disease deaths

Science on Salt Is Polarized, Study Finds

U.S. woman bearing twins scared of Zika after Puerto Rico trip

Scientists Eliminate Core Symptom of Schizophrenia in Mice

Exercise to Control Gestational Hypertension

Robotic Exoskelton AIDS in Post-Stroke Motor Skill Rehabilitaion

Wearable Robotic Exoskeltons: Science Fiction Meets Multiple Sclerosis

Diet Soda and Fries, Please

Study Reveals Mechanism Behind Enzyme That Tags Unneeded DNA

Doughnut-Shaped Holes of Killer Proteins Observed for the First Time

Cancer-Causing Gene Found in Plasma May Help Predict Outcomes for Head and Neck Patients


Wednesday, February 17, 2016


New Study Finds Promising Results for MERS Treatment

Lead Poisoning: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Cancer Study Is 'Paradigm Shift' in Cause of Tumor Formation

Testosterone Gel Has Modest Benefits for Men, Study Says

Use of Breast Conservation Surgery for Cancer Decreases; High-Rate of Reoperation

Pesticide Mixtures May Increase Health Risks but Are Still Unregulated by California

Gut bacteria hold clues about type 2 diabetes

Bullied Preemies May Develop Mental Illness as Adults, Study Shows

Which Type of Exercise Is Best for the Brain?

Where you live affects your health and risk of obesity

Marked Gender Differences Found in Scholarly Productivity

Early Behavior Therapy Found to Aid Children With A.D.H.D.

Protein Structure Illuminates How Viruses Take Over Cells

Synthetic plant hormones kill cancer cells by halting DNA repair

Diabetes During Pregnancy Associated With Increased Risk of Low Milk Supply

Cancer-Stricken Teen's Plea for Rare Bone Marrow Donor Goes Viral

Motivating employees to exercise: loss may be more effective than gain incentives 

Autism diagnosis: Earlier is better, families say 

Implantable artificial kidney based on microchips sees major progress

New cancer treatment showing "extraordinary" results 

Children Born in Winter, or to Smoking Mothers, Have Vulnerable Lungs

Investigations rat out fake ingredient in cheese 

Scientists Discover Bird Blood Cell Which Destroys Fatal Fungal Infection

Hospital patients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

 Low-Dose Exposure of Environmental Contaminants Can Be Harmful to the Human Brain 

Doctors explore benefits of "bloodless" surgery

New Links Between Heart Hormones, Obesity, and Diabetes


Tuesday, February 16, 2016


Oral Bacteria Linked to Risk of Stroke

Running wheel sets off chain reaction to shrink tumor size

Compound in Green Tea Found to Block Rheumatoid Arthritis

WWE Star Daniel Bryan Explains Why He Retired After Suffering Concussion-Related Seizures

Are We Losing the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance?

Cancer cure? T cell therapy targets disease

Functional Biomarker for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Found

Larvicide linked to microcephaly? Experts debunk claim

Aerobic Fitness May Protect Liver Against Chronic Alcohol Use

Zika virus and pregnancy: What women need to know

Overcrowding Linked to Violence and Falls on Psychiatric Wards

Functional human body parts built using 3D-bioprinting technique 

Cytokine Plays Dual Role in Regulating Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Study Finds

Adderall misuse rising among young adults

'Ecologically Diverse' Breast Cancers More Likely to Be Deadly

Fibromyalgia sufferers might benefit from tailored acupuncture

Gene Could Help Identify Psychosis Risk in Cannabis Users

Genetically modified mosquitoes win support in Zika fight

'Beiging' White Fat Cells to Fight Diabetes

Raising a child together will bring your immune systems closer

New RNA Letter Regulates Gene Expression


Monday, February 15, 2016


Organic Meat and Milk Higher in Healthful Fatty Acids

Physically demanding jobs raise heart disease risk for hypertensive women

A New Culprit in Lyme Disease

Vulnerability to Depression Linked to Noradrenaline

E-cigarettes impair immune responses more than tobacco

Sweet Discovery in Leafy Greens Holds Key to Gut Health

Research Hints at Promise and Difficulty of Helping People With A.D.H.D. Learn

Interferon Not Beneficial for Most Stage III Melanoma

Raising a Child Has a Bigger Effect on the Immune System Than Gastroenteritis

Infants Should Sleep in Their Own Beds to Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Getting People to Exercise Requires the Right Incentive

Tissue Fluid Flow Can Reveal Onset of Osteoarthritis

Immersive virtual reality helps patients with depression

40 Trillion Bacteria on and in Us? Fewer Than We Thought.

Saliva test for identifying, tracking cancer steps closer

Teen suicides in affluent Calif. city to be subject of CDC study

Cancer drug may protect against Alzheimer's disease, study shows 

Paralysis syndrome rises along with Zika cases

'Is artificial tire crumb turf linked to cancer?' government investigates

Loss for words can be a rare brain disorder

Does eating fish during pregnancy lead to childhood obesity?

Popular heartburn drugs linked to risk of dementia

How sharks could aid human tooth regeneration


Sunday, February 14, 2016


Cranberries help urinary tract infections, but not as juice

Marijuana: increase in adult use 'previously overestimated'


Saturday, February 13, 2016


Could 'mini-brains' replace animal models in the lab?

What you can do to help guard against the Zika virus

Loss of Sleep During Adolescence May Be a Diabetes Danger

Top Academics Warn That Without a Proactive Approach to Insecticide Resistance, Gains Made in Malaria Prevention Could Be Lost

Air pollution linked to facial liver spots

Eating Breakfast Could Help Obese People Get More Active