Personal Health



Friday, March 10, 2017


Organic food ‘not automatically better,’ study finds

Zika Virus Also May Have Harmful Heart Effects, Research Shows in First Report in Adults

Poor diet to blame for almost half of CVD deaths

Patients More Likely to Get Flu Shots When Doctors Make Appointments

Study reveals link between hypertension and brain changes in rats

Gastrointestinal Cancer: Physical Exercise Helps During Chemo

Orthodontists warn against uptick in DIY teeth straightening

'Microwave helmet' may cut time taken to evaluate head injuries

Virus linked to heart trouble in some adults

Natural remedies for treating erectile dysfunction 

Could a 4-day workweek be hazardous to health?

Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation: Causes, symptoms, and treatment


Thursday, March 9, 2017


Unexpected Link Between Cancer and Autism

Stanford doctors train EMTs in a country with few paramedics

Cannabis Use in People With Epilepsy Revealed: Australian Survey

Expert advice to help protect your brain from Alzheimer's

Flame Retardant Chemicals May Affect Social Behavior in Young Children

​L​eukemia​ drug fends off cancer for a decade, study shows

Gene Found to Cause Sudden Death in Young People

Too little gluten in our diet may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes

Chemical That Detects Plaques in Alzheimer's Brains Extends Lifespan of Roundworms

U.S. doctors sound alarm on yellow fever outbreak

Ammonia's Surprising Role in Cardiovascular Health Tracked in Mice, Human Cells

Could eating yogurt help treat depression?

Unhealthy Diets Linked to More Than 400,000 Cardiovascular Deaths

FDA warns against risky vein-opening procedure

Molecule discovery may lead to new drugs for brain and spinal cord injury

Stroke ambulances enable quicker treatment at crucial time

Bladder infection: Causes, treatments, and remedies

Eye exam might pick up on serious leg condition

Eclampsia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Scientists aim to use phone power to cure cancer

After heart attack, people with depression twice as likely to die


Wednesday, March 8, 2017


Melanoma: Mutations that alter immune system to promote tumor growth identified

College Students' Perception of Dietary Terms Could Help Nutrition Education

Weight gain on the rise, but fewer adults attempting weight loss

Dampened Immunity During Pregnancy Promotes Evolution of More Virulent Flu

Caffeine may ward off dementia by boosting protective enzyme

Common Yeast May Worsen IBD Symptoms in Crohn's Disease

Five of the best meditation apps: Which one is right for you?

High Folic Acid Level in Pregnancy May Decrease High Blood Pressure in Children

Sexual benefits of zinc: Can it help treat erectile dysfunction?

Vitamin C Effective in Targeting Cancer Stem Cells 

When dieters are most likely to give in to temptation

Pancoast syndrome: Tumors, symptoms, and treatment 

Alzheimer's deaths almost doubled in last 15 years

How Much Sun Is Good for Our Health? 

Why are fewer heavy Americans trying to lose weight?

Exercise prevents cellular aging by boosting mitochondria

Caffeine Reduces Oxidative Stress, Improves Oxygen-Induced Lung Injury

FDA issues warning about risky vein opening procedure

Sound Waves Boost Older Adults' Memory, Deep Sleep

50 years after hospital's 1st kidney transplant, patient reunites with doctor


Tuesday, March 7, 2017


Blueberry Concentrate Improves Brain Function in Older People

Why you should STOP peeling your vegetables: Health experts say the skin is where the majority of the vitamins and nutrients are

Risks from Eating Undercooked Fish: Clonorchiasis Risk Across China Mapped

Autoimmune disease: Could modified red blood cells lead to new treatments?

Low Carbohydrate Diets Should Be Considered for Diabetes Management

Red wine compound found to slow down neural aging in mice

Women Suffer from Asthma Symptoms More Frequently and More Severely Than Men

Western blot and ELISA tests for HIV: What to expect

Cyberbullying Rarely Occurs in Isolation, Research Finds

Cauliflower ear: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Tackling Lupus and Its Renal Complications With Novel Small Molecule Drug Candidate

Cerebrospinal fluid: Potential biomarker for autism found

PTSD Risk Can Be Predicted by Hormone Levels Prior to Deployment, Study Says

Sulforaphane, a Phytochemical in Broccoli Sprouts, Ameliorates Obesity

Evidence Lacking to Support 'Lead Diet'

Newly Discovered DNA Enhancers Help Switch on Colorectal Cancer

High Number of Deaths from Heart Disease, Stroke and Diabetes Linked to Diet


Monday, March 6, 2017


Soy may improve survival rates in some breast cancer patients

New Blood Test Could Help Detect, Locate Cancer Early on

Accidents Happen, but Parents Still Beat Themselves Up

Religious Participation May Serve to Strengthen Social Bonds

Brain differences between men and women affect response to pain relief

 World's Largest Autism Genome Database Shines New Light on Many 'Autisms'

Feeling lonely? Social media may have surprising role 

Two-Thirds of Americans See Docs Who Got Paid by Drug Companies

Early period may indicate risk of diabetes during pregnancy

Study Identifies 90 Genes in Fat That May Contribute to Dangerous Diseases

In a first, gene therapy lets teen dodge sickle cell disease

Isoflavones in Food Associated With Reduced Mortality for Women With Some Breast Cancers

Stages of lung cancer: Symptoms, changes, and outlook

One-Two Punch May Floor Worst Infections

You Are What You Eat, and Who You Know

Boosting Your Own Defenses Against Heart Disease

Cancer 'Hot Spots' in Florida May Be Associated With Hazardous Waste Sites

Skin Testing, Computerized Support Tool Can Improve Antibiotic Use in Hospital Inpatients


Sunday, March 5, 2017


New treatment provides instant relief for children with migraine

Shared reading could help to ease chronic pain

Cholesterol levels: What they mean and keeping them healthy


Saturday, March 4, 2017


Gluten may trigger lymphoma in some celiac disease patients

Red eyes: List of common causes

Protein HMGB1 may be the key to better asthma treatment