Personal Health



Friday, March 24, 2017


Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floor

Parkinson's: 2.5 hours of weekly exercise benefits mobility, quality of life

Drug-resistant TB threatens decades of progress

Diabetes: Heart attack risk due to loss of small blood vessels around the heart

Why older moms may raise better-behaved kids

Catheter ablation for A-fib: What to expect

Here's when hospital patients are less likely to die

Atrial fibrillation: Natural treatments, remedies, and tips

“Solar-powered skin” could open new doors for prosthetics

How to use basal insulin: Benefits, types, and dosage

An Increasing Proportion of Women Who Are 60 Years of Age and Older Are Drinking

Ask Well: Red Cabbage vs. Blueberries?

Most cancer mutations result from DNA copying errors

Hydrophobic Proteins on Virus Surfaces Can Help Purify Vaccines

Spiritual retreats alter brain's reward, emotion centers

New Stem Cell Method Produces Millions of Human Brain and Muscle Cells in Days


Thursday, March 23, 2017


Researchers Find Another Immune System Link Science Said Didn't Exist

Study: Cancer can harm future pregnancies in young women

Blood Fatty Acids Reveal Your Child's Diet

"Eraser challenge" social media dare dangerous to kids

Designer Proteins Fold DNA: Biophysicists Construct Complex Hybrid Structures Using DNA and Proteins

Common sciatica pain drug no better than placebo

Anti-aging peptide recovers fur growth, kidney health in mice

Curious toddlers tragic victims of opioid epidemic

Small molecule may stop infectious biofilms growing on medical implants

For whites across America, "deaths of despair" are rising

Lung cancer in pictures: What does it look like?

$2.50 vaccine could prevent thousands of childhood deaths

Itchy eyes: Causes and treatment options

Cancer survivor inspires hope with global trek

How blind people's brains rewire to improve other senses


Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Lung cancer complications: Signs, treatment, and outlook

Gene therapy: What personalized medicine means for you

Biopesticide Could Defeat Insecticide Resistance in Bedbugs

Alzheimer's linked to unsaturated fatty acids in the brain

Heart Tissue Grown on Spinach Leaves

Surgery for baby born with two extra legs

Researchers Help Map Future of Precision Medicine in Parkinson's Disease

A-fib with RVR: Information, treatment, and management

How Do Metals Interact With DNA?

Mylan recalls thousands of EpiPens over defect

Transgender College Freshmen Drink More, Experience More Blackouts, Study Shows

Swimming lessons may be life-saver for children with autism

Surprising New Role for Lungs: Making Blood

Poor sense of smell may hinder women's social lives

First Mutations in Human Life Discovered

Appetite-controlling brain circuits in mice may explain stress eating

Weight-Bearing Exercises Promote Bone Formation in Men

'Spray painting' shows promise as minimally invasive way to patch up the heart

Use of Mobile App Reduces Number of in-Person Follow-Up Visits After Surgery

HIV lesions: Pictures and treatments

Scientists Identify a New Way Gut Bacteria Break Down Complex Sugars

How Does Spousal Suicide Affect Bereaved Spouse Mentally, Physically?


Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Atrial fibrillation triggers: What can lead to an A-fib attack? 

Will new drugs eliminate hepatitis C for good?

Small cell vs. non-small cell lung cancer: What are the differences? 

Soda bottle arm brings a little boy "back to life"

Insulin Resistance May Lead to Faster Cognitive Decline

A-fib and exercise: Health benefits and risks

Better Learning Through Zinc?

New studies may make it easier to choose prostate cancer treatment

Food Insecurity in Early Childhood Linked to Young Children's Skills in Kindergarten

High BMI linked to severe liver disease in later life

Energy Drinks Mask Alcohol's Effects, Increase Injury Risk

Breast cancer: Study identifies a molecular mechanism of drug resistance in ER+ tumors

Interferon Drug Shows Promise in Treating Ebola

Mouse study paves way for more effective antidepressant

Structural Knowledge of the DNA Repair Complex

Spider venom peptide could prevent stroke-induced brain damage

Insight Into Day-to-Day Lives of Parents Raising Children With Autism


Monday, March 20, 2017


Better sleep can make us feel like a million bucks

Stem Cell Therapy Is Safe for Stroke Patients, Study Shows

How and when to take a pregnancy test

DNA Labels Predict Mortality

Could new markers identify patients at high risk of AFib recurrence after ablation?

Tethered Nanoparticles Make Tumor Cells More Vulnerable

Small cell lung cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Do You Really Have High Blood Pressure?

Dementia not prevented with vitamin E, selenium, study finds

Heart Procedure Linked With Bleeding in the Brain, Neurological Impairment

Happiness declining in U.S. due to 'social crisis'

Current Jellyfish Sting Recommendations Can Worsen Stings

Stage 3 lung cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Study Underscores Benefit of Smartphone Use to Track Children's Health

Teen opioid abuse often begins at doctor's office

Pembrolizumab Shows Promise in Treatment of Mesothelioma

Young survivors have social difficulties years after cancer diagnosis

A Simple Fix to Avoid Unnecessary Coronary Stents Is Overlooked by Cardiologists and Current Cardiovascular Guidelines

Report predicts "troubling" shortage of doctors

Researchers Explore a New Method to Study Cholesterol Distribution on Cells


Sunday, March 19, 2017


Lactate may be key for cancer development

Lifestyle Intervention Leads to 10-Point Drop in Systolic Blood Pressure

Living with AFib: Tips and outlook

No Benefit of Synthetic HDL-C on Arterial Plaque


Saturday, March 18, 2017


How does broccoli help prevent cancer? Study sheds light

High-Risk Pulmonary Embolism Patients Often Go Without Most Effective Treatments

Sleep apnea in children may stunt brain development

New Blood Thinner Better Than Aspirin at Preventing Recurrent Blood Clots

How insulin and glucagon work to regulate blood sugar levels

Surgery May Not Offer Additional Benefit to Patients With Tennis Elbow, Study Shows