Personal Health



Friday, March 31, 2017


US cancer deaths are decreasing, study finds

Hair Testing Shows High Prevalence of New Psychoactive Substance Use

More women in some states get preventive mastectomies

These Five Tests Better Predict Heart Disease Risk

Tainted heroin suspected of killing 7 in New York state in one day

Helping the Retina Regenerate

Certain ear drops linked to injury after kids' surgery

Experimental Small Molecule Shows Potential in Preventing Meth Relapse

Scientists use robot, other gadgets to advance autism research in young children

Risky Alcohol Consumption Can Increase at Time of Retirement

Computational model of the brain shows what triggers Tourette 'tics'

Cleveland Clinic CEO on what’s next for U.S. health care

Insomnia Associated With Increased Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

Five of the best apps to train your brain

Fukushima 4-year-old missing in Japan thyroid-cancer records

Mesothelioma shows promising response to existing immunotherapy drug

The top 5 sources of salt may surprise you

Invasive lobular carcinoma: Symptoms, subtypes, diagnosis, and treatment

Time Delays in Vending Machines Prompt Healthier Snack Choices

Promising new lymphoma treatment gets fast-tracked by FDA

Exercises for improving bladder control

Mylan announces nationwide EpiPen recall 

How to use long-acting insulin: Types, frequency, peak times, and duration

Tanning's allure tied to other addictions

High-dose vitamin C makes cancer treatment more effective, trial shows


Thursday, March 30, 2017


Aging: Cell Coordination Breakdown

Depression: Finger-prick blood test predicts likely effectiveness of medication

Larger Doses of Vitamin C May Lead to a Greater Reduction in Common Cold Duration

Overactive bladder: Signs and symptoms

Fluctuation in the Concentration of Calcium Ions Contributes to Brain Shape

Frequent urination in women: Causes and treatment

Reverse zoonosis: Can you make your pet sick?

Loneliness can worsen a common cold

Occupational exposure to magnetic fields increases risk of ALS

Banned Easter candy still found in stores

EKG results for A-fib: What do they look like?

British royals help ease stigma on mental health

Parkinson's risk may be higher with hepatitis virus infection

Previous Exposure to Flaviviruses Increases Effects of Zika


Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Infant Vitamin B1 Deficiency Leads to Poor Motor Function and Balance

Vitamin D and cancer risk: New study raises doubts

Why Do We Choose to Get Vaccinations?

Five of the best blogs for stress relief

Microscopic Muscles: How Non-Muscle Cells Find the Strength to Move

More women opting to remove a healthy breast after cancer diagnosis

HIV 'fingerprint' tool could greatly assist vaccine development

Giving Brown Fat a Green Light

Mammography vs. thermography: Comparing the benefits

Adults With Migraines Have Triple the Prevalence of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

The new face of suburbia: Economic woes and early death

Manufacturing, Global Trade Impair Health of People With No Stake in Either

Skin diseases: List of common conditions and symptoms

Tracking Hazardous Chemicals from Fast-Food Wrappers in the Body

Premature deaths rise in US as opioid epidemic worsens: Report

Beating Deadly Pneumonia With Hormones

Best insulin injection sites: Absorption time and rotation

Natural Chemical Helps Brain Adapt to Stress

Boy with deadly disease takes on triathlons to stay healthy

Climate Change's Toll on Mental Health


Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Drinking tea could help stave off cognitive decline

FDA approves 1st  drug for moderate & severe eczema cases

Clinical trial finds that vitamin D, calcium have no effect on cancer risk

Brain and arm implants help paralyzed US man feed himself

Mathematicians Predict Delaying School Start Times Won't Help Sleep Deprived Teenagers

“Groundbreaking” tech restores movement in paralyzed man

Marathon Running May Cause Short-Term Kidney Injury

Zika virus: Cure steps closer with protein-mapping study

Could playing Tetris help trauma victims?

How to manage diabetes with basal-bolus insulin therapy

Rat-borne disease now killing dogs in New Jersey

Atrial fibrillation: List of medications for treatment

Heartburn drugs linked to superbug infections

Large-scale study finds genetic errors associated with brain cancer

Doctors group issues recommendations on opioid epidemic

Insulin pens: Types, benefits, and how to use them

Pennsylvanians of all stripes call for unity on health care plan

Chlamydia: How Bacteria Take Over Control

F.D.A. Clears First Drug for Severe Multiple Sclerosis

Cortisol Excess Hits Natural DNA Process and Mental Health Hard

Why more patients are choosing to stay awake during surgery

Why Does the Same Exercise Exert Effects on Individuals Differently?


Monday, March 27, 2017


Myelin formation, limb function restored in MS mouse models

Physicians call for drug abuse to be treated as 'chronic disease'

Children With Poor Vitamin B12 Status Early in Life Struggle More With Tasks, Recognition and Interpreting Feelings

Florida officials: Aggressive efforts to stop Zika continue

Alzheimer's Disease: On the Hunt for the Biomarker Signal for Early Detection

Study finds 12 genetic variants that raise the risk of ovarian cancer

Biomarker Found That Could Help Predict the Onset of Type 1 Diabetes

Could eating less salt reduce nighttime bathroom trips?

Researchers Warn of Hazards of Smoking and Need for Wider Use of Varenicline to Quit

Arthritis mutilans: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Liver Fully Recovers from a Low Protein Diet

Breast-feeding study sheds light on benefits for babies

High Burden of Iodine Deficiency Found in Israel’s First National Survey

Weight-loss drug shows potential to treat opioid abuse

Pharmacy Team Develops Online 'Calculator' to Predict Risk of Early Hospital Readmission

Doctors' group rethinks approach to opioid addiction

Men With Learning Difficulties Four Times More Likely to Die of Testicular Cancer

Vaginal itching: Common causes, symptoms, and treatments

Concern Over High US Prescribing Levels of Common Drug Linked to Dementia

Girl suffers third-degree burns from making "slime"

Does Disturbed Breathing While Asleep Make Some People Urinate More at Night?

Why Are Primates Big-Brained? Researchers' Answer Is Food for Thought

4 in 10 Men May Not Be Receiving Adequate Prostate Cancer Treatment in England

Vitamins Could Help Treat Cystic Fibrosis, Research Finds


Sunday, March 26, 2017


Boston doctor makes house calls for the homeless

How the word 'you' helps us deal with negative experiences

Six fixes for cracked heels

Bumps on the skin: Pictures, causes, and treatments

What is cholesterol ratio and why is it important?

Common skin rashes: Pictures, causes, and treatments


Saturday, March 25, 2017


Hangover memories more likely with a family history of drinking problems

How do alcohol and caffeine affect A-fib?

Metastatic breast cancer: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Diet tips to improve insulin resistance

Erectile dysfunction: Stem cell therapy restores sexual function in phase I trial