Personal Health

Friday, April 1, 2016


F.D.A. Proposes a Limit on Arsenic in Rice Cereal for Babies

When and Why Children Learn to Lie

The Art and Science of Spotting a Lie 

Newlyweds become medical researchers to find cure for wife's disease

BPA Changes Fetal Development of the Mammary Gland, Can Raise Breast Cancer Risk 

A baby's BMI may predict early obesity

Some Sunscreen Ingredients May Disrupt Sperm Cell Function

Coffee's latest health perk?

Female Hormonal Treatments: Clinicians Urged to Avoid Prescribing Compounded Hormones

University disavows chocolate milk, concussions study

Daily coffee, even decaf, may protect against colorectal cancer

Surgeons save siblings with multi-organ transplants, 5 years apart 

Are we programmed to like or not like exercise before we are born?

U.S. summit focuses on fighting mosquito-borne Zika

New Insights in Blood Vessel Formation


Thursday, March 31, 2016


Hepatitis A: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Novel Compounds Could Yield More Effective, Less Toxic Cancer Chemotherapy

Right brain structures may hold clue to language recovery after stroke

University Students Who Do Sports Achieve Better Academic Results

Husband puts off retirement to afford wife's Alzheimer's care

'Cancer Gene' Twice as Likely to Be Defective in Children With Autism

Scientists Discover Way to Improve Effectiveness of Antibiotics

Ibuprofen Doesn't Increase Bleeding Risk After Plastic Surgery

NFL concussions more common on colder game days

Urine Test Improves Prediction of High-Grade Prostate Cancer

Seasonal Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy May Reduce Risk of Stillbirth

Aging Diminishes Spinal Cord Regeneration After Injury

Autism rate in U.S. kids remains steady 

New Insights Into the Cause of Neurological Symptoms in Mitochondrial Diseases

Daily serving of pulses may aid long-term weight loss

New Celiac Disease Risk Factor Found in Study

Germs may be lurking in your deli's meat slicer 

Natural Killer Cells Help to Drive Inflammation, Insulin Resistance

Zika link to fetal brain abnormalities confirmed in new study

Minecraft helps kids with autism build richer lives 

Spinal cord regeneration might actually be helped by glial scar tissue

How effective are health "awareness days"?

Heart and liver disease linked to shutdown of body's antioxidant

CDC warns of expanding Zika threat in U.S.

Using glucose monitors to detect other diseases


Wednesday, March 30, 2016


Exercise Makes Our Muscles Work Better With Age

Ewing Sarcoma: New Compounds May Aid in Development of Targeted Therapies for a Rare Pediatric Cancer

Teen No Longer Needs Lung Transplant After 'Miracle' Recovery

‘Concern’ Over GPs Prescribing ‘unnecessary’ Antibiotics for Toothache

Many Americans are dangerously wrong about Zika virus

 Link Between Zika Virus and Fetal Brain Damage Confirmed

Some Alzheimer's caregivers make "startling" sacrifices

Couples' caffeine intake before pregnancy may affect miscarriage risk

Are your cosmetics really worth your money?

New Heart Disease Screening Target for Middle-Aged Black Women, Finding Suggests

Memory encoding may be influenced by expectation

Heart, Liver Disease Linked to Shutdown of Body's Antioxidant

Rat Study Reveals Long-Term Effects of Adolescent Amphetamine Abuse on the Brain

Why allergy season is getting longer, more intense

Uncertainty is more stressful than pain, say neurologists

Birth Control Pills May Increase Risk of Seizures

Measles case shuts down California elementary school 

Endometriosis may raise women's heart disease risk

Eating Beans, Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils May Help Lose Weight and Keep It Off

First HIV-positive transplants offer patients new hope

Spinal Cord Regeneration Might Actually Be Helped by Glial Scar Tissue

Scientists Identify Structure of Crucial Enzyme in Cell Division

Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD): Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Using Glucose Monitors to Detect Other Diseases


Tuesday, March 29, 2016


Remote Italian Village Could Harbor Secrets of Healthy Aging

Cannabis vs. alcohol: economic and social impacts

Faith 'Never Been Stronger' for Pregnant Woman Delaying Brain Tumor Treatment Until Son Is Born

Stem cell therapy enables spinal regrowth

Ask Well: Can Vinegar Aid Weight Loss?

10 Athletes Who Have Pledged to Donate Their Brains to Science for CTE Research

Sitting Increases the Risk of Dying Early

Pregnant heroin addicts seek treatment at Pittsburgh program

Smokers at higher risk of TB because of 'clogged-up immune cells'

Faith and family helped this young cancer survivor

Ear infections in babies falling, breastfeeding could be a reason

Researcher Studies Worms to Reveal the Fountain of Youth

Questions remain over deadly mystery bacteria in Midwest

Air pollution-linked premature births cost US $4.33 billion annually

Scientists Unlock Genetic Secret That Could Help Fight Malaria

Study Explores Carb-Loading's Effect on the Heart

Conjoined Texas twins get set for separation surgery 

Nanoparticles Deliver Anticancer Cluster Bombs

Mimicking a Blood Vessel to Create a 'Bridge' to Better Medicine and Precision Treatment

Decoding Sugar Molecules Offers New Key for Combating Muscular Dystrophy

Knowledge of Bacteria's Origin, Spread Can Prevent Disease

Early fetal abnormalities may correct themselves in time

New Clue to Fighting Acute Myeloid Leukemia Found

Transmissibility of Alzheimer's: No Clinical Symptoms

Premature births linked to air pollution cost billions

Multiple Sclerosis: Plant Peptide Could Prevent Onset of the Disease

New Flu Vaccine Protects Against Multiple Strains Including H1N1 

For Prostate Cancer, More Radiation May Not Improve Survival

Campbell Soup products to go BPA-free

Children With Cushing Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk

Training With Unpredictability Improves Memory Recall, Study Finds

Early-Stage Embryos With Abnormalities May Still Develop Into Healthy Babies, Study Shows


Monday, March 28, 2016


The Benefits of Spicing Up a Breast-Feeding Mother’s Diet 

Health officials confirm first case of Zika virus in Arizona

How to Spot and Treat a Child’s Hernia 

Wearable defibrillator may help some heart patients

 Uric Acid, Gout and Kidney Disease: The Chicken or the Egg? 

World's senior population expected to skyrocket

 Scientific Secrets for Successful Aging?

All-out sprints may do more harm than good

GI Tract Bacteria Help Decrease Stroke

Blood test can detect concussions even days later

Enzyme May Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Caused by HIV Medications

Sleepwalking: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

How Cancer Stem Cells Thrive When Oxygen Is Scarce

Doctors resist new painkiller prescribing procedures

New Function of the Chromosomal Terminus, Vital for Human Health, Discovered

Pre-pregnancy genetic testing: what women and doctors need to know

Choosing to Die at Home Does Not Hasten Death for Patients With Terminal Cancer

Beach volleyball player going strong after decades of play

New Hope for a Type 2 Diabetes Cure


Sunday, March 27, 2016


Digital mammography can help predict heart disease

On C.T.E. and Athletes, Science Remains in Its Infancy

'Study biofilms to better fight bacterial infection,' urge scientists


Saturday, March 26, 2016


Fruit juices and smoothies have 'unacceptably high' sugar content

New Method to Identify Nanoparticles in Tissue May Shed Light on Their Health Impact