Personal Health

Friday, April 15, 2016


Higher B.M.I. in Teenagers Tied to Heart Risks Later

Mothers' Milk and the Infant Gut Microbiota: An Ancient Symbiosis

Flint residents still hesitant to use water, despite officials' pleas

New Scientific Evidence of Sexual Transmission of the Zika Virus

A Study on Fats That Doesnít Fit the Story Line

Combination Therapy May Offer Better Outcomes for Patients With Retinoblastoma

Heartburn, stomach acid medication linked to serious kidney damage

New Treatment Algorithm Can Predict Benefit of Treatment in End-Stage Liver Disease

More infections from dirty scopes than estimated: report

Immune Cells Help the Brain to Self-Heal After a Stroke

Marijuana use may reduce dopamine in the brain

Cancer Causing Genetic Condition Risk Lower Than Previously Thought

​Michigan urges toughest lead rules in U.S. after Flint crisis

Poor Patient Warfarin Knowledge May Increase Risk of Deadly Side Effects

How do we fall asleep and wake up? Scientists uncover key mechanism

Toward a Better Nutritional Facts Panel

New York teen badly injured by exploding e-cigarette

New Snakebite Treatment Under Development

Gastritis: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Study: Many women could benefit from early mammograms

Intestinal worms may prevent IBD, study suggests

IMAX takes supersized experience to fitness industry

Tobacco use in youths has remained stable since 2011, CDC report

Doctors divided over how to guide women on U.S. Zika threat

Psoriasis severity predicts risk of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Reality check: Does yoga release toxins from the body?

Zika virus causes microcephaly and other birth defects, confirm CDC


Thursday, April 14, 2016


Itís Not Cancer: Doctors Reclassify a Thyroid Tumor

Virtual Reality View of Surgery Live-Streamed for First Time to Audience Worldwide

A New System for Color Vision

Florida Woman Allergic to Own Sweat, Tears Details Her Ordeal With Rare Condition

Mice With Genetic Defect for Human Stuttering Offer New Insight Into Speech Disorder

Commonly used heartburn drugs may lead to kidney damage: study

New Hope for Malaria Treatment as Drug Resistance Found Unable to Spread for the First Time

Greener spaces may be a sign of good health

Expedition will test implantable biosensor on world's seventh highest mountain

Lower-Carb Diet Slows Growth of Aggressive Brain Tumor in Mouse Models

Study: Parasitic worms could help treat gut illnesses

Modified Flu Virus Can 'Resensitize' Resistant Pancreatic Cancer Cells to Chemotherapy

Hepatitis C may raise risk of certain head and neck cancers

Specific Gene in the Tumor Determines the Effectiveness of Cancer Treatment

The best way to clean your grimy, bacteria-laden cellphone

Increased BMI During Adolescence Predicts Fatal Cardiovascular Events in Adulthood

Protein identifies cancer cells becoming aggressive, ready to spread

On the Road to Allergy Prophylaxis

Colombia confirms first Zika-linked birth defects

Newly Identified Cell Explosions Involved in Bacterial Secretion, Adherence

Ultrasound headset could detect athletes' concussion on the sidelines

Scorpion Toxin Insights May Lead to a New Class of Insecticides

Teen obesity may increase risk of death in middle age

Scientists Discover How to Control Heart Cells Using a Laser

Scans show severe brain damage in babies exposed to Zika

Global Spending on Health Is Expected to Increase to $18.28 Trillion Worldwide by 2040

Drug prices to soar nearly 50% over next few years

Memory Suppressor Gene Could Hold Key to New Alzheimer's Disease Treatments

What is a Cardiac Risk Calculator? What are the Best Heart Health Predictors?

Antihistamines Affect Exercise Recovery, May or May Not Be a Problem

Swapping Plaster Casts for 3D Printing


Wednesday, April 13, 2016


Link Between Obesity, Kidney Cancer Identified

Insulin-producing cells grown in lab control glucose spikes in diabetic mice

Spotting DNA Repair Genes Gone Awry

A Decades-Old Study, Rediscovered, Challenges Advice on Saturated Fat

Maple Syrup Protects Neurons and Nurtures Young Minds

Fast food may come with a side of phthalate chemicals

Cartilage Protein May Contribute to the Development of Breast Cancer

Zika causes birth defects: CDC

Hospitals Could Reduce Healthcare Burden of Alcohol Related Harm by Simple Routine Screening

Polyunsaturated or saturated fat? Old data, new conclusions

Pain Drug in Pipeline as Researchers Unwind Marine Snail Puzzle

Teen drinking: Who's trying alcohol sooner?

Anti-Fibrotic Peptide Shows Early Promise Against Interstitial Lung Disease

Fertility treatment, breast density and breast cancer: is there a link?

Current Hepatitis C Virus Testing Guidelines Miss Too Many Cases, Study Suggest

Mysterious bacteria claims another life in the Midwest

Gene Defect May Point to Solution for Alzheimer's

MS vision loss could be helped by OTC drug

Bottle-Fed Babies Born to Obese Mothers Risk Developing Dangerous Liver Disease as Teens

Paralyzed man regains hand movement using own brain signals

Combined HIV and Hepatitis C Virus Vaccination a Possibility

Labor: What are the Stages of Labor?

Researchers Uncover Earliest Events Following HIV Infection, Before Virus Is Detectable

Prostate cancer hormone therapy may increase risk of depression

Ultrasound Headset May Be New Way to Recognize Concussion on the Sidelines

Radiation exposure increases risk of health problems for medical staff

On-the-Go Diagnosis of HIV and HCV Co-Infections

Five unusual toxic animals and their chemical weapons

Gut Bacteria Could Help Prevent Cancer

How does LSD dissolve one's sense of self? fMRI scans reveal answer

Increase in Coffee Consumption Could Provide Protective Effect in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

In Wide Range of Species, Longevity Proteins Affect Dozens of the Same Genes

Vital Nutrient Has Key Role in Keeping Body Clocks Running on Time

Study Discovers Link Between Cancer and Autism

Are Humans the New Supercomputer?

Only Half of Advanced Rectal Cancer Patients Receiving Standard Therapy

Antioxidants in Antidiabetic Drugs May Fuel Cancer Spread, Mouse Study Shows


Tuesday, April 12, 2016


Ask Well: Why Is Arthritis More Common in Women Than Men?

Girl Speaks First Word After Nearly Drowning, Family Says

Aid Groups Aim to Put Mental Health on World Agenda

How Depression May Compound Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA): Medical Uses, Side Effects and Interactions

Replacing Butter With Vegetable Oils Does Not Cut Heart Disease Risk

Live music shown to reduce stress hormones

Over-the-Counter Drug May Reverse Chronic Vision Damage Caused by Multiple Sclerosis

Neanderthal extinction may have been result of humans bringing diseases out of Africa

Mobile Phone Surveillance Could Help Tackle Rabies

Are vegetable oils really healthier for your heart?

Antibiotic Resistance Genes Increasing

Aspirin benefits reaffirmed for CVD and colorectal cancer ††

More Blood Vessels in Adipose Tissue May Alleviate Type 2 Diabetes

Surgery begins to separate conjoined twin girls

Multifaceted Quality Improvement Intervention Does Not Reduce Risk of Death in ICUs

Healthy adults found unaffected by their disease-inducing genetic mutations

Liver Disease Risk Increased by Type 2 Diabetes

New fruit tops list of most contaminated produce

Mathematics to Fight Cancer

Zika virus kills developing brain cells and stunts growth in lab models

Patients With Learning Disabilities Less Likely to Be Diagnosed With Cancer, but Have Higher Rates of Serious Mental Health Issues Compared to General Public

Zika concerns in the U.S

New Method to Determine the Content of Inorganic Arsenic in Foodstuffs

Decrease in air pollution and respiratory symptoms in California

Same Immune-System Proteins May First Giveth, Then Taketh Away Motor Control

Is your gym as germy as a toilet?

Angiogenesis Factor Found to Promote Three Age-Related Diseases of the Eye

Anorexia: genetic and environmental risk factors uncovered

Researchers Identify Root of Chronic Pain as Potential New Drug Target

Are you washing your hands wrong?

Anorexia-Like Condition in Mice Triggered by Combination of Genetic Risk, Stress, Dieting

Differences between allergies, colds and sinus infections

Newly Discovered Proteins May Protect Against Aging's Illnesses

U.S. officials: Zika virus scarier than we thought

More Than 40 Percent of Retired NFLplayers Have Brain Injury

Why Zika threat is "scarier" than initially thought

Tissue Biomarker for Dementia With Lewy Bodies and Parkinsonís Disease


Monday, April 11, 2016


Fatty Liver Disease Is Common and Linked With Certain Risk Factors in Liver Transplant Recipients

Should you be taking low-dose aspirin for heart health?

Analysis of Nearly 600,000 Genomes for Resilience Project

People Who Avoided Illness Could Be Key in Treating Those Who Didnít

Macrophages Surrounding Lymph Nodes Block the Progression of Melanoma, Other Cancers

One big reason some Americans live longer than others

Kidney Stone Patients Hospitalized on the Weekend May Get Delayed Treatment

Letting Patients Tell Their Stories

Radiation Improves Survival in Older Patients With Soft Tissue Sarcomas

Marriage may help fight cancer

Antibiotics Don't Promote Swapping of Resistance Genes

For Polio Vaccines, a Worldwide Switch to New Version

Zika linked to another brain disorder in new study

Study finds BPA in cans of many popular food products

Platelet production on large scale steps closer with new stem cell method

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression

Clinicians experience trauma when childbirth goes wrong

Brain on LSD Revealed: First Scans Show How the Drug Affects the Brain

Cigarette smoking could burn your job prospects

Researchers Find Key to Zinc Rich Plants to Combat Malnutrition

Life expectancy depends on wealth and where you live

Handwashing Gets Skipped a Third of the Time in Outpatient Healthcare

Millions With Leg Pain Have Peripheral Artery Disease

Psilocybin: What are Magic Mushrooms? Effects and Risks

Breakthrough Toothpaste Ingredient Hardens Your Teeth While You Sleep

Doctors discover what led to uterus transplant failure

Spinal injury scars appear to help, not hinder, nerve regrowth

Lipid Helps Lymphocytes Patrol


Saturday, April 9, 2016


Kids' meals still too high in fat and sodium

Cardiac contractions and feelings of familiarity linked