Personal Health



Friday, May 5, 2017


Omega-3 intake through mother's breast milk may lower type 1 diabetes risk

Gut Microbes Linked to Brain Structure in People With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dorothea Dix: Redefining mental illness   

What it's like to battle insurance companies

Can people with diabetes eat popcorn?   

Zika outbreak in Texas ahead of mosquito season

Molecular study of skin proteins uncovers predisposition to eczema

Zika-infected mom's baby faces uncertain future

Can you drink alcohol while taking metformin?

Experts warn of deadly tick-borne Powassan virus

Antipsychotics: Do they do more harm than good? A new study investigates the benefits

Are pregnancy and rape pre-existing conditions? 

How Flu Viruses Hijack Human Cells

Scientists hit milestone in 3D printing human cartilage

How One Drug Could Affect Pain, Memory and Nicotine Addiction

J&J slammed with biggest verdict yet in talcum powder suit

How Fragile X Syndrome Disrupts Perception


Thursday, May 4, 2017


Atlases of Immune Cells Surrounding Tumors May Guide Immunotherapy

Scientists find new genetic locations for type 2 diabetes

The Liver Increases by Half During the Day

HIV breakthrough: Scientists remove virus in animals using gene editing

Circadian Clock Changes Can Alter Body's Response to Diet

This is a man's brain on testosterone

Heart Failure More Fatal Than Common Cancers

Insulin overdose: Dosage, symptoms, and treatment

  For Richer or Poorer, We All Eat Fast Food

"Gray death" is the latest opioid drug threat

Scientists Engineer Baker's Yeast to Produce Penicillin Molecules

Brain cancer: Study sheds light on unexpected link between glioma and blood sugar

In Huntington's Disease, Traffic Jams in the Cell's Control Center Kill Brain Cells

Dental phobia can have serious consequences

Parkinson: Weight Gain After Deep Brain Stimulation

Intraductal papilloma: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Three of 48 Fetuses Exposed to Zika in Utero Had Abnormal Fetal MRIs

Many at high risk still ignore heart health advice

Your Muscles Can 'Taste' Sugar

Alzheimer's disease progression predicted by gene mutation

The Digitization of Medical Knowledge

What is a pre-existing condition?

Advanced Prostate Cancer Treatment Failure Due to Cell Reprogramming

Carb counting for diabetes: Meal planning to manage blood sugar

Researchers Identify 6,500 Genes That Are Expressed Differently in Men and Women

What you need to know about Lyme disease in dogs

Student Creates First Synthetic Retina for the Visually Impaired


Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Hand That Sees Offers New Hope to Amputees

Why experts predict a bad year for Lyme disease

First Clear-Cut Risk Genes for Tourette Disorder Revealed

Sunscreen may cause vitamin D deficiency, says study

A Brisk Walk Instead of Sitting Down: Just Ten Minutes a Day Makes a Difference

What a gluten-free diet may mean for your heart

One Step Closer to Finding out How Wine May Protect Your Neurons

Do not avoid gluten unless you have celiac disease, researchers say

Researchers Advance Low-Cost, Low-Tech Zika Virus Surveillance Tool

"Superbug" fungus strikes hospitals in several states

Parkinson's in a Dish: Researchers Reproduce Brain Oscillations

Fatty liver: Diagnosis of advanced fibrosis from stool microbes shows promise

Antibiotic Doxycycline May Offer Hope for Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

Biden on cancer research, "bizarre" Trump budget cuts

In Children With Severe Heart Defect, More Brain Abnormalities Appear as Staged Surgeries Progress

Spirometry: What to expect with the lung function test

Cost of Zika Outbreak in the United States Could Be High

Survey: Doctors get money, gifts from drugmakers

Research Team Finds No Adverse Risk to Use of Common Antimalarials in First Trimester of Pregnancy

Liver pain: Symptoms and causes

Speech and Language Deficits in Children With Autism May Not Cause Tantrums

New book claims overall health starts with the gut

Recognizing Food Brands Puts Preschoolers at Risk for Obesity

'Exercise-in-a-pill' steps closer with new study

Phthalates Increase the Risk of Allergies Among Children

'Margarita rash' after drinks and meals in the sun

Surprising Link Between Blood Sugar, Brain Cancer Found

Enjoy rainbow coloured produce, consume A LOT of fish oil and focus on good fats: The best foods to eat to ensure beautiful, glowing skin

New Source of Dangerous Electrical Instability in the Heart

Seven bounty hunters charged with murder after they opened fire on the WRONG car in a Walmart parking lot - killing an innocent father and injuring another three 

Studies Help Shed Light on Aggressive Brain Cancer

Mesenteric adenitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Researchers Analyze What a Warming Planet Means for Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Measles outbreak sickens dozens of Minnesota Somalis

Scientists Turn Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Into Lung Cells

Why do some of us have a sweet tooth? Study investigates

Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Increases Risk of Higher Teen Drug Use

Protect yourself from infected ticks carrying life-threatening Powassan virus

How Calorie Restriction May Prolong Life

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Can Reduce Risk of Fatty Liver

Common Cold Duration Is Shortened Similarly by Zinc Acetate and Zinc Gluconate Lozenges


Tuesday, May 2, 2017


Weight Loss Can Slow Down Knee Joint Degeneration

African-Americans living longer, but disparities remain

New Line of Attack on Spinal Muscular Atrophy

NY triplets get same surgery for rare skull condition

Researchers Create a Roadmap of Bipolar Disorder and How It Affects the Brain

 Inhibiting key enzyme may prevent midlife weight gain

MicroRNA Reduces Stroke Risk

Overcoming Opioids: When pills are a hospital's last resort

DNA Fingerprinting Reveals How Malaria Hides from Our Immune System

 Low-dose aspirin may cut breast cancer risk by a fifth

Drinking in Pregnancy: Excess Transcription Factor Heat Shock Factor 1 Can Delay Embryonic Neural Migration

Top health officials to simulate disease outbreak response

Beta Cell Division and Diabetes Treatment

Are oats gluten-free? Know the facts

Controlling the HIV Epidemic: A Progress Report on Efforts in Sub-Saharan Africa

Kimmel baby's heart defect is common, fixable, doctors say

Scientists Develop Novel Chemical 'Dye' to Improve Liver Cancer Imaging

Proctalgia fugax and anal pain: Causes and treatments

Three-Week Radiation Therapy Treatment Given Post Mastectomy Is Safe and Effective

Gluten-free diet should not be eaten by people who are not coeliac, say scientists

At Last, a Clue to Where Cancer Metastases Are Born

New type of cell that clears waste from the brain discovered

Human Inner Ear Organs Grown: Could Lead to New Therapies for Hearing, Balance Impairments

Can you get diabetes from eating too much sugar?

Stool Microbes Predict Advanced Liver Disease

Blood group may affect heart attack risk

Language Shapes How the Brain Perceives Time

Osteoarthritis: Knee joint degeneration slowed with weight loss, study confirms

'Exercise-in-a-Pill' Boosts Athletic Endurance by 70 Percent

Deep Learning Helps Scientists Keep Track of Cell's Inner Parts

New Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Technique Offers 'Molecular Window' Into Living Organisms

Stereotactic Radiation Highly Effective for Kidney Cancer


Monday, May 1, 2017


Widespread Vitamin D Deficiency Likely Due to Sunscreen Use, Increase of Chronic Diseases

Miscarriage risk may be higher with use of common antibiotics

Women Should Continue Cervical Cancer Screening as They Approach Age 65

Nevada coalition seeks unprecedented insulin refund law

Zapping Bacteria With Sanitizers Made of Paper

Unhappy relationships may lead to excessive crying in infants

Mice With Missing Lipid-Modifying Enzyme Heal Better After Heart Attack 

Many U.S. kids go days without eating vegetables

Stroke Prevention May Also Reduce Dementia

Hey kids, salt stays and grains go in school meals

Get Ready: Your Future Surgery May Use an Automated, Robotic Drill

Mosquito menace: Orkin's top 20 U.S. cities

Supercomputers Assist in Search for New, Better Cancer Drugs

FDA OKs immune-boosting drug for advanced bladder cancer

New Tumor-Shrinking Nanoparticle to Fight Cancer, Prevent Recurrence

Could fasting every other day help you lose weight?

Adjusting Medications May Reduce Fall Risk in Older Adults

Pancreatic Cancer Patients May Live Longer by Traveling to Academic Hospital for Operation

Alcohol Is Associated With Higher Risk of Breast Cancer in African-American Women

Novel Antibacterial Wound Cover Could Prevent Thousands of Infections Each Year

Oxygen Improves Blood Flow, Restores More Function in Spinal Cord Injuries

Regular Use of Aspirin Can Lower Risk of Breast Cancer for Women


Sunday, April 30, 2017


 Soy protein may improve symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease

'Pink noise' boosts deep sleep, memory for older adults

Ice pick headaches: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Best vegetables for type 2 diabetes

Is cheese safe for people with diabetes?

How to lower your A1C levels: A healthful guide

Home blood glucose test: How to test for diabetes at home

Campaign takes aim at opioid abuse, overdoses in Utah


Saturday, April 29, 2017


Polyneuropathy: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Diabetes and hypertension: What is the relationship?

CBD oil: Uses, health benefits, and risks.

Apple cider vinegar and diabetes: Does it help and how is it taken?