Personal Health


Friday, May 19, 2017


Lack of 'beauty sleep' might hinder your social life

Single mosquito bite might be enough to transmit multiple viruses, study finds

Neuroprosthetics: Recovering from injury using the power of your mind

Hollywood executive's almost fatal illness led to a hand transplant

MS vs. ALS: Differences, causes, and treatment

5 people hospitalized after eating gas station nacho cheese

Mindful eating may help people lose weight, study finds

Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29

Natural remedies for hot flashes

Full-fat dairy may offer surprising health benefits

Study Finds Need for Educating Older Adults on Outdoor Fall Prevention

A day in the life of a general practitioner

Mislocalized Calcium Channel Causes Insulin Secretion Defect in Diabetes

Mom's scary photos of 3-year-old covered in "seed ticks"

How Cancer Cells Flood the Lung

Natural remedies for high cholesterol levels

Nutritional Properties of Mushrooms Are Better Preserved When They Are Grilled or Microwaved

Suicide by insulin a risk in people with diabetes

Scientists to Test Zika Virus on Brain Tumors

Infertility: Century-old procedure offers new hope

Predicting Influenza Outbreaks Faster With a Digitally-Empowered Wearable Device

Anti-vaccine seminar sparks outcry in Vermont town

Blood Discovery Could Benefit Preemies, Help End Platelet Shortages

Dehydration headaches: Signs, treatment, and prevention

Storing a Memory Involves Distant Parts of the Brain


Thursday, May 18, 2017


Are food allergies overdiagnosed?

Tree nuts may lower risk of colon cancer recurrence, death

Post-colon cancer diet can make a difference

Ankylosing spondylitis: Tests, diagnosis, and treatment

Parents urged to retest kids for lead after FDA warning

Swapping a beer for water may lower obesity risk

Lifestyle changes boost colon cancer survival

How can diabetes affect the feet?

Studies Link Healthy Brain Aging to Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids in the Blood

"Crypto" outbreaks in swimming pools on the rise

Zinc Effects on Common Cold Duration Illustrate Problems of Routine Statistical Analyses

Nine possible complications of ankylosing spondylitis

A Culprit of Thyroid's Diseases

HPV vaccine may cut cancer risk in men, too

Designing Better Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes

Biomarkers for cognitive impairment in Parkinson's revealed A new study finds four bio

Unveiling Nasty Act of Trans-Fatty Acids in Blood

Rising insulin prices have diabetics crying foul

First Human Antibodies to Work Against All Ebolaviruses


Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Fennel 'safe and effective' for easing menopause symptoms, study confirms

Exposure to BPA Potentially Induces Permanent Reprogramming of Painted Turtles' Brains

"Fit but fat" may be a myth, study says

The best apps for fertility

Does your doctor's age matter?

White spots on nails: Causes, prevention, and treatment   

When caffeine becomes deadly: How much is too much?

What sunscreen users are doing wrong

Boy touches fluffy caterpillar, gets rushed to the ER

Wet AMD: Small trial shows new gene therapy is safe in human 

Heart attack risk goes up after common illness

3-D printed ovaries help mice get pregnant, show promise for fertility treatments

Told he'd die by age 10, grad with rare disease fulfills dream

Direct vs. indirect inguinal hernias: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Vaccine may cut HPV infections, an oral cancer risk, in men

Pain Linked to Non-Medical Prescription Opioid Use in Young Adults

History of diabetes: Past treatments and new discoveries

Improving Drugs for Type 2 Diabetes

'Fat and frail' seniors benefit from right exercise combo

A Third of High School Students Ride With Drivers Who Have Been Drinking

Just 14 days of physical inactivity can raise risk of chronic disease

Study Results Show Reduction in Disability from Stroke Up to 24 Hours of Onset

Tests for lead poisoning may be faulty, US regulators warn

Study Sheds Light on Link Between Diseases Like Alzheimer's and Normal Aging in the Brain

Effects of diabetes on the body and organs

Cross-Species Links Identified for Osteoarthritis

Women in 30s now having more babies than younger moms in US

Loneliness in Young Adults Linked to Poor Sleep Quality

Swallowable gastric balloon could help the obese lose weight without surgery

Young Women's Gradual Weight Gain Lifts Pregnancy Blood Pressure Danger

Medicaid recipients say they need health care to work

Tiny Bubbles Help Heal Broken Bones, in Pigs

Blacks' high blood pressure linked to where they live

Approaching a Decades-Old Goal: Making Blood Stem Cells from Patients' Own Cells


Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Rare superbug strain found in U.S. city

Knee osteoarthritis: Steroid injections offer no benefit, study suggests

WHO: Thousands of teen deaths could be prevented

Ovary function restored in infertile mice using 3-D-printed scaffolds

Diabetes and life expectancy: What effect does type 2 diabetes have?

Using Genomics to Fight Deadly Parasitic Disease

Lactose intolerance linked to lower vitamin D levels

Complications from Thyroid Cancer Surgery More Common Than Believed, Study Finds

Is diabetes genetic? Facts about hereditary risk

Spread of Tau Protein Measured in Brains of Alzheimer's Patients

Early menopause, never giving birth may raise heart failure risk

Clot Removal Therapy Effective Outside Six-Hour Window for Some Stroke Patients

Fasting blood sugar: Normal levels and testing

Tumor Cells Get Stiff Before Becoming Invasive

Ten signs of uncontrolled diabetes

How to Accurately Assess Use of New Psychoactive Drugs Such as 'Bath Salts'

Breakthrough: Breast cancer relapse linked to fat metabolism

Popular Weight-Loss Surgery Puts Patients at High Risk for Alcohol Problems

Doctors: Too busy for a book club? Join a virtual one

Pufferfish and Humans Share the Same Genes for Teeth


Monday, May 15, 2017


Hospitals remain key targets as ransomware attacks expected to increase

Whole tomato extract may prevent, treat stomach cancer

Gov't report: Progress reducing US uninsured stalled in 2016

Breakthrough Study Stops Fat-Eating Prostate Cancer Cells

Metformin shows promise as a potential treatment for fragile X syndrome

Heart Attack Risk Increases 17-Fold Following Respiratory Infections

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

Gut Microbiome May Predict Response to Biologic Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Type 2 diabetes: Symptoms, early signs, and complications

A suicide at age 8? Very rare, but not inconceivable

Respiratory infections raise heart attack risk by 17 times

Pig Model to Help Research on Human Knee Growth, Injury Treatment

Diabetes and mood swings: Effects on relationships

Scientists Light the Way for Immune System to Attack Cancer

What does a headache behind the ear mean? Signs, causes, and treatments

Wasted Nutrients: The Result of Widespread Food Waste

Aspirin not an effective treatment for atrial fibrillation, study suggests

Veterans With PTSD Have an Increased 'Fight or Flight' Response

Why do I have high blood sugar levels in the morning?

Many U.S. travelers skip this vaccine before a trip

Nonprescription Use of Ritalin Linked to Adverse Side Effects, Study Finds

Physician burnout is on the rise

Can outdoor temperatures influence gestational diabetes?   

​Sudden infant deaths much more common for some

Study Expands Understanding of How the Brain Encodes Fear Memory

What to know about melanoma and how to protect yourself


Sunday, May 14, 2017


Diabetic emergencies: Warning signs and what to do

More states allow sunscreen at schools without doctor's OK

Ketogenic diet for type 2 diabetes: Does it work?

Missouri targets doctor dearth, expands first-in-nation law

Diabetes doctors: Which specialists treat diabetes?

Schools brace for impact if Congress cuts Medicaid spending

Is your child stressed? Get them a dog

Long-Term Aspirin Use Doesn't Lower Risk of Stroke for Some a-Fib Patients

PTSD medications may increase dementia risk


Saturday, May 13, 2017


Diabetes Awareness Month: When is it and what happens?

Nearly 1,000 contract norovirus at northern Calif. schools

Smoking and diabetes: Risks, effects, and how to quit

Arizona police: Woman switched flour for formula