Personal Health



Friday, May 26, 2017


Diesel Pollution Linked to Heart Damage

Statins may improve heart structure, function

Bioelectricity New Weapon to Fight Dangerous Infection

The Lazarus phenomenon: When the 'dead' come back to life

Airborne diseases: Types, prevention, and symptoms

Old drug points to promising new direction for treatment of autism

Nausea after eating: Symptoms, causes, and treatment  

How one Texas county is trying to stop the spread of Zika

Stress rash: How stress affects the skin

Vertigo dizziness is scary, but common

Scientists discover enzyme that supports brain tumor growth   

Kidneys from diabetic donors may help organ shortage

Postmenopausal bleeding: Is it normal?

Summer health hazards to avoid on Memorial Day

Kindergartners asked to tattle on parents who don't vaccinate


Thursday, May 25, 2017


Two cups of coffee a day reduces liver cancer risk by third, major study finds

Ineffective Antibiotics Form Strong Teams Against Deadly Super Bacteria

Defective immune cells may play role in hair loss

Best apps for quitting smoking

Depression after surgery: What you need to know

Low physical activity increases risk of bladder, kidney cancer

Is it menopause? Tests and diagnosis

Coconut palm sugar: Can people with diabetes eat it?    

Sextuplets born to couple trying to conceive for 17 years

Lack of sleep increases death risk in people with metabolic syndrome

A service dog in the dugout at UNC baseball

What is a Gleason score?

IVF Babies Do Not Have Lower Cognitive Skills Than Naturally Conceived Children

Mom's video of child paralyzed after tick bite goes viral

A New Way to Slow Cancer Cell Growth

 Rate of Alzheimer's deaths up 54 pct. in 15 years: CDC

Viral Protein May Help Chickenpox Virus Spread Within the Body

The importance of a good night's sleep

Multiscale Modeling Reveals Key Events During Early Atherosclerotic Plaque Development


Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Eating more fiber may lower risk of osteoarthritis

Brain Microenvironment Makes HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Metastases Resistant to Treatment

Yawning: An unsolved mystery

The Brain Detects Disease in Others Even Before It Breaks out

Diet tips for managing ankylosing spondylitis

FDA: Controller for heart pump recalled over deaths

Vitamin D supplements and good night's sleep may help to manage pain

Prostate biopsy: What to expect

Health Benefits of Moderate Drinking May Be Overstated, Study Finds

Spotting vs. period: How to tell the difference

Paper Test Strip Could Help Heart Failure Patients Monitor Their Condition at Home

Prostate cancer surgery: Types and what to expect

Spider Venom Reengineered for Effective Delivery of Antibodies Into Cells

One cancer is linked to highest suicide risk

How Listening to Music in a Group Influences Depression

Mutant Genes Give Inspiration for New Heart-Disease Drugs

Palm-Size Device for Quick, Effective Treatment of Common Hearing Disorder

Suicide risk elevated among lung cancer patients

Short and Long Sleep, and Sleep Disturbances Associated With Increased Risk of Dementia and Lung Cancer

Drugmaker paying $33M over recalled nonprescription meds

Where Body Fat Is Carried Can Predict Cancer Risk

Chocolate may cut risk of irregular heartbeat by a fifth

Amazingly Flexible: Learning to Read in Your 30s Profoundly Transforms the Brain

Cannabis shows promise for rare seizure disorder

How Hand Amputation, Reattachment, Affects Brain: First-of-Its-Kind Study

Poor sleep is linked to higher death risk in those with heart issues


Tuesday, May 23, 2017


Omega-3 fatty acids weaken Listeria, study finds

Does Exercise Affect the Brain's Aging Process? New Research Aims to Find out

How does poor sleep affect our ability to learn? Study investigates

Carcinogenic Soot Particles from Petrol Engines

Listerine foot soak: Does it work?

Regular Chocolate Consumption May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Flutter

Alzheimer's disease: Family history may explain puzzling link to metabolic gene

Sleep Disorders Affect Men and Women Differently

Prostate cancer: Stages and outlook

Human-Induced Deforestation Is Causing an Increase in Malaria Cases

Radiation for prostate cancer: Types and side effects

Intensive Blood Pressure Can Reduce Risk of Harm to Heart Muscle

Six bars of chocolate a week could cut risk of common heart condition

RNA Molecule That Shields Breast Cancer Stem Cells from Immune System

Just one small glass of wine per day increases breast cancer risk

New Antibiotic Resistance Gene Found in Salmonella from Broiler Chickens

This social media site ranked worst for mental health

A Possible Alternative to Antibiotics

Chondroitin Sulfate as Good as Widely Used Anti-Inflammatory for Knee Osteoarthritis

DNA Vaccine Protects Against Toxic Proteins Linked to Alzheimer's

Rethinking Nutrition Labelling: Food Is Not Just the Sum of Its Nutrients

Zap! Graphene Is Bad News for Bacteria

Dietary Strategy to Address Obesity Uses Component in Red Chili

Probiotic Use Linked to Improved Symptoms of Depression


Monday, May 22, 2017


Moderate Drinking May Not Ward Off Heart Disease

Avoid fruit juice up to the age of 1 year, say the AAP

Hey Parents, Surprise, Fruit Juice Is Not Fruit

Older adults may not benefit from taking statins to prevent heart disease

Air Pollution May Disrupt Sleep

Ankylosing spondylitis: Progression and outlook

What does a yellow bruise on the breast mean?

Does moderate drinking really protect against heart disease?

Modified Experimental Vaccine Protects Monkeys from Deadly Malaria

Mood swings during menopause: Causes and treatments

Sleep Loss Affects Your Waistline

Smokers with low muscle mass may be likelier to die   

Aggressive treatment for sepsis can save lives

Five tips for treating bacterial vaginosis at home   

​Overweight kids face higher depression risk later

Weight loss surgery may cause alcohol addiction

Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak


Sunday, May 21, 2017


Loneliness may harm sleep quality for young adults

Can you be healthy and have obesity? Not really, says major study

Seven tips to get rid of vaginal odor

Menopause and anxiety: What is the link?

Hemiplegic migraines: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Sex after menopause: Side effects, tips, and treatments


Saturday, May 20, 2017


Oxytocin: The 'relationship crisis hormone'?

Does drinking change your personality? Not so much, study suggests

Sex after menopause: Side effects, tips, and treatments

Blood sugar chart: Target levels throughout the day

Lung nodules; Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Black cohosh for menopause: Uses and side effects