Personal Health



Friday, June 2, 2017


Dairy Products a Good Dietary Source of Some Types of Vitamin K

Exposure to heavy metals may increase risk of autism

Are Soft Contact Lenses Safe for Children? Risks Seem No Higher Than in Adults

Six ways your pet can boost health and well-being

Questions over dog flu vaccine as virus spreads in Florida

TB bacterium may suppress immune system to spread disease

3 require liver transplants after eating "death cap" mushrooms

Armpit pain: Common causes and treatment

Surprising finding runs counter to FDA guidelines on hand-washing

Acute heart failure: What you need to know

Keeping backyard chickens comes with a health risk

Timing Meals Later at Night Can Cause Weight Gain and Impair Fat Metabolism

Chronic nerve pain: Sensory neurons switch roles to transmit pain signals

Tumor Induction from a Distance

Congo health minister says Ebola outbreak under control

Bone Loss Is Another Hidden Pathology Caused by Malaria Infection

Buckle fractures: Risk factors and recovery

Mice Will Help Reveal the Roles of Human Brown Fat

How climate change and air pollution can affect your health

Bacteria Used as Factories to Produce Cancer Drugs


Thursday, June 1, 2017


Exposure to Specific Toxins and Nutrients During Late Pregnancy and Early Life Correlate With Autism Risk

What time we eat affects our biological clock, study finds

Gut Microbiota Plays a Key Role in Treatment With Classic Diabetes Medication

Scientists develop noninvasive approach to electrical deep brain stimulation

The 10 best fitness apps

Drinking tea may alter women's gene expression

Honey vs. sugar: Is honey really better for you?

Bitter melon and diabetes: How does it affect blood sugar levels?

Foreign doctors filling shortages, communities who need them uncertain amid visa changes

Opioid epidemicís unlikely, little-known spark

Can turmeric help manage diabetes? What the evidence says

Phagocytes in the Brain: Good or Bad?

Report reveals how many Americans have food allergies

Almost a Quarter of Adolescents in Austria Are Currently Suffering from a Mental Health Problem

Ohio's lieutenant governor reveals sons' opioid addictions

Common Acne Medication Offers New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Health hazards of pee in the pool

Puberty Hormones Trigger Changes in Youthful Learning

How does the body process pain? Study sheds new light

New Insights Into How the Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

MS-related brain changes may affect social skills

Common Class of Chemicals Cause Cancer by Breaking Down DNA Repair Mechanisms

US officials OK option for men with HIV to father children

Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy Not Associated With Neonatal Problems at 2-4 Weeks

Addiction risk high at elite schools, study finds

Where to Look for New Treatments for Alcoholism? The Matrix

What time we eat affects our biological clock, study finds

Artificial Intelligence Predicts Patient Lifespans


Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Obesity Can Lead to More Severe Hot Flashes and Other Menopause Symptoms

Doctors worried about increased marijuana use in pregnant women

Tea Consumption Leads to Epigenetic Changes in Women

Skin aging could be delayed with a common antioxidant

Infection With Seasonal Flu May Increase Risk of Developing Parkinson's Disease

Handwashing with cold water just as good as hot water for killing bacteria

Small Molecule Prevents Blood Clots Without Increasing Bleeding Risk

Foods to avoid for people with diabetes

New Prostate Cancer Technology Improves Biopsy Accuracy

Early menopause: What you need to know

Making Glaucoma Treatment Even Easier With Sustained Release Medication

Aging does not necessarily preclude healthy arteries

Hard Data on Food Allergies

TMJ disorders: Causes, symptoms, and relief

Discovery in Fight Against Bowel Cancer

Home remedies for bronchitis: What works best?

Researchers Listen to Zebrafish to Understand Human Hearing Loss

Ketamine may not reduce post-surgery pain, delirium ††

Modern Data Suggests Midlife-Crisis Risk of Suicide in Peopleís Late 40s

Popular skin cancer treatment not right for all patients

Visual Recognition Memory Impaired After Multiple Exposures to Anesthesia During Infancy

Herpetic whitlow: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Metabolic Enzyme Fuels Molecular Machinery of Memory

The danger for kids who know snack food brand names

Partial Meltdown at TMI Tied to Thyroid Cancers?

Vasopressin: Water management and the biological clock

Oxytocin Reduces Cravings for Methamphetamine

Signs a child is drowning can be easy to miss

New Tech Promises Easier Cervical Cancer Screening

Ankylosing spondylitis: Pictures, early signs, and progression

Lower Targets for Systolic Blood Pressure Suggested by Study

Breast surgeon who maimed patients gets 15 years

Young Adult Substance Abuse Down 42 Percent Among PROSPER Program Participants

Study: New taxes could fund universal California health care

Game Changing Strategy for Pain Relief Developed

In "landmark" study, breast cancer drug extends lives

Making Prosthetic Limbs Feel More Natural

Detecting Alzheimer's Disease Before Symptoms Emerge

Peek Into Your Genes: NASA One-Year Mission Investigators Identify Links to Vision Problems

Strokes May Cause Increased Preference for Alcohol, Research Suggests

Brain's Immune Cells Linked to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Schizophrenia


Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Teen graduates high school after beating leukemia twice

Tactile Feedback Adds 'Muscle Sense' to Prosthetic Hand

Stress in late pregnancy may fuel binge eating in female offspring

Prenatal Stress Predisposes Female Mice to Binge Eating

FDA approves expanded uses for immunotherapy

Drinking coffee daily may halve liver cancer risk

Mosquitoes Infected With Virus-Suppressing Bacteria Could Help Control Dengue Fever

Can you drink distilled water safely?

Household Chemicals May Impair Thyroid in Young Girls

Heart palpitations and menopause: What you need to know

Common Antioxidant Could Slow Symptoms of Aging in Human Skin

Eyesight continues to develop until your 40s, new study finds

Cigarette Damage to Unborn Children Revealed in Stem Cell Study

What causes stomach pain at night?

Not Such a 'Simple' Sugar: Glucose May Help Fight Cancer and Inflammatory Disease

Leukoplakia: Symptoms, causes, and prevention

Opioid Abuse Following Urologic Surgery Documented

Reliving Communist past helps East German dementia patients

Lawn Mower Injuries Send 13 Children to the Emergency Department Every Day

New test detects latent HIV more accurately, moves closer to cure

Childhood Obesity Causes Lasting Damage to the Body

Suicides and fatal poisonings increase as cause of child deaths, CDC says

How Circadian Clocks Communicate With Each Other

How do dreams affect brain disorders?

There's More to This Exercise Program for Older Adults Than Bicep Curls

Childhood obesity treatment as effective for parents without the child, study finds

Does Stress Lead to Lengthier Periods of Sick Leave?

New Hope for Multiple Cancers With Pembrolizumab Combination Therapies

Understanding T Cell Activation Could Lead to New Vaccines

Emergency Room Patients Routinely Overcharged, Study Finds

Diabetes Linked to Bacteria Invading the Colon

Understanding Proteins and Their Impact on Immune System

Older Mothers Have Higher Rates of Severe Complications in Childbirth


Monday, May 29, 2017


Some Heart Attack Patients May Not Benefit from Beta Blockers

No motivation to exercise? Focus less on intensity, and more on happiness

New Biomarkers Predict Accelerated Diabetic Eye Disease

Bouldering may help to treat depression

Seeing Life in Fast-Forward: Visual Brain Predicts Future Events Based on Past Experience

Copper Hydroxide Nanoparticles Provide Protection Against Toxic Oxygen Radicals in Cigarette Smoke

Surgical menopause: Effects, risks, and outlook

"Smartphone thumb" is plaguing more people, doctors say

World No Smoking Day: Increasing the Price of Tobacco by 5% Reduces Consumption by 3.5%

Doctor: After 20-foot fall, man "brought back from the dead"

Kidney Transplantation: New Strategies for Longer Organ Preservation

Five benefits of hot stone massage therapy

Legalizing Marijuana Will Harm Health of Youth in Canada, Study Shows

Injured Afghanistan vet undergoes experimental amputation

Increase in Premature Deaths in Australian Nursing Homes

Do children act out because parents check their smartphones too often?

Remembrance of Things Past: Bacterial Memory of Gut Inflammation

Ebola vaccine provides protection against deadly disease

Toward an HIV Cure: Team Develops Test to Detect Hidden Virus


Sunday, May 28, 2017


Skin-sparing mastectomy: Benefits and options

Obesity Can Cause Cardiovascular Ill-Health, Even in the Young

Phyllodes tumors: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

New Genomic Analysis Promises Benefit in Female Urinary Incontinence

Can people with type 2 diabetes eat honey?

Identical twins have identical vision, down to the smallest detail

Weight loss after gallbladder removal: Causes and how to manage it


Saturday, May 27, 2017


Why does dieting not work? Study sheds light

Open-Access Genetic Screening for Hereditary Breast Cancer Is Feasible, Effective

Pain in left arm: Possible causes, other symptoms, and treatment

Eczema herpeticum: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction: What to expect

Fathers more responsive to toddler daughters than sons