Personal Health 


Friday, June 9, 2017


Radiation Therapy Vital to Treating Brain Tumors, but It Exacts a Toll

Children shorter if they drink non-cow's milk, study suggests

New Study Design Holds Promise for Drug Safety Research

Pregnancy after 35: What are the risks?

Heroin's Use Rising, Costing Society More Than $51 Billion

Binge drinking in teens may raise women's blood glucose in later life

Infants Born Preterm May Lack Key Lung Cells Later in Life

Congestive heart failure: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

Space-Traveling Flatworms Help Scientists Enhance Understanding of Regenerative Health

Ulcerative colitis: Defining and treating pain

Could Removal of Aging Cells Extend Human Life?

Just a little alcohol during pregnancy may alter baby's facial features

Stomatitis: Types, causes, and treatment

CDC expecting severe tick season amid tick-borne disease "epidemic"

How do we override sleepiness? Brain region identified

Babies who sleep alone by 4 months may sleep longer, study finds 

Obesity gaining on smoking in cancer death risk

 Could GRAPES do wonders for your teeth? Seeds from juicy fruit are hailed as a new weapon in the fight against tooth decay


Thursday, June 8, 2017


Brain scans differentiate two types of empathy

Low-fat dairy intake may raise Parkinson's risk

Ulcerative colitis diet: Foods to choose and avoid

Drinking coffee and tea may prevent liver disease

FDA asks drugmaker to remove opioid painkiller from the market

Can you be allergic to coffee?

Toddler dies after tick bite leads to organ failure

Diabetes and yeast infections: What you need to know

Family warns of "dry drowning" after 4-year-old dies

Zika birth defects in US territories similar to other places

How exercise cheaters hack their Fitbits

Type of natural sugar may prevent arteries from clogging

"Butt lift" doctor ordered to stop doing surgery after woman's death

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

Diabetes drugs linked to rare but deadly complication

Developing Fetuses React to Face-Like Shapes from the Womb


Wednesday, June 7, 2017


Researchers Identify Gene That May Play a Central Role in Heart Disease

Shutting down part of our brain can make us more creative

Excessive Exercise May Damage the Gut

The 10 best sleep apps

Can Pain Increase the Risk of Dying Early?

Three types of ADHD: What are the differences?

What Causes Women to Stop Breastfeeding Early?

Moderate alcohol consumption linked to brain decline

Possible Explanation for Unparalleled Spread of Ebola Virus Discovered 

Pregnancy after breast cancer study may ease worries

Higher Alcohol Consumption Leads to Greater Loss of Muscle Tissue in Postmenopausal Women

Vaginal pimples: Causes, treatment, and prevention

Type of Sugar May Treat Atherosclerosis, Mouse Study Shows 

Pot pizza now offered at medical marijuana dispensary

Running Multiple Marathons Does Not Increase Risk of Atherosclerosis

Can you be allergic to sugar?

Macular Degeneration: Drusen as Promising Biomarkers for Progression of the Disease 

"Social jet lag" may take a toll on your health

Red Onions Pack a Cancer-Fighting Punch, Study Reveals

Cannabinoids and chemotherapy in combination kill cancer cells

 Many Good Years After Heart Bypass Surgery, but Something Happens After Ten Years

Heart disease advances haven't reached America's poor

Prebiotics Reduce Body Fat in Overweight Children

What to know about the ketogenic diet

Scientists Improve People's Creativity Through Electrical Brain Stimulation

"Growing" concern about non-cow's milk for kid

Retinal Cells 'Go With the Flow' to Assess Own Motion Through Space


Tuesday, June 6, 2017


Stem Cells May Be the Key to Staying Strong in Old Age

Newly discovered micro-gene may protect against epilepsy

Take a Coffee or Tea Break to Protect Your Liver

Listeria infection could be prevented with gut bacteria, study finds

Gut Bacteria Could Protect Cancer Patients and Pregnant Women from Listeria

Vasomotor symptoms of menopause: Treatment and management

New Surgical Techniques Help Save Patients from Life-Threatening Heart Condition

Marijuana for menstrual cramps? One state considers it

Dogs Help in Breast Carcinoma Research

Later meal times can promote weight gain and upset metabolism

Waist-to-Height Ratio More Accurate Than BMI in Identifying Obesity, New Study Shows

Could white bread be better for some people?

New Possible Target for Cancer Treatment

Crohn's disease vs. ulcerative colitis: What is the difference?

Memory Loss and Other Cognitive Decline Linked to Blood Vessel Disease in the Brain

Color-changing tattoos aim to monitor health stats

Drinking Diet Beverages During Pregnancy Linked to Child Obesity, Study Suggests

Ulcerative colitis: Do probiotics help?

Study Could Help Explain Link Between Seizures and Psychiatric Disorders

Man dies after flesh-eating bacteria infects new tattoo

How Neurons Use Crowdsourcing to Make Decisions

Cannabis does relieve stress, but only at low doses

Neurodegenerative Disease Mechanism and Potential Drug Identified

Study sheds light on prostate cancer racial disparity

Encouraging Results from Combination Therapy in Hodgkin Lymphoma

Even moderate drinking might hurt your brain

Are Friends Better for Us Than Family?

Global Warming May Cause Spike in Asthma, Allergy Symptoms

How Killer Cells Take out Tumors

New Pediatric Protocol Reduces Missed Sepsis Diagnoses by 76 Percent


Monday, June 5, 2017


Micro-Gene Protects Brain from Developing Epilepsy

Going to bed later on weekends may harm your health

Time to Initiating Cancer Therapy Is Increasing, Associated With Worsening Survival

Baldness: How close are we to a cure?

Battery-Less Pacemaker: Researchers Test Microwave-Powered Device

Extensor tendonitis: Causes, recovery, and prevention

Diabetes Drug Prevents Stiffening of Heart Muscle in Obese Mouse Model

Chocolate allergy vs. chocolate sensitivity: Triggers and symptoms

Children of Separated Parents Not on Speaking Terms More Likely to Develop Colds as Adults

Type 2 diabetes: New biopolymer injection may offer weeks of glucose control

Higher Gut Bacteria Diversity Tied to Slower Metastatic Melanoma Progression 

Texas lawmakers fail to act on pregnancy deaths

Brain cancer could be prevented with olive oil compound

First-of-Its-Kind Test for HDL Cholesterol Function Could Transform the Way Healthcare Providers Predict Your Risk for Heart Disease

Is Cirrhosis Associated With Increased Risk of Stroke?

Brain Development and Aging

Injectable Solution May Provide Weeks of Glucose Control

Blood cancer treatment called "revolutionary"

Rate of Mastectomies Decreases With Adoption of Breast Tumor Margin Guidelines, Study Finds

Research in Bloodless Worms Reveals How Organs Communicate Status of Life-Giving Heme

Kiwi allergy: What you need to know

Drugs score big wins against lung, prostate, breast cancers

Cannabinoids Used in Sequence With Chemotherapy Are a More Effective Treatment for Cancer, Say Experts

Cannabis-derived compound may help treat schizophrenia

Antibiotic Overuse in Children Could Be Reduced With Improved Communication

Babies who sleep alone by 4 months may sleep longer, study finds

Sleep Regularity Is Important for the Happiness and Well-Being of College Students

Patient mortality could be predicted through computer analysis of organs

Increasing Susceptibility of Staphylococcus Aureus in the United States

Backyard chickens are blamed for salmonella outbreaks. Do not snuggle with them, CDC says.

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Ready-to-Eat Foods


Sunday, June 4, 2017


Do Americans regret one-night stands? Study investigate

Chronic pain after C-section may be reduced by breast-feeding

Ten essential menopause facts

Bronchitis: Is it contagious?

Low Testosterone After Testicular Cancer Is Common, Linked to Chronic Health Problems


Saturday, June 3, 2017


Laughter releases 'feel good hormones' to promote social bonding

Facial recognition not as complex as previously thought

Tuberculosis skin test: What to expect

FSH levels: Testing for menopause and fertility

Ulcerative colitis: Natural remedies for managing symptoms