Personal Health



Friday, June 16, 2017


Plant compound 'much more effective' than traditional anti-HIV drug

New Blood Test Detects Stroke and Heart Attack Risk in Lupus Patients With No CVD Symptoms

Heart failure: Stem cell therapy may worsen heart damage

Why Is One Twin Smaller Than the Other? Answer Could Lie in the Placenta

Reye's syndrome: What you need to know

Sunless tanning chemical

Hair dyes, relaxers tied to raised breast cancer risk

Teen suicide: Risk factors, warning signs and prevention

Atypical pneumonia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment   

California toddler dies after dental procedure, family says

What happens after you quit smoking: A timeline  

Consumer Reports says liquid laundry detergent packets pose risk for people with dementia

Scientists find seven genes for insomnia

Novel Approach May Improve Valve Function in Some Patients

Nevada forces drugmakers to reveal insulin pricing, profits

Increase in Ciguatera Fish Poisoning Cases in Europe

Tic disorders: Causes, types, and diagnosis

Study Casts Doubt About Link Between Eczema, Cardiovascular Disease


Thursday, June 15, 2017


Eating french fries may double the risk of early death

The 10 best cancer blogs

Ingrown hair: Treatment and prevention

Metabolic syndrome: An hour of resistance training per week may cut risk

Drug allergies: What you need to know

Eight home remedies for a yeast infection

Horseback riding may help stroke recovery

Statins may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease

Drastic shift in teen vaping trend

Can diabetic neuropathy be reversed?

8 in 10 Indonesian Children Has Been Infected With Dengue

Teen shows off dance moves after heart transplant

Cardiac Stem Cells from Heart Disease Patients May Be Harmful

Broccoli sprout extract may help to treat type 2 diabetes

Physical Activity Within Physical Education: Time for a Rethink?

Fever during pregnancy linked to autism risk

New Antibiotic Effective Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria

FDA approves new, cheaper rival to EpiPen allergy shot


Wednesday, June 14, 2017


Daily aspirin bleeding risk may increase with age

Could lack of vitamin A be a cause of diabetes?

Study finds BPA still in many canned foods

Déjà vu: Re-experiencing the unexperienced

FDA delays overhaul of nutrition labels

Epilepsy and natural treatments: Can they help?

After 20 years of darkness, bionic eye helps man see

Could Broccoli Be a Secret Weapon Against Diabetes?

Vegetarian diet more effective for weight loss and metabolism

Surprising New Link Between Inflammation and Mental Illness

Parents convicted in son's death linked to alternative diet

Cancer Treatment During Childhood Linked to Cognitive Problems Later in Life

Six sciatica stretches for pain relief

Loss of Estrogen a Risk Factor for Disc Degeneration and Lower Back Pain

Essential oils and menopause: Can they help?

One in Five Hospitalized Adults Suffer Side Effects from Prescribed Antibiotics

Periodic limb movement disorder: Symptoms and treatment

Want to Feel Stronger and Thinner? Get Some Exercise

Does the sound of airplanes raise blood pressure risk? A new study investiga

Cellular Aging and Cancer Development: New Insight

2 polio outbreaks in Congo, World Health Organization says

Experimental Cancer Drug Shows Promise

Drinking During Adolescence Can Alter Brain Cell Nerve Growth


Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Autism Risk Linked to Fever During Pregnancy

How a small molecule can induce UV-free tanning

Shape, Size of DNA Lesions Caused by Toxic Agents Affects Repair of DNA

Combining vitamin C with antibiotics destroys cancer stem cells

Concussion Effects Detailed on Microscopic Level

Female genital sores: Causes and diagnosis

Fever in pregnancy tied to higher risk of autism

Surgeons separate twin girls joined at the head

How to clean your retainer: Eight helpful tips

Could a drone help save a life faster than an ambulance?

What causes white spots on the tonsils?

Do you know how to spot a bedbug?

Arthritis drug could cure severe heart condition

Single Dual Time-Point PET Scan Identifies Dual Alzheimer's Biomarkers 

Texas firefighters first to carry drugs to combat sepsis

The Role of Vitamin A in Diabetes

Diabetes drug found to reduce heart and kidney disease risk

Loneliness Contributes to Self-Centeredness for Sake of Self-Preservation

Child organ donor's death under investigation

New Approach to Destroying Deadly Brain Tumors

Philadelphia hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins

Scientists Make First Crystal Model of Under-Diagnosed Autoimmune Disease

Legionnaire's disease traced to 2 Florida gyms

Pregnancy Problems Not Necessarily Tied to Zika Viral Load or Dengue Fever

Potato allergy: Risk factors and symptoms 

How a Cancer Gene Protects Genome Organization

One in 10 people on Earth is obese, report finds

Donor Microbes Persist Two Years After Fecal Transplant to Treat C. Difficile Infection


Monday, June 12, 2017


Cigarette Smoking's Damage Hits Your DNA

Study reveals neurological mechanism in concussions

Metastatic Breast Cancer Cells Use Hedgehog to 'Evilize' Docile Neighbors

Testicular cancer: Genetic test steps closer

Artificial Cartilage Under Tension as Strong as Natural Material

Allergic and asthmatic bronchitis: Causes and treatments

Western Diet Increases Alzheimer's Pathology in Genetically Predisposed Mice

Excess weight may reduce early death risk for older adults with diabetes   

A clever way to get people to eat more vegetables

Eye stroke: Symptoms, risks, and treatment

Black widow spider bite sends girl to hospital

Lung biopsy procedure: What to expect

Reassuring news for parents of preemies

Babies recognize face-like patterns before birth

PET Imaging of Atherosclerosis Reveals Risk of Plaque Rupture

15-year-old dances after heart transplant

Fasting Glucose as a Marker for Greater Weight Loss on a High-Fiber, Low-Glycemic Diet

Aspirin may cut breast cancer risk for women with diabetes

Short Duration of Breastfeeding and Maternal Obesity Linked to Fatty Liver in Adolescents

"I got lucky": Man survives coma after a tick bite

Relationship Between Pain and Opioid Abuse Examined

Burden of Physical Health Conditions Linked to Increased Risk of Suicide

Epigenetic Changes at Birth Could Explain Later Behavior Problems

Vitamin C and Antibiotics: A New One-Two 'Punch' for Knocking-out Cancer Stem Cells.

Vegetarian Diets Almost Twice as Effective in Reducing Body Weight, Study Finds

Drug Lowers Levels of Biomarker Linked to ALS

Is Educational Attainment Associated With Lifetime Risk of Cardiovascular Disease?

Proteins Which Suppress the Growth of Breast Cancer Tumors Discovered

Low Levels of Vitamin A May Fuel TB Risk

Healthy Diet? That Depends on Your Genes

Underweight Female Runners More Likely to Get Stress Fractures

Ontarians Still Skeptical of Flu Shot


Sunday, June 11, 2017


Jaw exercises for TMJ pain

Legionnaires' bacteria found at New York police precinct

Menopause: Do vitamins help?

Type 2 diabetes: Blood glucose testing of little value to some patients

Snake venom could lead to safer blood clot prevention


Saturday, June 10, 2017


Is the Finger-Stick Blood Test Necessary for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment?

Ulcerative colitis flares: Managing and easing symptoms

Toxicants Linked to Lipid Metabolism

Best exercises and postures for ankylosing spondylitis

FDA issues nationwide recall for birth control pill

How to enjoy eating alone: Look in a mirror

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

Exercising with bronchitis: Is it safe?

Potential Mechanism for BCG Vaccine Reversal of Type 1 Diabetes