Personal Health


Friday, June 17, 2016


Blueberries' Health Benefits Better Than Many Perceive

Exercising 4 hours after learning boosts memory

Food Banks Take on a Contributor to Diabetes: Themselves

Specific gut bacteria reverse autism-like behavior in mice

Number of Zika-Positive Puerto Ricans Surprises Health Officials

Ovarian cancer: New imaging technique helps surgeons remove more of tumor

Did Infamous Tuskegee Study Cause Lasting Mistrust of Doctors Among Blacks?

Brains of teens with conduct disorder are different

High-fat diet in pregnancy can affect three future generations

Cognitive function worsened by dull and dirty workplaces

Overeating may cause more eating by cutting off fullness signal

New Imaging Method Reveals Nanoscale Details About DNA 

Sonogram shows couple is having a... baby car?

Scientists Discover Mechanism of Thalidomide

As many as 1 in 5 trauma victims may die needlessly

Potential Drug Target Identified for Zika, Similar Viruses

Antibiotics, C-sections may mess with baby gut health

New Mechanism Activates the Immune System Against Tumor Cells

Can't get your caffeine buzz on? This may be why...

New Research Paves Way for Improved Individual Treatment of Patients With Cancer

1 in 13 young U.S. adults considered suicide


Thursday, June 16, 2016


High-fat diet in pregnancy can affect three future generations

How Fat Becomes Lethal, Even Without Weight Gain

Parents Should Avoid Comments on a Child’s Weight

Exercise Can Help Adults Better Cope With ADHD Symptoms

A Few More Vegetables and a Little Less Meat May Reduce Diabetes Risk

Research May Point to New Ways to Deliver Drugs Into Bacteria

Links between autism and epilepsy deepen

Impaired Decision-Making May Contribute to Motor Symptoms in Parkinson's Disease

Rheumatoid arthritis patients experience long-term benefits with new drug

Natural Molecule Could Improve Parkinson's

Philly becomes first major U.S. city with soda tax

Unlocking Secrets of Immune System Could Help Combat Colitis

New weight-loss device makes some medical experts queasy

Statin Drugs Reduce Infection Risk in Stroke Patients, Report Suggests

Zika birth defects linked to certain trimesters

Lab-Grown Nerve Cells Make Heart Cells Throb

Skin cancer could be hiding where you'd never expect

Vitamin D May Not Be the Great Solution to Health Problems 

More options for colon cancer screening in new guidelines

Need to Remember Something? Exercise Four Hours Later!

A Single Species of Gut Bacteria Can Reverse Autism-Related Social Behavior in Mice

Cancer-Preventing Protein Finds Its Own Way in Our DNA

Researchers Find Potential Key to Preventing Heart Attacks, Strokes in Older Adults

Legions of Immune Cells in the Lung Keep Legionella at Bay

Cause of Heart Arrhythmia in Adult Muscular Dystrophy Clarified

Women's Long Work Hours Linked to Alarming Increases in Cancer, Heart Disease

Device for Irregular Heartbeat May Be More Cost-Effective Than Medication

Pregnant Women's High-Fat, High-Sugar Diets May Affect Future Generations

Innovative Device Allows 3-D Imaging of the Breast With Less Radiation


Wednesday, June 15, 2016


Impact of Antibiotic Treatment on Infant Gut Microbiome Revealed

Therapy dogs deployed to Orlando

Antibiotics Increase Availability of Nutrients in the Gut, Enabling Growth of Pathogens

Coffee May Protect Against Cancer, W.H.O. Concludes

Healthy Plant-Based Diet Linked With Substantially Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk 

Nursing home abuse common, but from an unlikely source

Predicting disease spread from animals improves with new model 

Gun violence research ban must be lifted, say doctors

Is Avocado Good for Diabetes?

How Exercise May Help the Brain Grow Stronger

Mechanism through which sleep improves memory uncovered

Piping Hot Drinks May Lead to Cancer of the Esophagus

How stress increases seizures for patients with epilepsy

Age, Obesity, Dopamine Appear to Influence Preference for Sweet Foods

Salt: How much is too much?

One-Third of Patients With Low Flow Aortic Stenosis Do Not Improve With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Research Finds

F.D.A. Warns Whole Foods on Failure to Address Food Safety Problems

Antidepressive Treatment During Pregnancy Can Affect Newborn Brain Activity

Experimental drug shows promise against deadly MRSA infections

Depressed, Out of Work? Study Suggests Skills to Help Land a Job

Face of the Future: Researchers First to Grow Living Bone That Replicates Original Anatomical Structure


Tuesday, June 14, 2016


Eat Whole Grains, Live Longer?

Starving Cancer Cells by Blocking Their Metabolism

Blood Pressure Medications Reduce Stroke, Heart Attack in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients

Middle-Aged More Likely to Be Diagnosed With Advanced Lung Cancer

Leftover painkillers get shared, raising risk

15 Minutes Daily Exercise May Be Reasonable Target in Older Adults

'Traffic-Light' and Numeric Calorie Labels Cut Calorie Consumption by 10 Percent

Chill Coffee Beans for a More Flavorsome Brew, Say Scientists

This man lived 555 days without a heart

Overcome Strength-Training Plateau With Accentuated Eccentric Loading

Zika's Potential Threat to World Blood Supply Deserves Study and Action

Antibiotics Against Severe Salmonella Infections in Africa Increasingly Ineffective

What long-term marijuana use may do to your brain

New Study Explains How Very Aggressive Cancer Cells Use Energy to Divide, Move

Regenerating Memory With Neural Stem Cells

Novel Portable Diagnostic Tool Pairs Optical and Gamma Imaging

Breast-feeding improves later-life heart health for preterm infants

CT-Based Calculations Improve Accuracy of PET for Cancer Patients

Pituitary Tissue Grown from Human Stem Cells Releases Hormones in Rats

Study Compares Effectiveness of Weight-Loss Drugs

Migraine as a Risk Marker for Stroke, Heart Attack

Bone Hormone Boosts Muscle Performance During Exercise but Declines With Age

Possible Missing Link Between Sleep and Improved Memory

Sleepiness and Fatigue Linked to Brain Atrophy in Cognitively Normal Elderly

Senior Moments Explained: Older Adults Have Weaker Clutter Control

Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?

Taking PDE5 Inhibitors for Erectile Dysfunction Unlikely to Increase Risk of Skin Cancer

New, Accurate Way to Measure Growth Factor Linked to Aging


Monday, June 13, 2016


Diet Soda and Diabetes: Things to Consider

A Common Enemy: Through Clinical Trials, Veterinarian Fights Cancer in Animals, Humans

Dizzy and Disoriented, With No Cure in Sight

Reclaiming the Immune System's Assault on Tumors

Cholera vaccine for travelers gains FDA approval 

Breastfeeding, Antibiotics Before Weaning and BMI in Later Childhood

Teen survey adds fuel to e-cigarette debate

Military Members With PTSD/depression Can Be Treated Successfully in Primary Care Settings

Novel blood test could diagnose diseases with no known antigens

  Proper Maternal Folate Level May Reduce Child Obesity Risk

New sleep guidelines for babies, kids and teens

Study Suggests Another Look at Common Treatments for Hemophilia

Late sleepers have a poorer diet

Stroke Damages Blood-Spinal Cord Barrier, Researchers Find

Sleep apnea symptoms eased with implantable stimulation device

Experimental Antibiotic Treats Deadly MRSA Infection

Household Air Pollution Linked to Higher Risk of Heart Attacks, Early Death


Sunday, June 12, 2016


Sports practice accounts for just 18 percent of differences in performance

Keeping fit in midlife lowers stroke risk


Saturday, June 11, 2016


How to protect your skin this summer

Older Americans With Diabetes Living Longer Without Disability, US Study Shows

Explosive blast survivors display unique neural damage

Eye Study Underscores the Long-Lasting Benefits of Controlling Diabetes