Personal Health


Friday, June 24, 2016


Cancer breakthrough? Novel insight into metastasis could offer new treatments

In Mice, Daughters of Overweight Dads Have Altered Breast Tissue, Higher Cancer Risk

Scientists offer new view on origins of Parkinson's disease

New Doubts on Zika as Cause of Microcephaly

Bug Spray Hacks: How to Avoid the Summer Bite

Primary Care Visits Result in More Colon Cancer Screening, Better Followups

Memory improved by protein released in response to running

Beneficial Bacteria May Protect Breasts from Cancer

Virtual heart reveals new clues to heart failure

Regenerative Medicine Offering New Treatment for Bronchopleural Fistulas

Study characterizes older adults who may need help managing medications

People With Low Birthweight Due to Genetic Factors Are More Likely to Develop Type 2 Diabetes

New Cancer Immunotherapy Drugs Linked to Arthritis in Some Patients

Scientists Discover Unsuspected Bacterial Link to Bile Duct Cancer

Common Chemical Highly Toxic to Blood Cell Precursors

3-Dimensional Prostate Model Created

3-D-Printed Kidney Helps Doctors Save Woman's Organ During Complicated Tumor Removal


Thursday, June 23, 2016


Discovery of an Epigenetic Regulator of Tumorigenesis Suggests New Strategies Against Lethal Forms of Breast Cancer

Could hops extract reduce risk of breast cancer?

New Findings Challenge Current View on Origins of Parkinson's Disease

Why Do We Inherit Mitochondrial DNA Only From Our Mothers?

Mycobacterium in Olive Oil for Cancer Treatment

Huntington's risk genes '10 times more common than previously thought'

Do You Know What You're Smoking? Research Suggests That You Don't

Everything You Need to Know About 'Foreign Accent Syndrome'

Dengue Virus Exposure May Amplify Zika Infection

New head-scanning ultrasound technology could help diagnose brain injuries 

Novel Gene-Hunting Method Implicates New Culprit in Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers Discover How Faulty Genetic Instructions Drive a Deadly Blood Cancer in Adults

Growing market for smart gadgets to improve sleep

Getting to the Heart of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

HIV entry mechanism into immune cell nucleus revealed

 Scientists Reveal Single-Neuron Gene Landscape of the Human Brain

Not Only Trauma but Also the Reversal of Trauma Is Inherited

Heroin use in U.S. reaches "alarming" high

Precise Control of Brain Circuit Alters Mood 

Best bug sprays for fighting Zika

Could Wearable Biosensors Become Part of Drug Rehab Programs?

Scientists Streamline Synthesis of Potential Cancer Drug

Crisis in the Treatment of Osteoporosis

 An Effective but Painful Treatment

"Ouchless" flu spray fails, panel urges shot instead

The Silencer: Study Reveals How a Cancer Gene Promotes Tumor Growth

Heart attack death increased by more than 50 percent for diabetes patients

Broccoli Sprout Extract May Protect Against Oral Cancer Recurrence

Could a smartphone app help a heart attack victim?


Wednesday, June 22, 2016


More Reasons to Eat Your Broccoli

Heart disease seen as a man's issue by many male doctors

Hibernation Study Yields Insights About Organ Protection

Teen Dies After Contracting Brain-Eating Amoeba

Is 'When We Eat' as Important as 'What We Eat'?

Grub's up! How eating insects could benefit health

Landmark Study Gives Clearest Picture of Genetic Causes of Bowel Cancer

Lab-Grown Bones Successfully Implanted in Pigs

Hey! You Stole My Food!: Abnormal Eating Behaviors in Frontotemporal Dementia

Donor blood test may be holding back heart transplantation

Diabetes Raises Risk of Heart Attack Death by 50 Percent

Doctors issue unusual warning on smartphones and blindness

Childhood Antibiotic Treatments Reduce Diversity, Stability of Intestinal Microbiota

What is the Best Milk for People with Diabetes?

Absence of a Single Protein Spurs Muscle Aging in Mice

A Cautionary Tale of ‘Stem Cell Tourism’ 

Hip Implants: Metal Wear Impairs Bone-Forming Cells' Function

Exclusive breast-feeding lowers risks of conduct disorders in children

New Heart Failure Therapy Could Prevent Substantial Number of Deaths, Study Finds

10 pregnant women in Dallas show signs of Zika virus

New Targeted Drug Effectively Dissolves Blood Clots, Has Fewer Side Effects

More Americans eating healthily, but disparities remain

Understanding How Chemical Changes in the Brain Affect Alzheimer's Disease

Smoking May Damage Sperm

Canada Spends Over $400 Million on Medicine That Harms Seniors

Rates of Nonmedical Prescription Opioid Use, Opioid Use Disorder Double in 10 Years

Revealed: New Insights on Causes of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young

For transgender patients, health care system falls short

Get a Clue: Biochemist Studies Fruit Fly to Understand Parkinson's Disease, Muscle Wasting

Cancer Is Contagious Among Clams. What About Us?

New Knowledge About DNA Repair Can Be Turned Into Cancer Inhibitors

Kansas dad gets head tattoo to match son's cancer scar

Has Breast MRI Been Performed Upside Down?

A-Fib Is More Dangerous for Blacks Than Whites

 New Clues to COPD Linked to Proteostasis Imbalance Caused by Cigarette Smoke

Meet the humans with microchips implanted in them

Memory Loss Caused by West Nile Virus Explained


Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Heart attack risk is lower when immune system is more robust

Some Plant-Based Therapies Associated With Modest Improvement in Menopausal Symptoms

Alzheimer’s Disease as an Adventure in Wonderland

New Link Found Between Diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease

Brain tumor risk linked to high education level

Pollen Allergies Have Increased Among Swedish Adults

After Orlando Shooting, First Responders Grapple With Psychological Toll

Existing Diabetes Drug Shows Effectiveness Against Chronic Liver Disease

Breast cancer: Existing drug shows promise for prevention in high-risk women

Core Proteins Exert Control Over DNA Function

Can memory loss in Alzheimer's patients be reversed?

Highly Efficient Agent Against Wilson Disease

Pediatricians call for stricter regulations to prevent lead poisoning in children

Itchy Inflammation of Mosquito Bites Helps Viruses Replicate 

Blame the parents? Child tragedies reveal empathy decline

Male General Practitioners More Likely to Consider Heart Disease a 'Man’s Issue'

Study linking education, brain tumors raises questions

Improvement Seen in US Diet

How to Survive a Heat Wave

Fossil Fuel Combustion Endangers Children's Health in Two Significant Ways: Scientist Reviews the Evidence

Google plays doctor by identifying your medical symptoms

Nearly 10 Million Adults Found to Be Severely Nearsighted in the United States

C.D.C. and States Ponder Plans to Keep Ahead of Zika

Insulin-Sensitive Fat Leads to Obesity

Mice Fed More Fiber Have Less Severe Food Allergies

Overweight, Obese Type 2 Patients Show Improvements With Structured Nutrition Therapy

Scientists Use CRISPR to Discover Zika, Dengue Weaknesses

New View of Brain Development: Striking Differences Between Adult and Newborn Mouse Brain

Improving Key Diagnostic Measures for Gastrointestinal Disorders

New Model Predicts Complication Risks in Surgery for Spinal Cord Compression


Monday, June 20, 2016


Many Sports-Related Concussions May Go Untreated in Children, Study Finds

Breast cancer diagnosis improves with help from artificial intelligence

Sweet! Electrical trick may lead to less fat in chocolate

The Healing Powers of Music: Mozart and Strauss for Treating Hypertension

Memory loss in early Alzheimer's reversed with personalized treatment plan

When Suppressing Immunity Is a Good Thing 

More American men diagnosed with Parkinson's

Blood Test Shows Promise in Gauging Severity of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Regular exercise may help muscle repair in older adults

High Blood Sugar Could Mean Lower Risk of One Type of Brain Tumor

Health officials worry about Zika threat from neighbors

Immune System Linked to Lower Heart Attack Risk, Suggests Study

Stress reduced with art-making, regardless of skill level 

Cannabis Use During Pregnancy May Affect Brain Development in Offspring: Thicker Prefrontal Cortex

Debating the science of legal medical marijuana

E-Cigarette Use Can Alter Hundreds of Genes Involved in Airway Immune Defense

Could restoring electrical signals help heal diabetic wounds?

Silencing of Gene Affects People's Social Lives


Sunday, June 19, 2016


Food pathogen detection via handheld 'nanoflower' biosensor

Obesity linked to abnormal reward response to sugary foods


Saturday, June 18, 2016


Aircraft noise may cause hypertension and organ damage