Personal Health

Friday, July 8, 2016


How mom's diet during pregnancy could affect disease inheritance

Was Mary Todd Lincoln Driven ‘Mad’ by a Vitamin Deficiency?

Medical marijuana linked to reduced prescription drug use 

Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation Effective for Treating Knee Cartilage Injuries

Acne sufferers have a new over-the-counter treatment option

An Epigenetic Mechanism Is Involved in Development of Autoinflammatory Diseases

Centenarians' extra years are mostly healthy ones

Exercise Training in Heart Failure: Shaping Your Proteins

Fight over life support for toddler who choked on popcorn

Exercise Improves Memory in Breast Cancer Survivors

Concussion leaves mark in brain's white matter 6 months after injury

Going to 'Wars' Against Cancer, Heart Disease

Stem cell research aims to put an end to root canals

Hamstring Injuries in Baseball May Be Preventable

Obesity may not keep body warm, mouse study finds

Ultrashort Cell-Free DNA Reveals Health of Organ Transplants

Leukemia drug study halted over deaths


Thursday, July 7, 2016


Pancreatic cancer: Study yields insight into effect of obesity

US Zika Infections During Pregnancy Climbs to 320, CDC Says

Almost half of highly rated sunscreens do not meet AAD guidelines

Gut Bacteria Are Different in People With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  

Mitochondria Are Exploited in Cancer for Tumor Cell Motility, Metastatic Competence

Viral hepatitis has become a leading global killer

Missing Link in Epigenetics Could Explain Conundrum of Disease Inheritance

Suicide Rate Among Veterans Has Risen Sharply Since 2001

Nanodomains of Reactive Oxygen Species Control Mitochondrial Energy Output

Alzheimer's risk may be detectable from age 18 with genetic scoring 

High Blood Pressure by Itself Is Not Necessarily an Emergency

Despite vaccine, these cancers are still on the rise 

X Marks the Spot: Imaging Study in Mice Sheds Light on How the Brain Draws a Map to a Destination

Depression strikes millions of teens each year 

Genetic Testing Can Help Deliver Precision Medicine to Men With Advanced Prostate Cancer

Smoking during pregnancy more common than experts thought

Mitochondrial Stress Induces Cancer-Related Metabolic Shifts

Gene test may one day predict Alzheimer's risk in young adults 

Brain Inflammation Linked to Depression in Multiple Sclerosis

What's behind the huge drop in ER deaths?

Effect of Cholesterol Medicine on Inflammatory Diseases Mapped

U.S. surgeons implant first dissolvable stent


Wednesday, July 6, 2016


Boosting Potency of Broccoli-Related Compound for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Flu shot in pregnancy may only protect infants for 8 weeks after birth

How Obesity Contributes To, Blocks Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer

The New Sex Abuse Scandal: 2,400 Doctors Implicated by Patients

Dopamine Receptor Blockade Seen as Cause for Antipsychotic Drug Side-Effects

Fainting: Serious or not? New screening tool helps doctors decide

Radiocarbon Dating Suggests Joint Cartilage Can't Renew

The Surprising Health Benefits of an Electric Bike

Blood Test to Detect DNA Fragments Shed from Colon Cancers Accurately Predicts Disease Recurrence

Understanding baby's first steps could improve spinal injury rehab

Small Molecule Keeps New Adult Neurons from Straying, May Be Tied to Schizophrenia

Confused About Quinoa and Nutrition? So Are Other Americans

Zinc Lozenges Help Most Patients Recover Earlier from the Common Cold

Personalized medicine: The way forward?

Moderate and Vigorous Exercise Have Comparable Effects on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 

Could a chemical in pot help protect against Alzheimer's?

Artificial Intelligence May Aid in Alzheimer's Diagnosis

U.S. Army partners with French pharma giant on Zika vaccine

Obese Preschoolers Have 60 Percent Higher Healthcare Costs Than Healthy Weight Children

Here's how to avoid the health risks of heat waves

For Kids With Asthma, Hospital Care Is Comparable for Medicaid and Non-Medicaid Patients

New Type of Rare Brittle-Bone Disease Discovered


Tuesday, July 5, 2016


Helpless to Prevent Cancer? Actually, Quite a Bit Is in Your Control

Many Elderly Are Prescribed Antihypertensive Medication Despite Having Low Blood Pressure

Pancreatic cancer survival could be increased with new treatment combo

Link Between Stress Hormone, Obesity in Depressed, Bipolar Patients

The Urgency in Fighting Childhood Obesity

Genetic Mutations Found Linked to Rare Cases of Multiple Bowel Tumors

Hospitals on alert for global emergence of deadly, drug-resistant yeast infection

Extra Fat Does Not Act as an Insulator

Forget the gym -- workout buffs hit national landmarks

More Calories Consumed from Subsidized Food Commodities Linked to Cardiometabolic Risks

Can eating more unsaturated fats lower risk of death?

Malaria Study Shows How Multiple Infections Make Disease Worse

iPhone update aims to encourage more organ donors

 Living Longer Associated With Living Healthier, Study of Centenarians Finds

Gut bacteria-based supplement reduces cravings for high-calorie foods

 Some Genetic Causes of ALS May Need an Epigenetic Trigger to Activate the Disease

Think these foods are "healthy"? Don't be so sure

 Enjoying Meals Prepared at Home: Short-Cut to Avoiding Diabetes?

Smoking cannabis with tobacco increases risk of dependence

Why Do Aged Muscles Heal Slowly?

Wild parsnip, giant hogweed: Toxic plants to watch out for

Increasing Number of US Adults Living With Congenital Heart Defects 

A clever way to get kids to eat their vegetables

Higher Consumption of Unsaturated Fats Linked With Lower Mortality Rates

Some California parents sue to stop child vaccine law

Parkinson's Disease Biomarker Found in Patient Urine Samples

Does pasta make you fat? Italian scientists weigh in


Monday, July 4, 2016


Acetaminophen use in pregnancy linked to autism, ADHD in offspring

Still No Strong Evidence That Adjunctive Treatment With Human Growth Hormone in IVF Improves Results

Rabies Test Strips Are Found to Be Unsatisfactory

Staph Risk Runs in Families, Especially Among Siblings

Walking meetings: A step in the right direction for office worker health

Study Investigates Whether It Is Safe for GPs to Prescribe Fewer Antibiotics

What Poison Ivy Has Against Us

 Vagus Nerve Stimulation Significantly Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Study Shows

Learning From Healthy Bears (You Mean We Should Hibernate?)

Genetically Engineered Mice Suggest New Model for How Alzheimer's Causes Dementia

 Junk Food Advertising Is Too Tempting for Children 

Intellectually disabled claim abuse, neglect in nursing homes

Engineers Design Programmable RNA Vaccines

5 things that don't mix well with cocktails and beer

Patient Complaint Procedures Leave Doctors Emotionally Distressed, Finds New Study