Personal Health


Friday, July 21, 2017


Rush Hour Pollution May Be More Dangerous Than You Think

Cause of schizophrenia found in a type of brain cell

How Physical Exercise Prevents Dementia

Acupuncture is effective for relieving period pain

Why Sugary Drinks and Protein-Rich Meals Don't Go Well Together

How to stop breast-feeding: Nine tips for weaning

Causes of Severe Antisocial Behavior May Differ for Boys and Girls

Small cell lung cancer: Cause of treatment resistance discovered

Sleep Disorders May Increase Cognitive Problems Particularly in Those at Risk for Alzheimer's

Herpangina: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Patients Can Expect to Stay Active, Enjoy High Quality of Life 10 Years After ACL Surgery

Sesamoiditis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

On the Path to Vitamin A in Rice

Schizophrenia breakthrough: Halting protein degradation is key

Depression Changes Structure of the Brain, Study Suggests

Curly or straight: What determines hair shape? ††

Oxygen therapy revives brain of toddler who almost drowned

Heart failure risk may be affected by weight gain ††

Athlete overcomes paralysis to race, coach again

Sarcopenia: Causes, symptoms, and management ††

Nurse who was stabbed at hospital speaks out

Working abroad as a doctor: What to know before you go

Native Hawaiians not very healthy, first national study says


Thursday, July 20, 2017


Shooting the Achilles Heel of Nervous System Cancers

Dementia: Nonmedical approaches are effective

Gene Variant Increases Risk for Depression, Study Finds

The 10 best breast cancer blogs

Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Linked to Autism in Children

Polymyalgia rheumatica: Causes, symptoms, and management

Links Between Meal Frequency and BMI Found by Research

Why are scientists redefining Alzheimer's disease?

Risk Factors Identified for Elbow and Shoulder Injuries in Professional Baseball Pitchers

Natural cannabinoids from omega-3 fatty acids combat inflammation

Assessment of Bone Density and Fracture History Can Predict Long-Term Fracture Risk

Doctor who linked kids' lead exposure to health issues dies

Reducing Inflammation Protects Stem Cells During Wound Repair

Ehrlichiosis: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

Most Primary Care Physicians Can't Identify All Risk Factors for Prediabetes

Woman donates kidney to her 2-year-old granddaughter

Heart Cell's Response to Dwindling Oxygen Predicted

Pulse oximetry: Uses and benefits

Judge weighs privacy in Utah prescription-drug database case

New algorithm helps neurological disorder patients to walk naturally

Is Mental Health Associated With Perception of Nasal Function?

One-third of dementia cases could be prevented, report says

Alzheimer's: Can a challenging job and exercise keep the condition at bay

Family's heartbreaking battle with E. coli

A healthy heart today means a healthier brain later in life

Encouraging milestone in the fight against HIV

Craniosacral therapy: Does it work? ††

Traveling to Europe? Protect yourself from this preventable disease


Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Eye Freckles? Dark Spots on Iris May Be Caused by Sun Exposure

Running for 1 minute per day may protect women's bone health

Sever's disease: Symptoms, risk factors, and treatment

Chronic depression in young teens tied to marijuana use later

Presbycusis: Causes of age-related hearing loss

Actinic keratosis: Pictures, causes, and prevention

Blood screening tests could predict Alzheimer's disease

Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles Can Exacerbate Colitis

Genetic factors may link early menopause with diabetes

How Poverty May Affect Children's Behavior

The 20 deadliest jobs in America, ranked

Obese Patients Don't Need to Lose Weight Before Total Joint Replacement, Study Finds

Type 2 diabetes statistics: Facts and trends

Steering an Enzyme's 'Scissors' Shows Potential for Stopping Alzheimer's Disease

Newborn contracts fatal illness, likely from a visitor's kiss

New Way Found to Boost Immunity in Fight Cancer and Infections

Many Alzheimer's patients may not actually have the disease

Eighteen Months After Double Hand Transplant, Child Is Now Able to Write, and Feed and Dress Himself Independently

Chipotle incident shines light on takeout food safety

High-Fat Ice Cream May Not Necessarily Mean Tastier Ice Cream

Is YOUR diet making you ill? How the wrong food can give you a throbbing hangover (even if you have not had a single drop to drink)

Macrophages Made to Engulf Cancer Cells in Solid Tumors

House Republican says "the Senate has failed the American people"

Definitive Genomic Study Reveals Alterations Driving Most Medulloblastoma Brain Tumors


Tuesday, July 18, 2017


You Donít Need to Go Full Vegan to Get the Vegan Benefits

At the Cellular Level, a Child's Loss of a Father Is Associated With Increased Stress

Scientists find two new risk genes for Alzheimer's

Environmental Pollution Exposure During Pregnancy Increases Asthma Risk for Three Generations

Weight gain in early adulthood linked to health risks later in life

How CD44s Gives Brain Cancer a Survival Advantage

Radiculopathy: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Evaluating Low-Dose Toxicity from Endocrine Active Chemicals

Ozone exposure tied to cardiovascular risk

People With Dementia Benefit from Goal-Oriented Therapy

Mobility aids: Types, benefits, and use

Obese and Overweight Less Likely to Consider Next Meal When Making Portion Size Decisions

Hyposmia: Causes, treatment, and related conditions

Replacing a Palatable High-Fat Diet With Low Fat Food Causes Withdrawal-Like Symptoms in Mice

Unhealthful plant-based diet can increase heart disease risk

One Minute of Running Per Day Associated With Better Bone Health in Women

Mitral valve prolapse: What you need to know

Eating at 'Wrong Time' Affects Body Weight, Circadian Rhythms

Native American healing class sparks unique health textbook

Estrogen Therapy May Prevent Gum Disease in Women Over 50

Mediterranean-style diet linked to lower risk of dementia

Does Exercise Facilitate Body Weight Control? The Answer May Depend on Sex

Underdeveloped brain network after 30 may impact mental health

Estrogen in the Brain Prevents Obesity and Glucose Intolerance During Menopause in Lab Animal Study

Baby dies after contracting meningitis linked to HSV-1

Cause of Chemoresistance in Small Cell Lung Cancer Discovered

Film shines light on eating disorders, but real life can look different

Fewer Infections in Mechanical Heart Valves

Lawsuit: New TennCare rates endanger hemophilia patients

Heavy Drinking During Adolescence: Dire Effects on the Brain

Antibiotic Insight May Help in Battle Against Bacterial Resistance

Pause to Read the Traffic Sign: Regulation of DNA Transcription in Bacteria

Removing CO2 from the Air Required to Safeguard Children's Future

Failures in Stethoscope Hygiene Can Lead to Patient Infections

Using Omega 3 Fatty Acids to Treat Alzheimer's and Other Diseases?

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Fight Inflammation Via Cannabinoids

Why Do BRCA1 Mutations Cause Predominantly Breast and Ovarian Cancer?


Monday, July 17, 2017


How Dolphins Inspired a Potentially Life-Saving Method for Treating Trauma Victims

Why are African Americans more likely to develop Alzheimer's?

New Tools Help Surgeons Find Liver Tumors, Not Nick Blood Vessels

Daily tomato consumption may protect against skin cancer

T-Cells Lacking HDAC11 Enzyme Perform More Effectively in Destroying Cancer Cells

Ovarian cancer: Statins might be effective with diet control

Epigenetics Between the Generations: We Inherit More Than Just Genes

How to navigate conversations about mental health

Marsupialization: What to expect

Bacteria Found in Alzheimer's Brains

Anticoagulant Drugs Are Being Prescribed Against Safety Advice, Study Discovers

How fat is your state?

Breivik Terrorist Attacks in Norway Led to Mental Illness in Denmark

Teens May Be Missing Vaccines Because Parents Aren't Aware They Need One

Whipple procedure: Risks, benefits, and how to prepare

Agent Clears Toxic Proteins and Improves Cognition in Neurodegeneration Models

Doctors find 27 contact lenses in woman's eye

Concerns Over Side Effects of Statins Stopping Stroke Survivors Taking Medication

Adult ADHD: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Opioid Tapering May Improve Outcomes for Chronic Pain Sufferers

Ohio family speaks out about son's recovery from addiction

Ozone Pollution Connected to Cardiovascular Health

Artificial sweeteners: Weight loss friend or foe?

Many New Genetic Markers for Lupus Identified in Large Multi-Ethnic Study

59-year-old who tried for 4 decades to get pregnant has baby

Rare Disease Clues Found in Cell's Recycling System

HIV infection boosted by seized cell signaling

Oxygen and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Reverses Brain Damage in Drowned Toddler

Veterans hospital officials removed over care allegations

Daily Crosswords Linked to Sharper Brain in Later Life

Did I understand you correctly, doc?

Late-Breaking Mutations May Play an Important Role in Autism


Sunday, July 16, 2017


One good breakfast a day keeps weight gain away

Generosity makes you happier

What causes food cravings?

One Social Hour a Week in Dementia Care Improves Lives and Saves Money

Accidental poisoning by soap products: What to do

Drug Combined With Care Program Better at Reducing Alzheimer's Symptoms Than Drug Alone

Diet and depression: Foods and nutrients for recovery


Saturday, July 15, 2017


Is this the key to stopping cancer from spreading?

Does having a purpose in life help you sleep better?

Mosquito repellents: How to choose the most effective one

Dust mite allergy: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

Yawning: Why we do it and what it means