Personal Health


Friday, July 28, 2017


New Tool to Distinguish Between Viral, Bacterial Infections

Too much sugar may harm men's mental health

Dementia: BACE Inhibitor Improves Brain Function

Melanoma: New, more effective drug steps closer

'Missing Lead' in Flint Water Pipes Confirms Cause of Crisis

Kale nutrient may yield significant cognitive benefits

Walnuts May Promote Health by Changing Gut Bacteria

Alcohol on several days per week could lower diabetes risk

Green Tea Ingredient May Ameliorate Memory Impairment, Brain Insulin Resistance, and Obesity

Arboviruses: Types, symptoms, and transmission

Estrogen Regulates Pathological Changes of Bones Via Bone Lining Cells

One family's quest to bring a new kind of wheelchair to toddlers

How Human Cells Maintain the Correct Number of Chromosomes

Kidney cysts: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Death Rate for Depressed Heart Patients Double Than for Non-Depressed Heart Patients 

Slug-inspired glue patches beating hearts

Bipolar disorder speeds up biological aging

New Jersey agrees to new quarantine rules to end Ebola suit

Relieving chronic pain with behavioral strategies 

New Zealand warns against synthetic marijuana after 9 deaths

Could stem cells reverse the aging process?

 Italy approves hotly contested vaccine program

Globus pharyngeus: What is this sensation?

 British baby Charlie Gard at center of legal battle dies

MSG: More than just a food additive Monosodium glutamate is a commonly used but

FDA to target addictive levels of nicotine in cigarettes


Thursday, July 27, 2017


More Evidence on Link Between Antibiotic Use and Antibiotic Resistance

How does the brain turn unconscious information into conscious thought?

Glowing Tumor Technology Helps Surgeons Remove Hidden Cancer Cells

The 10 best prostate cancer blogs

Importance of Glucose Control in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes

What happens in the brain during anxiety? Study sheds light

Harmful Protein on Acid Triggers a Life-Threatening Disease, Study Finds

Heart attack: Blood vessel growth may improve treatment

Non-LCD Technology Shows Promise for Return to Work/school for Postconcussion Syndrome Sufferers

Swan neck deformity: Causes and treatment

Scientists Block Evolution's Molecular Nerve Pruning in Rodents

Lymphangioma: Diagnosis and treatment

Lab-Created Mini-Brains Reveal How Growing Organ Maintains Neuronal Balance

Man feels "great" after surviving 98 brain tumors

No Significant Change Seen in Hearing Loss Among US Teens

Wallenberg's syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Novel Perspectives on Anti-Amyloid Treatment for the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease

In U.S. first, scientists edit genes of human embryos

Errors Made by 'DNA Spellchecker' Revealed as Important Cause of Cancer

Could tai chi reduce the risk of falls in older adults?

Co-Infection With Two Common Gut Pathogens Worsens Malnutrition in Mice

E-cigarettes may help smokers quit after all

In Assessing Risk of Hormone Therapy for Menopause, Dose, Not Form, Matters

Link Between Backup Immune Defense, Mutation Seen in Crohn's Disease Discovered

Ketamine for Depression Encouraging, but Questions Remain Around Long-Term Use


Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Is It Alzheimer's Disease or Another Dementia?

New study finds 'overfat pandemic' in the United States

As More Adults Are Diagnosed With Cystic Fibrosis, Radiologists Look for Patterns

South African child in HIV remission without drugs

Scientists Regenerate Retinal Cells in Mice

Piriformis syndrome: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

How Body May Detect Early Signs of Cancer

Why does our skin age?

Risk of Suicide Attempts in Army Units With History of Suicide Attempts

Rural living tied to lower risk of inflammatory bowel disease

Study Uncovers Potential 'Silver Bullet' for Preventing and Treating Colon Cancer

Finger infection: Types, symptoms, and treatment

Compound Shows Promise in Treating Melanoma

Tenesmus: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Biomarkers for Identifying Tumor Aggressiveness

Sperm count more than halved in Western men

Diet Quality Matters Not Just Quantity in Mid-to-Late-Adulthood

Compartment syndrome: Anatomy, causes, and treatment

How a Lethal Type of Bacteria Spreads Resistance to Antibiotics

Your partner could affect your microbiome, study says

"Thrilling": Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint

Risk for Bipolar Disorder Associated With Faster Aging

Work-life balance for physicians: The what, the why, and the how

Longer Cooling May Not Harm, May Even Help out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Patients, Study Shows 

When is it time to get bariatric surgery?

What Are Risk Factors for Melanoma in Kidney Transplant Recipients?

Alzheimer's memory loss 'could be reversed': New study of mice finds disease may damage power of recall rather than recollections

Mice Feel Others' Pain, Literally

Involvement of Prescription Opioids in Fatal Car Crashes Climbs Sevenfold


Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Mediterranean-Style Diets Linked to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

Consistent treatment prevents HIV transmission among gay men

Reversing Tissue Damage Caused by Heart Attacks?

Elevated calcium levels raise heart attack risk

Molecular Hitchhiker on Human Protein Signals Tumors to Self-Destruct

Stop making doctors the slaves of computers

Toddlers Begin Learning Rules of Reading, Writing at Very Early Age, Study Finds

A2 milk: What you need to know

Clues to Healing Spinal Cord Injuries 

Can you keep your mind sharp by playing so-called brain games?

People Living in Rural Households Have Lower Risk of Developing Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Long-term risk of recurrent stroke under-recognized

Pattern of Marijuana Use During Adolescence May Impact Psychosocial Outcomes in Adulthood 

Single mom with two failing kidneys saved by stranger

Violent Sleep Patterns, Stress Hormones Change After a Violent Crime in the Neighborhood

Depression may alter brain's white matter structure

Study Points to Penile Microbiome as a Risk Factor for HIV in Men 

"Anti-statin" trend puts lives at risk, experts warn

New Treatment Options for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Penile fracture: Symptoms, causes, and what to do   

Cryptococcal Meningitis Should Be Classified as a 'Neglected Tropical Disease,' Researchers Say

Family fights to get daughter’s death ruling reversed

Possible Treatment for Deadly Weight Loss

Rounded shoulders: Ways to fix 'mom posture' 

Black seniors test reminiscing to guard against Alzheimer's

HIV: Could new injection work as effectively as daily drugs?  

All but one of 111 former NFL players had brain injury in study

Chordee: Definition, surgery, and repair

Utah home-birth rate is double the US average, report says

Brain tumor: New inhibitor may fight glioblastoma expansion

Cognitive Cross-Training Enhances Learning, Study Finds

Why eating and cooking organic can be beneficial to your health

Nanoparticles Loaded With Component of Common Spice Kill Cancer Cells


Monday, July 24, 2017


Eye Test Could Help Diagnose Autism

Spike in poison control calls over dietary supplements

Potential Biomarker Discovered to Allow More Precise Classification of Malignant Brain Tumors in Children

Alzheimer's: New brain cell loss mechanism uncovered

One stroke may raise risk for another, even years later

Innovative technique developed to produce antibodies

Monitoring Fluid Intake May Help Improve Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery Patients

Girl born with HIV is virtually virus-free, doctors report

Study of Dapivirine Ring in Lactating Women Finds Little Drug Gets Into Breast Milk

Enterocolitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls in Older and at-Risk Adults

Using diet to counter the effects of multiple sclerosis

Immune Cells the Missing Ingredient in New Bladder Cancer Treatment

Our 'attachment style' reflected in Facebook use, study finds

Neuroticism May Postpone Death for Some

Anovulation: Definition, symptoms, and treatment

Long-Term Brain Deficits in Cardiac Arrest Survivors: Treatment?

Folliculitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

New Vaccine Production Could Improve Flu Shot Accuracy

Social interaction could boost chemotherapy's effectiveness

Scientists Enlist Baker's Yeast in a Hunt for New Medicines

Cake icing pigment could worsen inflammatory bowel disease

Weight in Adolescence May Affect Colorectal Cancer Risk

Back acne: How to get rid of it

Alcohol Boosts Recall of Earlier Learning, Study Suggests

How can doctors share bad news with patients?

Using Money to Buy Time Linked to Increased Happiness

Family of brain-dead California girl fights to reverse death

Study Finds 90 Percent of American Men Overfat


Sunday, July 23, 2017


Is hearing voices a cause for concern? That depends, study suggests   

Food and cancer

Memory relies on simultaneously available timescales   

Dogs assist the fight against bone cancer

Epigastric hernia: Causes, repair, and recovery

Immunotherapy: The next frontier in cancer treatment

Porphyria cutanea tarda: What you need to know

Link Between Income Inequality and Physical Activity for Women, but Not for Men

Functional neurological symptom disorder: Diagnosis and treatment

Sports Specialization May Lead to More Lower Extremity Injuries

Homocystinuria: Causes, symptoms, and tests

Doctors and drug abuse: Why addictions can be so difficult


Saturday, July 22, 2017


What is a thrombus? Causes and types

Patients Taking Opioids Prior to ACL Surgery More Likely to Be on Pain Medications Longer

New drug target could change chronic pain medication

Patients With Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears May Have Surgical Option

The fitness placebo: Can you really think yourself fit?

Chaga mushroom: Nine potential health benefits