Personal Health



Friday, August 4, 2017


Muscle protein helps to control sleep

Immune Cells May Be Key to Better Allergy, Infection Therapies

How can PTSD trigger Alzheimer's disease? Study sheds light

Molecular Biologists Discover an Active Role of Membrane Lipids in Health and Disease

Liposarcoma: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Source of Human Heartbeat Revealed in 3-D

Diabetes shot boosts motor function for patients with Parkinson's

Unknown Virus Discovered in 'Throwaway' DNA

Left, right, or ambidextrous: What determines hand preference?   

Can you take medications past their expiration date?

Yoga can help to treat depression, studies show  

Can breast milk feed a love of veggies?

Levator ani syndrome: Symptoms and treatment

What's behind the skyrocketing teen suicide rate?

Leukemia breakthrough: Blood molecule key to treating AML

German supermarket chain yanks eggs amid pesticide scare

Common allergy drugs may prevent blood clots

Employer-based health coverage likely to stay awhile

Myxedema coma: Causes, risk factors, and outlook

For homeless on heroin, treatment can be elusive with no ID

Demyelination: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

New research shows fat-shaming can be a health hazard

Blood Test to Detect Brain Metastases While Still Treatable


Thursday, August 3, 2017


Genetically engineered skin grafts may help with diabetes, obesity

The 10 best stroke blogs

Demyelination: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Breakthrough: Gene editing repairs mutation in human embryos

Promising Results for Patients With Endoscopic Treatments

Breast-feeding reduces breast cancer risk, says new report

Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Diagnoses Trigger Lower Self-Ratings of Quality of Life

Gastroparesis diet: Eight tips to help delayed stomach emptying

Arthritis Drug Could Treat Blood Cancer Patients, Breakthrough Finds

Keratosis pilaris: Causes, symptoms, and treatmen

Could Mutations and Inherited Genes Play a Role in Cerebral Palsy?

Moderate drinking correlates with cognitive health, longevity

Fat Shaming in the Doctor's Office Can Be Mentally and Physically Harmful

Could probiotics replace antibiotics in wound healing?

Physicians Evaluate New Device to Test for Cervical Cancer

New compound boosts treatment for aggressive breast cancer

New Hope for Faster Acting Antidepressants

Penectomy: Surgery, risks, and outlook

New Hope to Prevent Dangerous Blood Clots Found in the Legs

Is it time to replace that germy kitchen sponge?

New Statistical Models Yield Powerful Insight from Health Care Databases

FDA OKs new drug to treat all forms of hepatitis C

Natural Compound Coupled With Specific Gut Microbes May Prevent Severe Flu

Unexpected impact of carbon emissions on our food

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Eat Tryptophan?


Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Every 10 grams of alcohol per day may raise skin cancer risk

Telomeres: What causes biological aging?

Fetal alcohol syndrome: Causes, treatment, and symptoms  

Obesity: 'Switch' in brain controls weight gain

Molecular Link Between Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Alzheimer’s Disease

CVD risk may rise sixfold in the year after pneumonia, sepsis

Obesity Linked to Better Outcomes Following Heart Procedures: Confirmed

Long-term marijuana users show dampened stress response 

Vascular Risk Factors and Alzheimer’s Disease: A New Therapeutic Opportunity?

Adenocarcinoma: Types, diagnosis, and treatment 

Risk of a Fatty Heart Linked to Race, Type of Weight Gain in Middle-Aged Women

Hypersalivation: Causes and treatment

Pneumonia or Sepsis in Adults Associated With Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Paraparesis: Causes, symptoms, and management 

Catalysts Efficiently and Rapidly Remove BPA from Water

Psychological marks of spanking may last 10 years 

Good Cellular Neighbors Combat Incipient Cancers

Could type 2 diabetes be transmissible?

Ebola Detected in Semen of Survivors Two Years After Infection

Shortage of primary care physicians could threaten patient care

How to Reprogram Cells in Our Immune System


Tuesday, August 1, 2017


Mediterranean diet benefits some more than others

Flu Shot's Impact on Pregnant Women and Their Babies

Multiple sclerosis: Resistance training may reduce brain atrophy

Poor Appetite and Food Intake in Older Adults

Could a turmeric extract help to treat pancreatic cancer?

Diagnosing and Treating Invasive Fungal Infections

Dacryocystitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment   

Mom warns of indoor heatstroke after 2-year-old was "minutes from death"

History of Gum Disease Increases Cancer Risk in Older Women

Do you really need to take all those antibiotics?

Teen Depression Increases Risk for Violence

Hospitals set record for fast heart attack care

Women with gum disease may need to watch out for cancer

Structures, Mechanisms That Enable Bacteria to Resist Antibiotics

"Startling" number of Americans prescribed opioids

Resistance Training May Slow Down the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists rejuvenate aging cells from children with progeria

Caffeine Shortens Recovery Time from General Anesthesia

Hydrocelectomy: All you need to know

Steroid Treatment for Type of Kidney Disease Associated With Increased Risk for Serious Infections

Priapism: Treatment, causes, symptoms, and types

Smart Underwear Proven to Prevent Back Stress With Just a Tap

Nutritionist's guide to the food bowl trend

Dietary Restriction Can Improve Learning in Worms

Is chronic fatigue syndrome an inflammatory disease?

New Imaging Tracer Allows Early Assessment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Risk

Florida reports 1st sexually transmitted Zika case in 2017

Enzyme That Protects Cells from Toxic Fat Identified

Faster-acting antidepressants may soon be a reality

Characteristics of Metabolically Unhealthy Lean People

Health insurer files for rate decrease for Alaska market

For White Middle Class, Moderate Drinking Is Linked to Cognitive Health in Old Age

Flail chest: Causes and treatment

Pathologic Hallmarks of Alzheimer's Found in Aged Chimpanzee Brains

California health premiums to rise an average 12.5 percent

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Biomarkers Linked to Severity Identified

New Way to Treat Nerve Damage Caused by Insecticides and Chemical Weapons


Monday, July 31, 2017


Green tea compound may reduce the harms of a Western diet

Popular Netflix show may increase suicidal tendencies

Alcohol improves memory of previous learning

Cryoglobulinemia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Hypersomnolence: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Having depression and heart disease could double death risk   

Air pollution deaths expected to rise due to climate change

A Closer Look at Osteoporosis Medication's Mechanisms May Improve Outcomes

Cognitive decline could be reduced with a Mediterranean-style diet

New Tactic to Curb Obesity: Address Physician Bias

US hospitals set record for fast heart attack care

How DNA Damage Turns Immune Cells Against Cancer

Another way opioids are taking lives

New Insights Into Gastrointestinal Dysfunction in Parkinson's Patients

Gold injections: Can they treat rheumatoid arthritis?

Refuting the Idea That Mutations Cause Cancer

Nitric Oxide-Releasing Nanoparticles: Viable Skin Infection Treatment

Exercise in Early Life Has Long-Lasting Benefits

'Motivated' podcast: 'Not all carbs are evil'

Higher Dementia Risk Associated With Birth in High Stroke Mortality States

Biofeedback Technology Helping Improve Balance in Parkinson's Patients

Heavier Asian Americans Seen as 'More American,' Study Says

Family wears helmets in solidarity with baby's flat head treatment

Exercise Incentives Do Little to Spur Gym-Going


Sunday, July 30, 2017


Swank diet: Does it help with multiple sclerosis?

Superior vena cava syndrome: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

Stressed out? Try talking to yourself in the third person

Can we buy happiness? New research weighs in

Premenopause vs. perimenopause: Symptoms and stages


Saturday, July 29, 2017


Scientists identify gene variations that determine lifespan

Is the near-death experience the same for everyone?

Implantation bleeding: Causes and symptoms

Free radicals: How do they affect the body?

Unstructured childhood could lead to adult obesity   

Austin PD pulls Ford Explorers off the road amid carbon monoxide fears

Alpha-gal allergy: What you need to know What is