Personal Health

Friday, August 5, 2016


Are Smoothies Better for You Than Juices?

Sleep Apnea Worsens Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Obese Adolescents

CDC calls Zika pesticide spraying very effective in Florida

Microscopic Collisions Help Proteins Stay Healthy 

Smoking rates still high in some racial groups

From Sci Fi to Reality: Unlocking the Secret to Growing New Limbs

What is microcephaly? Zika in U.S. sparks questions, fears

 Why You're Stiff in the Morning: Your Body Suppresses Inflammation When You Sleep at Night

Meals that make a Big Mac look like finger food

Green and Sweet: How Plant Sugars Influence Malaria Transmission

FDA approves GMO mosquito test in Florida

Soy may prevent diabetes, heart disease for women with PCOS


Thursday, August 4, 2016


Sleep disorders increase stroke risk, harm recovery

Lower BMI, weight loss in later life linked with Alzheimer's

Change in 'cervical stitch' thread size could save infants' lives

Brain aging accelerated by 10 years with midlife overweight, obesity

Arthritis Drug May Have Benefits Against Alzheimer’s

'Starving' immune cell discovery points to cancer immunotherapy-boosting strategies

Weight Has Greater Impact on Diabetes Than Heart Disease

High school students with mental health issues more likely to drink, smoke cigarettes and use marijuana

Sedentary Behavior Associated With Diabetic Retinopathy

AP: UN bungled response to yellow fever outbreak 

Mitochondrial Maps Reveal New Connections to Poorly Understood Diseases

Heart disease, stroke risk factors may increase in severity before menopause

How Proteins Control Gene Expression by Binding Both DNA and RNA

Common pregnancy procedure could be safer with one change 

Blocking the Migration of Cancer Cells to Destroy Them

Cardiac complications from energy drinks? Case report adds new evidence

Two Biomarkers That Contribute to Spine Osteoarthritis

Why Amish kids are less likely to get asthma

How Staphylococci Trigger Blood Poisoning

Rapid bacterial infection test reduces antibiotic use

New Target for Treatment of Melanoma Identified


Wednesday, August 3, 2016


Exercise May Ease Hot Flashes, Provided It’s Vigorous

Inosine Treatment Helps Recovery of Motor Functions After Brain Injury

Pregnancy rates higher for women who have had tonsils, appendix removed

Routinely Measured Lipids Show Contrasting Associations With Risk of Coronary Artery Disease, Diabetes

Why Zika Virus Is Unlikely to Become Endemic in the Continental US

A Protective Cap for Bacterial RNA 

Doing this to luggage will send bedbugs packing

Some Pesticides Linked to Respiratory Wheeze in Farmers 

NIH begins testing Zika vaccine in humans

Link Found Between Inflammatory Biomarkers, Increased Heart Disease in Men With HIV

What Does Wrist Pain Mean?

Rethinking How HDL Protects Against Coronary Heart Disease

Officials: Watch out for Zika prevention scams

Good Attitudes About Aging Help Seniors Handle Stress

Heart disease risk higher with latent tooth infection

Hysterectomy With Ovary Conservation Doubles Odds of Hot Flashes, Night Sweats

Average Americans' weight change since 1980s is startling

Glucose Transporters Blocked in Bacterial Meningitis

In the raw: To cook or not to cook?

The Keys to a Major Process in DNA Repair

New case of rare brain-eating amoeba in South Carolina

Study Suggests 'Use It or Lose It' to Defend Against Memory Loss

Alzheimer's: Biochip blood test detects disease risk 

Next Steps Towards Preventing Cancer and Alzheimer's

Stressed-out dads can affect kids' language skills

The Force Is Strong With Embryo Cells

Consumption of Natural Estrogens in Cow's Milk Does Not Affect Blood Levels or Reproductive Health

Growing Up on an Amish Farm Protects Children Against Asthma by Reprogramming Immune Cells


Tuesday, August 2, 2016


Healthcare coordination reduces fatality in STEMI heart attack patients

Are You Ready to Eat Your Natto?

What are the symptoms of Zika virus?

Stomach Ulcers: What are the Signs and Symptoms?

Zika expert: "DEET should be Miami's new perfume"

Lack of Pharmacy Access Sends Some Patients Back to the Hospital

How night shifts can increase cancer risk

Combat Exposure May Jeopardize the Behavioral Health of Women in the Military

Got a weird skin rash? Maybe Facebook can help

Drug Does Not Improve Outcomes for Patients With Advanced Heart Failure

Sexual behavior: Millennials not the 'hookup generation' after all

Avoiding the High Calorie Office Snacks

Does the trendy "Sirtfood Diet" really work?

Exercise Results in Larger Brain Size and Lowered Dementia Risk

Is Shingles Contagious? What You Need to Know 

Study Uses GPS Technology to Predict Football Injuries

Zika chemical no match for "cockroach of mosquitoes" 

Underreporting of Zika Is Rife; Researchers Project Epidemic's Spread in Certain Countries

A big problem with flossing

Researchers Image Brain Cells' Reactions to Concussive Trauma


Monday, August 1, 2016


Setting the Body’s ‘Serial Killers’ Loose on Cancer

Mom Who Cared for Her Kids With Cancer Now Faces Same Fight

New Approach for Treating Skin Cancer

One of the Most Common Viruses in Humans May Promote Breast Cancer Development

Excessive Alcohol Consumption Impacts Breathing

Over (Organic) Dinner, These Fitness Studio Competitors Work It Out   

Study Examines Symptom Spikes in Kids After Concussion

Is gluten sensitivity for real? Study finds important clue

Omega-3 fatty acids could help heart attack survivors: study

Depression: 15 genomic regions linked with diagnosis

Overdoses linked to synthetic marijuana called "Darkness"

Does eating meat increase risk of death?

Patients With Non-Functional Adrenal Tumors at Increased Risk of Diabetes 

Happier meal? McDonald's junks some preservatives

Higher BMI may not raise risk of heart attack, death, finds twin study

New insights into genes affecting depression risk

Breastfed preterm babies may have better IQs, working memory, motor function

Big Trash Pickup for Cells

DNA Has Dynamic Nature: Ideal Blueprint of Life


Sunday, July 31, 2016


Antibiotic resistance: Skin infection prevention treatment helps battle 'superbugs'

People who produce powerful HIV antibodies have specific immunological profile


Saturday, July 30, 2019


Pharmacy on the go: Programmable device produces vaccines on demand

Everything You Need to Know About the Pap Smear

How a blood pressure hormone can cause weight gain