Personal Health


Friday, August 11, 2017


Could vitamin B-3 be the answer to miscarriages and birth defects?

Specific Type of Immune Regulatory Cells Could Be Used as Potential Clinical Biomarkers to Diagnose Certain Autoimmune Diseases

Cell death: Is our health at risk?

Transgender TV Characters Have the Power to Shape Audience Attitudes

Yellow semen: Causes of different semen colors   

Ailments in Cuba could be result of intel operation gone wrong, expert says

Death anxiety: The fear that drives us? 

How to protect your eyes while viewing the solar eclipse

Cadmium may raise risk of endometrial cancer 

One step closer to using pig organs in human transplants

Dextrocardia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

FDA: Deaths tied to weight-loss balloon treatments

Six foods that cause diarrhea

How do parents of preemies fare years later?

Brain mapping uncovers neuronal differences

JetBlue investigating cabin odors, illnesses that diverted three flights within two weeks

'Hearing voices' and the role of expectation

Court: Students must be protected from insect-borne diseases

Upper crossed syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and exercises

Philippines to cull 200,000 fowl after bird flu outbreak


Thursday, August 10, 2017


Low-calorie diet may slow aging by 'rejuvenating biological clock'

Best apps to stop drinking alcohol

Dermatofibroma: Causes, images, and treatment

Energy drinks: A gateway to drug use?

Small Molecule Inhibitor Prevents or Impedes Tooth Cavities in a Preclinical Model

Making an older brain younger by manipulating a single gene   

New Kinds of Brain Cells Revealed

More Americans living with epilepsy than ever before

Checkpoint Inhibitors Fire Up Different Types of T Cells to Attack Tumors

Allodynia: Causes, types, and treatment

Mental Health Programs in Schools: Growing Body of Evidence Supports Effectiveness

Opisthotonos: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk and Noxious Airborne Agents

Immunotherapy treatment shown safe in type 1 diabetes trial

Crank the AC, Cut in-Car Pollution

Immunotherapy found safe for type 1 diabetes in landmark trial   

Rice industry complains cauliflower "rice" is misleading

This is how taste keeps us safe

Study shows strokes are down among men, but not women

'Shapeshifting' cancer cells promote metastasis

Case of maggots in throat offers rare look at neglect probes

Mongolian spots: Causes, pictures, and outlook

Health officials tie norovirus outbreak to doughnut shop

Hibernating Control Cells or Why Inflammations Become Chronic


Wednesday, August 9, 2017


Exposure to Antimicrobials During Development May Cause Irreversible Outcomes 

How sleep helps us to remember and forget at the same time

Could vitamin B-3 help to prevent melanoma?

Hyperpyrexia: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Alzheimer's disease: Targeting enzyme may reverse memory loss me.

Reaction Time Variation May Be a Marker That Predicts Mortality in Old Age

How to stop vomiting: Home remedies

Replacing Some Old Pipes Can Still Result in Lead-Contaminated Water

What is Kussmaul breathing?

Transforming Skin Cells to Insulin

Could probiotics help to fight multiple sclerosis?

Scientists reverse the effects of aging in brains of adult mice by manipulating a single gene

Weight Loss Surgery's Effects on Bone Marrow Fat and Bone Mass 

EpiPen alternatives help lower prices, but who pays?

Marijuana 'may be worse than cigarettes for cardiovascular health'

Marijuana Associated With Three-Fold Risk of Death from Hypertension

Strokes on the decline in men but not in women, study finds

Insights Into Causes of Miscarriages for Some Women Revealed by Mice Study

What is paresthesia? Causes and symptoms

One Step Closer in Explaining MS Relapse During Upper Respiratory Infection

New ALS drug Radicava comes with new questions as well

Researchers Advise Caution About Recent US Advice on Aggressively Lowering Blood Pressure


Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Life-extending protein could treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Brain activity higher in women than men, study finds

Vulvitis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Protein 'tricks heart' into healthy growth without exercise

Enlarged uterus: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Sleep Disorders Linked to Preterm Birth in Large California Study

Paraphimosis: Symptoms, treatment, and prevention

'Killer Peptide' Discovered That Helps Eliminate Resistant Cancer Cells 

Instagram pics may offer snapshot into mental health

Hormone Shows Promise as Cognition Enhancer

Is an anticancer drug helping cancer to spread?

Human Gut Microbe May Lead to Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis 

10-year-old piece of braces removed from woman's intestine

High Quality Early Intervention for Children With Autism Quickly Results in Costs Savings

Action video games decrease gray matter, study finds

Can a Zika Outbreak Be Sustained Sexually? It's Complicated

Why you shouldn't put your feet on the dashboard

Tricking Your Heart Into Thinking You Exercise?

Hypophysectomy: Procedure, recovery, and complications

Even Bacteria Have Baggage, and Understanding That Is Key to Fighting Superbugs

Young, white people dying from colorectal cancer

Sleep Makes It Possible for Babies to Associate Words With Content, and Not With Noise

Salt A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt


Monday, August 7, 2017


Regenerative medicine breakthrough: Can a small chip 'heal' entire organs?

Early Term Babies Are at Greater Risk for Diabetes and Obesity-Related Diseases

Surprising ways your partner can affect your health

Compound Derived from Marijuana Interacts With Antiepileptic Drugs

Ependymoma: Symptoms and treatment

Teen Brains May Not Be as Hard-Wired for Crime as Previously Thought

Heart-healthy middle age tied to lower risk of dementia

Gold Specks Raise Hopes for Better Cancer Treatments

Eczema could be treated with a pregnancy protein

First Human Application of Novel PET Tracer for Prostate Cancer

Iron infusion: Uses, benefits, and what to expect

Limiting Access to Fast-Food Restaurants Unlikely to Reduce Obesity

Empty nose syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

'Origami Organs' Can Potentially Regenerate Tissues

Dopamine neurons may regulate our biological clock

Women Have More Active Brains Than Men 

Nutrition plans based on DNA tests raise questions

New discovery may 'impact treatment of autoimmune diseases'

Cancer survivors more likely to be prescribed opioids even years later, study finds

Why do onions make us cry?

New Biomarker Found for Group of Rare Metabolic Diseases

Fat Rats Show Why Breast Cancer May Be More Aggressive in Patients With Obesity

MRSA Survival Chances Predicted by DNA Sequencing the Superbug

Scientists unveil a possible new way of healing wounds in the future

Molecule in Human Saliva Has Potential for Wound Healing

Evoked potential test and results

In Utero Exposure to Diesel Exhaust Could Be Linked to Adult Heart Failure

Best and worst states for health care

Role for Lysosome Transport in Alzheimer's Disease Progression Revealed

Copper cocktail mugs may cause food poisoning, health officials say

Largest-Ever Study of Pets and Kids' Health Finds No Link 


Sunday, August 6, 2017


Could a green tea extract help to treat tooth sensitivity?

Alzheimer's gene plays role in childhood IQ

Senile purpura: Causes, symptoms, and diagnosis

Esophageal ulcers: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Costochondritis: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Hyperalgesia: Causes, types, and treatment

Loneliness a bigger killer than obesity, say researchers


Saturday, August 5, 2017


Sugar and mental health: A toxic combination?

Marital bliss short-lived for spouses with younger partners

Agranulocytosis: Types, causes, and symptoms

Ascites: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Saw palmetto: Uses, dosage, and side effects

New cancer drug reduces tumor size by 'up to 50 percent'

Marcus Gunn pupil: Causes, diagnosis, and treatment

Tracing the Path of Parkinson's Disease Proteins

Can exercise in childhood 'program' your health as an adult?