Personal Health


Friday, August 12, 2016


Excess Light Exposure May Take Toll on Muscles and Bones

Intestinal Flora Effects Drug Response

Exercise may help ease some schizophrenia symptoms

Correcting Metabolic Deficiencies May Improve Depression Symptoms 

"Parkinson's gait" linked to brain area that reasons, remembers

Exercise Can Tackle Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Cancer survivors more prone to obesity

Hispanic Men in California Need More Screening for Colorectal Cancer, Study Finds

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Have the long-term effects been exaggerated?

Sugar Addiction: Discovery of a Brain Sugar Switch

Incidence of Most Fatal Type of Stroke Decreasing


Thursday, August 11, 2016


Students in Government-Funded School Meal Programs at Higher Risk of Being Overweight 

South Florida swimmer contracts brain-eating amoeba

Dietary Compound Linked to Heart Disease May Be Influenced by Gut Microbiome

Some infections tied to greater suicide risk

Disrupting Mitochondrial Function Could Improve Treatment of Fungal Infections 

Surprisingly, obesity might be bad for this body part

Human Brain Clocks Exposed: Effects of Circadian Clocks, Sleep Loss Vary Across Brain Regions, New Study Finds 

These teens are more likely to suffer dating violence

Osteoarthritis can be caused by senescent cells, study finds

High and Low Levels of ‘good Cholesterol’ May Cause Premature Death 

Could memory loss be reversed with a common painkiller?

Virtual reality helps 8 paralyzed people move again

Poor protein control key to Alzheimer's progression


Wednesday, August 10, 2016


Higher Weekly Activity Levels Linked to Lower Risk of Five Chronic Diseases 

Food companies seek to simplify ingredient lists

Is Depression in Parents, Grandparents Linked to Grandchildren's Depression?

Farmers grow grapes that taste like cotton candy

Increased Risk Suicide Death Associated With Hospitalization for Infection

Deformed limbs in newborns linked to Zika virus

Tighter Air Pollution Standards May Save Thousands of Lives, Greatly Improve Public Health

Fake Xanax can be a killer

Loophole for Cancer Cells Found

New numbers on percentage of U.S. adults who smoke marijuana 

A Spoonful of Fat Makes the Medicine Go Down

Behind the shrinking ingredients list on packaged foods

Oral Immunotherapy Is Safe, Effective for Peanut-Allergic Preschoolers, Study Suggests

Could being a bookworm help you live longer?

The Healthiest Eaters Are the Most Culturally 'Fit'

Colorectal tumors exacerbated by mouth microbes

Depression shadows some families through generations

Epigenetics: The keeper of the code

Boron Carrier for Targeted Tumor Therapy

Mediterranean diet may slow cognitive decline, prevent Alzheimer's

Crude Oil Causes Heart and Skull Deformities in Haddock

What is a Charley Horse? Muscle Cramps Explained

Cutting Off the Cancer Fuel Supply

Heart disease found to be misdiagnosed in some active adults


Tuesday, August 9, 2016


Diet Designed to Lower Blood Pressure Also Reduces Risk of Kidney Disease

Fertility Rates Drop to Lowest Level Measured in the US, Says the CDC

Why Is Breast Cancer Common but Heart Cancer Rare?

Time-Delayed Eating Leads to Better Food Choices 

LISA Best Strategy to Prevent Chronic Lung Disease in Preterm Infants

Study finds toxic chemicals in U.S. drinking water

Obesity on the Rise in Adults With a History of Cancer

Minorities Suffer From Unequal Pain Treatment

Dreaming Also Occurs During Non Rapid Eye Movement Sleep

Cancer-Drug Ads vs. Cancer-Drug Reality

New Model Sheds Light on Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia

U.S. Mortality Rate Declines, and Researchers Breathe a Sigh of Relief

Vaping Flavor: Dangerous Trends in Youth Consumption of E-Cigarettes

What video games, social media may mean for kids' grades

Financial Worries Linked to Mental Health Issues Among University Students

"Great concern" over U.S. deaths in pregnancy, childbirth

How to Engineer a Stronger Immune System

ICU treatment may not be better for 4 common conditions

Promising New Treatment for Lupus on the Horizon

Helper Molecule Reverses Degeneration of Muscle in Mouse Model of Tissue Aging, Wasting

Want a Better Memory? Try Eating a Mediterranean Diet

Getting It 'Just Right' in the Immune System

To Stop the Bleeding, the Platelet Have to 'Die'

Killer T Cells Recognize Cancer in Pre-Clinical Tumors, but Are Silenced as Tumor Develops

Drop in canine fertility may be due to environmental contaminants

Plastic Manufacturing Chemical BPS Harms Egg Cells, Study Suggests

High-fat diet in pregnancy reduces beneficial gut microbiota for offspring


Monday, August 8, 2016


An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold

Researchers Propose New Treatment to Prevent Kidney Stones

FDA bans e-cigarette sales to minors starting today

Olfactory Receptors Discovered in Bronchi

How Common Procedures Became 20 Percent Cheaper for Many Californians

Insurance Status Impacts Survival in Men With Testicular Cancer

Activating Dopamine Neurons Could Turn Off Binge-Like Eating Behavior

Seasonal Allergies Could Change Your Brain

Thousands of New Cancer Cases in Ontario Each Year Due to Environmental Exposures

College Students Who Misuse Stimulants More Likely to Have ADHD, Substance-Use Disorder

Low Oxygen, High Risk: How Tumors Adapt to Become More Aggressive

Mcr-1 Gene Isolated from Human for the First Time in Brazil

Early Brain Connections Key to Reading

Compound Shows Promise as Next-Generation Prostate Cancer Therapy

'Feeling full' hormone increase in seniors may explain 'anorexia of aging'

Thyroid Tumor: It Takes Two to Tango

New asthma pill reduces troublesome symptoms

For the First Time in History, High Blood Pressure Is More Common in Lower-Income Countries

What Natural Mosquito Repellents Are Available?

Discovery Could Help Treatments for Sickle Cell Disease

Reading books could increase lifespan

Needle Biopsies for Noninvasive Breast Cancer: Routine Analysis Wastes Millions