Personal Health


Friday, August 24, 2018


Why are my eyebrows itchy?

New Immunotherapy Inhibits Tumor Growth and Protects Against Metastases

Signs and causes of leaking amniotic fluid

Why Polluted Air May Be a Threat to Your Kidneys

Can lemon water help with acid reflux?

Taking Aim at the Dreaded Tropical Disease Leishmaniasis

Eight ways to use coffee on the skin, scalp, and hair

What to do when someone is unconscious

What to avoid during pregnancy

The 'safest level of drinking is none,' says alcohol study

Home remedies for pimples on the buttocks

Type 2 diabetes: Poor sleep slows wound healing

How fatty diets stop the brain from saying 'no' to food

How serious is a fractured skull?

How can shingles affect the eyes?

What are the causes of unexplained muscle aches?

Can you start the birth control pill midcycle?

No 'healthy' level of alcohol consumption exists, according to new study

New multiple sclerosis subtype identified

Harvard professor calls coconut oil 'pure poison'

Severe depression: Vagus nerve stimulator improves lives

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents


Thursday, August 23, 2018


Which foods lower blood sugar?

Increased Phosphate Intake Elevates Blood Pressure in Healthy Adults

How to treat and prevent ingrown leg hairs

Alzheimer's One Day May Be Predicted During Eye Exam

Ways to get rid of dark underarms

Is it safe to use marijuana while breastfeeding?

Cannabis and some conditions hasten brain aging

What are the side effects of antibiotics?

Baby Feces May Be Source of Beneficial Probiotics

Alzheimer's tied to brain's 'waste removal system'

Antibiotic Side-Effects in Kids Lead to Nearly 70,000 ER Visits in the US Each Year

Toxic homes: The invisible threat after Hurricane Harvey

Osteoporosis increases dementia risk 

General Mills to cut "100% natural" from Nature Valley label

What are the effects of bulimia on the body?  

NFL player’s diagnosis shines light on Guillain-Barré syndrome

What are gastric and duodenal ulcers?  

Woman contracts rare "flesh-eating" STD

Just 5–10 percent weight loss has surprising health benefits   

32 children's medicines recalled for possible contamination

Are the 'sluggish' more likely to survive? 8

Antibiotic side effects in kids lead to nearly 70,000 emergency room visits each year


Wednesday, August 22, 2018


What is the difference between wild and farmed salmon?

Medical Device Managers Rely on Physicians to Screen out Defects Rather Than Issue Recalls

Foods to eat and avoid while breastfeeding

Sleep Disorder Linked With Abnormal Lipid Levels

Better heart health may mean lower dementia risk in older people

Maternal Depression May Alter Stress and Immune Markers in Children

Should you pump or breastfeed?

Research Finds Naps Plus Sleep May Enhance Emotional Memory in Early Childhood

How your diet can keep cells healthy and young

Why Are Young Adults Wasting So Much Food? Study Looks at Perceptions and Food Behaviors

What's the link between vitamin D, gum health, and diabetes?   

Risk of Heart Attacks Is Double for Daily E-Cigarette Users

FDA extends EpiPen expiration dates because of shortage

When will labor start if you are 1-centimeter dilated?

Why so many people survive being struck by lightning

What can cause spots on the tongue?

Congo approves 4 experimental Ebola treatments in outbreak

Alcohol and heart health: Consistency may be key

Breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of stroke later in life

How to create and destroy metastatic cancer cells

Manuka honey is a trendy sweetener, but are you getting what you pay for?


Tuesday, August 21, 2018


The 5 Most Impactful Findings From National Geographic's 'Science of Sleep' Issue

Largest Brain Study of 62,454 Scans Identifies Drivers of Brain Aging

Bouts of fever may make us more resilient to cancer

Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Significantly Impacts Teen Health

Is vitamin E good for your hair?

Annual Pap Test a 'Thing of the Past?'

Can you take Aleve and Tylenol together?

Sharp Increase in Falls in Women During Midlife

What signs of breast cancer are there other than a lump?

Closing Treatment Gaps Critical to Ending the U.S. HIV Epidemic, Experts Say

What is the difference between animal and plant proteins?

More Minorities Labeled 'Learning Disabled' Because of Social Inequities, Study Finds

Cancer: Deleting two molecules boosts immune response

Simple Leg Exercises Could Reduce Impact of Sedentary Lifestyle on Heart and Blood Vessels

Can gut bacteria help us achieve a 'universal' blood type?

Gut Bacteria Provide Key to Making Universal Blood

How to tell if it is a bruise or a blood clot

Living Close to Urban Green Spaces Is Associated With a Decreased Risk of Breast Cancer

Most new moms breastfeed, but many stop too soon, CDC says

Vitamin B-3 may treat and prevent acute kidney injury

Certain Antibiotic-Resistant Infections on the Rise 

Why pediatricians are prescribing play time for kids

How much protein is too much?   

Millions of contact lenses end up in the water

How do you treat chancroid?

How changing the way you sit can help decrease back pain

High cholesterol early in life boosts heart disease risk

Hospital staff singing 'no more chemo' song to young cancer patient goes viral


Monday, August 20, 2018


Targeting one enzyme could treat cancer, diabetes, and obesity

Consuming Milk at Breakfast Lowers Blood Glucose Throughout the Day

Maple leaf 'Botox' could prevent wrinkles

Moderate Carbohydrate Intake May Be Best for Health, Study Suggests

What is the difference between nummular eczema and ringworm?

Rogue Proteins May Underlie Some ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia Cases

Essential stretches for warming up before a run

Simple Score to Diagnose Heart Attacks Is Safer, Faster Than Current Methods

What are the pros and cons of breastfeeding?

E-Cigarettes Can Damage DNA

What is trauma to the breast?

Maple Leaf Extract Could Nip Skin Wrinkles in the Bud

The best breakfast foods for health

How eating mushrooms may improve blood sugar control

Is it safe to mix acetaminophen and alcohol?

What are some tips for instant migraine relief?

How long does it take to heal a pulled quad?

Impact of Osteoporosis on the Risk of Dementia in Almost 60,000 Patients

Soleus strains and calf injuries: What to know

Effect of Radiation Exposure on Hormone Deficiencies

Strawberries may reduce gut inflammation

What to know about the EpiPen shortage and generic version

Why a low-carb diet may not be so good for you

How much should parents pressure picky eaters?


Sunday, August 19, 2018


Prolonged sitting: Short bouts of activity reduce health risks  

Can LSD help solve mental health issues?

How marital hostility can harm your gut   

The connection between busy hands and brain chemistry 

Glenn Close's personal battle to destigmatize mental illness

Weaponizing Oxygen to Kill Infections and Disease


Saturday, August 18, 2018


Why does bass make you want to dance?

A look into low carb versus high carb diets

Students More Likely to Eat School Breakfast When Given Extra Time, New Study Finds

Prediabetes: Being a 'night owl' may lead to weight gain