Personal Health


Friday, September 2, 2016


Antibiotics in early life could raise children's food allergy risk

No Zika Cases Reported During Rio Olympics, W.H.O. Says

Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

New Model Could Help Improve Prediction of Outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa Fever

Is EpiPen a Brand-Name or a Generic Drug? Mylan Casts It Both Ways

Gene Mutations That Lead to More Aggressive Colorectal Cancer in African American Patients Discovered

F.D.A. Bans Sale of Many Antibacterial Soaps, Saying Risks Outweigh Benefits

EEG Recordings Prove Learning Foreign Languages Can Sharpen Our Minds

Reefer slackness: Does marijuana reduce motivation? 

The water workout trend health experts are gushing over

Sepsis deaths fell dramatically after hospital implemented simple steps 

Big drop in chickenpox since 2-dose vaccine began

Brain maintains representation of hands decades after amputation

FDA stops sale of some antibacterial hand, body washes 

Simple computer model sheds light on sleeping brain

5 worst things to pack in your kid's school lunch

What is the Function of the Hypothalamus?


Thursday, September 1, 2016


All You Need to Know About the Glucose Tolerance Test

Entenmann's Voluntarily Recalls Some Baked Goods

X Chromosome: The Structure Makes the Difference

How much influence does alcohol have on female fertility?

Blood Cancer Treatment May Age Immune Cells as Much as 30 Years

Tests Confirm Mosquitoes in Miami Beach Are Carrying Zika Virus

Findings About Protein Could Open Door to New Class of Antibiotics

Sexual problems more common among young women after heart attack

Tight DNA Packaging Protects Against 'Jumping Genes,' Potential Cellular Destruction

FDA warns mixing these common drugs can be deadly

Rotten Egg Gas Could Help Protect Diabetics from Heart Complications

WHO revise STD treatment guidelines as threat of antibiotic resistance escalates

Chemical in Plastics Linked to Genital Abnormalities in Baby Boys

Drugmakers may face more legal action over opioid epidemic 

Living With the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

Childbirth pain linked to risk of postpartum depression

Synthetic Heart Valves Could Help Surgeons Improve Surgical Skills

Do you live in one of America's fattest states?

Genetic Diversity of Enzymes Alters Metabolic Individuality

Marijuana use rising as more people think it is safe

New Role of Adenosine in the Regulation of REM Sleep Discovered


Wednesday, August 31, 2016


Deadly strep infection in infants could be prevented with breast milk sugars

Novel Culprit for Type 2 Diabetes Gene at Well-Established Genomic Location

Therapy Dog Shows What Canine Care Looks Like in GoPro Vid

High Rates of Suicide and Self-Harm Among Transgender Youth

Brain blood flow reduces when fit older adults stop exercising

Selenium Status Influence Cancer Risk

Study Finds Increase in Temporary Paralysis Accompanied Zika Outbreaks

Bird Bugs Shed New Light on Malaria Infection

The laser probe, the iKnife, and the cutting edge of surgery

Pure Oxygen in High-Pressure Chamber Relieves Symptoms of Opiate Withdrawal in Mice

F.D.A. Orders Stronger Warning on Common Painkiller-Sedative Mix

PTSD Increases Risk for Metabolic Syndrome, Reduced Cortical Thickness

Moderate drinking may reduce frailty, cardiovascular disease for seniors

Sabotaging Bacteria Propellers to Stop Infections

Lead Tests on New York City Schools’ Water May Have Masked Scope of Risk

Potential New Biomarker for Cancer Patient Prognosis 

Is cocoa good for you? New study may settle it

Researchers Gain New Understanding of How Neutrophils Latch Onto Vessel Walls to Protect from Infection, Clean Up Injured Tissue 

Higher than ever? New study tracks U.S. marijuana use

Dopamine: Far More Than Just the 'Happy Hormone'

Connection Between Chronic Pain, Anxiety Disorders Found by Researchers

Antibody Reduces Harmful Brain Amyloid Plaques in Alzheimer's Patients

Body's Cellular Building Blocks Arise from Genetic Tugs of War

Accumulation of a Product of Cell Metabolism Found to Be Linked With Kidney Tumor Growth

Signaling Cascade That Drives Fatty Tumors

Mitochondrial Diseases: Novel Method Enables Absolute Quantification of Mitochondrial Metabolites

Researchers Identify Genetic Marker for Heart Failure


Tuesday, August 30, 2016


Early Parkinson's diagnosis moves closer with new protein test

Addiction Cravings May Get Their Start Deep in the Right Side of the Brain

Spondylosis: All You Need to Know

Researchers Identify Multidrug-Resistant E. Coli Bacteria from New Jersey Patient

Variation in 'Junk' DNA Leads to Trouble

Researchers Identify Protein That Delays Type 1 Diabetes Onset in New Mouse Model

Zika treatable with existing drugs, says breakthrough study

Antipsychotic Medications Linked to Increased Risk of Pneumonia in Persons With Alzheimer's Disease

Amputees' Brains Remember Missing Hands Even Years Later

Mitosis Study Finds Potential Cancer Target

PTSD and cognitive decline linked in 9/11 responders

New iPad Game Could Help Diagnose Autism in Children

Bipolar Adolescents Continue to Have Elevated Substance Use Disorder Risk as Young Adults

Caution Urged in the Use of Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment for Heart Disease Patients

Children With Asthma Attacks Triggered by Colds Less Responsive to Standard Treatment 

Wisconsin judge saves colleague's life with kidney donation

Critical Protein Shows Promise for the Treatment of Alzheimer's

How did Listeria get into recalled veggies?

Retinoic Acid Suppresses Colorectal Cancer Development, Study Finds 

New treatment advice for three common STDs

Increasing Nursing Mothers' Vitamin D Levels May Benefit Babies

Wasp sting blamed for a man's rare side effect


Monday, August 29, 2016


Vesicles That Trap Amyloid Appear to Also Contribute to Alzheimer's

Rethinking the Use of Hormones to Ease Menopause Symptoms

Breast Cancer Researchers Look Beyond Genes to Identify More Drivers of Disease Development

Cheaper "do-it-yourself" alternative to EpiPen may be risky

Zika Can Be Transmitted by Female Mosquito to Her Eggs, Study Says   

The Paleo diet: Could it reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease?

Playing sports with concussion doubles recovery time

Folic acid may protect against congenital heart defects

The Decline of Tube Feeding for Dementia Patients   

Food labels we look for and what they really mean

More parents believe vaccines are unnecessary

Shark Fins and Meat Contain High Levels of Neurotoxins Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

Replacing old memories with new for people who fear spiders

Cellular Communication Processes That Make Life Possible

E-cigarettes are 'as bad for the heart as tobacco': Nicotine vapor damages blood vessels and raises risk of disease

Blinding Disease in Canines and Humans Shares Causative Gene, Pathology

How sitting in traffic jams can harm your health

Alzheimer's: Nicotinic Receptors as a New Therapeutic Target

Many with depression have something else in common

Defibrillators Could Save Many More Lives If Associated With Basic Life Support Education

Should I Worry About a Cherry Angioma? Get the Facts

iPads as Effective as Sedatives for Children Before Operations


Sunday, August 28, 2016


Understanding the unhappy side of serotonin

Baby simulator programs 'increase teen pregnancy risk, not reduce it'

All You Need to Know About Nephritis


Saturday, August 27, 2016


Targeting Gut Bacteria to Reduce Weight Gain

Peritonitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

First Epigenetic Test to Diagnose Tumors of Unknown Origin

Soluble corn fiber may improve women's bone health

Moderate Physical Activity Linked With 50 Percent Reduction in Cardiovascular Death in Over-65s

New Oral Anticoagulants Provide Same Stroke Prevention as Warfarin but Cause Less Bleeding