Personal Health


Friday, September 8, 2017


Mediterranean diet may reduce reflux symptoms, study finds

How avocados and nuts could boost intelligence

'Bad habit' neurons identified

Does blood pressure change during a heart attack?

Can tomatoes protect us from alcohol's effects?

What should you do if a friend has a seizure?

Food allergy diagnosis by oral food challenge is safe, says study

Nail pitting: Signs, causes, and treatment

Walking pneumonia in children: Symptoms and treatment

How to keep your brain healthy as you age

Cancer detected in just 10 seconds with new device  

Guinea pigs can harbor a hidden health hazard

The O positive (and O negative) blood type diet

NFL star Ryan Jensen says sleep apnea diagnosis 'saved my career'


Thursday, September 7, 2017


Nutrition Has Benefits for Brain Network Organization

Could a small molecule prevent melanoma in redheads?

Intermittent Electrical Brain Stimulation Improves Memory

Whole grains may prevent colorectal cancer

Researchers Closer to Uncovering a New Feature in Heart Failure

Fructooligosaccharides: Potential benefits and risks

Shortened Telomeres Linked to Dysfunction in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Researchers Find

How do muscles work?

Link Established Between a Molecular Driver of Melanoma, Novel Therapeutic Agent

The best men's health blogs 

Connection Between Low Oxygen Levels, Human Gene Discovered

Just 25 minutes of yoga, meditation 'boosts brain function, energy'

You Are What You Think You Eat

Boxer's fracture: Treatment, diagnosis, and recovery

Using Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Affect Your Child's Mental Health

Hypervigilance: Symptoms and treatment

Trigger for Fatty Liver in Obesity

Need to get creative? Put on a happy song

Discovery of Chromosome Motor Supports DNA Loop Extrusion

Bite of a hot dog stopped boy's heart, revealing rare condition

Parkinson's: Sniff test could predict risk up to a decade earlier

Can't afford the dentist? You're not alone

What is bipolar II disorder? Symptoms and treatment

Six gene regions linked to preterm births

Circadian Clock's Inner Gears


Wednesday, September 6, 2017


A Bioactive Molecule May Protect Against Congestive Heart Failure After Heart Attacks

Antidepressants could delay Parkinson's progression

New Device Accurately Identifies Cancer in Seconds

Empathy: Why do we care?

New Strategy for Vaccinating Pregnant Mothers Against Malaria Holds Promise for Protecting Infants

Health benefits of oolong tea

Parkinson's Severity Assessed Through Drawing

High meat intake increases diabetes risk, study shows

Art Courses Could Help Medical Students Become Better Clinical Observers

Scientists probe link between stroke and cancer

Keychain Detector Could Catch Food Allergens Before It's Too Late

Can my HDL be too high?

Colon of Patients With IBS Reacts Differently to Bacteria

Do breasts hurt when they grow? A guide for teenagers

Substance in Coffee Delays Onset of Diabetes in Laboratory Mice

Killing cancer with vitamin C: Hype or hope?

Probe could help cancer surgeons know they got it all

Taller people may be more susceptible to blood clots

Blindness Study Shows How Gene Causes Middle-Age Sight Loss 

New report a "wake-up call" about stroke risk

Dietary supplement may help older adults to keep warm   

Could Zika virus help battle deadly brain cancer?

Four effective gingivitis home remedies

Mental health Lack of sleep could contribute to problems, researchers reveal   

Dr. Atul Gawande on what we should be asking in end-of-life care

Millions of people in their 20s and 30s should be offered statins to cut heart disease, major study says


Tuesday, September 5, 2017


Keto diet may increase memory, reduce mortality

Prostate cancer: Could a breast cancer drug reduce recurrence?

Coughing so hard you vomit: Causes and treatments

Brain cancer could be treated with Zika virus

Schizophrenia: Could lack of nutrients in pregnancy be a cause?

Cannot Sleep Due to Stress? Here Is the Cure

Lecithin: Benefits, risks, and types

Eating Meat Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

Dermatographia: Causes and treatment of skin writing

New, Ultra-Rare Gene Mutations Implicated in Eating Disorders

Prostate cancer: PSA screening does lower death risk, says review

Mobile Phone Use While Pregnant Not Linked to Child Neurodevelopment Problems, Study Suggests

Schizophrenia 'voices' quietened by magnetic stimulation

Swings in Dad's Testosterone Affects the Family -- For Better or Worse -- After Baby Arrives

Photodynamic therapy for acne: Costs and recovery

Contagious Yawning More Closely Associated With Perceptual Sensitivity Than Empathy

Western wildfires causing health concerns

Zika Virus Kills Brain Cancer Stem Cells

Swings in Dad's Testosterone Affects the Family -- For Better or Worse -- After Baby Arrives


Monday, September 4, 2017


Cancer: Existing drug may prevent treatment-induced infertility 

Type 2 diabetes shares risk genes with heart disease

Protein shake diet for weight loss: Meal plans and side effects

New sleep-promoting brain cells identified 

Heavy Alcohol Use Alters Brain Functioning Differently in Young Men and Women

Dry ears: Causes, treatment, and prevention

Study in Early Stage Breast Cancer Shows That Even Small Tumors Can Be Aggressive

Triple-negative breast cancer: What you need to know

Financial Stress Is Associated With Migraine, If You Have Specific Circadian Gene Variants

Body clock gene variations may lead to stress migraines

Multi-Mechanism Approach to Treating Neonatal Hypoxic Ischemia

Insomnia: Like mother, like child?

Scientists Discover Brain Area Which Can Be Targeted for Treatment in Patients With Schizophrenia Who 'Hear Voices'

Synovial sarcoma: Treatment, diagnosis, and research

Face Value: Brain's Ability to Recognize Faces Is Shaped Through Repeated Exposure, Study Suggests

Give your breakfast a protein boost, eat within a ten-hour time frame and count carbs not calories: How to get your eating back on track for summer

Rethinking Serotonin Could Lead to a Shift in Psychiatric Care


Sunday, September 3, 2017


Blue light therapy for acne: Benefits, side effects, and costs

Are organ meats good for you? Benefits and risks

How to lose subcutaneous fat: All you need to know

Are you a daydream driver? Most likely, study finds

Asparagus pee: What causes the smell?

Lower back pain may all be in the mind, study suggests

ADHD and sleeplessness: A critical link?


Saturday, September 2, 2017


Cancer: Novel cell death technique may be better than chemo

What happens to the immune system during pregnancy?

Why can't I take a deep breath? Causes and treatment

Breast cancer charities: How to make an impact

Hypertrophic scars: Tips for treatment and reduction I

Want to stay healthy? Reduce sitting time by 21 minutes

Breast reconstruction surgery: Options and what to expect 

Marriage may increase heart disease survival