Personal Health


Friday, September 9, 2016


"Super lice" not budging with over-the-counter treatments

Health Care Providers Scramble to Meet New Disaster Readiness Rule

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Strawberries at Smoothie Chain

Statins: 'Harms have been overestimated,' says review 

The football injuries most likely to end an NFL career

Stroke: Innovative electrical stimulation glove improves hand function

How Does Race Walking Compare to Running?   

Epilepsy drugs work by 'wedging themselves' into receptors

9/11 through a child's eyes: Survivor overcomes PTSD, addiction

Thinking About Septoplasty? What You Need to Know


Thursday, September 8, 2016


Diabetes study reveals key to healthy aging, longer life

Hip Fractures: Most Elderly Unlikely to Fully Recover

Stem cell therapy restores arm, hand movement for paralyzed man

New 'Trojan Horse' Antibody Strategy Shows Promise Against All Ebola Viruses

Express Scripts Urges Narrower Coverage of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

The Influence of Fat When Gut Bacteria Is Reduced by Antibioticsm

Should you feed a cold and starve a fever? Study investigates

Scientists Find Culprit Responsible for Calcified Blood Vessels in Kidney Disease

Extra weight in women has complex effect on stroke risk

New Insights Into Tumor-Infiltrating T Cells

Tooth enamel structure and composition revealed in 3-D nanoscale maps

Reactive Oxygen Species Switch Immune Cells from Migratory to Murderous

Cancer "moonshot" plan is bold, but is it realistic? 

Ten Year Time Limit on Storing Human Eggs Should Be Scrapped, Says New Research

Physical activity curbs some harmful effects of drinking alcohol

Grass Pollen Allergy Vaccine Also Effective Against Hepatitis B

Veterans opening up to fight PTSD

Teens Are Less Likely to Select Sugary Beverages That Contain Health Warning Labels 

Cord-blood transplants show promise in leukemia treatment

Period Symptoms: All You Need to Know

Stealth Pig Cells May Hold the Key to Treating Diabetes in Humans


Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Simple step could cut thousands off your medical bills

Ginger, Chili Peppers Could Work Together to Lower Cancer Risk

Passing My Disability On to My Children

Acetaminophen Not Associated With Worse Asthma in Kids

Sleep disorder may be linked to danger on the road 

Sugar Transforms a Traditional Chinese Medicine Into a Cruise Missile

Leprosy scare at Calif. school has parents worried

New Tumor Analysis Method Identifies High-Risk Prostate Cancer

Nasal spray flu vaccine 'ineffective and should not be used,' say AAP

Antibacterial Ingredients in Indoor Dust Could Contribute to Antibiotic Resistance

Thyroid levels may be linked to cardiac arrest

Maternal Smoking Could Lead to an Increased Risk for Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders

Gut bacteria and the brain: Are we controlled by microbes?

People in Unhappy Relationships More Likely to Have Suicidal Thoughts

Antibiotics before age 2 linked to allergies later

New Treatment Strategy Against Alzheimer’s Disease?

Optimal delivery for twins is 37 weeks' gestation, new study finds

Link Between Weather, Chronic Pain Is Emerging Through an Innovative National Smartphone Research Project

Economic recession could take a toll on your health 

Potential Role for Vitamin A in Pancreatic Cancer Discovered

Vitamin D supplements may lower risk of severe asthma attacks

New Research Supports Hep C Treatment for People Who Use Drugs

One Italian village may hold the secret to a long life

Computer Simulation Reveals P53 Weak Spots, Opens New Avenues Against Cancer

Cesarean delivery may increase risk of childhood obesity

More Evidence That TV Ads May Influence Kids' Drinking

Antidepressant Bone Loss Could Be Prevented With Beta-Blockers

Intestinal Bacteria Influence Food Allergies

Strong Social Support Is Related to Shorter Stay in Inpatient Rehab After Hospitalization

Fruit Flies Yield Clues on Cancerous Tumor Hotspots

High Variability Suggests Glycemic Index Is Unreliable Indicator of Blood Sugar Response

Humans May Be Uniquely Identified by the Proteins in Their Hair

The Whole of Epigenetic Regulation May Be Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

Surgery at High-Quality Hospitals Costs Medicare Less Than at Low-Quality Hospitals

Patients With Advanced Lymphoma in Remission After T-Cell Therapy


Tuesday, September 6, 2016


Doctors May Spend Nearly Half Their Time on 'Paperwork,' Study Says

Fungi Contribute to Delayed Healing of Chronic Wounds

Vitamin B12 as Protection for the Aging Brain

Common Bacteria Show Promise for Treating Celiac Disease

More than 1 in 7 American kids diagnosed with ADHD

New Treatment May Help Those With Rare Immune Cancers

10 fattest states in America 

Food Allergies: Allergic to Soy?

Florida residents concerned about Zika pesticide

Doughnut in a Cage Holds the Key to Bacteria's Survival

The complicated connection between IQ and prejudice 

Tumor Microenvironment Acts as a Mechanism of Resistance to Chemotherapy

For older men, could more sex be risky? 

Most Parents Rely on Outdated Advice When Caring for a Child With Concussion

Reward-related brain circuit is vital for sleep, researchers discover

Scientists Have Discovered a Specific Molecular Biomarker for Malignant Melanoma

Shot vs. spray? New flu vaccine guidelines for kids

Gamblers More Prone to Violent Behavior

Enlarged prostate: Molecular mechanism clue may explain link to inflammation

Increased Risk of Pneumococcal Pneumonia With Hospital Admission During School Holidays

In apparent first, gluten not welcome at this college dining hall

Obesity Linked to Improved Survival in Kidney Cancer

Asthma flare-ups reduced by antibody injection

Protein Subunit Found to Rescue Afflicted Neurons in Huntington's Disease

Florida begins BTI ground spraying to fight Zika in Miami Beach

 From DNA to Disease, Study Describes Rare, New Brain Disorder

Nasal Spray Addiction: Is It a Cause for Concern?

Promising Drug Leads Identified to Combat Heart Disease

Gene Discovered That Is Essential for the DNA-Replication Process

Screening for Suicidal Thoughts, Behaviors Declines With Patient Age

Over-the-Counter Head Lice Treatments Are Likely to Fail

TB Can Persist in Lungs Despite Treatment, Researchers Find

Corticosteroid Use Linked to Worse Outcomes for Patients With Lyme Disease-Associated Facial Paralysis

Irregular Heartbeat Linked to Wider Range of Serious Conditions Than Previously Thought

PSA Failure Predicts Risk of Death Only in Healthy Men

Factor Isolated from Babies' Cord Blood Could Treat Harmful Inflammation, Sepsis


Monday, September 5, 2016


Babies and mealtime: Food selection is more social than nutritional

Lasting childbirth pain could have serious side effects

Medicinal Properties of Tropical Fruit 'Asam Keping'

Yoga, acupuncture effective for chronic pain management

Heredity a Major Factor in ADHD, Binge Eating and Alcohol Dependence

Politics Are Tricky but Science Is Clear: Needle Exchanges Work

Gene Defect as a Potential Gateway for Targeted Prostate Cancer Therapy

Language learning boosts brain plasticity and ability to code new information

Gut Bacteria Affect Immune Recovery in HIV Patients, Study Finds

Drug Linked to Ohio Overdoses Can Kill in Doses Smaller than a Snowflake

Biochemists' Discovery Could Lead to Vaccine Against 'Flesh-Eating' Bacteria

Breast-feeding may reduce asthma symptoms for at-risk infants

Physical Activity Reduces Anxiety and Depression in Patients With COPD, Study Suggests

Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness

Reduced Fetal Size Linked to Increased Asthma Risk and Reduced Lung Function in Children

Liver cancer risk influenced by blood selenium levels



Sunday, September 4, 2016


Heatwaves, cold snaps may raise preterm birth risk 

Asthma Gene's Effect on Respiratory Symptoms in Infancy Depends on Breastfeeding Status

28 ODs in 4 hours: How the heroin epidemic choked a W.Va. city

Childhood BMI Linked With Asthma Hospital Admissions, but Differs Between Men and Women

Caffeine may complicate blood pressure treatment and diagnosis


Saturday, September 3, 2016


Crohn's disease: Potential treatment to prevent fibrosis uncovered