Personal Health



Friday, September 16, 2016


High-Calcium, Low-Lactose Diet May Reduce Risk of Ovarian Cancer in African-American Women 

Zika does cause microcephaly, but questions remain

Florida triples Zika transmission area as new cases reported

How Does Alcohol Affect My Blood Sugar Levels?

What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease

Size Is Everything When It Comes to High Blood Pressure

Being moved by sadness-evoking music linked to high empathy

Disordered Protein ‘shape Shifts’ to Avoid Crowding, Study Suggests

Leukemia no longer the leading childhood cancer killer: CDC

Researchers Map Links Between Salmonella, Sepsis

Growth Hormone Injections: Uses and Side Effects

Retinoic Acid May Significantly Prevent Lymphedema Development, Experimental Model Suggests

What's really going under your skin when getting a tattoo?

Female hormone found to fight flu damage

Maternal health: Disparities in care quality, access to services a major concern

Pokémon Go distracts drivers and pedestrians, causes accidents

Fish Lose Their Unique Personality When They Go to 'School'


Thursday, September 15, 2016


Diabetes and Your Diet: The Low-Carb Debate

Emotions mapped in the human brain 

10 million U.S. adults seriously considered suicide last year 

Moderate drinking: Heart health benefits challenged in new study

Seven-Year Study Pays Off With 'Most Detailed' Picture of Head and Neck Cancer Stem Cells to Date

Brains of "super-agers" look decades younger 

Taste for Fat: Scientists Discover Molecular Handle Behind Some Cancers' Preference for Fat

Gluten Intolerance: Signs and Symptoms

Lowering Systolic Blood Pressure Would Save More Than 100,000 Lives Per Year, Study Finds

Assessing Health Risks from Oil and Gas Operations

7 kids leave Calif. dentist with potentially life-threatening infection

Math Difficulties May Reflect Problems in a Crucial Learning System in the Brain

New Mosquito-Borne Disease Detected in Haiti

Cancer Patients Not Getting Adequate Pain Relief

Open Heart Surgery: What to Expect

Dying Tumor Cells Release Intracellular Ions in a Last-Ditch Attempt to Block the Immune System

Occupational Therapy Reduces Hospital Readmissions, Research Finds

Skull Base Surgeons Help Pioneer Method of Extracting Tumors from Ear Canal


Wednesday, September 14, 2016


What Vitamins, Nutrients Will Help Prevent Glaucoma from Worsening?

Could Ancient Remedies Hold the Answer to the Looming Antibiotics Crisis?

Is It Safe to Get Up Close and Personal With Food Allergy Triggers?

Children exposed to potentially toxic chemicals daily in household dust

Costs of US Prescription Opioid Epidemic Estimated at $78. 5 Billion

Smoking thickens the heart's walls and reduces function

A Faster, Better Way to Detect Salmonella in Meat, Chicken 

Unique Utah Zika case remains medical mystery

Predicting the Severity of Multiple Sclerosis 

Teen dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba in Maryland

Researchers Lay Foundation for Innovative Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

Squirt of antibiotic gel holds promise for ear infections

A Bad Bite Is Associated With Worse Postural, Balance Control

Some fatty acids may raise women's risk of type 2 diabetes 

High Factor Sunscreen Can Decrease the Risk of Melanoma by 33%

Study: No evidence that treating early prostate cancer makes a difference

Omega-3, Omega-6 Supplement Improves Reading for Children

Should I Worry About Seroma?

New T Cell Subsets With Potential to Improve Cellular Therapy for Cancer Identified


Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Healthy Diet Boosts Children’s Reading Skills

People judge their intoxication, drunkenness on their peers

DNA-Altering Technology Developed to Tackle Diseases

Training the brain to combat stress

Husband Speaks Out About Postpartum Depression After Losing Wife

Belief About Nicotine Content in Cigarette May Change Brain Activity and Craving

Diabetes: Key to faster-acting insulin found in snail venom

Killing Superbugs With Star-Shaped Polymers, Not Antibiotics

"Silent killer" puts millions of Americans at risk

Treatment Could Prevent Neuropathy in Diabetic Patients

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure: 6 Easy Ways

Chess Skill Is Linked to Intelligence

10 Simple Remedies for Heartburn Relief

Losing Teeth Raises Older Adults' Risks for Physical and Mental Disability

A clue as to why men sleep better than women

Risk Factors, Clinical Outcomes of Infective Endocarditis After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Touchscreens May Boost Motor Skills in Toddlers

Stiff, Oxygen-Deprived Tumors Promote Spread of Cancer

Antibody Discovery Could Help Create Improved Flu Vaccines

Memory Loss Not Enough to Diagnose Alzheimer's

Kidney Cancer Treatment: Potential for New Classes of HIF Inhibitors

E-Cigarettes May Have Helped 18,000 People Quit Smoking in 2015

Cold Plasma Will Heal Non-Healing Wounds


Monday, September 12, 2016


Toddlers Are at Highest Risk for Chemical Burns to the Eyes

What is a Telangiectasia and Should I Be Worried?

High Blood Pressure in Children

Clues in microbiome of infants point to future allergies and asthma

Many parents make dosing errors with kids' liquid meds

Blood pressure: Large global study uncovers links to new genes

Youth soccer injuries on the rise

Low Statin Use in People With Diabetes Despite Cardioprotective Effects, Guidelines

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Fertility: What You Need to Know

First Multicellular Organism Inspires the Design of Better Cancer Drugs

Teva's pricey Parkinson's drug unnerves some patients

Alzheimer's Beginnings Prove to Be a Sticky Situation

Melanoma may be stoppable with drug that halts cancer cell proliferation

Pac-Man Like Protein Which Eats Dead Cells Could Help in the Fight Against Cancer

Man's pet birds gave him rare case of "parrot fever"

Snail Venom Holds Key to Better Diabetes Treatments

Shorter lifespan for WWI babies whose fathers were injured, killed

Quadruple Helix Form of DNA May Aid in Development of Targeted Cancer Therapies

Light Tames Lethal Heart Disorders in Mice and Virtual Humans

Eating Your Greens Could Enhance Sport Performance

Sugar industry's role in diet, health studies questioned

Healthcare Costs for Infections Linked to Bacteria in Water Supply Systems Are Rising

Stress Negatively Affects Chances of Conception, Science Shows

How Ionizing Radiation Damages DNA and Causes Cancer


Sunday, September 11, 2016


Europeans most worried about vaccine safety, finds global study

Type 2 diabetes: Gene discovery could yield new treatments


Saturday, September 10, 2016


Spike in teen obesity explained by decreased calorie burn in puberty

Two Protein Studies Discover Molecular Secrets to Recycling Carbon, Healing Cells

'We can completely reverse alcohol dependence'