Personal Health


Friday, October 12, 2018


Could this amino acid improve glucose control in diabetes?

Ketogenic Diet Appears to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Mice, Study Finds

How perfectionism affects your (mental) health

Effects of a High-Fat Diet May Be Passed on for Three Generations

How do hearing and sight influence cognitive decline?

Cancer Stem Cells Use Normal Genes in Abnormal Ways

Is sleeping too much bad for your brain?

Does Open Heart Surgery Affect Cognitive Abilities?

How do dairy fats influence the risk of type 2 diabetes?

Insights on the Effects of Exercise on Cognitive Performance

C-section rates have skyrocketed worldwide

Early Changes to Synapse Gene Regulation May Cause Alzheimer's Disease


Thursday, October 11, 2018


How does psoriatic arthritis affect the spine?

Low Copper Levels Linked to Fatter Fat Cells

What are the most healthful vegetables you can eat?

Effective Ketamine Doses for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Causes and home remedies for toe cramps

Fruit Fly Protein Could Be New Tool in Tackling Disease-Carrying Mosquitoes

Is compulsive eating before a period normal?

Seed oils are better for cholesterol than olive oil

The probiotic that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Probiotic foods: What to know

More U.S. kids not vaccinated against any disease

Breast cancer: Omega-3-rich diet may stop tumors from spreading 

Surgery helps some with rare, polio-like illness

Can eating too much fruit cause type 2 diabetes?   

"Doctor detectives" help diagnose mysterious illnesses

What to know about subchorionic bleeding   

Jewelry containing metal with cancer risk sold at Ross, Nordstrom Rack

Radial nerve injury: Everything you need to know

Children's mental health suffers after disasters like Michael: How to help

New risk factor for mouth cancer uncovered

Lilly is raising awareness about metastatic breast cancer

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of dementia

More homeopathic products made in N. Carolina recalled


Wednesday, October 10, 2018 


How do you lose belly fat?

Study Firms Up Diet and Depression Link

Best medications for treating diarrhea in Crohn's disease  

Chewing Gum May Be Effective for Delivering Vitamins

What to know about head and brain MRI scans

Nail Polishes With 'N-Free' Labels Are Not Necessarily Free of Toxic Compounds

Drugs could one day treat nearsightedness, reveals gene study

Risk of Blindness Among Premature Babies With Low Levels of Blood Platelets

Newly discovered molecule could treat heart failure

3-in-1 Vaccine Against Traveler's Diarrhea

What to expect from knee surgery rehabilitation

Probiotic Bacillus Eliminates Staphylococcus Bacteria

Cancer: Alternative therapies are popular but risky

Nutrients May Reduce Blood Glucose Levels

How does psoriatic arthritis affect the hands? 

8 common myths about cold and flu debunked

Vitamin A supplements could harm bone health   

What are "natural" products? LaCroix lawsuit highlights confusion

Osteoarthritis: New compound may stop the disease   

New guidance on when to start pushing in childbirth


Tuesday, October 9, 2018 


First period after having a baby: What to expect

Does high altitude affect COPD?

Health benefits of elderberry

Existing drug shows promise for treating aggressive breast cancer

Why depression, trauma can make you age faster

Bipolar disorder: A good diet may boost treatment

What to know about age spots (liver spots)

3 new cases of rare polio-like illness emerge

How soon can you get pregnant after giving birth?   

Could weight loss lower the risk of breast cancer?

Invasive lobular breast cancer: Prognosis and statistics

Children partially paralyzed: Facts on acute flaccid myelitis

What is the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's?

The doctor is out: Many millennials choose convenient clinics over doctor's offices

Can apathy predict dementia?

Is hand sanitizer or hand-washing more effective for young children?

Existing drug may treat triple-negative breast cancer

This trampoline workout will make you feel like a kid again

New Way to Eliminate Allergen-Induced Asthma Attacks


Monday, October 8, 2018


What to know about esophageal thrush

Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic, 100 Years on

What are the symptoms of high estrogen?

Club Drug GHB Associated With Brain and Cognitive Changes

Is there a link between marijuana and COPD?

Gout Drug May Protect Against Chronic Kidney Disease

Nerve damage: Using electronic implants to hasten healing

Implantable, Biodegradable Devices Speed Nerve Regeneration in Rats

Antibiotic may prevent breast cancer recurrence

There's a Better Way to Decipher DNA's Epigenetic Code to Identify Disease

Weight loss drug may prevent and treat diabetes

Genetic Disease Healed Using Genome Editing

Top 5 natural antihistamines for allergies

Scientists Create New Map of Brain Region Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

What to expect from Crohn's infusions

How Wasp and Bee Stinger Designs Help Deliver the Pain 

Therapy dogs can spread superbugs to kids, hospital finds

Infective Endocarditis Increases Tenfold in North Carolina

How daytime naps could help us make better decisions

Largest Ever Genetic Study of Blood Pressure

Here are 10 common myths about HPV

Statins Show Little Promise for Conditions Other Than Heart Disease

Existing antibiotic could help treat melanoma

Root Extract of Chinese Medicinal Plant Makes Worms Live Longer

Genetic glitch increases men's risk of impotence, study says

Supercharged Natural Killer Cells May Hold Promise for Cancer

Too Much Vitamin A May Increase Risk of Bone Fractures

Link Between Childhood Adversity, Burnout and Depression

Inflammation in the Womb May Explain Why Some Babies Are More Prone to Sepsis After Birth

Air Pollution May Be Linked to Heightened Mouth Cancer Risk

Planned Intermittent Fasting May Help Reverse Type 2 Diabetes, Suggest Doctors

Scoliosis Linked to Essential Mineral


Sunday, October 7, 2018


'Winter blues' study finds key to depression resilience   

Standard Treatment for Common STD Doesn't Eliminate Parasite in Some Women

Clearing the air: Controversy and cautious hope over vaping

What makes whole grains so healthful?

Minnesota health officials on the lookout for rare nervous system disorder

Diet and Weight May Affect Response to Bipolar Disorder Treatment


Saturday, October 6, 2018


Drinking water lowers the risk of bladder infections

FDA expands use of cervical cancer vaccine up to age 45

In my view: Why I now agree with vaccination  

Food you've never heard of could end hunger