Personal Health



Friday, September 30, 2016


Are Wild Blueberries More Nutritious Than Farm-Raised? ††

Omega-3 could help prevent environmentally induced lupus

Migraines could be tied to another common problem

Epigenetic clock can calculate biological age, predict lifespan

Genetically Engineered Crops Are Safe, Review of Studies Finds

Contraceptives Tied to Depression Risk

Adaptation to Food Deprivation as a Clue for Treating Metabolic Diseases

Marasmus: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Caffeine-Based Compounds Show Promise Against Parkinson's Disease

What's behind the rise in nearsightedness?

With Worrisome Animal Research, More Focus Needed on Effects of Cannabis on Human Development

HPV: How physicians recommend vaccine influences parents' choices

Formaldehyde Damages Proteins, Not Just DNA

Kidney cancer drug also attacks other cancers

Fat Cells That Amplify Nerve Signals in Response to Cold Also Affect Blood Sugar Metabolism, Researchers Report


Thursday, September 29, 2016


Omega-3 Fatty Acid Stops Known Trigger of Lupus

The 4 Traits That Put Kids at Risk for Addiction

Drug Overdose Deaths Drive Increase in Number of Organ Donations: One Familyís Story of Hope From Despair

How High Blood Pressure May Hurt Childrenís Brains

Can eating too much sugar lead to type 2 diabetes?

Teaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stress

HPV vaccine works better than expected, study finds

Man may have gotten Zika from dying father's tears

Headaches and Menopause: What's the Connection?

Woman's mystery pain solved after object found inside her

Mediterranean diet linked to reduced risk of CVD

Where You Live Shapes Your Immune System More Than Your Genes

C.D.C. Advises Against Travel to Zika-Affected Countries in Southeast Asia

Milk Intake Is Objectively Not Linked to Increased Cardiovascular Risk, Study Suggests

Exercise does not reduce multiple sclerosis risk

Scientists Track Unexpected Mechanisms of Memory


Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Moderate Activity Helps Older Adults Maintain Mobility, Independence

After Just 10 Days of Rest, Brain Benefits of Exercise Diminish

Component of Red Wine, Grapes Can Help to Reduce Inflammation, Study Finds

Hormonal contraceptives may raise depression risk

New Imaging Technique in Alzheimer's Disease Opens Up Possibilities for New Drug Development

When can you stop getting colonoscopies?

Brown Adipose Tissue Is Able to Secrete Factors That Activate Fat and Carbohydrate Metabolism

New research offers clues to cause of Crohnís disease

Moderate Alcohol Use Linked to Heart Chamber Damage, Atrial Fibrillation in New Study

Cell reprogramming discovery may lead to treatments for eye diseases

If Legalizing Pot, Consider Health, Not Profits, Analysis Says

Doctor allegedly made vaccines with cat saliva, vodka

Early Onset Menopausal Symptoms Could Predict Heart Disease

The World Wakes Up to the Danger of Superbugs

Rare Flu-Thwarting Mutation Discovered

FDA approves first "artificial pancreas" for diabetes

Cancer and Genetics: What's the Connection?

Fungus Makes Mosquitoes Much More Likely to Become Infected With Malaria

Food flavors may come from surprising sources

Depression in Pregnancy Increases Risk of Mental Health Problems in Children

ALS: Breakthrough discovery of destructive brain cells

Heart Disease Exercise Program Could Work for Bowel Cancer Patients

Should You Intervene When a Parent Harshly Disciplines a Child in Public?

Economic hardships pave the way to cognitive aging

Cystic Fibrosis: Ensuring Adequate Nutrition

What is hyperbaric oxygen therapy good for?

Antibiotics Developed in 1960s Show Promise for TB Therapy

Americas Declared Free of Measles

Diabetes in Children Is a Chronic, but Treatable, Disease

Administering Additional Antibiotic Prior to C-Section Reduces Infection Rates by 50 Percent


Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Region of body fat affects heart disease risk

Are there alternatives to statins to lower cholesterol?

Roller coasters could help pass kidney stones

Feds charge man who sold mislabeled "Viagra substitute"

Respiratory Acidosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

In a first, baby has DNA from 3 parents

Americas Region Declared Free of Endemic Measles

"Spare tire" or "love handles" Ė which is worse for your heart?

Are statins the best cholesterol-lowering drug? Study investigates

Why Superpotent Synthetic Opioids Are 'Crazy Dangerous,' DEA Says

Manuka honey could stave off catheter-associated UTIs

9 out of 10 people breathing excessive air pollution

What Does It Feel Like to Have High Blood Sugar Levels?

Interval Exercise Training Improves Blood Vessel Function in Older Adults

Suffering from Headaches? You May Be at Increased Risk for a Thyroid Condition

Blood Clot Removal Could Help More Stroke Victims, Study Finds

Earlier Treatment With Surgery to Remove Blood Clot Linked With Less Disability Following Stroke

Have More Than Eight Dental Fillings? It Could Increase the Mercury Levels in Your Blood

New Switch Decides Between Genome Repair, Death of Cells

HIV vaccine steps closer with new insights into broadly neutralizing antibodies

Improving Protein Intake in Older Adults

Artificial Blood Vessels Developed in the Lab Can Grow With the Recipient

Blood Pressure Drug May Boost Effectiveness of Lung Cancer Treatment


Monday, September 26, 216


Unknown Exposure to Second-Hand Smoke Associated With Increased Mortality

New study may help expectant moms feel better about morning sickness

Enzyme Hyaluronidase Shows Promise as Treatment for Muscle Stiffness Caused by Brain Injury

High-zinc diet may raise risk of C. difficile infection

Exercise Can Increase Levels of Hunger-Promoting Endocannabinoids Even If You Are Sleep-Deprived

9 out of 10 teens don't get enough exercise

What Happens When the Brain Is Artificially Stimulated?

Heart disease: Genetic risk score may help earlier prediction

A World First: Cardiovascular Team Carries out a New Type of Procedure on a Heart Valve

New trial over talc, cancer link: What you need to know

Women With Hearing Loss More Likely to Have Preterm or Low Birth Weight Babies

Teen Girls With a Family History of Breast Cancer Do Not Experience Increased Depression or Anxiety

Consuming Fewer Calories Reduces the Risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Study Suggests

Organic Milk Will Wait and Wait for You ††

How Cancerís 'Invisibility Cloak' Works

Fatty Diet Activates Oldest Branch of Immune System, Causing Intestinal Tumors

New Genetic Links for Heart Disease Risk Factors Identified

Just say no to Narcan? Heroin rescue efforts draw backlash

Lights, Camera, Action: New Catheter Lets Doctors See Inside Arteries for First Time

How Statins Aid the Immune System

Iron Nanoparticles Make Immune Cells Attack Cancer

Some Good News on Ovarian Cancer

Regulatory RNA Essential to DNA Damage Response

The Spice of Life: Cinnamon Cools Your Stomach

New Theory on How Insulin Resistance, Metabolic Disease Begin

Fecal Bacteria Linked to Body Fat


Sunday, September 25, 2016


What Obese Patients Should Say to Doctors

In just one day, 7 overdose deaths reported in Cleveland area


Saturday, September 24, 2016


Does Physical Activity Lower the Risk of Bacterial Infections?

The Trouble With Tylenol and Pregnancy

Yoga May Not Count Toward 30 Minutes of Daily Physical Activity, but May Have Other Benefits

Childhood Muscular Fitness and Adult Metabolic Syndrome