Personal Health


Friday, October 6, 2017


Electronic bandage may heal chronic wounds

Schizophrenia: Nearly 80 percent of risk down to genes

Kola nut: Uses, benefits, and side effects

The female orgasm: What do women want?

Weight loss surgery reduces cancer risk by 33 percent in women

High-sugar diets raise heart disease risk in healthy people

Is it nail psoriasis or fungus?

Nicotine poisoning symptoms: Can you overdose on too much nicotine?

 How Seemingly Acute Viral Infections Can Persist

Deep sleep's role in visual learning uncovered

DNA Damage Caused by Cancer Treatment Reversed by ZATT Protein

Leafy greens may contribute to a healthy heart

Preeclampsia Triggered by an Overdose of Gene Activity

Armpit detox: Benefits and how to do it

California's hepatitis A outbreak may linger for years


Thursday, October 5, 2017


Could multivitamin use in pregnancy protect children from autism?

Potassium may help to prevent heart disease

Rhodiola rosea: Benefits, side effects, and dosage

The 10 best asthma blogs

Low Serum Calcium May Increase Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Disease and odor: An intriguing relationship

Germs in the Kitchen: Salmonella Better Known Than Campylobacter

Severe heart failure may be reversible

Air Pollution Exposure on Home-to-School Routes Reduces the Growth of Working Memory

Can CBD oil help anxiety? What you need to know

Smartphone-Controlled Smart Bandage for Better, Faster Healing

Low MCHC in blood tests: Symptoms and causes  

Americans in these areas more likely to commit suicide

Women's dementia risk increased by midlife hypertension   

The opioid epidemic in 6 charts

Watching hockey increases cardiac stress by twofold

Why sleep is so essential for your health

Does acupuncture for diabetes work?

Americans in these areas more likely to commit suicide


Wednesday, October 4, 2017


Black tea boosts weight loss by altering gut bacteria

New IBD treatments may combine antifungals and probiotics

Cell Stress Response Sheds Light on Treating Inflammation-Related Cancer, Aging

Prickly heat: Images, causes, and treatment

BRCA1: Mystery of Breast Cancer Risk Gene Solved, 20 Years After Its Discovery

Bilingualism: What happens in the brain?

High BMI and Blood Pressure Create a Heavy Heart

The human brain contains 'waste pipes,' study reveals

Antifungals and Probiotics May Play a Key Role in the Development of Treatment for Crohn's Disease

Cancer: 40 percent of all cases related to obesity, overweight

Resistance Training Prevents Age-Related Tendon Damage

Sclerodactyly: What it is, causes, and treatment

New Approach May Hold the Key to Treating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Menopause bloating: Causes and relief

One in Four People Leave Work a Year After a Heart Attack

How pancreatic tumors could help to fight diabetes

Avoiding Meat During Pregnancy Linked With Later Substance Misuse by Children

Vitamin D supplements may reduce asthma severity

Intense Strength Training Benefits Postmenopausal Women With Low Bone Mass

Gene therapy helps boys with 'Lorenzo's Oil' disease

Brain Damage Caused by Zika Exposure in Utero Can Be Detected by Both Fetal MRI and Ultrasound

Breakthrough pain: Causes and medications

Test Reveals Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in a Half Hour

Old tattoo to blame for woman's cancer scare

Anxiety and Depression Caused by Childhood Bullying Decline Over Time


Tuesday, October 3, 2017


Lupus: Probiotics could help to reduce kidney inflammation

U.S. Breast Cancer Death Rates Dropped 39 Percent Between 1989 and 2015

Statins may prevent potentially fatal blood infection

New Targeted Alpha Therapy Protocol for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Soap for psoriasis: All you need to know

New Method for Tissue Regeneration, Inspired by Nature

Sleep's role in memory consolidation unpicked

New Method Could Help Disrupt Opioid Crisis

Is chocolate good for our skin?

Keeping Moving: Flat Worms Shed Light on Role of Migrating Stem Cells in Cancer

Playing video games may 'enhance learning'

New Cardiac Catheter Combines Light and Ultrasound to Measure Plaques

Eustachian tube dysfunction: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

First Evidence of the Body's Waste System in the Human Brain Discovered

Kojic acid: Side effects and benefits

Cell Signals That Trigger Wound Healing Are Surprisingly Complex

Atherosclerosis: Skipping breakfast may double risk   

How Tuberculosis Hides in the Body

Obesity-related cancers on the rise in the U.S.

Gut Bacteria Metabolism May Factor Into Hypertension

Just 1 hour of exercise per week could prevent depression

High-Intensity Workouts Won't Work for Most People 

Tom Petty’s death spotlights risk of cardiac arrest

Mold Contamination in Sea Salts Could Potentially Spoil Food

Lectin-free diet: Is it good or bad?

Heat-Tempered Magnesium Alloy a Strong Choice for Implants

Trying to get sober? NIH offers tool to help find good care

Online Parent Training Helps Young Kids With ADHD

Fecal Transplant Success for Diabetes Might Depend on the Recipient's Gut Microbes

Microbial Dispersal Impacts Animal Guts

New Portable Blood Analyzer Could Improve Anemia Detection Worldwide

Morbidity and Mortality of Leprosy in the Middle Ages


Monday, October 2, 2017


Heart study is more reason not to skip breakfast

How feeling full can make you want to eat more

Low Consumption of Vitamin K by Adolescents Associated With Unhealthy Enlargement of the Heart's Major Pumping Chamber 

Doctors to millennials: Stay home when you have the flu

Coping with panic disorder

Menopause and Estrogen Affect Muscle Function

Monolaurin: Benefits, dosage, and side effects

DNA Mutations Shed in Blood Predicts Response to Immunotherapy in Patients With Cancer

Brain response to unfairness 'predicts depression'

GM Soybean Oil Causes Less Obesity and Insulin Resistance but Is Harmful to Liver Function

Regular sauna use could slash men's hypertension risk

Feeling Sated Can Become a Cue to Eat More

Hemifacial spasm: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Radical Research Raises Hopes for Eye Disease Treatment for Premature Babies

Scalp psoriasis: Shampoos, home remedies, and causes

Children Without Allergies Can Still Be Afflicted With Asthma-Like Coughing and Wheezing

Parkinson's breakthrough: New disease-causing mechanism found

Did Game Design Elements Increase Physical Activity Among Adults?

HPV and cancer: Key mechanism may suggest treatment

New Insights Into Leading Cause of Miscarriage, Birth Defects Discovered

Why does psoriasis itch and how can I stop it?

Mini-Kidneys Grown in Lab Reveal Renal Disease Secrets


Sunday, October 1, 2017


Natural protein may help to prevent blindness

'Dabbing' cannabis may release cancerous toxins

How long does digestion take? Tips for better digestion

Is pneumonia contagious? Causes and transmission

Period bloating: Seven tips for relief

How does oxytocin control the brain's social reward circuit?

Hammer toe surgery: What to expect


Saturday, September 30, 2017


Fibroids after menopause: What you need to know

Retrolisthesis: Types, causes, and symptoms 

Head cold: Symptoms and home remedies

Birth control and yeast infections: What's the link?

Glioblastoma: A new treatment for this deadly brain tumor?

How childhood trauma affects the brain

Psychopathy: Children at risk respond differently to laughter

The A positive (and A negative) blood type diet