Personal Health



Friday, October 7, 2016


Do You Really Need Eight Glasses a Day?

Cinnamon Allergy: Symptoms and Treatment

Researchers Activate Repair Program for Nerve Fibers

Woman's Mystery Illness Turns Out to Be Tick-Borne Disease

 How is the world feeling? Largest real-time mental health survey investigates

Why you should order that hoppy beer

Why Is Fish Good for You? Because It Replaces Meat? 

Why U.S. life expectancy lags behind other wealthy nations

Binge eating could be halted by activating novel brain receptor

What's Rapunzel syndrome? Definitely no fairy tale

Link Between Heart and Blood Cells in Early Development 

China firms happy to sell killer opioid "weapon" to anyone in U.S.

Fewer Indications of ADHD in Children Whose Mothers Took Vitamin D During Pregnancy

Brain cell death mechanism for stroke, Alzheimer's identified

Vaccinating Babies Without Vaccinating Babies

More and more Americans suffer from this painful condition

Aberrant Tau Proteins Put Neuronal Networks to Sleep

The state of the world's health: Global Burden Of Disease 2015

Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity: What Do We Really Know?


Thursday, October 6, 2016


How 'Dead' Bacteria Return to Life

Verbal memory tests may miss early Alzheimer's signs in women

Antibiotics Could Be Cut by Up to One-Third, Say Dairy Farmers

As Drug Deaths Soar, a Silver Lining for Transplant Patients

UV Light Disinfection Significantly Reduces Clostridium Difficile Incidence

Gut bacteria boost effectiveness of common chemotherapy drug

Researchers Probe HPV's Manipulation of Immune System

Night shift work 'does not raise breast cancer risk,' study finds

Staphylococcus Aureus: Deciphering a Resistance Strategy That Thwarts Certain Antimicrobials

Hippocampus: What is its Function?

Simple Blood Test Could Vastly Improve Detection Rates of Severe Liver Disease 

Dealing With Ma’s Dementia, and That Trip Out West

Mental Illness Genetically Linked to Drug Use and Misuse

Love your co-workers? It could boost your health

Study Demonstrates Role of Gut Bacteria in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Men conceived through IVF may inherit father's fertility problems

Toxicoepigenetics: The Emerging Field Many Are Exploring Without Knowing It

Hookah Smoking: Rapidly Emerging Threat to the Health of the Nation's Young Adults

New Evidence Supports Biological Link Between Zika Infection, Guillain-Barré Syndrome


Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Homeopathic Teething Gels May Pose Risks

Early Marijuana Use Associated With Abnormal Brain Function, Lower IQ

Depression: Discovery of new brain pathway could yield new treatments

Cancer Treatment as a Double-Edged Sword

Wearable trackers 'may not increase activity enough to benefit health'

Thalidomide: Understanding the Purity and Chirality of Drugs and Their Metabolites

Have we reached the natural limit to the human lifespan?

How the Performing Arts Can Set the Stage for More Developed Brain Pathways

Food preferences altered by specific brain pathways

Eating Your Greens Could Enhance Sport Performance 

Women’s better verbal skills may mask early Alzheimer’s

Scientists Speed Up Muscle Repair

Millions of children 'may not reach full potential' due to extreme poverty, stunting

A Lead to Overcome Resistance to Antibiotics 

Are virtual reality headsets safe for kids?

Scientists Identify New Lead in Search for Parkinson's Cure

Zika Infection and Paralysis Syndrome Link Evidence

New Method to Detect Aging Cells, and Aid Rejuvenation Therapies, Developed by Researchers 

Uterus transplants from live donors are first in U.S.

How the Brain Consolidates Memories During Sleep

Cerebellum: What is its Function?

Epigenetics Provides New Insights Into the Pathogenesis of Lymphoma

Johnson & Johnson warns insulin pumps can be hacked

Vitamin E May Prevent Pneumonia in Nonsmoking Elderly Men


Tuesday, October 4, 2016


Cholesterol-lowering gene variants linked to greater type 2 diabetes risk

Copper Sinks and Faucets May Stem Hospital Infections

'Breakthrough' discovery could help beat nicotine addiction

Mysterious Syndrome on the Rise in US

'One-punch' universal flu vaccine in development

Toxins Linger in Homes Long After Smokers Quit

New drug target for asthma, autoimmune disorders identified

ADHD Diagnosis Puts Girls at Much Higher Risk for Other Mental Health Problems

Everything You Need to Know About Flu Shots

Exercise Releases Hormone That Helps Shed, Prevent Fat

Suicide prevention drug steps closer with enzyme discovery

Low Lead Levels in Children Negatively Affect Test Scores

Infant Born With Rare Birth Defect Returns Home After Heart Transplant

Protein Linked to High Risk of Alzheimer's Can Be Removed from Brain Without Hindering Learning, Memory

FDA sued over delay on graphic cigarette warning labels

Cells Infected by HIV Defend Themselves, Research Shows 

Money troubles linked to poorer brain health

Cannabis Reduces Creativity, but User Generally Not Aware 

Can childhood trauma make you old before your time?

Disease-Causing Gut Bacteria Common in Children 

Medications to treat alcohol abuse are often underused

NFL Players Get Back in the Game After Upper Spine Surgery 

Doctors' political views may affect patient care

Certain LDL-C-Lowering Genetic Variants Associated With Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Study: Medicaid abuse persistent as boomers retire

Study Compares Treatments for Urinary Incontinence in Women

Stroke vs. Heart Attack: How to Tell the Difference


Monday, October 3, 2016


More Information on How Cancer and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Are Link

Cancer not mainly down to 'bad luck,' finds stem cell study 

Possible Causes of Celiac Disease Delimited

FDA to parents: Avoid homeopathic teething products

MicroRNA Specifically Kills Cancer Cells With Common Mutation

How caffeine could help slow Parkinson's disease

Respiratory Tract Bacterium Uncovered as Trigger for Serious Nervous System Disease

A Lieutenant in Eradicating Smallpox Remembers the General

IL-34: New, Possible Target to Tackle Drug-Resistant Cancer Cells

Zika: Could virus spread via contact with sweat, tears?

More Than Half of Persons With Alzheimer's Disease Aged 90 Years or More Use Psychotropic Drugs

Woman dies of sepsis days after gardening scratch

How Human Genes Affect the Microbiome

Are you attractive? It might depend on who you are with

Brain Diseases Manifest in the Retina of the Eye


Sunday, October 2, 2016


Alcohol and rapid antidepressants have same effects on the brain

Exercise hormone sheds fat, 'helps people stay slender'


Saturday, October 1, 2016


Could coffee reduce women's risk of dementia?

'Enhanced' environment boosts mouse immune systems