Personal Health



Friday, October 13, 2017


How a green tea compound could prevent Alzheimer's

Learning and Staying in Shape Key to Longer Lifespan, Study Finds

Magic mushroom compound may treat severe depression

Possible New Treatment Pathway for Severe Allergic Asthma

Pseudophakia (IOL): Signs you need them and complications

Higher Dose of Vitamin D Increases Bone Density in Premature Babies, Study Finds

Household microbes: Friend or foe?

New Mechanism Detected in Alzheimer's Disease

How can you cope with a cancer diagnosis?

Surgeries Performed Later in the Day Have More Complications

New genetic risk factors for peanut and food allergy identified

Importance of Studying Sleep and Eating in Tandem

Elderly doctor could lose her practice for not using a computer

Why does my breath smell like acetone?

Millions die suffering amid global opioid gap, report finds

What is diabetic nephropathy?

Does the world really need "diet" avocados?

Childhood respiratory infections linked with celiac disease

US obesity problem is not budging, new data shows

MS could be reversed with existing allergy drug

Ambulances with expired medicine, broken equipment withdrawn  (Rhode Island)

Rheumatoid arthritis could be treated with a novel hydrogel

California declares emergency to fight hepatitis A outbreak

Vitrectomy: Procedure, complications, and recovery

Many states, consumers alarmed by Trump's health care order


Thursday, October 12, 2017


Omega-6 could lower type 2 diabetes risk by 35 percent

Like It or Not: Broccoli May Be Good for the Gut

The 10 best food allergy apps

3D Packaging of DNA Regulates Cell Identity

Everything you need to know about prostate nodules

Ischemic Stroke Patients Not Receiving Life-Saving Treatment, Study Finds

Gut fungi may hold key to metabolic health

Mitochondrial DNA Could Predict Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death, Heart Disease

'Cell of origin' for Barrett's esophagus identified

Biology Study Suggests Father's Nutrition Before Sex Could Contribute to Health of Baby

All you need to know about the PCA3 test

What are the benefits of drinking hot water?

Severe epilepsy and circadian rhythm protein linked

A brief introduction to enzymes

How cesarean deliveries may lead to obesity in offspring

Fluctuating Environments Can Help Cooperating Bacteria

Facts about sperm health and lifespan

Baby Talk in Any Language: Shifting the Timbre of Our Voices

Why FDA's approval of a gene therapy to treat form of blindness is such a big deal

Brain Waves Reflect Different Types of Learning

Cholesterol Byproduct Hijacks Immune Cells, Lets Breast Cancer Spread


Wednesday, October 11, 2017


Targeting vitamin D receptors could prevent type 2 diabetes

Predatory Bacteria: The Quest for a New Class of Antibiotics

Are stem cells and regenerative medicine living up to their promises?

How Serious Is Postmenopausal Bleeding?

What are the health benefits of butterbur? 

How accurate are fertility tests? Study raises doubts

Menopause may trigger Alzheimer's disease

Gel to Fight Rheumatoid Arthritis

Could tai chi encourage more patients to take up cardiac rehab?

 Aging Slows Perception of Falls

Bad night's sleep? Napping probably won't help

Brain Chemical Abnormalities in Earliest Stage of Psychosis Identified

Childhood obesity rates rise 10-fold since the '70s

Esophageal Cancer 'Cell of Origin' Identified

Food addiction: What to know

What to eat, and what not to eat, for a good night's sleep

Pfeiffer syndrome: What to know

Calcium Lets T Cells Use Sugar to Multiply and Fight Infection

Despite concerns, vasectomy and prostate cancer not linked

Gut Fungi Could Play a Role in Obesity Epidemic

Traumatic experiences may raise women's heart disease risk

Serrated Polyps Plus Conventional Adenomas May Mean Higher Risk for Colorectal Cancer

What you need to know about sunburn blisters

Hormone Therapy May Benefit Migraine Sufferers Without Increased Risk of Heart Disease

Merck scraps disappointing experimental cholesterol drug

New Type of Stem Cell Line Produced Offers Expanded Potential for Research and Treatments

Hospital uses music therapy to help cancer patients


Tuesday, October 10, 2017


'Super tumor suppressor' found to prevent pancreatic cancer

Home-Brewed Poppy Seed Tea Can Be Lethal

Targeting 'simple proteins' may extend metabolic healthspan

Glowing Tumor Dye to Identifies Cancerous Lymph Nodes

All you need to know about malanga

Common Acid Reflux Medications Promote Chronic Liver Disease

How do your allergies develop?

Areas of Glioblastoma Tumors Correlate With Separate Subtypes of Glioma Stem Cells

Liver disease risk may be heightened by gastric acid drugs

Growing Human Brain Cells in the Lab

Could the discovery of new immune cells help to treat obesity?

Flexible Sensors Can Detect Movement in GI Tract

DIEP flap breast reconstruction: Procedure and recovery

Mom's Immune Response Could Trigger Social Deficits for Kids With Autism

How can home remedies get rid of my old scar?

Sequencing Test Enables Precise Identification of Drug-Resistant TB

Women 'spend more time on housework, childcare than men'

How the Cone Snail's Deadly Venom Can Help Us Build Better Medicines

Marital ups and downs may impact men's heart health

Best Way to Recognize Emotions in Others: Listen

Psoriasis in children: Symptoms, treatments, and causes

How Fever in Early Pregnancy Causes Heart, Facial Birth Defects

Medical group: EPA's move "puts American lives at greater risk"

Breath Instead of a Blood Test

Ibuprofen Better Choice Over Oral Morphine for Pain Relief in Children After Minor Surgery, Randomized Controlled Trial Demonstrates


Monday, October 9, 2017


New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells

Novel Treatment Causes Cancer to Self-Destruct Without Affecting Healthy Cells

How to cope with endometriosis

Alzheimer's Gene Poses Both Risk and Benefits

Five benefits of fennel tea

Farsighted Children Struggle With Attention, Study Finds

Breast cancer: Bacterial deficiency linked with onset

Human Brain Recalls Visual Features in Reverse Order Than It Detects Them

Dementia: Study helps to unravel the cause of brain cell death

A New Kind of Influenza Vaccine: One Shot Might Do the Trick

In Philadelphia, high levels of lead in soil raise parents' concerns

Double Mastectomy Tied to More Missed Work

Psoriasis: What is the Koebner phenomenon?

Reported Penicillin Allergy Appears to Increase the Risk of Surgical Site Infections 

Experimental treatment helps toddler with rare disease

The Risk of Type 1 Diabetes Not Increased by Swine Flu Vaccine Pandemrix

Lemierre's syndrome: Symptoms, treatment, and outlook

New Congenital Heart Disease Genes Uncovered 

Hate UTI's? This simple step could cut the risk

A Spoonful of Oil: Fats and Oils Help to Unlock Full Nutritional Benefits of Veggies, Study Suggests

Maternal smoking may lead to cerebral palsy in offspring

Ditch milky coffees, avoid biscuits and don't even THINK about snacking on nuts: Foods you should never eat in the workplace if you want to lose weight

Cannabis intoxication may be stopped with anti-obesity drug

Do less cardio, eat spinach five times per week and NEVER sip from straws: Fitness expert and mother-of-two, 38, reveals her top anti-ageing secrets - and they might surprise you

Nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: Get the facts

Seeing hope: FDA panel considers gene therapy for blindness


Sunday, October 8, 2017


Low calcium may raise cardiac arrest risk by twofold

Pneumoconiosis: Symptoms, risk factors, and management

How can nonsmokers get COPD?

Nine health benefits of turmeric tea

Bullying harms children's mental health, but for how long?

Postnasal drip: Symptoms, causes, and home remedies Postnasal drip is extra


Saturday, October 7, 2017


Giving bad news? Cut to the chase, study says

Reading stories creates universal patterns in the brain

Tactile hallucinations: Causes, diagnosis, and treatment

Tongue tie (ankyloglossia): What you need to know

Benefits of crying: Why it's good to shed a few tears

US Olympians at 2016 Rio Games Were Infected With West Nile Virus, Not Zika

Parents tend to favor their same-sex child

Kombucha: Eight potential health benefits We look at the possible he