Personal Health


Friday, October 21, 2016


Diabetes risk doubles with more than two soft drinks daily

Can a Child Drink Too Much Milk?

How to Get Rid of Red Eyes: Home Remedies and Health Tips

Inflammation Triggers Unsustainable Immune Response to Chronic Viral Infection

Early return to play after concussion may be harmful for young athletes

Would People Be Happier (and Healthier) If We Could Make Broccoli Taste Like Chocolate?

Researchers make new advances in treating metastatic breast cancer

Sixty Percent of Americans With Diabetes Skip Annual Sight-Saving Exams

Milia: Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

Study Links Changes in Collagen to Worse Pancreatic Cancer Prognosis

Cartilage from nose is used to repair bum knees

New Compound Shows Promise in Treating Multiple Human Cancers

Schizophrenia risk increased with alcohol, drug abuse

New Way to Attack Gastro Bug

Can you raise a healthy vegan baby?

Head Lice Outbreaks in Camp Settings Cause Substantial Burden on Kids, Staff

New guidelines for kids' media use help families balance digital, real life

The Importance of the Amount of Physical Activity on the Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes


Thursday, October 20, 2016


Mom Uses IVF to Protect Daughter From BRCA Mutation

Treatment Approach Used in Cancer Holds Promise for Alzheimer's Disease

Some Mexican ceramics linked to lead poisoning

Exchanging Sedentariness for Low-Intensity Physical Activity Can Prevent Weight Gain in Children

Schizophrenia secrets found hidden in the folds of DNA

Advances Made in Alzheimer's Research

Snakebites are on the rise, and these states are the riskiest

To Prescribe or Not to Prescribe?

Regular exercise may safeguard against memory loss

More American Men With Early-Stage Prostate Cancer Could Opt out of Immediate Treatment

How a man's sleep habits may affect his fertility

Do Microbes Control Our Mood?

Basal Ganglia Stroke: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

ADHD Symptom Persistence Into Adulthood Estimated

App helps save man having a heart attack

Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Unlikely to Encourage Healthy Eating, Finds Study

Cancer hijacks common immune cell weapon to promote spread

Scientists Build a Better Cancer Drug to Pass Through Blood-Brain Barrier

New advice on cancer-fighting HPV vaccine for kids

Muscles Have Circadian Clocks That Control Exercise Response

'Marijuana receptor' uncovered in new study

Exploding Smartphones: What's the Silent Danger Lurking in Our Rechargeable Devices?

High-tech bike helmet is like an air bag for your brain

Overlooked Molecules Could Revolutionize Our Understanding of the Immune System

Drugmaker blasted for nearly $200K leukemia treatment

Jet Lag Treatment? Blast of Thin Air Can Reset Circadian Clocks


Wednesday, October 19, 2016


Think its cathartic to run angry? Think again

Flesh-eating bacteria leads vet to Crossfit

Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol: What's the Connection?

62-year-old woman gives birth to third child

Did you just lose weight? These nine foods will help you keep it off

Children 14 or Under Need Fewer H.P.V. Vaccine Doses

Metabolism: What Is It and Can It Be Controlled?

This new CT scanner could help horses and humans

Neighborhoods Important Factor in Risk of Stroke for All Races

Are Protein Shakes OK for People with Diabetes?

Older Men Cling to 1950's, '60's Blueprint of Masculinity

Reported Cases of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Are on Rise

Functional Effects of Human Stem Cell Delivery to Heart Muscle After Heart Attack

Cold caps help breast cancer patients keep hair

Going for a Run Could Improve Cramming for Exams

Could migraines be caused by the bacteria in our mouths?

Severe Lead Poisoning in Children: Causes and Risk Factors

Is marijuana bad for your bones?

New Research Explores What It Means When a Child Loses a Pet

Vermont Governor Proposes Limits on Painkiller Prescriptions

Drinking an Ice Slurry/water Mix Helps Body Cope With Exertion in Hot Weather

Genes may play a role in which women get hot flashes

Tiny Gold Particles Could Be Key to Developing a Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer

PCOS: Red wine compound remedies abnormal hormone levels

First Glimpse of End-of Chromosome Repair in Real Time

New drug helping inmates kick opioids, stay out of jail


Tuesday, October 18, 2016


Eight foods to eat for healthier hair

Ghost pepper-eating contest goes very, very wrong

Exercise vs. diabetes: New level of detail uncovered

Are Fridays really the riskiest days for surgery?

Mom's pre-pregnancy BMI may affect newborn's lifespan

What parents need to know about dental sealants

Can Castor Oil Be Used For Treating Constipation?

Preschoolers Correct Speaking Mistakes Even When Talking to Themselves

Doctors warn of risky heart drug combinations

Bacterial Genes Boost Current in Human Cells

Older hearts benefit from exercise that is frequent and varied but not intense

Elder Abuse Under-Identified in U.S. Emergency Departments

Scientists Model Outer Membrane of 12 Bacterial Species to Speed New Drugs for 'Bad Bugs'

Why Prostate Cancer Cells Develop Resistance to Treatment

Psychiatric patients face long waits in ERs

Why Prostate Cancer Cells Develop Resistance to Treatment

Folinic Acid Could Help Children With Autism Communicate Better

Peptides Vs. Superbugs

Depression could be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs

Study Finds Mixed Results for Use of Mesh for Hernia Repair

New Evidence That Hormone Levels Measured in Hair Can Affect IVF Success by Almost One-Third

Study Reveals High Levels of Vitamin D Inadequacy in UK Adolescents


Monday, October 17, 2016


Wheat proteins may cause inflammation beyond the gut

New way to fight mosquitoes focuses on human "flavors"

Can You Treat Psoriasis With Essential Oils?

Scientists plan to map every cell in the human body

Probiotics may help spinal cord injury recovery

Outpatient care efforts have failed in critical areas: study

Caffeine did not induce arrhythmia in trial with heart failure patients

Doctors' advice on how to talk to terminally ill teens

Does Weed Help You Sleep? Probably Not

The placebo effect: Knowingly taking sham pills may reduce chronic pain

Gut Bacteria Can Aid Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury, Study Suggests

The Misleading Promise of I.V.F. for Women Over 40

Neural Signature for Fibromyalgia May Aid Diagnosis, Treatment

Developing a Sensor for Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Science explains why you shouldn't put tomatoes in the fridge

Fruit-Rich Mediterranean Diet With Antioxidants May Cut Age-Related Macular Degeneration Risk by More Than a Third

Study Applies Math to Describe Tumor Growth


Sunday, October 16, 2016


Living as a Man, Fighting Breast Cancer: How Trans People Face Care Gaps