Personal Health


Friday, November 17, 2017


'Good' cholesterol not so good at preventing heart disease

Could This Protein Protect People Against Coronary Artery Disease?

Why do colds and flu strike in winter?

Brain Astrocytes Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

What are the best birth control pills for PCOS

Link Between Obesity and Cancer Is Not Widely Recognized

Type 1 diabetes: Could modified blood stem cells lead to a cure?

Protein Key to Cancer Cells Ability to Spread Identified

Chronic or persistent A-fib: What you need to know

First-Graders Fitter Than Expected

All you need to know about angular cheilitis

Decrease in Sunshine, Increase in Rickets

Feeling numb: What you need to know

Small Changes to Organ Procurement System Could Lead to More Life-Saving Transplants

Famine in pregnancy impacts offspring's mental health in adulthood

What is the immune system?   

Adopting a dog could lengthen your life, study says

Coffee makes for a happy liver, says board of experts   

The growing problem of Type 2 diabetes in kids

Existing parasite drug may fight prostate, colon cancer   

New hope for people suffering from chronic itch

How to treat a pinched nerve

Florida confirms second local Zika virus infection for 2017


Thursday, November 16, 2017


Dementia breakthrough? Brain-training game 'significantly reduces risk'

Discovery of a Promising Medication for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

What can excessive drinking do to your looks? Study investigates

Some Sugars Are Good for You, Engineers Discover

What is hypertrichosis?

Stress Can Lead to Risky Decisions

The 10 best blood pressure apps

How the Immune System Identifies Invading Bacteria

Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk

Neurobiology: Fixated on Food?

What is Capgras syndrome?

Ancient Enzyme Could Boost Power of Liquid Biopsies to Detect and Profile Cancers

What are the top essential oils for constipation?

Uninsured Heart Attack, Stroke Patients Face ‘catastrophic’ Costs

What you should know about barometric pressure and headaches

Lower Cost, Higher Quality Primary Care Practices Are Distinguished by Six Attributes

Obesity: Five surprising facts

Kids still getting risky painkiller after tonsillectomy

Salt raises blood pressure, but our gut bacteria can stop it   

Dog helped man detect cancer

Aerobic exercise: 'A maintenance program for the brain'

FDA OKs new therapy for some hemophilia patients

What to know about burdock root 

Treacher Collins syndrome: What you need to know

Screening Programs Unlikely to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Competitive Athletes

When Vegetables Are Closer in Price to Chips, People Eat Healthier


Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Nuts strengthen your brain, EEG study shows

Gut Microbes Can Protect Against High Blood Pressure

Trauma may lead to weight gain in women

Teenage Depression Linked to Father's Depression

What are the benefits of chamomile tea?

After Cooking, Biofortified Corn and Eggs Retain Nutrient Needed to Prevent Blindness

Is vegetarianism the natural option?

Cell-Based Therapy for Type 1 Diabetes?

Exercise may protect you from glaucoma

Engineering the Gut Microbiome With 'Good' Bacteria May Help Treat Crohn's Disease

What you can and can't eat on the bland diet

Does This One Gene Fuel Obesity?

What is burning mouth syndrome?

Dad creates comic book character with Down syndrome for his son

What you should know about yellow tongue 

Woman dies after liposuction; family demands answers

There is such a thing as 'fault-free obesity,' after all 

Indulgent grandparents could be bad for kids' health

Eat more leafy greens and whole grains to lower heart failure risk     

U.S. man is first to undergo gene editing in the body

What you need to know about hypoproteinemia

FDA clears nerve stimulator to aid recovery from opioids

Linking Heart Attack Damage to the Spleen and Kidney, an Integrated Study of Heart Failure

Heavy Drinking, Smoking Linked to Visible Signs of Aging


Tuesday, November 14, 2017


Do you have high blood pressure? You might, based on new guidelines

Labor Induction at 40 Weeks Associated With Lower Risk of Perinatal Mortality

Five life hacks for healthy skin

Cognitive Training Enhanced Innovative Thinking and Brain Networks in Older Adults

What are binaural beats and how do they work?

New Player in Alzheimer's Disease Pathogenesis Identified

What causes antibiotic resistance?

Aspirin Can Prevent Heart Attacks After Noncardiac Surgery in Patients With Prior PCI

Nuts may protect against heart disease .

Oral Bacteria in the Gut Could Drive Immune Cell Induction and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Diabetes: Sudden cardiac death risk sevenfold higher in young people 

Sensor for the Most Important Human Cancer Gene

Ten remedies for canker sores

Tapeworm Drug Fights Prostate Cancer

What is a basilar migraine?

Sugary Beverage Consumption in US Declining but Remains High Among Certain Groups

What are the best ways to increase sperm count?

Heart Failure Reversed in Marfan Mice

Eating too fast may lead to weight gain, heart disease

Allergy Amplifier Implicated in Asthma Also Intensifies Food Allergy

Coffee drinkers at lower risk of heart failure, stroke

Ibuprofen May Block Damage from Fetal-Alcohol Exposure 

Most dangerous toys for the holidays identified

Psoriasis Severity Linked to Increased Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

What is ablutophobia?

New Insights Into Why Sleep Is Good for Our Memory

FDA warns of injuries, deaths from herbal supplement

Global Birth Season Study Links Environment With Disease Risk


Monday, November 13, 2017


Deadly brain tumors halted by blocking telomere protein

Follow-Up Cholesterol Testing Reduces Risk of Reocurrence for Heart Attack, Stroke Patients

Exercise Increases Brain Size, New Research Finds

Chronic fatigue syndrome: Changes in brain chemistry found

Omega-6 Fatty Acids Do Not Promote Low-Grade Inflammation

What is cervicalgia and how is it treated?

Epigenetic Editing Reveals Surprising Insights Into Early Breast Cancer Development

More TV viewing linked to higher risk of blood clots in veins

Breastfeeding Does Not Protect Children Against Asthma and Allergies

Hyperarousal: Symptoms and treatment

Another Reason to Exercise: Protecting Your Sight

How to get rid of a nose piercing bump

Genes That Hold the Clues to Bladder Cancer and Its Treatment

What birth control methods take the shortest and longest time to work?

E-cigarettes may slow down your heart rate

Eating a handful of nuts twice a week can slash the risk of heart disease 

Don't worry, sex is unlikely to trigger cardiac arrest

Study suggests this gender is less likely to get CPR from bystanders

What is chronic diarrhea and how is it treated?

Half of US adults have high blood pressure in new guidelines

Workplace Bullying, Violence Are Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes, New Research Reveals


Sunday, November 12, 2017


This hormone controls how much you eat

How drinking affects brain stem cells

What is phimosis?

Can diabetics eat bananas?

No sugar diet plan: What you need to know

Why does my body ache? .

What is a sinus arrhythmia?


Saturday, November 11, 2017


Financial worries may raise heart attack risk by 13-fold

Genetic Treatment for Blindness May Soon Be Reality

Even light drinkers at risk of cancer

New Hope for Patients Awaiting Corneal Transplants

What is sacroiliitis?

Landmark Study May Impact Standard Stroke Treatment Guidelines

What are the benefits of konjac?

Tattoo aftercare tips

All you need to know about rectal prolapse

What is dyslexia in adults?