Personal Health


Friday, December 2, 2016


Can You Regain Muscle Mass After Age 60?

Radiation-Free Approach to Imaging Molecules in the Brain

Experimental drug being tested for Lewy body dementia

Adrenaline Rush: Delaying Epinephrine Shots After Cardiac Arrest Cuts Survival Rates

Older Adults Are Still Skipping Vaccinations

New Minimally Invasive Device to Treat Cancer and Other Illnesses

Americans split on organic, genetically modified foods

Bone loss may be linked to Alzheimer's disease

Does Gene Testing Spur Healthier Habits? Maybe Not

Natural Remedies for Treating Bipolar Disorder

24-hour work shifts can wreak havoc on the heart

What Is My Life Expectancy If I Have Lupus?

Doctors: Rethink advice to “drink plenty of fluids" when sick

Complex regional pain syndrome: Watching others causes pain

Fear, Then Skepticism, Over Antibiotic-Resistant Genes in Beijing Smog

Diabetes breakthrough: Insulin-producing cells formed using malaria drugs


Thursday, December 1, 2016


Gut Microbe Movements Regulate Host Circadian Rhythms

8 Herbs and Supplements to Help Treat Depression

New Role for Hippo Pathway in Suppressing Cancer Immunity

Pet care costs can top human medical bills

  Does vitamin D level at birth predict risk of MS?

Can the drug Ecstasy help people with PTSD?

Alcohol Intake Associated With Increased Risk of Melanoma

Bone Bruise: Symptoms, Treatment, and Outlook

Multiple Sclerosis: Newly Discovered Signal Mechanism Causes T Cells to Turn Pathogenic 

New study affirms the health benefits of daily aspirin

Diabetes Advance: Cells Produce Insulin Upon Artemisinin Treatment

Testosterone treatment may cause blood clots

Metabolite That Promotes Cancer Cell Transformation and Colorectal Cancer Spread Identified 

Dr. David Agus on why aspirin is the "real health reform"

How Zika Infects the Growing Brain 

2 easy ways to help control blood sugar in diabetes 

Foodborne Salmonella Infections in Denmark Reach Historic Low

Testosterone therapy may be linked to serious health risk

Restaurants Not Good at Explaining Risks of Undercooked Meat to Customers

Increased UVB Exposure Associated With Reduced Risk of Nearsightedness, Particularly in Teens, Young


Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Light up your nighttime workouts

Ninth case of polio-like illness confirmed in one state

Aerobic exercise improves cognition in old age

Can marijuana compound CBD help NFL players with pain?

Alzheimer's: Are we on the right path to new drugs? 

Invasive strep outbreak kills 4

Huntington's disease affects muscle as well as brain

"Teetotaler gene" could lead to alcoholism treatments

Depression vs. Sadness: How to Tell the Difference

Younger smokers face 8-times greater heart risk

Exercise extends life, but which exercise is best?

Lack of sleep costs Americans billions of dollars a year

Psoriasis on the Eyelids: Symptoms and Treatment

Big change seen in Americans' cholesterol levels

Zika and Glaucoma Linked for First Time in New Study

Should a Simple Fitness Check Be Part of Your Checkup?

Vapors from Some Flavored E-Liquids Contain High Levels of Aldehydes

Feds ban smoking in public housing

Young Cancer Survivors Have Twice the Risk of Suicide

Insomniacs Are Helped by Online Therapy, Study Finds

Gram-Negative Bacteria May Influence Alzheimer's Disease Pathology


Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Could marijuana use increase vulnerability to Alzheimer's?

Acetaminophen, Supplements and Other Medications May Trigger Drug-Induced Liver Injury

Deadly heart tumor removed from baby still in womb

Myocarditis Caused by Infection on Rise Globally

Diabetes and obesity could be prevented with novel protein

Evidence of Brain Injury Found in Young NFL Players

Alzheimer's brain plaques may harm the heart, too

Alcohol Consumption Shows No Effect on Coronary Arteries

MicroRNA may give clue to schizophrenia's 'voices'

Insulin prices skyrocket, putting many diabetics in a bind

Preventing heart failure risk factors in midlife substantially lowers risk

Why HIV infections in this group are no longer dropping

New Insights Into Skin Cells Could Explain Why Our Skin Doesn't Leak

When the Picky Eater Is a Grown-Up

Fluid Flow Model Evaluates Clotting Risk in New Stent Graft Design

Do fast-food calorie labels really help?

Cancer Risks in Blacks: 'a Complex, Entangled Web'

Stroke Rates Rising in Younger People

Use of Prescription Pain Medicines Is Significantly Different Between People With and Without Alzheimer's Disease


Monday, November 28, 2016


Our Closest Worm Kin Regrow Body Parts, Raising Hopes of Regeneration in Humans

Stroke: New drug limits brain damage and promotes repair

Toddler Robots Help Solve How Children Learn

Terminally Ill Man Takes On Marathon Towing Oxygen Tank to Raise Awareness for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Survey of New York City Soil Uncovers Medicine-Making Microbes

Breast cancer screening 'should not be stopped based on age'

Our Complicated Relationship With Viruses

Texas Reports First Zika Virus Case Likely Spread by Local Mosquitoes

Staph Uses Nitric Oxide Enzyme to Colonize Noses

Maternal flu not linked to autism in offspring, study finds

Protein Enables Our Brains, Muscles to Talk

Think you're too old for a mammogram? Think again

Targeting Breast Cancer Metabolism to Fight the Disease

IUD vs Pill: What Contraceptive Method is Best for Me?   

Cracking the Code of a Deadly Virus

Doctor with rare disease works to find cure

Smart Patch Releases Blood Thinners as Needed

Why Do I Gain Weight When I Exercise?

Martial arts can pose serious dangers for kids

Can Frankincense Treat Cancer? Get the Facts

New Regulator of Immune Reaction Discovered

What Not to Say to a Cancer Patient

Vestibular Function Declines Starting at Age 40

Retrieval practice may protect memory in stressful situations

Gene Mutation Linked to Early Onset of Parkinson's Disease in Caucasians

New HIV vaccine trial could hold "great promise"

Enzyme's 'Editing' Preferences Have Implications for Infertility, Cancer

Schizophrenia: Researchers pinpoint rare genetic risk variants

Almost Half of Kids Childcare Children Have Respiratory Virus, Study Shows


Sunday, November 27, 2016


Apricot Seeds: Cancer Treatment or Danger to Health?

Can Alzheimer's be prevented? A family may hold the key 

Death toll from rare thunderstorm asthma rises to 6

Yo-yo dieting may be caused by altered gut microbes

OCD Therapy: What You Need to Know

Do Android and iPhone users have different personalities?


Saturday, November 26, 2016


Social rank may impact immune system and inflammatory response

How Does Bipolar Disorder Affect Memory?

Is There a Link Between Bipolar Disorder and Lying?

Fatal opioid overdose could be prevented with new vaccine