Personal Health


Friday, December 8, 2017


Huntington's disease: Could a cancer drug hold the key? What is sclerotherapy?

Boosting the Antibiotic Arsenal

The complex brain choreography of split-second decisions

How Individuals With Schizophrenia View Their Experiences and Confidence in Judgments May Influence Treatment Targets

What is a caffeine allergy?

Genetic Mutation Causes 'Vicious Cycle' in Most Common Form of ALS

All you need to know about xanthan gum.

Toxoplasmosis: How a Cat Parasite Exploits Immune Cells to Reach the Brain

Could our body clock help to prevent cancer?.

When Your Spinal Cord Takes Charge

Why does restless sleep predict Parkinson's disease?

Talking to Ourselves and Voices in Our Heads

What is an intractable migraine?

US flu season off to an early start; widespread in 7 states

Unique Pattern of Brain Inflammation May Explain Neurocognitive Impairment in HIV Patients on Antiretroviral Drugs


Thursday, December 7, 2017


Canola oil may worsen memory

Genes Behind Higher Education Linked to Lower Risk of Alzheimer’s

How to reduce Christmas stress

How Malaria Tricks the Immune System

Kids' movies promote poor diet and stigmatize obesity

Common Fungus Helps Dengue Virus Thrive in Mosquitoes

Could an existing oxygen therapy treat Alzheimer's?

Algae Could Feed and Fuel Planet With Aid of New High-Tech Tool

What is a epidural hematoma?

What you should know about essential oils for erectile dysfunction

'Obesity Paradox' Not Found When Measuring New Cases of Cardiovascular Disease

Neurons: The basics

A better mammogram? Study puts 3D scans to the test

How cancer could be treated with an old alcoholism drug  

Lawsuit claims surgeon took Spanish test while operating

Metformin may prevent multidrug-resistant breast cancer

Scans reveal solar eclipse damage to woman's eye

Flu season off to an early start, CDC report warns

DNA is going digital – what could possibly go wrong?

Population of Americans With Alzheimer's Will More Than Double by 2060

Remedies for ulcerative colitis constipation         

'Most vulnerable' dying in 'America's Finest City'

Screen Time Before Bed Linked With Less Sleep, Higher BMIs in Kids


Wednesday, December 6, 2017


Alzheimer's brain damage halved with gene-targeting compound

Healthy Mitochondria Could Stop Alzheimer's

A high-fat diet without the weight gain? Study says it's possible

Lifelike Artificial Organ Models 3-D Printed

What is an intracerebral hemorrhage?

A South American Amphibian Could Potentially Hold the Key to Curing Cirrhosis

I experienced -80°C and lived to tell the tale

First DNA Sequence from a Single Mitochondria

Is this the formula for reversing type 2 diabetes?

Exposure to Wildfire Smoke in Utero Lowers Birthweight

Hot Flashes Could Be Precursor to Diabetes, Study Suggests

Can hepatitis C be transmitted through oral sex?

Spinal cord stimulator offers drug-free alternative for chronic pain

What are the possible benefits of MCT oil?

Lack of Sleep Could Cause Mood Disorders in Teens

17 million babies worldwide breathing toxic air, UN warns

When a Common Cold May Trigger Early Supportive Care

Common blood pressure drug raises skin cancer risk

Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk, study says

Aspirin may strengthen anti-cancer drugs

Exercise caution when microwaving eggs ... the results could be explosive

How to get rid of a blind pimple

Gene therapy shows promise against blood-clotting disease


Tuesday, December 5, 2017


Exercise alone alters our gut microbiota

Obesity Prevented in Mice Fed High-Fat Diet

Battle of the sexes: Are women fitter than men?

Shorter Course of Treatment May Provide Better Outcome for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer

What should you know about hyperthermia?

Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Linked to Reduced Allergy Risk

Lemon, honey, and alcohol: Which is best for sore throat?

Increased Risk of Atrial Fibrillation With Congenital Heart Disease

Peanut allergy: Six genes found that drive allergic reaction

Weight Management Program Can Put Type 2 Diabetes Into Remission

Globus sensation: Causes of a lump in the throat

Working Memory Positively Associated With Higher Physical Endurance, Better Cognitive Function

What you should know about rose water

Lithium Chloride Blunts Brain Damage Linked to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Endometrial cancer: Drug-loaded nanoparticles destroy tumor cells

Fish Exposed to Treated Wastewater Have Altered Behavior

Mother of 2 dies just a day after flu diagnosis

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy May Alleviate Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Could targeting this gene stop melanoma from spreading?

Seaweed Could Hold Key to Environmentally Friendly Sunscreen

This year's flu vaccine may only be 10% effective

New Quick, Portable Test for Iron, Vitamin A Deficiency Could Save Lives

FDA approves diabetes drug that also helps with weight loss

Pregnant Women With PTSD Have Higher Levels of Stress Hormone Cortisol

"I'm a kid just like you": 9-year-old explains autism in viral video

What is a vestibular migraine?

Despite progress, cancer survival rates for blacks and whites still unequal: CDC


Monday, December 4, 2017


Eating cheese every day may help to protect heart health

Amniotic Fluid Is a Rich Source of Stem Cells That Can Now Be Harvested

Teen marijuana use may lead to bipolar symptoms later on

New Dental Material Resists Plaque and Kills Microbes

What is hypopigmentation?

Blood Pressure Declines 14 to 18 Years Before Death

How to cope with lupus

Exercise Changes Gut Microbial Composition Independent of Diet, Team Reports

BMI: A double-edged sword in your risk of dementia

Marijuana Use May Not Aid Patients in Opioid Addiction Treatment

Nearly everyone grinds their teeth, dentists say

New Easy-to-Use Tool Can Help Determine Alzheimer's Risk, Similar to Pediatric Growth Curves

Bleeding from the ear: Causes and treatments

Higher Risk of Dying Due to Heart Cell Damage Without Any Symptoms Occurs During or After Non-Heart Surgery

Gum disease tied to yet another deadly illness

What you should know about biotin-rich foods 

Baby born addicted to drugs finds a "forever home"

Preventing childhood asthma: Could gut bacteria be the key?

Man's "DNR" tattoo leaves doctors debating whether to save his life

Cannabinoid drug found effective for treating sleep apnea   

"Smartphone addiction" could be changing teens' brains

Your DNA may dictate which diet works for you

Doctors: Over a year to see if uterus transplant successful

Chronic hiccups and how to stop them

Nurse, 80, retires after 58 years in the operating room


Sunday, December 3, 2017


Does nodding make you more popular?

Think your relationship is doomed? Then it probably is

Anti-inflammatory diet: What to know

Is the sun good or bad for psoriasis?

What you need to know about menopause and pregnancy

What are the benefits of wheatgrass?


Saturday, December 2, 2017


Psoriasis could be prevented with artificial vanilla extract

Yes, smartphone addiction does harm your teen's mental health

What are the best essential oils for allergies?

What is acral lentiginous melanoma?

What is lanugo and what causes this hair to grow?

What you should know about non-hormonal birth control