Personal Health


Friday, December 9, 2016


Do Men and Women Need Separate Multivitamins?   

Bipolar Disorder and Depression: What Are the Differences?

Mummified child could rewrite history of smallpox

Why does time fly when you're having fun? Study sheds light

Contact lens infection ends in man losing his eye

Memory recall, fear response influenced by breathing 

Half of people "remember" events that never happened

Naturally Occurring Symptoms May Be Mistaken for Tamoxifen Side-Effects

HPV in Men: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Neuroimaging Categorizes Four Depression Subtypes

Study investigates how to turn stem cells into motor neurons

Beans and Peas Increase Fullness More Than Meat

Marijuana: Could it slow Parkinson's disease progression?

Running Actually Lowers Inflammation in Knee Joints

Psychosis: Link to brain inflammation antibodies raises new treatment hope

Air Pollution Impairs Function of Blood Vessels in Lungs


Thursday, December 8, 2016


Use of E-Cigarettes by Young People Is Major Concern, Surgeon General Declares

Better Diabetes Treatment? Artificial Beta Cells from Human Kidney Cells

New Parkinson's drug heralded as breakthrough

RNA Modification Important for Brain Function

Does Prostate Cancer Screening Matter? Prostate Cancer Patients More Likely to Die of Other Diseases

How to Mix the Perfect (Drug) Cocktail

Can optimism help you live longer?

Dental Problems in Cleft Lip and Palate Linked to Abnormal Salivary Glands

Daily hour of yoga lowers blood pressure

Oxygen Can Wake Up Dormant Bacteria for Antibiotic Attacks

Silent Reflux: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Newly Discovered Bacteria-Binding Protein in the Intestine

Light therapy shows promise as noninvasive treatment for Alzheimer's

New Biomarker Is Higher in Suicide Attempters and Associated With Stress Response

Surgeon General Raises E-Cigarette Concerns

Heavy Alcohol Use Changes Adolescents' Brains

How to Relieve Gas: Easy Methods and Remedies

DNA Methylation Biomarker for Prostate Cancer Shows Promise for Accurately Determining a Patient's Risk


Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Sweet potato wastewater may help weight loss

1 Patient, 7 Tumors and 100 Billion Cells Equal 1 Striking Recovery

Chemical Mosquito Controls Ineffective in Zika Fight

Exercise and infertility: What regimen is best for sperm quality?

Cancer Spread Is Increased by a High Fat Diet, Ground-Breaking Evidence Shows

Patient safety may drop during doctor rotations

Enzyme That Digests Vitamin A Also May Regulate Testosterone Levels

New drug might halt the progress of neurodegenerative disease

MAO Is a Possible Alzheimer's Disease Biomarker 

Baby teether study finds potentially harmful chemicals

How Our Immune System Targets TB

Nail Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

MRI Scans Detect 'Brain Rust' in Schizophrenia

Mercury poisoning victims demand tests decades later

Disruption of the Body's Internal Clock Causes Disruption of Metabolic Processes

Brain cancer: New biomarker could improve diagnosis of glioma

Blood-Brain Barrier on a Chip Sheds New Light on 'Silent Killer'

Baby teether study finds potentially harmful chemicals

Working out the Genetic Risk for ADHD

Peer pressure and festive food: Who are you trying to impress?

Scientists Uncover Potential Driver of Age And Alzheimer's-Related Memory Loss


Tuesday, December 6, 2016


New York City Has 5 Babies Born With Zika-Related Brain Issue

Paralyzed patients test mind-controlled robotic hand

Can Tea Tree Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?

C-sections may give rise to evolutionary changes

How Loud Are Your Headphones?

U.S. doctors still overprescribing drugs

Researchers Uncover New Evidence Linking Inflammation and Increased Prostate Cancer Risk

Moderate drinking may cause irregular heartbeat

Direct Link Between REM Sleep Loss, Desire for Sugary and Fatty Foods Discovered

Normal blood pressure test may be misleading

Pathway Linked to Slower Aging Also Fuels Brain Cancer

A Handful of Nuts Is Good for Your Health

Combination Immune Therapy Shows Promise Against Hodgkin Lymphoma

Bikini waxing linked to higher STD rates

The Goldilocks Effect in Aging Research

Erythrodermic Psoriasis: Diagnosis, Symptoms, and Treatment

New Compound Targets TB Bacterium's Defense Against the Immune System 

Health apps often miss real medical emergencies

Improving Child-Teacher Interactions Can Reduce Preschoolers' Stress Levels

Chemotherapy drug may trigger new egg production in women

What Happens in the Cell Nucleus After Fertilization?

Missing just a couple of hours of sleep doubles car crash risk

Speed Data for the Brain's Navigation System

10 Home Remedies for Treating Psoriasis

Brain Blocks New Memory Formation on Waking to Safeguard Consolidation of Existing Memories


Monday, December 5, 2016


A Handful of Nuts a Day Cuts the Risk of a Wide Range of Diseases

Brain thinks yo-yo dieting is a famine, causing weight gain

Uncovering a 'Smoking Gun' in Age-Related Disease

Cold Hands May Signal Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Genetic Factors Control Regenerative Properties of Blood-Forming Stem Cells

Is smoking ever safe? Study investigates

Stuttering mysteries unfold in brain imaging study

ADHD and Schizophrenia: Similarities and Differences

A New Low for Cigarette Smoking   

U.S. falling short in 3 "winnable" health battles

‘Into Oblivion’ Uses Photography to Examine Lives of Dementia Patients

Superbug gene spotted on U.S. pig farm

What Does a Psoriasis Rash Look Like?

Even occasional cigarette smoking can be deadly

Tai Chi may benefit veterans with PTSD

Football position linked to blood pressure, heart issues

Doctors' Burnout Should Be Treated as Organization-Wide Problem, New Research Suggests

Back pain may raise risk of mental health problems

Re-Emergence of Syphilis Traced to Pandemic Strain Cluster

Another step closer to artificial blood

'Shock and Kill' Strategy for Curing HIV May Endanger Patients' Brains

Parkinson's Dementia: Causes, Symptoms, and Outlook

Leukemia Drug Combo Is Encouraging in Early Phase I Clinical Trial

Why cancer rates are rising worldwide

Protein Synthesis: Ribosome Recycling as a Drug Target

Cancer: Molecular insights into anti-tumor effects of diabetes drug

Baby Boomers on Dope: Recreational Marijuana Use Is on the Rise Among Adults Over 50


Sunday, December 4, 2016


Otters offering different form of therapy

Erythroblastosis Fetalis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Vegetarian diets best for health and the environment, say nutritionists


Saturday, December 3, 2016


Immune System, Unleashed by Cancer Therapies, Can Attack Organs

Research Points to Orb2 as a Physical Substrate for Memory Strength, Retention

Can Coconut Oil Help Treat Psoriasis?

White wine may raise melanoma risk

Community groups keep us mentally sharp as we age