Personal Health


Friday, December 16, 2016


Fertility Preservation for Cancer Patients: Options for Men and Women

New Graphene-Based System Could Help Us See Electrical Signaling in Heart and Nerve Cells

Cheaper generic EpiPen hits the market

Heart Attack Risk Doubled for People With Less Education

How Does the Egg Donation Process Work?

Stem Cell 'Living Bandage' for Knee Injuries Trialed in Humans

Surveillance video could spot clues to stop suicides

Avoiding Over-the-Counter Heartburn Medications Could Save Cancer Patients' Lives

Could absence of one protein explain 1 in 3 cases of autism?

This Is Your Brain on (Legal) Cannabis: Researchers Seek Answers

Parkinson's disease: Blocking brain enzyme corrects motor symptoms in mice

Researchers Uncover Why Morning People Should Not Work at Night

Gender gap in medicine remains in the spotlight in 2016

Research in Worms Provides a Model to Study How the Human Microbiome Influences Disease


Thursday, December 15, 2016


Is It Possible to Make a Less Allergenic Peanut?

'Junk RNA' Molecule Found to Play Key Role in Cellular Response to Stress

Dementia: Protein in urine may put people at greater risk

Herpes Virus Linked to Most Common Type of Childhood Cancer

Why hearing loss may be on the decline

Tracking Down Therapy-Resistant Leukemia Cells

Situational Depression: How is it Different to Clinical Depression?

Teens Benefit from Later High School Start Times

Once-conjoined twins going to rehab weeks after separation

One Gene Mutation, Two Diseases, Many Insights Into Human Heart Function 

Florida neurosurgeon uses unusual method to rush to stroke patients

Alzheimer's: Proteomics Gives Clues Toward Alternatives to Amyloid

Zika study in U.S. pregnant women tracks birth defect rate

Colorectal cancer screening initiative shows promise

States accuse generic drugmakers of fixing prices

Prolonged use of some painkillers tied to hearing loss in women


Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Red Cabbage Microgreens Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol in Animal Study

Microprotein important for maintaining human cell health discovered

Go to the Wrong Hospital and You’re 3 Times More Likely to Die

Researchers Reveal How Cancer Can Spread Even Before a Tumor Develops

Pregnant Women Warned to Avoid Brownsville, Tex., Because of Zika

Early Signs of Alzheimer's Detected in Cerebrospinal Fluid

Should I Tell My Students I Have Depression?

Zika Antibodies from Infected Patient Thwart Infection in Mice

Happiness and a longer life may go hand in hand

Scientists Produce Functional Heart Pacemaker Cells

Diet Tips for GERD: Foods to Eat and Avoid

N-Acetylcysteine Shows Early Promise in Reducing Alcohol Use in Marijuana-Dependent Teens

Tainted peanut butter case ends in $11 million penalty

Aspirin Slows Spread of Colon, Pancreatic Cancer in Tumor Cells

Understanding REM: When dreams and paralysis are uncoupled

Two-Pronged Attack on Infectious Diseases

Cigar Warnings: Do Teens Believe Them?

Criminal charges filed in alleged healthcare scam

Newly-Revealed Amino Acid Function Could Be Used to Boost Antioxidant Levels

Sundowner's Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Anti-Tumor Effect of Novel Plasma Medicine Caused by Lactate


Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Unexpected Activity of Two Enzymes Helps Explain Why Liver Cancer Drugs Fail

Extensive Brain Defects Seen in Babies of Mothers With Zika

Study Raises Concern of Significant Under-Reporting of Child Abuse Within US Army

An N.F.L. Executive, Honoring His Lost Sister, Speaks Out About Anorexia

Researchers Find Bacterial Protein That Boosts Insulin-Producing Cells in Zebrafish

Fasting could help treat most common childhood leukemia

Broken Shoulder Leads to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Surgery Study

Where you live may determine how you die 

Topical Skin Cream for Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma Shows Promise as an Alternative to Surgery

Colorectal cancer: Molecule that stops cells becoming cancerous identified

Forming a Second Line of Plant Defense: Capturing Disease-Resistant DNA

Teen drug use drops to all-time low

New Wheat Crops as an Alternative to a Gluten-Free Diet

Embryo Freezing: What You Need to Know

Drugs from Nature: Big Effects of Multiple Compounds in Small Amounts 

Fewer chubby babies a hopeful sign in obesity fight

Teen Use of Any Illicit Drug Other Than Marijuana at New Low, Same True for Alcohol

Anesthetic cream most effective pain reliever for infant vaccinations

Brain Shrinkage in Multiple Sclerosis Associated With Leaked Protein in Blood

Could statins help cut Alzheimer's risk?

Squeezing Life from DNA's Double Helix

End-Stage COPD: Treatment and Outlook

New Epilepsy Gene Network Identified by Scientists

Is Alzheimer's Disease Hereditary? Causes and Risks

'Western' Maternal Diet Appears to Raise Obesity Risk in Offspring


Monday, December 12, 2016


Aging Process Increases DNA Mutations in Important Type of Stem Cell

What Vitamins Are Best for Psoriasis?

Loss of ARID1A Protein Drives Onset, Progress of Colon Cancer

The Power of Simple Life Changes to Prevent Heart Disease

 Meeting Patients' Socioeconomic Needs Can Improve Cardiovascular Risk Factors

How Can Diet Affect Psoriasis?

The First-in-Human Clinical Trial Targeting Alzheimer's Tau Protein

One Weight-Loss Approach Fits All? No, Not Even Close

Dual Loss of TET Proteins Prompts Lethal Upsurge in Inflammatory T Cells in a Mouse Model of Lymphoid Cancer

Football players 'not at higher risk of neurodegenerative disease'

Blood Pressure Medication Paves the Way for Approaches to Managing Barrett's Syndrome

One in 6 American Adults Say They Have Taken Psychiatric Drugs, Report Says

Antipsychotic Drug Use Increases Risk of Mortality Among Persons With Alzheimer's Disease

Breast cancer deaths have dropped in many countries

Arginine Deprivation May Be a Useful Strategy for Treating Bladder Cancers, New Study Finds

Mumps cases at a 10-year high, colleges hard hit

 How Skills Learnt from Sport Can Help Homeless Young People

Ibuprofen could reduce smokers' risk of death from lung cancer

The Loneliness of the Individual Athlete

Study reveals widespread psychiatric drug use in U.S.

Fasting Kills Cancer Cells of Most Common Type of Childhood Leukemia,study Shows

Social isolation may lead to poor survival rates in breast cancer patients

Painless Microneedle Patch Could Replace Needles

The Antibody That Normalizes Tumor Vessels

Silent Heart Attack in Women

Rise in Infant Drug Dependence Is Felt Most in Rural Areas

Enzyme That Regulates DNA Repair May Offer New Precision Treatments for Breast and Ovarian Cancer


Sunday, December 11, 2016


Diogenes Syndrome: Symptoms and Treatment

Circulation Favors Placenta Over Brain in Fetuses of Diabetic Mothers

Half of us likely to believe events that never happened

Scientists Identify Gene Predisposing to Artery-Damaging Disease

Psoriasis and Alcohol: What's the Link?

Brain Locations That Control Diabetes Drugs’ Weight Loss Effects Examined

Pets provide 'unique' support to people with mental illness


Saturday, December 10, 2016


Embryo Transfers: What You Need to Know

Could turning white fat to brown hold key to new obesity treatment?

How Can Vitamin D Help With Psoriasis?