Personal Health July 2-8



1.      Indoor Air Pollution Linked to Cardiovascular Risk

2.      Vitamin D may improve pancreas function

3.      Discovery of Natural Antibody Brings a Universal Flu Vaccine a Step Closer

4.      Obesity May Increase Risk of Surgical Complications

5.      Brain Tumor Discovery Could Lead to New Treatment

6.      Lung cancer scans can be unreliable: study

7.      Male Smokers Less Likely to Need Joint Replacement Surgery of Hip or Knee

8.      Anxiety, Depression in Pregnancy May Raise Kids' Asthma Risk

9.      Nuts instead of carbs may aid diabetes control

10. Older women who take vitamin D3 may live longer

11. Men Seem More Likely Than Women to Develop Hole in Knee Cartilage

12. Green tea lowers cholesterol, but only a little

13. Metabolic Shift May Offer Early Cancer Clue

14. Breastfeeding may not stop MS flare-ups: study

15. Dietary Leucine May Fight Pre-Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome: Study Shows Improvements in Animals With Amino Acid in Diet

16. Eggs' Antioxidant Properties May Help Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer, Study Suggests

17. Study Finds Most Urgent Angioplasties Warranted

18. People Who Suffer from Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Must Be Better Addressed in Health Care, Experts Urge

19. Many U.S. heart stents inappropriate: study

20. Research in Fish Provides New Clues About Deadly Form of Liver Cancer

21. Eating Disorders Appear to Raise Risk of Death

22. Air Pollution Linked to Learning and Memory Problems, Depression

23. Fewer Americans developing and dying from colon cancer

24. Rose-Colored Beer Goggles: Some Drinkers Believe Social Benefits of Heavy Drinking Outweigh Harms

25. Too Much Sitting May Double Women's Risk of Blood Clots

26. Higher Daily Dose of Aspirin Could Play Key Role in Preventing Heart Attacks for Those With Diabetes

27. Massage may ease chronic back pain short-term

28. High Folate Intake May Reduce Risk of Colorectal Cancer

29. Painkillers May Raise Risk of Dangerous Heart Flutter

30. 'Gifted' Natural Vitamin E Tocotrienol Protects Brain Against Stroke in 3 Ways

31. Lifestyle may affect sudden cardiac death risk

32. Prenatal Exposure to Certain Antidepressants May Modestly Increase Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Study Suggests

33. Healthy Lifestyle May Ward Off Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

34. Findings in Mice Have Potential to Curb Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

35. Higher Daily Dose of Aspirin Could Play Key Role in Preventing Heart Attacks for Those With Diabetes

36. Pfizer's quit smoking drug raises heart risks: study

37. Body's Natural Marijuana-Like Chemicals Make Fatty Foods Hard to Resist

38. Moms' diet not tied to kids' heart health: study

39. Could Ovarian Stimulation Cause an Increase in Oocyte Chromosome Abnormalities?

40. Burning coal indoors linked to birth defects

41. Environment, not just genetics, at play in autism

42. Too many women get HPV tests: study

43. Evidence "increasingly against" phone cancer risk

44. Smoking Does Not Keep You Slim, Swedish Research Shows