Personal Health August 13-19


1.      Women who take vitamins have fewer preemies: study

2.      Test for Calcium Buildup May Spot Heart Attack, Stroke Risk

3.      Doctors screen for cervical cancer too often: study

4.      Muscle-Building Effect of Protein Beverages for Athletes Investigated

5.      US says Legionnaires cases triple over decade

6.      Treatment With Vitamin C Dissolves Toxic Protein Aggregates in Alzheimer's Disease

7.      Study finds mother's fat harms embryo development

8.      Thin Children Have More Energy-Burning 'Brown Fat'

9.      Can "biofield healing" relieve cancer fatigue?

10. Nearly 1 in 10 U.S. Kids Diagnosed With ADHD

11. Potassium-rich diet tied to lower stroke risk

12. Ultrasound of Neck Arteries May Help Gauge Stroke Risk

13. More evidence links pesticides, diabetes

14. Fish Oil's Impact On Cognition and Brain Structure Identified in New Study

15. Stroke screening raises hopes, worries

16. Popular Herbal Supplements May Adversely Affect Chemotherapy Treatment

17. New Research Reveals Brain's Protection Mechanism During Stroke

18. Some Thyroid Cancer Patients May Get Radioactive Iodine Unnecessarily

19. Malignant Stem Cells May Explain Why Some Breast Cancers Develop and Recur

20. Bladder Cancer Risk Even Higher for Smokers Than Thought

21. Enzyme Found Disrupting Nerve Cell Communication in Alzheimer's Disease

22. The Fattier Your Heart, the Greater Your Heart Disease Risk

23. Confirmation That Vitamin D Acts as a Protective Agent Against the Advance of Colon Cancer

24. Caffeine Lowers Risk of Skin Cancer: Coffee-Based Sunscreen Might Work Best

25. Vitamin D Levels Linked to Certain Skin Cancers, Study Finds

26. Inhibiting Key Enzymes Kills Difficult Tumor Cells in Mice

27. Exercise May Help Prevent Brain Damage Caused by Alzheimer's Disease

28. 15 minutes of exercise a day can extend life by three years

29. Many More Kids Hospitalized for Mental Illness: Study

30. Chinese herb mix may shorten flu fever

31. How Fatty Diets Cause Diabetes

32. Obesity Before Pregnancy May Raise Child's Asthma Risk

33. Garlic Doesn't Just Repel Vampires

34. Arthritis Sufferers' Increased Risk of Heart Disease Due to Disease-Related Inflammation and Other Factors, Study Finds