Personal Health January 22-28


  1. Age of Onset of Puberty Predicts Adult Osteoporosis Risk: Later Puberty Results in Lower Bone Mass
  2. Teens With Food Allergies May Feel Unsafe at School
  3. Study finds no evidence black cohosh damages liver
  4. Blood Protein Level May Not Influence Effectiveness of Statins
  5. Exercise Helps Ease Irritable Bowel Symptoms
  6. 'Western' Diet May Raise Risk of Kidney Function Decline
  7. Smoking Widespread Among Youth With Diabetes, Raising Heart Disease Risk
  8. Depression in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Linked to Social Status
  9. Early Antibiotic Use Can Lead to Increased Risk of Childhood Asthma, Study Suggests
  10. Study Ties Hot Flashes to Lower Breast Cancer Risk
  11. How Fusion Protein Triggers Cancer
  12. Extra calcium, vitamin D no bone booster for men
  13. Protein Related to Aging Holds Breast Cancer Clues
  14. Gene Mutation May Protect Blacks From Heart Disease
  15. Non-Alcoholic Energy Drinks May Pose 'High' Health Risks, Experts Argue
  16. Breast implants may be linked to rare cancer: FDA
  17. Food-Borne Bacteria Causes Potentially Fatal Heart Infection
  18. Kidney stones and clogged arteries may be linked
  19. Eating Poorly Can Make You Blue: Trans-Fats Increase Risk of Depression, While Olive Oil Helps Avoid Risk
  20. About 26 million Americans have diabetes, up 9 pct
  21. Discovery of a Biochemical Basis for Broccoli's Cancer-Fighting Ability
  22. Ultrasound and a Blood Test Can Increase Survival After Myocardial Infarction
  23. Diet programs may not help dodge disease risk
  24. Medication Dosing Errors for Infants and Children
  25. Breast-Feeding May Counter Some Effects of Childhood Cancer
  26. Stress-Reduction Therapy May Help Heart Disease Patients
  27. Cost to Treat Heart Disease in United States Will Triple by 2030
  28. World's top blood pressure drug gets failing mark
  29. Culprit Found for Increased Stroke Injury With Diabetes
  30. Insufficient, Irregular Sleep Tied to Kids' Obesity
  31. Fat Associated With Chemical Changes in DNA That May Help Explain Obesity-Related Disease
  32. 150 years of dieting fads and still no quick fix
  33. Gene Mutated in One in Three Patients With Common Form of Renal Cancer
  34. Lowering BP Can Help Cut Women's Heart Disease Risk
  35. Deep Brain Stimulation May Help Hard-to-Control High Blood Pressure