Personal Health May 21-27



1.      Study Confirms Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and COPD

2.      Weight Loss in Heavy, Obese Women Boosts Vitamin D Levels

3.      Naturally Occurring Plant Alkaloids Could Slow Down Alzheimer's Disease, Study Suggests

4.      MSG linked to weight gain

5.      Stress May Increase Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

6.      Scientists Discover 'Ultra-Bad' Cholesterol

7.      Researchers Evaluate Red Wine Compound for Treating Concussions in Pro Boxers

8.      High Risk of Parkinson's Disease for People Exposed to Pesticides Near Workplace: Pesticide Ziram Implicated as Possible Cause for Disease

9.      Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help Heart Patients With Stents

10. Healthy Gut Flora Could Prevent Obesity, Rat Study Suggests

11. Fish oil in pregnancy may not boost babies' vision

12. Folic Acid Given to Mother Rats Protects Offspring from Colon Cancer

13. U.S. Southeast 'Stroke Belt' Also Shows Higher Rates of Cognitive Decline

14. U.S. Health: Cognitive Decline Incidence Higher in Southern Stroke Belt

15. No heart benefit seen in adding niacin to statin

16. Caffeine May Interfere With Fertility in Women

17. Does aspirin cut deaths? New study clouds picture

18. More U.S. women using medications during pregnancy

19. Could 'Extreme' Low-Cal Diets Bring Longer, Healthier Life?

20. One in five young adults may have high blood pressure

21. Lecithin Component May Reduce Fatty Liver, Improve Insulin Sensitivity

22. Menopause age related to when mom went through it

23. Too Many Kids Getting Antibiotics for Asthma

24. Acetaminophen Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk in New Study

25. Simply Eating Less Fat May Cut Diabetes Risk

26. With Calcium, More May Not Be Better

27. New Protein Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

28. Irregular Heartbeat Linked to Raised Death Risk in Women

29. Cooked Right, Fish Can Help a Woman's Heart

30. MS in Blacks Linked to Low Vitamin D

31. Regular Brisk Walks May Protect Prostate Cancer Patients

32. Ulcer Bacteria May Contribute to Development of Parkinson's Disease

33. Losing Baby Weight Cuts Odds of Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes

34. More Americans Praying About Health, Study Says; No Correlation Found Between Prayer for Health and Lack of Health Insurance

35. Certain COPD Meds Linked to Urinary Troubles in Men

36. Comfort Food: Protein from Probiotic Bacteria May Alleviate Inflammatory Bowel Disorders

37. Younger Docs More Likely to Prescribe Drugs for Heart Disease: Study

38. Pre-Meal Dietary Supplement Can Help Overcome Fat and Sugar Problems, Study Suggests