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Family Squabbles Can Derail Recovery From Cancer Surgery September 19, 2014

Study finds infection, other complications more likely for patients with difficult lives

Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says September 18, 2014

Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest

Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers September 18, 2014

The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says September 18, 2014

Researchers eventually hope to predict who will respond to a drug and who won't

More Than One Kind of Message May Convince Smokers to Quit, Study Says September 17, 2014

Using both positive, negative wording on labels could have the most effect, researchers report

Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study September 16, 2014

It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend

Stem Cell Research Offers Clues About Schizophrenia September 12, 2014

Findings could point to new drugs for the brain disorder, researchers say

Sunny Skies Tied to Suicide Rates September 12, 2014

Austrian researchers find short-term sunshine increases risk, longer-term lowers it

Aggressive People May Process Violence's Impact Differently September 11, 2014

Brain scans revealed varying effects of watching hostile actions in the media

'Fat Shaming' Doesn't Motivate Obese People to Lose Weight: Study September 11, 2014

This type of discrimination may actually lead to weight gain, researchers say

Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues September 11, 2014

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study September 10, 2014

Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says

Failed Infertility Treatment Linked to Worse Mental Health in Study September 10, 2014

All women who undergo treatment should receive psychological support, researchers suggest

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects September 08, 2014

Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety

Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC September 04, 2014

Researchers cite 'considerable progress' because of changing social norms

People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study September 03, 2014

But the absolute risk to any one person with obsessive-compulsive disorder remains very small, experts say

Personal Reminders Seem to Boost Mammography Rates September 03, 2014

Signed letter from family doctor generates greater response, study finds

Melatonin Doesn't Curb Delirium After Surgery September 02, 2014

Study finds hormone supplements have no effect on elderly patients' confusion

'Pot Addiction' May Be Real, Study Suggests September 02, 2014

Many teen marijuana users exhibited withdrawal symptoms when they tried to quit, researchers say

Family Meals May Defuse Cyberbullying's Impact, Study Says September 01, 2014

Support, communication appear to be buffers

Parents' Fights May Strain Bonds With Their Kids August 28, 2014

On days that mom and dad argue, they treat their children differently, study finds

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study August 28, 2014

But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice August 27, 2014

Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say

Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities August 27, 2014

This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids? August 27, 2014

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD

One Part of the Brain Doesn't Age, Study Suggests August 22, 2014

Spatial attention skills don't seem to decline over time

Simple Steps Make Shots Less Scary for Kids, Nurse Says August 22, 2014

Parents can help their children handle the sting of getting vaccinated

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression August 21, 2014

But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

Kids With Autism Have Extra Brain Connections, Study Says August 21, 2014

Too many of these 'synapses' could be a problem, but medicines might someday help prune them away

Hospital Discharge a Key Time to Help Smokers Quit August 19, 2014

New study finds that follow-up monitoring and care is crucial

Many With Schizophrenia Say They're Happy: Study August 19, 2014

Finding is valuable, researchers say, because coping mechanisms can be taught to others

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly August 19, 2014

'Off-label' use to treat dementia-related behavior may carry significant risks, study finds

Education Linked to Activity Levels During the Week August 19, 2014

College grads exercise more on Saturday, Sunday, while high school dropouts more active on weekdays, study finds

Good Neighbors Are Good for Your Heart, Study Says August 19, 2014

People who felt like they were a part of their community had lower risk of heart attack

Co-Workers Take Dim View of Women Who Seek Flex Time: Study August 18, 2014

But men who seek time for kids are viewed positively, researchers find

Natural Lighting Brightens Nurses' Outlook, Study Says August 15, 2014

Patient safety, satisfaction may improve as a result

Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals August 15, 2014

Psychiatrist says you can't necessarily link the nerve disease diagnosis with his suicide

Worker Layoffs Tied to Rise in Teen Suicides, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Effect was most prominent among girls and black teens

Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says August 14, 2014

He wasn't ready to share diagnosis publicly before he took his life this week, she revealed

Employees Benefit From Natural Light, Study Finds August 14, 2014

Sunshine-exposed workers slept better, had better quality of life, researchers say

Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk August 13, 2014

But the research involving older adults doesn't prove cause and effect

Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse August 12, 2014

Doctors say there are effective treatments for both disorders that can help many people

Older Adults Sharpest in the Morning, Study Finds August 08, 2014

This might be best time of day to schedule mentally challenging tasks

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Pride Over Weight Loss May Help Drive Anorexia August 06, 2014

Researchers see need to redirect positive emotions

Lidocaine Injection May Help Treat Fibromyalgia, Study Suggests August 05, 2014

But experts wonder how much of the benefit is due to placebo effect

Need to Spot a Narcissist? Just Ask Them August 05, 2014

Study suggests that the truly self-obsessed will agree with statement, 'I am a narcissist'

More Young Adults Getting Mental Health Care Under Obamacare: Study August 04, 2014

Increase was slight, but a good sign that law is working, researchers report

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too August 04, 2014

Study finds that these kids may be plagued by the condition throughout childhood

Hairdo Trumps Exercise for Many Black Women, Study Finds July 31, 2014

But shift toward lower-maintenance styles may free some up for physical activity

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