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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

Burnout Common Among Transplant Surgeons, Study Reveals July 31, 2014

40 percent admit to feeling emotionally exhausted, researchers report

Civilian Life, Not Combat, May Drive Many Veterans to Drink July 31, 2014

Returning Guardsmen need help coping with family, money and job problems, experts say

Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms July 30, 2014

Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

Gardens a Center of Calm for People With Dementia July 30, 2014

Review found some evidence it helped soothe, distract sufferers, but safeguards important

Could a Blood Test Predict Suicide Risk? July 30, 2014

Certain gene-based chemical changes seem to accompany suicidal behavior, study finds

Dieting at Young Age Often Backfires, Study Says July 29, 2014

Researchers find later risk for obesity, alcohol abuse and eating disorders

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study July 29, 2014

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Wider Face May Give You an Edge in Negotiations July 29, 2014

But it's not an asset in matters requiring compromise, study finds

Facial Dimensions May Be Key to First Impressions July 28, 2014

Findings especially relevant to social media's obsession with 'selfies,' researchers say

Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds July 15, 2014

The bigger, the better, researchers say

Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends July 14, 2014

Study says DNA between close friends is as similar as that between 4th cousins

Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar July 14, 2014

Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds July 11, 2014

Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer July 11, 2014

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Muscle and Bone Injuries, Mental Disorders Plagued U.S. Iraq War Vets July 09, 2014

Study followed 4,100 soldiers until four years after their return home

Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study July 08, 2014

Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

'Practice Makes Perfect' Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians July 07, 2014

Desire to devote long hours to your music may lie in your DNA, study suggests

Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds July 07, 2014

Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

Many Don't Want to Be Alone With Their Thoughts July 03, 2014

Some people even preferred mild electric shocks to being in a quiet room by themselves, study finds

Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain July 03, 2014

MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk June 30, 2014

Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

Chimpanzees Show Strong Musical Preferences June 27, 2014

Varied rhythms of music from Africa, India draw their interest, researchers report

Winning Attitude on the Field Translates to Career Success June 27, 2014

Former high school athletes seen as having more self-confidence and leadership abilities, study finds

After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care June 26, 2014

If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood June 24, 2014

But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests June 23, 2014

Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

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