July 22, 2014: Gene Discoveries Could Shed New Light on Schizophrenia
Suspect DNA often tied to neurological 'pathways' centered on brain cell communication, experts say

July 18, 2014: Soldiers' Use of Mental Health Services Up, Stigma Down, Study Finds
But two-thirds who need care still don't seek it, researchers say

July 17, 2014: Childhood Sex Abuse May Be Linked to Heart Disease Risk in Women
Researchers found more signs of thickening in neck arteries of these women during mid-life

July 17, 2014: Research Reveals Why Pot Can Make People Paranoid
Factors such as worrying, low self-esteem and anxiety can contribute to the condition, study says

July 17, 2014: Sexy Facebook Photos Not a Hit With Many Young Women
Those who post provocative images considered less attractive, competent by their peers, study finds

July 16, 2014: Study Suggests Tough Smoking Laws Might Lower Suicide Risk
Rates dropped in states that enacted strict anti-smoking policies, researchers say

July 15, 2014: Graphic Cigarette-Label Warnings Work, Study Finds
The bigger, the better, researchers say

July 14, 2014: Your Genes May Help Pick Your Friends
Study says DNA between close friends is as similar as that between 4th cousins

July 14, 2014: Stress May Leave You Heading to the Cookie Jar
Worried women could be prone to weight gain, study suggests

July 11, 2014: Brains of Sex Addicts May Be Wired Like Those of Drug Addicts, Study Finds
Porn triggered activity in brain centers also tied to drug addiction responses, researcher says

July 11, 2014: Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer
Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

July 10, 2014: Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds
Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

July 09, 2014: Muscle and Bone Injuries, Mental Disorders Plagued U.S. Iraq War Vets
Study followed 4,100 soldiers until four years after their return home

July 08, 2014: Teens Drawn to Heavily Advertised Alcohol Brands: Study
Though ads are in compliance with law, researchers say findings suggest current regulations aren't enough

July 07, 2014: 'Practice Makes Perfect' Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians
Desire to devote long hours to your music may lie in your DNA, study suggests

July 07, 2014: Many Obese Women Face Stigma Every Day, Study Finds
Daily diaries documented snubs, insults and put-downs

July 03, 2014: Many Don't Want to Be Alone With Their Thoughts
Some people even preferred mild electric shocks to being in a quiet room by themselves, study finds

July 03, 2014: Researchers Discover How 'Magic Mushrooms' Affect the Brain
MRIs showed brain activity that mirrored what's seen in a dream-like state

June 30, 2014: Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk
Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

June 27, 2014: Chimpanzees Show Strong Musical Preferences
Varied rhythms of music from Africa, India draw their interest, researchers report

June 27, 2014: Winning Attitude on the Field Translates to Career Success
Former high school athletes seen as having more self-confidence and leadership abilities, study finds

June 26, 2014: After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care
If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

June 24, 2014: Healthy Weight Loss May Bring Better Sleep, Brighter Mood
But only the emotional boost seemed to last over the long-term, researchers say

June 23, 2014: Lifetime of Learning Might Thwart Dementia, Study Suggests
Even taking up intellectual pursuits in mid-life appears to aid the brain

June 20, 2014: Grades Dive With Internet Use During Class Time, Study Finds
This type of multitasking challenges even the smartest college students

June 20, 2014: Too Little Known About PTSD Treatments for Veterans, Experts Say
Therapies are costing federal agencies millions, but it's unclear which work best, IOM panel says

June 19, 2014: Job Loss Tougher for Americans Than Europeans
U.S. workers were more likely to develop depression than their Euro counterparts, study found

June 18, 2014: Docs Uncomfortable Judging Patients' Competency to Carry Guns
Many don't feel qualified to make those decisions, study finds

June 18, 2014: Parents of a Child With Autism Often Forgo Further Childbearing: Study
Stress of caring for an affected child is probably a big factor, one expert says

June 18, 2014: Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study
And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

June 17, 2014: Anxiety May Affect Kids' Brains
MRIs show larger 'fear center' in those who are more anxious

June 16, 2014: Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say
New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

June 13, 2014: More U.S. Service Members in Treatment for Mental Health Disorders
Sept. 11, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, along with increased military outreach, linked to the rise

June 13, 2014: Standing During Meetings May Get Creative Juices Flowing
Study found teams that met in rooms without chairs shared more ideas

June 12, 2014: Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe
But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say

June 09, 2014: Teen Bullies, Victims Armed More Than Other Kids, Study Says
But experts disagree on findings' significance

June 06, 2014: Spats, Conflicts Can Raise a Woman's Blood Pressure
But study found negative social interactions didn't affect men, older women

June 06, 2014: Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike
'Holistic' program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study found

June 05, 2014: CPAP Mask Success May Depend on Family Support, Study Finds
People who used the sleep apnea treatment fared better if loved ones encouraged the therapy

June 05, 2014: Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests
There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

June 04, 2014: Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study
These medications linked to respiratory distress, withdrawal symptoms in babies, researchers report

June 04, 2014: Premature Death, Suicides Up Among People With Schizophrenia, Study Says
Researchers find link between greater harms, reduced hospitalizations in Sweden

June 03, 2014: Bicyclists Happier Than Drivers, Train Riders, Study Says
Car passengers are generally in a good mood, too

June 03, 2014: Scents May Sway Your Sense of Beauty
Small study found women seemed prettier when pleasant odors were near

May 30, 2014: Do Stressed-Out Men Have Weaker Sperm?
Study does seem to show a link, but impact on fertility isn't clear

May 30, 2014: Steroids May Not Be Wise Choice for Intensive-Care Patients
Johns Hopkins research suggests the possibility of delirium

May 29, 2014: Abnormal Lung Scan May Be 'Teachable Moment' for Smokers
Researchers find bad news motivates many to quit tobacco

May 28, 2014: Cynics at Higher Risk for Dementia? Yea, Right
Study suggests they may be three times more likely to develop brain disease than more trusting folks

May 27, 2014: When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More
Study points to a link, highlighting the importance of educators' mental health

May 22, 2014: Music May Be Especially Stimulating During Pregnancy
Moms-to-be displayed greater blood pressure changes, stronger emotional reactions, study says