April 18, 2014: Extroverts Happier Regardless of Culture, Study Finds
Researchers compared college students in five nations

April 18, 2014: Stress Tied to Worse Allergy Symptoms
Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms

April 18, 2014: How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable
Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

April 18, 2014: Scientists Probe What Makes People Get Their Groove On
Offbeat rhythms of funk, hip-hip, R and B work best to get listeners on the dance floor, study finds

April 18, 2014: Happy Couples Nestle Together at Night, Survey Finds
Respondents were unhappier with relationship as sleeping distance grew

April 18, 2014: So-Called 'Apple Shape' Not a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: Study
Overweight, not waist size, was tied to higher odds of developing disease in older women

April 18, 2014: Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients
Study author urges caution for doctors prescribing benzodiazepines to this group

April 17, 2014: Creative Pursuits Might Boost Your Job Performance
Study finds association between self-expression, improved problem-solving skills

April 17, 2014: Mouse Study Reveals New Secrets of Fertilization
British researchers discover receptors on egg cells that allow sperm to attach, fertilize egg

April 17, 2014: Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving
Suggestions to stay calm and focused

April 16, 2014: Chimps Prefer Firm 'Mattress'
Like humans, they're highly selective about where they sleep, researcher says

April 16, 2014: Diabetes Complication Rates Drop Among U.S. Adults
But at the same time, rates of diabetes have more than tripled, researchers report

April 16, 2014: Key Brain 'Networks' May Differ in Autism, Study Suggests
Neural systems tied to gauging social cues appear 'over-connected' in children with the disorder

April 16, 2014: Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study
But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

April 16, 2014: Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories
When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

April 16, 2014: Bleeding Irregularities Common in Menopause, Study Finds
Report should reassure women at this stage of life, researcher says

April 16, 2014: Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest
U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

April 15, 2014: Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

April 15, 2014: Study Links Casual Marijuana Use to Changes in Brain
The brain regions are tied to motivation, emotion and reward, researchers say

April 15, 2014: Family Dog Can Help Kids With Autism
The bond between child and pet can also be a 'bridge' to interaction with others, study suggests

April 15, 2014: Less Salt Use Tied to Drop in U.K. Heart Deaths
Deaths from stroke also fell in the 8-year study from England

April 14, 2014: Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?
Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

April 14, 2014: Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds
But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

April 14, 2014: Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys
But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say

April 11, 2014: Study Outlines Emotional Impact of Domestic Violence on Kids
Cases rarely led to jail time, but children in the home felt intense fear, anxiety, researcher noted

April 11, 2014: Binge Drinking May Slow Wound Healing
Heavy alcohol use lowers level of beneficial immune system cells, animal study shows

April 11, 2014: Teens' Indoor Tanning May Be Linked to Unhealthy Dieting
Poor body image behind both behaviors, expert says

April 11, 2014: Time Spent With Grandkids Might Boost Women's Brain Power
But don't overdo it: Study found that too much babysitting was tied to mental decline

April 10, 2014: Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study
The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt

April 10, 2014: Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study
Researchers looked at unapproved 'atypical' use of these meds in one state

April 10, 2014: A Doctor's 'People Skills' Affects Patients' Health
Comfortable relationship can be as beneficial as statins for heart problems, study finds

April 10, 2014: Booze Brands in Pop Lyrics May Spur Teen Drinking, Study Says
Adolescents hear 8 alcohol products mentioned a day on average, researchers report

April 10, 2014: Does Facebook Make Women Feel Bad About Their Bodies?
Study found more time on the social networking site was tied to greater likelihood of negative self-image

April 10, 2014: Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom
Study says partners can gauge each other's sexual satisfaction

April 10, 2014: Social Skills a Casualty of Childhood Head Injury, Study Suggests
Disruptions of working memory, mental processing speed make it hard to interact, researchers explain

April 09, 2014: Heart Failure Drug Might Help Reduce Hospitalizations
But study found spironolactone didn't prevent deaths from common form of heart disease

April 09, 2014: A Failing Mind May Mean Lower Cancer Death Risk, Study Suggests
But scientists aren't sure why dementia seems linked to fewer malignancies

April 09, 2014: Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated
Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age

April 09, 2014: Naps Enhance Learning for Young Children, Study Says
Preschoolers, infants performed better on language experiments after brief sleep

April 09, 2014: Aerobic Exercise May Help Older Women at Risk for Dementia
Small study suggests regular walking increases hippocampus area of brain

April 09, 2014: Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms
British study finds that too many males associate anorexia, bulimia as only a woman's issue

April 08, 2014: ICU-Related Depression Often Overlooked, Study Finds
One-third of patients exhibit physical symptoms, not the usual mood behaviors

April 07, 2014: More U.S. Children Severely Obese, Study Says
Report, which conflicts with recent CDC review, finds growing number of kids likely to suffer serious health problems

April 07, 2014: Childhood Obesity Adds Nearly $20K to Lifetime Medical Costs: Study
Losing weight while young may help kids lower future health care expenses, researcher says

April 07, 2014: Could Dads' Obesity Raise Autism Risk for Kids?
Study finds slight increase linked to weight of fathers, not mothers

April 04, 2014: Men Have More Trouble Facing Sex Harassment in Military Than Women: Survey
Servicemen might be less prepared to cope with such treatment, researcher says

April 04, 2014: Few Good Resources on Self-Harm Exist Online, Study Finds
Misleading information could affect treatment decisions, researchers say

April 04, 2014: Melanoma Death Risk Higher for Men Living Alone?
Dangerous skin cancer often detected at advanced stages in this group, Swedish researchers say

April 04, 2014: Poor Sleep Tied to Mental Decline in Older Men
It isn't how long, but how well, people sleep that matters, study found

April 04, 2014: Depression May Be Linked to Heart Failure
Stress hormones likely play contributing role, but more research needed, study says