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Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life July 27, 2015

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Childhood Stress Might Raise a Woman's Risk for Preterm Birth July 27, 2015

Canadian study of early trauma and childbirth finds surprising link

Expert Panel Recommends Questionnaire to Help Spot Depression July 27, 2015

Form could be filled out during visit to family doctor, and patient could be referred for follow-up care

Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets? July 27, 2015

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

Many Young Cancer Patients Unaware of Fertility Preservation Options July 27, 2015

Almost 1 in 3 weren't told cancer treatment might affect ability to have a baby later

Teens Using E-Cigs More Prone to Take Up Smoking: Study July 27, 2015

Experts want greater regulation of these nicotine-containing products

School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In July 26, 2015

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Won't Necessarily Help Smokers Stop July 25, 2015

Study finds two years of less addicting tobacco didn't increase quit rates

Transgender Youth Don't Have Hormone Abnormalities July 24, 2015

Levels generally match those of gender assigned at birth, study finds

Medical Marijuana May Pose Risk to Teens, Study Suggests July 24, 2015

Having access to legal source of pot was linked to greater addiction risk than buying drug illegally

Dementia Risk May Be Dropping With Generations July 24, 2015

Study finds lower risk for people born after 1930 compared to those born earlier

Well-Off, Active, Over 50? You May Be at Higher Risk for Problem Drinking July 24, 2015

British study finds this demographic may often indulge more than is good for them

Certain Generic Meds May Help Older Patients With Early Breast Cancer July 24, 2015

Study found benefit from drugs known as aromatase inhibitors and bisphosphonates

'Bath Salts' Not Widespread in U.S. High Schools, Survey Finds July 23, 2015

But nearly one in five teens who tried the stimulants are regular users

Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain July 23, 2015

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

U.S. Health Officials Examine Pot-Linked Death in Colorado July 23, 2015

Experts aren't clear on cause, but undiagnosed mental illness might have played a part

Chemo May Worsen Quality of Life for End-Stage Cancer Patients July 23, 2015

Study suggests those still able to work and perform daily tasks may benefit from forgoing such treatment

Stillbirths Now Outnumber Infant Deaths in U.S. July 23, 2015

Experts point to dropping infant death rates, racial disparities in care and fertility treatments as factors

Boa Constrictors Kill by Constricting Blood Flow: Study July 23, 2015

Rat research counters long held belief that the snakes suffocated their prey

Hormone Linked to Social Difficulties With Autism, Early Study Finds July 22, 2015

Levels of vasopressin associated with 'theory of mind' tasks in children with ASD

Teen Drinking, Smoking on the Decline, U.S. Study Finds July 22, 2015

But, research also notes more teens are trying marijuana

PTSD Symptoms Persist for Thousands of Vietnam Vets, Study Finds July 22, 2015

It's never too late to seek help, experts say

Low Birth Weight Tied to Higher Type 2 Diabetes Risk Decades Later July 22, 2015

Risk was even greater if the person also had an unhealthy adult lifestyle, study found

Mental Illness Afflicts Many Juveniles in Jail July 21, 2015

Problems more common among girls than boys, study finds

Many Older Women Have Active Sex Lives, Study Finds July 20, 2015

Those in committed relationships eight times more likely to engage in sex

Impotence Linked to Risk of Type 2 Diabetes July 20, 2015

Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction may be at even greater risk, study suggests

Loneliness May Fuel Mental Decline in Old Age July 20, 2015

Slower deterioration seen in people with more satisfying relationships, researchers say

As Baby Boomers Age, Alzheimer's Rates Will Soar July 20, 2015

By 2050, half of that generation's survivors will have the mind-wasting disease, study predicts

Many Don't Tell Docs About Using Alternative Therapies for Pain July 20, 2015

Although most said they'd let their physician know if asked, survey finds

Type 1 Diabetes Linked to Higher Risk of Dementia July 20, 2015

Study found people with blood sugar disorder were about 80 percent more likely to have memory troubles

Dad's Involvement With Autistic Child Helps Mom, Too July 17, 2015

Study finds that depression levels in mothers drop when fathers engage in caretaking

Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests July 17, 2015

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More? July 17, 2015

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

Talk Therapy May Help Ease Insomnia, Even With Other Health Woes July 17, 2015

Study found cognitive behavioral therapy led to twice as many people getting a good night's sleep

Many Obese Teens Don't Think They're Fat, Study Shows July 17, 2015

Weight problem has to be recognized before it can be addressed, researchers say

Lung Cancer Patients Who Quit Smoking Live Longer July 16, 2015

Giving up cigarettes led to nearly a year of extra survival, study shows

Childhood Stress May Spur Weight Gain in Women July 16, 2015

Emotion-driven eating might start early, research suggests

More Exercise = More Fat Loss for Older Women, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Doubling the amount of time spent in heart-pumping workouts each week paid off after a year

Screams Tap Into Brain's Fear Response July 16, 2015

Certain sound frequencies alert mind to potential trouble, researchers say

Most College Students Stressed About Money, Study Finds July 16, 2015

Despite financial strain, they still think education is a good investment

Brain Changes Differ by Race With Alzheimer's Disease: Study July 15, 2015

Blacks more likely to have additional dementia-related changes in their brains, researchers say

Daily Smartphone Use Might Offer Clues to Depression July 15, 2015

Small study contends that people who use the devices more often are likelier to have the disorder

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes July 15, 2015

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life

Antidepressant, Painkiller Combo May Raise Risk of Brain Bleed July 15, 2015

Be cautious about taking both together, researcher says

More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer July 14, 2015

Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

Cell Calls, Texts Can Distract Even If Unanswered July 14, 2015

Just knowing you have a message can affect your performance, study finds

Meth, Coke Addiction May Affect Brains of Women More Than Men July 14, 2015

It's not clear why past drug dependence is linked to less gray matter in female brains, researchers say

Fat Cavefish Give Clues to Obesity in People: Study July 13, 2015

Fish binge-eat in response to harsh environment, yet remain healthy

Rexulti Approved for Schizophrenia, Depression July 13, 2015

But shouldn't be prescribed to some older people

U.S. FDA Approves New Drug for Schizophrenia, Major Depression July 13, 2015

Medication can be used as an add-on therapy to antidepressants

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