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Those in Their 50s Now Largest Group Battling Addiction to Narcotics: Study November 25, 2015

Big jump also seen in those aged 60 and older needing treatment for painkiller, heroin abuse

Progesterone May Not Help Prevent Repeat Miscarriage, Study Finds November 25, 2015

Findings likely to disappoint many couples, researcher says

FDA Approves First Flu Shot With Added Ingredient to Boost Immune Response November 25, 2015

Vaccine can be used in seniors, who are often hit hardest by illness

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk November 25, 2015

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Melatonin Might Help Sleepless Kids With Eczema, Study Finds November 24, 2015

But treating skin condition is still best approach, expert says

Women Starting to Match Men's Drinking Habits, Study Finds November 24, 2015

Men still consume more alcohol, but gap is narrowing

Alzheimer's-Linked Brain Plaques May Also Slow Blood Flow November 24, 2015

Amyloid beta clumps may constrict blood flow, adding to neurological woes, animal studies suggest

Could PMS Raise Women's Risk for High Blood Pressure? November 24, 2015

Study found rise in odds for hypertension in those with moderate-to-severe premenstrual syndrome

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group November 23, 2015

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

Breast-Feeding May Cut Risk of Type 2 Diabetes for Some Women November 23, 2015

Study looked at moms who had already diabetes in pregnancy

Danger Persists for Young Women After Heart Attack, Stroke November 23, 2015

Odds of another life-threatening event are much higher than normal, study says

Caffeine in Pregnancy May Not Harm Baby's IQ, Study Finds November 23, 2015

Study looked at moderate amounts -- about one to two cups of coffee

Why Women Should Lower Their Holiday Stress Level November 22, 2015

Too much pressure can lead to heart damage, cardiologist says

Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure Risk, No Matter Your Age November 20, 2015

Even those who start moving later in life could see benefits, study finds

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests November 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Do Men 'Eat to Impress' When a Woman's Around? November 19, 2015

Guys ate 93 percent more pizza from an Italian buffet when a female was at the table, study found

Potential Treatment for a Serious Respiratory Infection in Kids November 19, 2015

Preliminary study of new drug for RSV yields promising results, experts say

Controversial Fertility Treatment Resulted in Live Births November 18, 2015

Italian scientists used 'chromosomally abnormal' embryos to produce 6 healthy babies

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too November 18, 2015

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder could have broader application, study finds

Type 2 Diabetes Drug Helps Some With Chronic Depression: Study November 18, 2015

Insulin resistance may underlie the mental illness, researcher says

1 in 6 Female College Freshmen Raped While Incapacitated: Study November 18, 2015

Risk is higher for those similarly victimized before college, researcher says

Depressed Black Americans May Be at Risk for Heart Woes November 17, 2015

Study links depression to stroke and heart disease over 10-year period

Coffee Drinkers May Live Longer November 16, 2015

Regular java and decaf were linked to survival benefits in study

Failing Sense of Smell Might Be Alzheimer's Warning November 16, 2015

As the ability to identify odors goes, so does mental ability, researchers say

Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease November 13, 2015

Government-funded study finds injected medicine beats laser therapy for form of retinopathy

Envy, Thy Name Is Youth November 13, 2015

People under 30 more likely to covet others' looks or relationships, survey finds, but older folks subject to same emotion

Healthy Diet May Lower Black Women's Risk of Ovarian Cancer November 13, 2015

Preventing the disease is key, researchers say, since tumors often spotted too late for a cure

Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors November 12, 2015

Study found regular activity associated with better connections between different brain regions

Sharp Increase in U.S. Babies Born With Syphilis: CDC November 12, 2015

Pregnant women should be screened for the sexually transmitted disease, experts say

Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration November 12, 2015

But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

Computer-Based Psychotherapy Not as Effective as Standard Care November 12, 2015

Study found people often didn't complete device-driven programs

Losing a Parent in Childhood May Raise Suicide Risk Decades Later November 11, 2015

Rate of suicide for people who'd suffered such an early loss was double that of those who hadn't, study found

Gentle Yoga Safe in Late Pregnancy, Small Study Suggests November 11, 2015

Constant monitoring showed no significant stress on mom or fetus

Strong Legs Linked to Strong Mind November 11, 2015

Study of women suggests boosting walking force, speed pays mental dividends as you age

Many Americans 30 and Older Find Happiness Elusive November 10, 2015

But younger people more satisfied with their lives than ever, surveys find

Heart Transplant Mental Toll May Be Greater for Women November 10, 2015

Men less depressed, anxious 100 days after procedure, study finds

Women May Get Poorer Care Than Men Post-Heart Attack November 09, 2015

This could explain gender gap in survival, researchers say

Frequent Self-Weighing by Young Women Linked to Depression November 09, 2015

Study also finds more trips to the scale lead to greater body dissatisfaction, lower self-esteem

Cardiac Concerns Not High on Women's Lists: Survey November 09, 2015

Results suggest heart disease is invisible to most American women, even though it's their No. 1 killer

Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults' Stress Hormone Levels Soaring November 09, 2015

Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher

The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression November 06, 2015

Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health

Talk Therapy May Beat Light Treatment for SAD: Study November 06, 2015

Seasonal affective disorder is form of depression tied to winter's shorter days

Omega 3 Supplements Don't Help With Depression: Review November 06, 2015

U.K. scientists find little evidence they ease symptoms

Many U.S. Women Gain Too Much Weight While Pregnant: Study November 05, 2015

More than half in 17 states gained excessive weight, which can harm both mother and baby, U.S. researchers report

Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests November 05, 2015

Five hours or less a night linked to reduced organ function in women

Hormone-Like Drug Doesn't Help Women With Alzheimer's: Study November 04, 2015

Researchers find no benefits from raloxifene in those with mild to moderate dementia

Vaccine for Deadly Respiratory Virus Shows Promise in Early Trial November 04, 2015

Researcher hopes to see routine RSV immunization within a decade

Sleep Patterns May Affect a Woman's Diabetes Risk November 04, 2015

Study says adding 2 or more hours of shuteye each night might be a warning sign

Better Sex Life May Be a Weight-Loss Surgery Bonus November 04, 2015

Effects were long-lasting, and both men and women benefited, researchers say

Study Links Having Children to Lower Ovarian Cancer Risk November 03, 2015

Women who've had their tubes tied also seemed to be protected