Page 1 of 41, 2016 articles total

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

Lower Back Disk Surgeries May Benefit All Ages February 23, 2017

But older people have a higher risk of minor complications, study finds

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain February 22, 2017

Study found increased risk of dementia, depression in five years following brain attack

Is Need for More Sleep a Sign of Pending Dementia? February 22, 2017

Study finds an association but doesn't prove cause and effect

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age? February 22, 2017

Diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking may set you up for Alzheimer's, research suggests

'Off-Label' Antidepressants Common, But Where's the Evidence? February 22, 2017

One-third are prescribed for conditions like pain or migraine with little scientific backup, study says

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues February 22, 2017

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls February 22, 2017

Sports that involve cutting or pivoting are the riskiest, doctors say

U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030 February 22, 2017

But other developed countries expected to have even bigger longevity gains, study says

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role February 21, 2017

Small study reveals men's day-to-day successes and struggles in caring for disabled spouse

Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds February 21, 2017

Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn

Testosterone Therapy May Have Benefits, But Risks Too February 21, 2017

While trials show it boosts bone density and lowers anemia risk, heart risks also seen

Kids Born to Older Moms Score Higher on Thinking Tests February 20, 2017

Children with younger moms once had the advantage, but that trend has reversed, study finds

Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain February 20, 2017

Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis February 20, 2017

Review found younger patients fared better over 5 years, though some deaths reported

Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study February 17, 2017

Researchers say more research is needed to determine cause of disparity among older Americans

Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy February 17, 2017

Researchers find weight gain speeds up a year after delivery, suggest motherhood might be the reason why

'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond February 17, 2017

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too February 16, 2017

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

Post-Menopausal? Give Exercise a Try February 16, 2017

Study participants were fitter, felt better -- and were less bothered by hot flashes

HRT Won't Lower Women's Alzheimer's Risk, Study Finds February 16, 2017

There was some hint that long-term hormone therapy might have a benefit, but results weren't definitive

Dealing With Diabetes Distress February 16, 2017

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say

Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Poses Risks for Mom, Baby February 16, 2017

Study confirms numerous hazards, and experts stress the condition must be treated immediately

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk February 15, 2017

Heart disease is leading cause of death in U.S., but many don't know they have it

Screen Time and Teen Time February 14, 2017

Study found no link between high use of video games/computers and academics, delinquency

Heart Disease Could Cost U.S. $1 Trillion Per Year By 2035: Report February 14, 2017

American Heart Association estimates that nearly half of Americans will have heart disease in less than 20 years

'Cooling Caps' May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss February 14, 2017

One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day February 14, 2017

If your loved one is depressed or stressed, offer some 'invisible support,' researcher suggests

Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain February 13, 2017

Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later February 13, 2017

Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depression

Flu Cases Spiking Across the United States: CDC February 10, 2017

Hospitalizations and deaths among kids and adults on the rise

Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not February 10, 2017

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

Daily Aspirin May Help Prevent Some Recurrent Miscarriages February 09, 2017

Approach seemed to help women with high blood levels of a 'marker' for inflammation, study found

Many Women Skip Mammograms After False-Positive Result February 09, 2017

But imaging experts stress that doing so may raise risk for actual breast cancer

Calcium Buildup in Young Arteries May Signal Heart Attack Risk February 08, 2017

Even small amount in 30s, 40s appears to boost the odds, study finds

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA February 08, 2017

Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

Could Night Shifts, Heavy Lifting Impair a Woman's Fertility? February 08, 2017

It's possible, but researcher stresses cause-and-effect link not proven

Too Few High-Risk Women Tested for Breast Cancer Gene: Survey February 07, 2017

Only half got BRCA screen, and more than half of those who didn't said doctors never recommended it

Weight Loss Tied to Lower Risk of Uterine Cancer February 06, 2017

Benefit was greatest in women who were obese and achieved a normal weight, study suggests

For Elderly Needing Home Medical Care, Are Nurse Practitioners the Answer? February 06, 2017

Restrictions in some U.S. states are an obstacle, researcher says

For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run February 06, 2017

Finding could be significant because it suggests physical activity can be used to boost mental health

Obstetric Complications Tied to Slightly Upped Risk for Autism February 03, 2017

Study suggests link, but one expert stressed that most complicated pregnancies result in babies without autism

2.5 Million U.S. Women Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility February 03, 2017

Pelvic inflammatory disease often caused by sexually transmitted infections, CDC experts say

10,000 U.S. Seniors Die Within Week of ER Discharge Every Year: Study February 02, 2017

May be due to gaps in medical knowledge about which patients need more attention, researcher says

Astronaut Twins Give Clues to Health Hazards of Spaceflight February 02, 2017

NASA researchers compare biological differences between Scott and Mark Kelly

Breast Density May Be Leading Indicator of Cancer Risk February 02, 2017

Study suggests it outweighs obesity and family history, but oncologists say more research is needed

Many Breast Cancer Survivors Don't Get Life-Extending Therapy February 02, 2017

Study estimates nearly 15,000 lives saved over decade if all who needed hormone treatment got it

Sticking With One Doctor May Help Keep Seniors Out of the Hospital February 02, 2017

Study found those who saw the same physician over time had fewer admissions

Sleepless Nights Linked to Asthma Later in Life February 02, 2017

Adults with chronic insomnia 3 times more likely to develop the respiratory disorder, study suggests

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