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Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict DementiaApril 29, 2016

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases

Today's Hair Style Could Cause Tomorrow's Hair LossApril 29, 2016

Black women who prefer scalp-pulling hairdos seem especially at risk, study indicates

Kids of Older Moms May Have a Leg Up on Their PeersApril 29, 2016

They tend to be taller, better educated, and societal changes over time may be behind trend, study suggests

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollApril 28, 2016

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

'Freckle' Gene Might Make You Look OlderApril 28, 2016

Scientists say certain genetic variations can add 2 years to your face

Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds SharpApril 28, 2016

Ability to stay engaged in conversation could help ward off dementia, study suggests

Mindfulness Therapy May Help Ease Recurrent DepressionApril 27, 2016

Review of 9 studies suggests it helps patients better cope with troubling thoughts and emotions

Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Might Boost Antidepressants' EffectsApril 26, 2016

Data from 8 randomized clinical trials suggests a benefit, but consult with your doctor first, experts say

Night Shift Work May Be Tough on a Woman's HeartApril 26, 2016

But study found the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours

Fewer Children May Explain Why More Women Now Outlive MenApril 25, 2016

As number of births started to decline century ago, females began living longer than males, researchers suggest

Female Pelvis Widens, Then Shrinks Over a Lifetime, Study FindsApril 25, 2016

Timing of shifts, at puberty and menopause, suggest that estrogen is steering changes, researcher says

People With HIV May Age Faster, Study SuggestsApril 21, 2016

Genetic marker showed the virus was linked to roughly five years of premature aging

Breast Cancer Gene Might Lower Women's Fertility: StudyApril 20, 2016

The BRCA1 mutation may speed the aging of a woman's ovaries, researchers report

Talk Therapy May Help Depressed Teens Who Shun AntidepressantsApril 20, 2016

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help boost mood without drugs, experts say

After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood PressureApril 19, 2016

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

Americans' Longer Life = Poorer HealthApril 19, 2016

Life spans increased between 1970 and 2010, but disabilities also rose along the way, researchers say

Many Breast Cancer Patients May Not Need Chemo: StudyApril 18, 2016

Genetic test can help doctors determine who can safely avoid treatment after surgery

Have Scientists Found 'Virginity Genes'?April 18, 2016

Study suggests link between timing of first sex, first baby and DNA

Depression Common for Heart Attack Survivors, And More May Need HelpApril 18, 2016

Swedish study found patients were often depressed, but fewer than half got treatment

Depression More Common in Kids Who Join Gangs, Study FindsApril 15, 2016

And mental health problems, such as suicidal thoughts, seemed to worsen after they joined

Widely Used Type 2 Diabetes Drug May Reduce Cancer Death RiskApril 15, 2016

Older women taking metformin saw a boost in survival, study suggests

Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study FindsApril 15, 2016

Experts say surgery, not observation, is best for cancer confined to milk ducts

Diabetes Steals Years, Adds DisabilitiesApril 15, 2016

Middle-aged adults will lose more than 3 years because of the disease, study estimates

Study Links Green Spaces to Longer Lives for WomenApril 14, 2016

Among the findings: living with lush vegetation tied to a 13 percent lower rate of cancer death

About Half of Women May Benefit From Mammograms at 40: AnalysisApril 14, 2016

Study puts new scrutiny on latest guidelines, which recommend screening can begin at age 45 or 50

Radiation May Help After Surgery for 'Soft-Tissue' CancersApril 14, 2016

Biggest benefit was seen in people over 65, research suggests

Obesity in Teens Seems to Raise Risk for Illness, Death in Middle AgeApril 13, 2016

Health experts worry trend will only get worse, since teens followed in long-term study were thinner than kids today

Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' FacesApril 13, 2016

Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

Severe Depression Linked to Dementia in SeniorsApril 12, 2016

As depression worsens, the risk of thinking and memory problems may double, research suggests

Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VAApril 12, 2016

Survey reveals 65 percent who considered suicide have never received mental health treatment

What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision LossApril 12, 2016

They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

Common Infection Caused First U.S. Uterus Transplant to Fail, Hospital SaysApril 11, 2016

Blood supply to implanted organ was compromised, forcing its removal

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to DepressionApril 11, 2016

Study found a 23 percent increased risk compared to men who received other treatments, but overall risk relatively low

ER Screenings Could Help Prevent Suicide: StudyApril 11, 2016

Checking patients for risk factors should be part of routine ER care, researcher says

Your Income, Hometown May Be Key to Your LifespanApril 11, 2016

Certain areas in U.S. trend toward shorter lives, and poverty lowers life expectancy across the board, study finds

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma RiskApril 09, 2016

Link was less pronounced in men, research finds

Happy Marriage May Prompt Men to Get Colonoscopy: StudyApril 07, 2016

Women encourage healthful behaviors in their husbands, but look to others for advice about their own preventive care

FDA OKs 'Containment' Bag for Certain Uterine SurgeriesApril 07, 2016

But most women aren't candidates for morcellation procedure because of cancer risk, agency says

Predicting Longevity May Be Simpler Than ThoughtApril 07, 2016

Study found age-related changes in DNA were not as accurate as factors such as age and mobility

Study Sees No Link Between Common Epilepsy Drug, Certain Birth DefectsApril 06, 2016

Large review found no greater risk of clubfoot, cleft palate, in babies of moms-to-be who used lamotrigine

Women Twice as Likely to Die From Severe Heart Attack, Study FindsApril 06, 2016

Gender gap persists worldwide in emergency cardiac care

Intensive Exercise a Fountain of Youth for Aging MusclesApril 06, 2016

Study found muscle tissues of elderly athletes more robust and younger than those of non-athletic peers

Pot Use During Pregnancy Tied to Low Birth Weight BabiesApril 06, 2016

Study also finds raised risk of newborns needing intensive care, but it doesn't prove cause-and-effect

Many of Oldest Old Say They're at Peace With DyingApril 05, 2016

Study finds most people over 95 are simply grateful for every day

Harmful Artery-Stiffening Seen in Healthy 40-Year-OldsApril 05, 2016

Evidence of brain changes at such an early age surprises researchers

Sleepless Nights Linked to Brain Changes in StudyApril 05, 2016

People with insomnia said to have more white matter abnormalities

Treating Depression Might Help Stem Heart Woes: StudyApril 04, 2016

Effective treatment shown to lower risk of major cardiovascular complications, researchers report

Women's Sex Lives Get a Boost After Non-Surgical Fibroid TreatmentApril 04, 2016

Doctors say women need to know about this less-invasive option, although it's not suitable for all

'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, WaistlinesApril 04, 2016

Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Might Help Dieters' Self-ControlApril 04, 2016

Spritz of oxytocin could lead to eating less, researchers theorize

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