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High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer October 26, 2016

Nearly 1 in 5 survivors taking medication for depression or anxiety years later

Can Teens' Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Show Ties to Mental Ills? October 26, 2016

Indicators of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety might be spotted in physical at 18

Less Labor Pain, Lower Postpartum Depression Risk? October 26, 2016

Reduced inflammation one possible reason for the association, researcher says

Less Than Half of Older Hip Fracture Patients Fully Recover: Study October 26, 2016

Geriatric experts cite need to set realistic expectations for the injured and their families

Study Links Disasters to Dementia October 25, 2016

Losing home was tied to greater mental decline among elderly tsunami survivors

Women Reaching Equality in Dubious Habit: Drinking October 25, 2016

Females also closing the gender gap on health problems from alcohol consumption

Stronger Muscles May Pump Up Your Memory October 24, 2016

Seniors saw lasting changes from weight-lifting twice a week for 6 months, researchers report

Study Counters Notion That Heart Surgery Poses More Kidney Risks to Women October 20, 2016

If factors such as other health conditions are taken into account, gender difference disappears

Clots May Be the Cause of Fainting in Some Elderly October 19, 2016

But doctors don't often suspect pulmonary embolism, researchers say

Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss October 19, 2016

But effects only lasted as long as activity continued, study found

Having Baby Too Soon After Weight-Loss Surgery May Raise Risks October 19, 2016

A suitable interval, plus proper nutrition, key to ensuring healthy mom and baby, study finds

Marijuana May Blunt Bone Health October 19, 2016

Study finds heavy users have lower bone density than cigarette smokers

Researchers Identify Genes Linked to Hot Flashes October 19, 2016

Mutations found in women of all races, ethnicities

Better Way to Treat Seniors' Ankle Fractures? October 19, 2016

'Close contact casting' might help many avoid surgery, study suggests

Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor October 18, 2016

Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds

Are Fewer Cervical Cancer Screenings Needed After HPV Vaccine? October 17, 2016

Less testing could reduce risk of false positives and save money, researchers say

U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs October 17, 2016

1 in 5 emergency doctors reports waiting at least 2 days for a bed for someone who's mentally ill

Fewer Birth Defects for Older Moms Who Have Fertility Treatments October 17, 2016

In vitro fertilization cut the rate in half for women over 40, study finds

Seniors With Hip Fractures Fare Better in Large Teaching Hospitals: Study October 17, 2016

Death rates were higher in smaller community hospitals, Canadian study finds

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

Which Generation Has Better Work Ethic? October 14, 2016

Study compares baby boomers, Generation X and millennials

Can Hormonal Rx for Prostate Cancer Raise Dementia Risk? October 13, 2016

Study found chances doubled, but did not prove androgen deprivation caused damage to brain

Another Study Questions Mammography Screening October 12, 2016

But cancer and radiology specialists take issue with findings, say one study unlikely to change guidelines

More Evidence Menopause 'Brain Fog' Is Real October 12, 2016

Study found memory skills tend to drop as estrogen levels dip, at ages 45 to 55

Calcium Supplements May Not Be Heart Healthy October 11, 2016

Another study shows link to poorer cardiovascular health from the pills, but can't prove cause-and-effect

Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk? October 11, 2016

Researchers add the effect was small, and study did not prove cause and effect

Sudden Drops in Blood Pressure Tied to Higher Odds for Dementia October 11, 2016

Dizziness, faintness on standing could be sign of danger to brain, but study couldn't prove cause and effect

Study Finds Fault With ICU Treatment of Dementia Patients October 10, 2016

Hospitals put too many on ventilators, adding to their suffering and treatment costs, researchers say

Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors October 07, 2016

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations October 06, 2016

Diabetes, drugs and guns contribute to disappointing statistics in new global report

New Clues to Age-Related Hearing Loss October 06, 2016

Older people's brains have a harder time processing speech, researchers suggest

Older Surgery Patients Should Be Screened for Frailty: Study October 06, 2016

Warning signs such as exhaustion increase the risk for bad outcomes, researchers find

Number of Americans With Severe Joint Pain Keeps Rising October 06, 2016

CDC tally estimates that close to 15 million people now live with this discomfort

More Evidence Tamoxifen, Other Meds Help Limit Breast Cancer's Spread October 06, 2016

6-year study finds follow-up therapy cuts survivors' risk for cancer in the other breast

Fitful Sleep May Take Toll on Older Women's Hearts October 06, 2016

Before and after menopause, less sleep linked to plaque buildup in blood vessels, study found

Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Study October 06, 2016

Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

Women's Memory Advantage Might Skew Alzheimer's Diagnosis October 05, 2016

Women tend to hold on to better verbal memory skills as they age compared to men, study finds

Have Humans Hit Their Longevity Limit? October 05, 2016

More people might attain very old age, study finds, but probably not beyond 125 years

Doctors Perform 1st U.S. Living-Donor Uterine Transplant October 05, 2016

Infertility procedure was tried in 4 women but has remained successful in only one, Texas team says

For Many Women, Sex Gets Better at Midlife October 05, 2016

Doctors discuss how you and your partner can achieve greater satisfaction

Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety October 04, 2016

Coordinating surgeries might reduce levels of distress after mastectomy for breast cancer, researchers say

3 Lifestyle Changes To Help Prevent Breast Cancer October 04, 2016

Healthy weight, regular exercise and less alcohol could cut incidence by one-third, cancer expert says

Hard Times May Exact a Toll on Brain Health October 03, 2016

Poverty seems to dampen mental function and could cause premature brain aging, study suggests

Can Childhood Traumas Make You Old Before Your Time? October 03, 2016

Study suggests link between family stress and potential damage to DNA

Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study October 03, 2016

Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

Knowing Their Breast Cancer Risk May Empower Teens September 29, 2016

Greater self-esteem noted in girls with family history of disease

Acne's Silver Lining: Slower Aging of the Skin? September 29, 2016

Twins study finds white blood cells of sibling with acne seem to age less rapidly

Exercise May Not Lower Women's Risk of Multiple Sclerosis September 29, 2016

Study shows no benefit, but staying active can help ease disease symptoms, experts say

2nd Antibiotic Halves C-Section Infection Rate: Study September 29, 2016

Two medications are better than one, researchers say

'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk September 28, 2016

Study also ties hormonal patches, IUDs to greater antidepressant use, especially in teens