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Attempted Suicide Rates in U.S. Remain Unchanged December 02, 2016

Men more often resorted to violent means, while women turned to poisoning, drowning, study finds

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Fertility Treatments Marketed in U.K. Without Proof They Work: Study November 30, 2016

Except for IVF, success rates for many procedures remain in doubt, researchers say

Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC November 30, 2016

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

Scientists Spot 'Teetotaler' Gene November 30, 2016

Discovery might one day lead to drugs to control excessive alcohol consumption, researchers say

A Little Alcohol Each Day May Cut Your Risk of Stroke November 24, 2016

But drinking doesn't curb risk of every kind of stroke, and heavy drinking increases the danger, study finds

Researchers Put Embryo Development 'On Hold' in Mice November 23, 2016

Putting stem cells into hibernation has potential implications for infertility, cancer, regenerative medicine

1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey November 23, 2016

They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study November 23, 2016

A man's enjoyment, confidence in his role as father seemed even more important than time spent

Gender Gap in Life Expectancy Persists November 21, 2016

Genetics and riskier behaviors may help explain the difference, researchers say

Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study November 21, 2016

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

U.S. Surgeon General Declares War on Addiction November 17, 2016

Report calls for proven medical treatments and compassion to combat the national crisis

Online Calculator May Help Couples Predict Fertility Rx Success November 17, 2016

But researchers say they plan to fine-tune the tool

Alcohol May Fuel Prostate Cancer Risk November 16, 2016

The more men drank, the stronger the association, study found

Fewer American Parents Are Spanking Their Kids November 14, 2016

More are relying on timeouts to discipline children, study shows

Blood Test May Spot Babies at Risk for Fetal Alcohol Syndrome November 09, 2016

Study singled out infants who showed physical, mental signs of exposure

Weight-Loss Surgery Brings Bigger Heart Benefits to Women: Study November 04, 2016

Researchers suggest their bodies may respond differently than men after procedure

More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Health Problem: Study November 03, 2016

Medical conditions, mental illness and substance abuse problems often overlap, researchers say

Heavy Drinking While Young May Mean Hefty Health Tab Later November 02, 2016

Study suggests alcohol might harm brain, body even if one stops abusing by age 30

Could Zika Harm Men's Fertility? October 31, 2016

Mouse study hints at an effect, but studies in humans needed

Alcohol, Drugs a Poor Halloween Mix October 29, 2016

When you're under the influence, carving pumpkins and other holiday fun can lead to injury, doctor warns

Male Birth Control in a Shot: Promising, But More Work Needed October 27, 2016

Injections as effective as other contraceptives, but side effects prompted early halt of trial

More American Adults Think E-Cigs as Harmful as Cigarettes: Survey October 27, 2016

But researchers note they can help smokers quit even if they're not risk-free

Kids With Gay or Lesbian Parents Do Just Fine: Study October 27, 2016

Study finds no differences between children of gay, lesbian or heterosexual couples

FDA Warns of Dangers From Testosterone Supplements October 26, 2016

Many American men take them, but heart and psychological issues can occur, agency says

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

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

Many Take Opioids Reluctantly for Back Pain: Survey October 24, 2016

Patients worried about the potentially addictive painkillers; say they only provide limited relief

Saturday, Oct. 22 Is Drug Take Back Day October 22, 2016

DEA-sponsored event offers sites to safely dispose of unused meds

Even for Men at High Risk, Healthy Living May Help Prevent Colon Cancer October 20, 2016

Many lives could be saved if people avoided alcohol and smoking, ate better and stayed active, researchers report

Trauma Patients Not to Blame for Opioid Epidemic: Study October 20, 2016

Only 1 percent still took prescribed painkillers one year after hospital discharge

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Hit All-Time High: CDC October 19, 2016

More prevention efforts needed, agency STD specialists say

Sleep Can Affect Male Fertility October 19, 2016

Study found too little or too much shuteye linked to reduced chance of pregnancy

Expecting Twins or Triplets? What You Should Know Before They Arrive October 18, 2016

They're double or triple the fun -- and the work -- but having a game plan helps, pediatricians say

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

Scientists Map DNA of Zika Virus From Semen October 13, 2016

It's another step in trying to understand the germ linked to severe birth defects worldwide

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

Mixed News on Drug Abuse Among Lesbian, Gay Americans October 13, 2016

This group is more likely to use illicit substances, but also more apt to seek out help, report finds

How to Prepare Your Child for a New Brother or Sister October 13, 2016

Children's reactions to family changes depend on their age, pediatric experts advise

Why Parenting May Be More Stressful for Mom October 12, 2016

Mothers are often doing household chores, but dads get more play time with the kids, study finds

Doctors May Not Be Telling High-Risk Patients About HIV Prevention Drug October 10, 2016

Less than half of gay and bisexual men are aware of once-a-day pill PrEP, study shows

Most Low-Income Dads Stay Involved With Their Kids: Study October 07, 2016

Working hours may limit parent-child time, but these men aren't 'deadbeat dads,' research finds

Males Conceived Via Fertility Treatment May Have Weakened Sperm: Study October 07, 2016

Procedure that injects sperm into egg was linked with lower quantity and quality of offspring's sperm

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

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

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 Problem Drinkers, Experimental Drug Shows Promise October 05, 2016

Smokers may also benefit, clinical trial suggests

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

Doctors discuss how you and your partner can achieve greater satisfaction

Risk of Opioid Addiction Up 37 Percent Among Young U.S. Adults October 04, 2016

Study also finds painkiller abuse often precedes heroin use

FDA Sued Over Delay on Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels October 04, 2016

Lawsuit says agency's decision is more than 4 years overdue

Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Less Safe for Men With Prior Heart Attack September 30, 2016

For this type of patient, cardiac risks linked to the treatment may outweigh any benefit, study suggests

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