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Depression

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues news

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

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain news

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

Dealing With Diabetes Distress news

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

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too news

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

Screen Time and Teen Time news

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

Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day news

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

Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later news

Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depression

For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run news

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

Parents of Kids With Heart Defects Face PTSD Risk: Study news

They're also more likely to suffer depression, anxiety -- and new moms particularly vulnerable

Brain Scans May Shed Light on Bipolar Disorder-Suicide Risk news

Almost half of those with the disorder attempt suicide and up to 20 percent succeed

Depression Often Untreated in Dialysis Patients news

Sometimes it's the kidney doctors who nix antidepressants, study finds

Mental Health May Affect Chances Against Cancer news

Early research suggests anxiety, depression might raise risk of dying from certain malignancies

Gestational Diabetes a Risk Factor for Postpartum Depression: Study news

It found chances increased even more if woman had suffered an earlier bout of depression

Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests news

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too news

Certain men at greater risk, doctors say

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students? news

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

Sometimes the Holidays Aren't Always Jolly news

Take steps to prevent depression, and learn to spot signs that you may need help

More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds news

Report highlights need for accurate screening

Most Teen Smokers Also Turn to Alcohol, Drugs, Study Finds news

Use of multiple substances seems to be more common than thought

Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden news

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

For Heart Attack Survivors, a Risk of Suicide? news

Study findings underscore importance of depression screening, researcher says

Medical School Can Be an Emotional Pressure-Cooker news

Yet many students fail to seek the help they need to deal with the stress, study finds

2 Out of 3 Depressed Teens Gain Lasting Benefits From Therapy news

Early treatment of depression may lower risk of future episodes of mood disorder, study finds

Demi Lovato Wants to Change the Face of Mental Illness news

Pop star's own battle with bipolar disorder helped to inspire new photo campaign that seeks to alter stereotypes

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair news

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

Mental Health

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues news

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

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain news

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

Spoiler Alert! Most People Don't Want to Know the Future news

Part of the concern: worry over pending unpleasant events, study found

Unhealthy in Middle Age, Dementia in Old Age? news

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

Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study news

Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease news

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

After Wives Suffer Stroke, Husbands Adapt to Caregiving Role news

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

Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings news

And that's especially true for women, study suggests

Staying Socially Active Nourishes the Aging Brain news

Researchers suggest making friends of all ages

Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home news

Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds

Don't Punish Pregnant Women for Opioid Use, Docs Say news

Better prevention and treatment, not jail time, would stem surge in drug-addicted newborns

Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides news

Perceived acceptance may benefit gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study suggests

Stress Buster news

5 stress management tips you can use at work

Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis news

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

Repeat Head Hits May Not Put NFL Players at Risk of Motor Problems news

Study aimed to see if former pro football players faced the same fate as many professional boxers

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe news

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

Anti-Addiction Meds Given in ER Can Help Battle Abuse news

Giving drugs to reduce cravings appears to be effective option, study finds

Lingering Baby Weight? Don't Blame the Pregnancy news

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

'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond news

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them news

Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infection

Dealing With Diabetes Distress news

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

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too news

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

When Cocaine's in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be news

People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

Health Tip: Feeling Tense? news

Suggestions to help you calm down

FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases news

But Siliq poses increased risk of suicidal behavior, agency warns

General Health

U.S. Life Expectancy May Rise to Over 80 by 2030 news

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

Head Position Just After Stroke Doesn't Affect Recovery: Study news

Lying flat or sitting up slightly neither boosted nor harmed patients' outcomes

ACL Tears on the Rise Among Kids, Especially Girls news

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

No, Your Cat Isn't a Threat to Your Mental Health news

Study designed to allay fears that kitty poop parasites raise odds for schizophrenia, other disorders

Health Highlights: Feb. 22, 2017 news

  • Former Teen Heartthrob David Cassidy Has Dementia

Race May Play Role in Recurrent Stroke news

Study found black seniors at higher risk for subsequent attack compared to whites

MRIs Can Be Safe for People With Heart Devices … news

… if strict procedures are followed, researchers report

Brain Chip Helps Paralyzed 'Type' With Their Mind news

Researchers report patients showed fastest speeds seen yet in such experiments

Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can't Afford Their Meds news

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

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease news

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

The Short- and Long-Term Prognosis for Obamacare news

The law still stands despite IRS decision to process tax returns without insurance status

Congressional Group Gives Bipartisan Support to Vaccine Safety news

Letter comes in response to President Trump's reported support for anti-vaccine groups

Scientists Probe Zika's Devastating Effect on Pregnancy news

Mouse study shows how infection crosses placenta to harm the fetus

Health Highlights: Feb. 21, 2017 news

  • Former Teen Heartthrob David Cassidy Has Dementia
  • NASA Sends 'Superbug' to the Space Station

Cancer Isn't 'One Size Fits All' for Hispanics news

Study shows wide variance in how different ethnic groups are affected

Kids' OD Risk Rises When Opioids Left Out at Home news

Odds of overdose more than double if parent takes powerful narcotic instead of milder pain med, study finds

Health Highlights: Feb. 20, 2017 news

  • NASA Sends 'Superbug' to the Space Station

Stem Cell Transplants May Help Some With Multiple Sclerosis news

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

Ready for Spring Break? Have Fun But Play It Safe news

Drinking too much can affect your judgment, increasing your risk for injury, CDC warns

Vitamin D Pumps Up Muscles news

People with higher 'active' levels of the vitamin in the bloodstream had more muscle mass, study finds

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them news

Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infection

Chronic Pain More Likely for Poor, Less Educated: Study news

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

Anti-Addiction Meds Given in ER Can Help Battle Abuse news

Giving drugs to reduce cravings appears to be effective option, study finds

'Love Hormone' Helps Dads and Babies Bond news

Brain scans show distinct response when fathers gaze at their kids

Heart, Lung Problems May Not Always Need ICU Care news

Study finds no difference in death rates, but higher costs for intensive care for some patients