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Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse news

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk news

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia news

A screen is still in development stages but could be important, especially for adolescents, experts say

Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'? news

Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work news

For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression news

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed

Depression May Hasten Death in Years After Heart Diagnosis news

Mental health screening recommended over the long term, study suggests

Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis? news

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk news

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

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

Mental Health

Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace news

Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows news

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

Daily Glass of Beer, Wine Might Do a Heart Good news

But drinking more may be bad news for your cardiovascular system, researchers say

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study news

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

Older Mothers May Raise Better-Behaved Kids, Study Suggests news

Tendency of moms to mellow with age may play role in children having fewer social, emotional problems

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts news

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice news

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves news

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids news

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Smoking Rates Drop After Global Tobacco Treaty news

Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse news

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries? news

Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant news

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

Fewer U.S. Kids Overdosing on Opioids news

But suicides involving these drugs are up more than 50 percent, study finds

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk news

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Health Tip: Living With Social Phobia news

Here are the common warning signs

Stress Buster news

The soothing sounds of nature

Guidelines May Miss Need for Statins in Many U.S. Blacks news

Individualized scans of the arteries may be a better means of spotting patients at risk, researchers say

Pradaxa Beats Warfarin After Heart Rhythm Procedure: Study news

Fewer bleeding problems reported among 'ablation' patients who took the newer blood thinner

New Hepatitis C Drugs Might Eliminate the Disease news

But not everyone responds completely to the medicines and cost remains a big obstacle, researchers say

Drinking, Drug Abuse Doubles Veterans' Suicide Risk: Study news

Rate 5 times higher for female vets who abuse alcohol, drugs than for female vets who don't

Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers news

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

'I Don't Know' May Be a Powerful Point of View news

People willing to admit that they don't understand everything make better choices, research suggests

General Health

Substance Abuse Taxes the American Workplace news

Survey, analysis reveal the full cost of employees addicted to alcohol, painkillers and other drugs

Many Talks on End-of-Life Wishes End in Confusion, Study Shows news

Just 3 out of 10 accurately understood what their loved one wanted

House Begins Debate on Obamacare Repeal Bill news

But still unclear whether Republicans have votes to pass the legislation

Health Highlights: March 24, 2017 news

  • New Method Offers Unlimited Red Blood Cell Production: Study

Obesity May Not Compromise Knee Surgery Success news

Results similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people

Exercise a Great Prescription to Help Older Hearts news

Not enough doctors recommend cardiac rehab, American Heart Association says

Fewer Patients Die During Hospital Inspection Weeks: Study news

Slight differences in death rates were possibly due to increased vigilance by staff, researcher suggests

Health Tip: Check Your Child's Temperature news

Suggestions based on the child's age

Health Highlights: March 23, 2017 news

  • 'Sea of Despair' Engulfs White Working Class Americans: Study
  • New Rotavirus Vaccine Shows Promise
  • Creator of Term Homophobia Dies at Age 86
  • AMA Urges Congress to Defeat Trump Health Bill
  • 'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87
  • Compounding Center Co-Founder Not Guilty of Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Scientists Working on Solar-Powered Prosthetic Limbs news

Synthetic skin could use sun's energy to power the devices, researchers say

New Technology Makes Gene Mapping Cheaper, Faster: Study news

Researchers decoded DNA of mosquito that carries Zika to prove the point

Turning Back the Aging Clock -- in Mice news

Elderly rodents treated with cellular therapy regained lost fur, became more active, scientists say

Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness news

These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

'Eraser Challenge' Latest Harmful Social Media Trend for Kids news

Burns, abrasions the result as youngsters 'erase' their skin away

Health Highlights: March 22, 2017 news

  • AMA Urges Congress to Defeat Trump Health Bill
  • 'Gong Show' Creator Chuck Barris Dies at Age 87
  • Compounding Center Co-Founder Not Guilty of Murder in Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
  • 9 Deaths From Breast Implant-Linked Cancer: FDA
  • Surgeons Remove Parasitic Twin From Baby

Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health news

It analyzes samples in seconds, with 98 percent accuracy, in the privacy of a man's home, researchers say

Many Doctors Get Payments From Drug Companies, Study Shows news

But few patients know about financial incentives physicians receive

Gunshot Wounds Cost U.S. Hospitals Nearly $7 Billion Over 9 Years news

Total price tag may be much higher, research suggests

Do Energy Drinks + Booze = More Injuries? news

Adding caffeine boost to alcohol could make a dangerous cocktail, study suggests

Avoid Unsightly Fungal Toenail Infections news

Yes, you really do need to wear flip flops in the gym shower, dermatologist says

Common Cold Can Be Dangerous After Bone Marrow Transplant news

Rhinovirus far more worrisome in those with weakened immune systems, researchers say

Autism Greatly Boosts Kids' Injury Risk, Especially for Drowning news

Swimming lessons are essential -- even before other therapies, researcher says

Health Highlights: March 21, 2017 news

  • U.S. Infant Death Rate at New Low
  • Former NFL player Dwight Clark Has ALS
  • Houston Officials Considering Gene-Modified Mosquitoes to Fight Zika

Prostate Cancer Treatments Have Varying Side Effects, Study Shows news

Even 'active surveillance' may have risks, such as anxiety