Stress and Culture Influence Exercise HabitsOne study, conducted by Rafer Lutz, Ph.D., found that college-aged women who do not exercise regularly are even less likely to be physically active when under stress.
Depression Hits 1 in 13 American AdultsOver the past year, 16.5 million Americans age 18 or older -- 1 in 13 adults -- experienced at least one bout of major depression, according to a new government survey.
Cardiac Depression May Be Genetically InfluencedIndividuals with heart disease are twice as likely to suffer from depression as the general population, an association the medical community has largely been unable to explain.
Borderline Personality DisorderBorderline personality is a serious psychiatric disorder, with a prevalence of about 4% in the community, but as high as 20% in many clinical psychiatric populations, and significant morbidity.
Down syndrome opens new window on cancerPeople with Down syndrome confront a wide range of health challenges, including mental retardation, congenital heart disease and hearing loss.
OCD, Anxiety And DaydreamsFrom idyllic countryside to gross acts of violence, why an innocent daydream can sometimes turn nasty and what it means...
Very Early In Alzheimer's Disease Memory Grows Less EfficientEven very early in Alzheimer's disease, people become less efficient at separating important from less important information, a new study has found.
ADHD Linked To Sleep Problems In AdolescentsA new study shows that adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have current and lifetime sleep problems and disorders...
Workwise: Kindness and CorporationWorkplace kindness can be hit-or-miss or a cultivated corporate value. When it's there, people work harder.
ADHD Medications Help Kids in SchoolKids with ADHD usually struggle in the classroom, but new research offers support that medication can help them achieve in school.
New policy on sex change therapyPatients in Wales will now be able to access funding for gender reassignment therapy under a new policy by the Health Commission Wales (HCW).