By Justin Caba | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:26
Rates of diabetes-related complications, including heart attacks and strokes, have experienced a historical decline in the past 20 years.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:30
A seizure is an expression of abnormal electrical discharges in the brain, with symptoms that may include muscle spasms, loss of consciousness, and collapse.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:00
Teenagers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury, including concussions, are more likely to attempt suicide and be bullied, a Canadian study has found. Yet, they're also more likely to become a bully themselves and sell pot.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:57
Young fathers living at home with their children are more likely to suffer from depressive symptoms compared to dads who move out.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:37
Compared to the 35,000 mentally ill patients being cared for at state hospitals, there are close to 356,000 inmates in jail or prison who are suffering from a serious mental illness.
By John Ericson | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:34
Boys with autism were significantly more likely to have been exposed to antidepressants during gestation compared to children without the disorder.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:24
In a new study, Stanford scientists found that carrying a copy of a gene variant known as ApoE4 confers a substantially greater risk for Alzheimer's disease on women than it does on men.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:39
Suicide clusters can impact other students, especially when amplified on social media. For this reason, the recent teen deaths at Woodson High School in Virginia are of great concern.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:00
A new clinical diagnostic test, in short- or longer-form, may help to better predict treatment outcomes for elderly patients with severe delirium.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 17:00
A trek to the summit of Mt. Everest could reveal the cause of type 2 diabetes as well as possible treatment options for critically ill patients.
By John Ericson | Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:42
Pharmacists may be better at managing a stroke patient's recovery compared to a nurse, as researchers found participants cared for by pharmacists improved by 43 percent during a trial.