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PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report
PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have the largest number of post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms are almost three times more likely to develop an addiction to food, a new study sugge...
Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids
Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure in the womb to household chemicals known as phthalates might increase a child's future risk of developing asthma, Columbia ...
Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys
Physical Activity May Boost School Performance, Especially for Boys THURSDAY, Sept. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Children might do better in school if they're more physically active, a new study suggests. Researchers assessed the activity levels and r...
Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study
Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment to delay puberty among adolescents struggling with gender identity seems to boost psychological well-being for those who ultimately pu...
Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain
Positions Are Key When Sex Causes Back Pain WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Guided by movements of couples engaged in sexual intercourse, a new report suggests that alternatives to the traditional missionary-style position can help men w...
Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder
Parents' Divorce May Hit Higher-Income Kids Harder WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When their parents split up, children in higher-income families -- but not those in lower-earning homes -- are more likely to develop behavior problems, a...
Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study SUNDAY, Sept. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants who sleep on animal fur may be less likely to develop asthma later in childhood, new research suggests. The study included more than 2,4...
Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says
Psoriasis Treatment Choices Improving, FDA Says FRIDAY, Sept. 5, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing knowledge of the skin disease called psoriasis is leading to greater treatment choices, including personalized therapies, the U.S. Food and Drug Admini...
People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study
People With OCD May Have Higher Odds for Schizophrenia: Study WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) may be at higher risk for schizophrenia, a new study suggests. Still, the findings shouldn't cau...
Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain
Poor Quality Sleep May Be Linked to Shrinking Brain WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not getting a good night's sleep might be linked to shrinkage of the brain's gray matter over time, new research suggests. Faster deterioration of three p...