Even low doses of radiation therapy for brain cancer can, over time, damage coordination, memory and attention span, according to a study published Monday.
A new anti-anxiety medication will be able to calm patients' jangled nerves without such annoying side-effects as drowsiness, drug intolerance and withdrawal pangs, according to a team of German scientists.
Depression in children as young as three is real and not just a passing grumpy mood, according to provocative new research.
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With Father's Day approaching, a local academic group urged Taiwanese people Monday to pay more attention to their fathers' or male family members' and friends' emotional well-being as the suicide rate among men here is far higher than that of women's.
Unemployed men have the greatest likelihood of contemplating suicide, a study of the Taipei Lifeline Association yesterday reported.
Does your spouse sometimes drive you crazy? Think again: A study published in last Friday's edition of the British Medical Journal finds that people who lived with a partner during middle age had much lower odds of developing dementia or Alzheimer's disease.
Revenge may be sweet, but it could damage your health and make you unhappier than most other people, according to a study by German and Belgian researchers.
Suicide remained the second leading cause of death among young Taiwanese men and women aged 15-24 in 2008, with 60 percent of the cases related to relationship problems, a government official reported yesterday.
Suicide rates in 2008 rose by a considerable 8.9 percent for the male demographic between the ages of 24 to 45, according to a report released yesterday by the Department of Health (DOH).
A persistent decline in the rate of Americans, especially children, newly diagnosed with depression followed the first federal warning on risks connected with antidepressant drugs, a study suggests.