Having good social relationships — friends, marriage or children — may be every bit as important to a healthy lifespan as quitting smoking, losing weight or taking certain medications, U.S. researchers reported on Tuesday.
A device may be able to automatically screen young children for autism based on how they talk, U.S. researchers said on Monday.
The once-cherished afternoon siesta is a thing of the past for most residents of Argentina's bustling capital Buenos Aires. But things might be about to change.
People with depression shouldnot stop taking their prescription medication just because they feel their condition has improved, especially if they are still displaying symptoms such as insomnia or shoulder cramps, a doctor warned yesterday.
Just five minutes of exercise a day in the great outdoors can improve mental health, according to a study released on Saturday, and policymakers should encourage more people to spend time in parks and gardens.
A group of Taiwan scientists have successfully identified four genes that are associated with bipolar I disorder in people who are ethnically Chinese.
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Stressed by waiting for your computer to update information or download photos, music or videos? You could be suffering from Hourglass Syndrome.
More than 2,000 people who suffer from a rare neurological disorder agreed to accept a settlement proposal Monday and abandon their lawsuits against the Japanese government and the company they say made them sick by dumping mercury.
Psychiatrists in Britain claim to have discovered a new phenomenon — people diagnosing themselves with bipolar disorder, according to research published on Monday.
Young adults who started using cannabis at an early age and used it for several years are at increased risk of being diagnosed with a form of psychosis, of hallucinating or having delusions, a study published Monday found.