Joyful events -- the birth of a child, a big win by your team -- can trigger a dangerous condition called the "broken heart syndrome," doctors and researchers reported Thursday.
All adults, including pregnant women and new mothers, should be screened for depression as a routine part of health care, a U.S. government advisory group recommended Tuesday.
The prevalence of ADHD soared 43 percent in the United States in the first decade of the century, with more than one in 10 youths now diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, researchers said Tuesday.
Are the brains of men and women truly different? Not if you look at the overall structure, a new study says.
From the antique cast-iron stove in the kitchen to the ancient wood-paneled radio in the living room, the decor in The Easton Home comes straight out of the 1930s, '40s and '50s.
A survey's findings show that prolonged use of digital devices is associated with memory difficulties and an unhealthy lifestyle, said Herbalife, a global nutrition company.
Talk therapy coupled with early intervention and low doses of anti-psychotic medication can be more effective for people with schizophrenia than routine treatment, a major U.S. study said Tuesday.
Traces of fungus have been discovered in the brains of Alzheimer's sufferers, researchers said Thursday, relaunching the question: might the disease be caused by an infectious microbe?
Zinc supplements may help relieve some of the symptoms of autism, according to a study conducted by Taiwanese and Korean researchers that was published in the UK-based journal Nature Communication.
Damage to the brain's outer layer caused by smoking may be reversible after quitting, but it could take years, a study said Tuesday.