A daily supplement of an extract found in tomatoes may improve the function of blood vessels in patients with cardiovascular disease, according to new research from the University of Cambridge.
Boys are more likely than girls to receive a prescription for antipsychotic medication regardless of age, researchers have found. Approximately 1.5 percent of boys ages 10-18 received an antipsychotic prescription ...
The 50 hospitals in the United States with the highest markup of prices over their actual costs are charging out-of-network patients and the uninsured, as well as auto and workers' compensation insurers, ...
(HealthDay)—A new study finds that 4.3 million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder in the past year.
Mass shootings at the hands of unhinged loners – such as those in Aurora, Colorado; Santa Barbara, California, and Newtown, Connecticut – perpetuate a commonly held belief that mental illness triggers ...
A new study forecasting how life expectancy will change in England and Wales has predicted people will live longer than current estimates.
(HealthDay)—Antibiotics appear to be overused in many neonatal intensive care units, new research suggests.
The adolescent and young-adult suicide rate in the United States was almost twice as high in rural settings than in urban areas between 1996 and 2010, and new research suggests that the gap appears to be widening.
A British study released Monday suggested that the risk of psychosis was five times higher for regular users of cannabis, adding to a growing body of evidence linking drug use and mental health disorders.
Teenagers with anxiety problems need more targeted treatment aimed specifically at adolescent issues for the best chance of a symptom-free future, says a University of Reading researcher.
People facing mental health challenges are significantly more likely to have heart disease or stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.
Vulnerable young people have a higher occurrence of psychiatric disorders and there is a vital need for better uptake of long-term treatment services, a Cardiff University study has found.
(Medical Xpress)—Recent mass killings in Isla Vista, California, and elsewhere have again raised concern among lawmakers and the media about the possible connection between mental illness and gun violence. ...
Men and women are most likely to have suicidal thoughts within a year of a marriage or de-facto relationship breakup, new ANU research has found.
(Medical Xpress)—It's a well-known fact that spending on health care has consistently grown faster than the rest of the U.S. economy.