Posted 3:00 PM 5/24/2013 by Mary Elizabeth Dallas
FRIDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests a link between sleep duration and suicidal thoughts among people with insomnia.
Every additional hour someone with insomnia sleeps is associated with a 72 percent drop in the likelihood of moderate or high risk of suicide, according (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 5/23/2013 by Margaret Farley Steele
THURSDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Symptoms of borderline personality disorder often mimic traits of other psychiatric disorders, complicating diagnosis and treatment. But researchers in Canada say they have identified a characteristic that may be unique to borderline personality disorder: a (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 5/22/2013 by By Maureen Salamon
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Migraines and depression can each cause a great deal of suffering, but new research indicates the combination of the two may be linked to something else entirely -- a smaller brain.
Already aware that people with migraines face double the risk of (More)
Posted 2:00 PM 5/21/2013 by By Steven Reinberg
TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) -- Swollen tonsils and adenoids are a major cause of sleep apnea in children, and while removing them did not improve attention, memory or learning for these kids, it did help them with sleep, behavior and quality of life, a new study finds.
Sleep apnea is (More)More Stories from 5/21/2013
Posted 7:00 AM 5/20/2013 by By Dennis Thompson
MONDAY, May 20 (HealthDay News) -- Boys who are diagnosed with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are twice as likely to become obese adults as those who didn't have the disorder when they were young, a new 30-year study shows.
Researchers found that men with childhood ADHD (More)
Posted 3:00 PM 5/17/2013 by By Dennis Thompson
FRIDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) -- As the American Psychiatric Association unveils the latest edition of what is considered the "bible" of modern psychiatry this weekend, the uproar over its many changes continues.
"This is unprecedented, the amount of commentary and debate and criticism," (More)