Behavior Health News

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11/26/2013
Regrets About Sex May Depend on Your Gender

Men tend to bemoan missed sexual episodes, while women lamented one-nighters, study finds

11/26/2013
Health Tip: Limiting Kids' TV Time

Set and enforce rules

11/25/2013
How the 'Love Hormone' Works Its Magic

A whiff of oxytocin lit up reward center in men's brains when they looked at their partner's face

11/25/2013
Smaller Classes May Be Key to High School Friendships

Teens tend to bond in 'elective' courses such as Latin, calculus, woodshop, study finds

11/22/2013
50 Years Later, the Kennedy Assassination Still Haunts a Generation

As children, Baby Boomers absorbed the violence, shock and sense of vulnerability -- and can't forget

11/18/2013
Bedroom TV, Video Games Linked to Less Sleep in Boys With Autism

But whether one causes the other isn't clear

11/18/2013
College Students Feel Pull of Cigarette Ads, Study Finds

A single pro-smoking message can have a week-long effect, researchers say

11/15/2013
Working Moms Spend More Time Parenting Than Dads: Study

But fathers also 'highly involved' with their babies, researchers say

11/15/2013
Many People Ignore, Miss Calorie Counts on Fast-Food Menus: Survey

Of 2,000 customers, 40 percent noticed the information and 10 percent used it

11/15/2013
When, Where Did Dogs Become Man's Best Friend?

Research suggests ancient European hunters first bonded with canines, but debate continues

11/14/2013
Teens Who Are Night Owls May Struggle in School

Study found staying up late translated into lower GPA scores, more emotional problems

11/14/2013
11/13/2013
Magnetic Brain Stimulation Shows Promise Against Eating Disorders

Small study found almost half of those with anorexia, bulimia had symptom relief

11/12/2013
Bullies More Likely to Engage in Risky Sex, Study Finds

Poor coping strategies might apply in both cases, researcher says

11/12/2013
Brain Differences Seen in Social Butterflies

Small study found three regions were larger, more connected than they were in more isolated people

11/11/2013
Teens May Have Less Impulse Control When Faced With Danger

Study authors say this might make them more likely to commit crimes

11/11/2013
Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Tripled Since 1985, Study Finds

But experts say research can't link exposure to real-life crime among kids

11/8/2013
What Happens When a Child With Autism Refuses Most Foods?

Case report suggests vitamin deficiencies, serious health problems can follow

11/6/2013
Family Meals May Keep Kids, Parents at Healthy Weight

Study found it's best to eat dinner in kitchen or dining room

11/1/2013
Domestic Violence Travels Down Through Generations, Study Finds

Adults whose parents experienced intimate-partner violence often become abusers or victims themselves

10/31/2013
Lots of Texting, Emailing Going On in College Classrooms

Study found students use digital devices during class an average of 11 times a day

10/31/2013
Dark Side of 'Chat Rooms' for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Strong link observed between online forums and suicide risk, study says

10/31/2013
Wag the Dog? Pooches Pay Heed to Tails' Direction

They're anxious in response to left-wagging peers, relaxed when others' tails go right, study finds

10/31/2013
Babies Work Specific Brain Areas to Imitate People

Study mapped their brain response while copying adults playing with toys

10/30/2013
Surprise: Guys and Girls Both Check Out Breasts

But study finds women do it more to compare than stare

10/30/2013
Suicide a Risk for Young Cancer Patients, Study Finds

Teens, young adults should be assessed, monitored after diagnosis, researchers say

10/28/2013
Mondays Might Be Your Best Day to Quit Smoking

Smokers most likely to seek online advice about quitting on the first day of the workweek, study finds

10/28/2013
Too Much Sitting Tied to Higher Risk of Colon Polyps in Men

'Active couch potatoes' who do get some exercise just as vulnerable, study suggests

10/28/2013
Help Your Children Manage Media Use, Experts Urge

Smartphones, social media and TV take up large chunks of most kids' days

10/28/2013
Social Isolation Linked to More Pain After Hip Replacement

Patients lacking social support at higher risk of ongoing pain 2 years after surgery, study found

10/25/2013
Can't Settle on a Menu Selection? Listen to Your Tablemates

Food choices can be influenced by your dining companions, study suggests

10/24/2013
Men May Stroll a Little Slower Down Lovers' Lane

Study found males decreased their speed when walking beside a romantic partner

10/23/2013
Three-Quarters of U.S. Teens Say They Don't Drink

Survey found teens are getting message about dangers of alcohol

10/22/2013
Counseling With HIV Testing May Not Help Prevent Future STDs

Study saw no decrease in infection rate among at-risk recipients given behavior-change advice

10/22/2013
Being Web-Savvy Tied to Better Health in Seniors: Study

Nonusers were less likely to exercise, eat a healthy diet or get colon cancer screening

10/22/2013
Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds

Experts say parents should be cautious about their use

10/22/2013
Learning Challenging Skills Tied to Better Memory in Seniors

Taking up an activity such as digital photography appears to give a boost to aging brains

10/19/2013
Doctor's Eye Contact Strengthens Bond With Patient, Study Finds

Study used second-by-second video analysis of office visits

10/18/2013
Stalking Can Take Mental Toll on Victims, Study Confirms

The psychological effects are even more profound for women who were stalked as adults, results show

10/18/2013
4 of 5 Colleges Students Text While Driving: Study

Young men may overestimate their ability to multitask behind the wheel, researchers say

10/18/2013
California Teens Drinking More Sugary Drinks: Report

Daily consumption of soda, sports and energy drinks contributes to obesity crisis, experts warn

10/17/2013
Men With Deep Voices Attract More Women, Study Finds

But these husky-toned males are often viewed as flings, not long-term mates

10/17/2013
Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study

HIV-negative people who know they're protected do not increase their sexual risk-taking, research shows

10/17/2013
U.S. Teens More Vulnerable to Genital Herpes, Study Suggests

They may have lower levels of protective antibodies to the virus than in years past

10/15/2013
Snubbed? Brain Chemicals Might Comfort You

Study finds that opioids are released in times of social distress

10/15/2013
Crystal Meth May Jump-Start Injection Drug Use, Study Says

Researchers focused on street kids in Canada

10/15/2013
Did Recession Lead to Increase in Vasectomies?

Wisconsin researchers found link between economy and procedure rates, but another expert says it's not proof

10/14/2013
Irregular Bedtimes Lead to Behavior Problems in Kids: Study

But, setting a consistent bedtime can get children back on track, researcher says

10/11/2013
Extra Shuteye on Weekends May Not Replace Sleep Lost During Week

Sleep-deprived study volunteers still had poor attention levels even after making up for lost slumber

10/11/2013
Obamacare Should Help Those With Mental Health Issues, Advocates Say

Easier access, coverage for pre-existing conditions among some of the benefits cited