Behavior Health News

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9/13/2007
Number of Partners Doesn't Explain Gay HIV Rate

Gay, straight men equally prone to unprotected sex, research shows

9/13/2007
Health Tip: Once Baby Makes Three

How you and your partner can stay healthy and happy

9/12/2007
Family Dinners Shape Healthier Eating Habits

Routine helps teens make better food choices as adults, study finds

9/11/2007
The ABCs of Getting Your Zzzzs

Experts offer simple steps to smooth your snooze

9/10/2007
Antidepressant as Good as Antipsychotics for Dementia

Study finds fewer side effects for Alzheimer's patients prone to hallucinations, delusions

9/6/2007
Toddler Study Proves Humans Outsmart Apes

In 'social learning,' at least, preschoolers excelled

9/6/2007
Food Additives Could Fuel Hyperactivity in Kids

Study makes first link between colorings, preservatives and behavioral woes

9/6/2007
Women's Beauty, Men's Wealth Key to Romance: Study

Speed-dating data suggests old criteria still hold sway

9/5/2007
Parents' PTSD May Boost Stress in Offspring

Adult children of affected Holocaust survivors showed hormonal changes, study found

9/4/2007
Excessive TV Spurs Attention Trouble in Kids

But the new study is at odds with much of the previous research, experts say

9/4/2007
Parents' Worries Hamper Kids' Asthma Treatment

Moms and dads withhold drugs because of side effect concerns, study finds

9/1/2007
Teens' Cell Talk at Night Can Be Tiring

Kids who gab after bedtime pay the price down the road, European researchers say

8/28/2007
Drinking Often Spurs Move to Poorer Neighborhoods

Alcoholism a common trigger for downward social mobility, study confirms

8/24/2007
Obese Children Miss More School Days

Teasing, health woes may contribute, researchers say

8/24/2007
Monkey Moms Use Baby Talk, Too

They turn to certain sounds to attract, coax infants, study finds

8/23/2007
Scientists Spot Brain's 'Free Will' Center

It helps people refrain from actions good and bad, experts say

8/23/2007
Battle Continues Over Vietnam PTSD Numbers

Each estimate has its boosters, critics, new articles show

8/22/2007
Many Older Americans Have Active Sex Lives

'Landmark' study finds only modest declines, right up through the 80s

8/22/2007
Gene May Help Spur Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Mice with the mutation exhibited fearful, repetitive behaviors, researchers say

8/22/2007
Study Probes Roots of Fearful Memories

Neurochemical sears traumatic moments into the brain, study suggests

8/17/2007
Time to Set Kids' Back-to-School Sleep Clocks

Adjusting schedule now avoids trouble in September, experts say

8/16/2007
Diet Still Important to Patients on Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

They don't see medications as a license to eat fatty foods, study finds

8/13/2007
Marriage-Minded Women Focus on Men's Faces

Macho looks are less appealing than softer features, study finds

8/13/2007
U.S. Culture Boosts Hispanic Immigrants' Substance Abuse Risk

Rates of illegal drug use rose 13-fold after 'acculturation,' study found

8/10/2007
Unhealthy, Alone, Many Older People 'Self-Neglect'

Getting them social services can be a real challenge, experts say

8/9/2007
Friendship May Lie in the Genes

DNA-guided temperament helps decide whom people are drawn to, study suggests

8/9/2007
Cosmetic Surgery TV Shows Get Viewers Pondering

Reality fare spurs interest in nips, tucks, other procedures, study finds

8/8/2007
Mars' Sleep Cycle Study May Help Earthlings

Scientists show the human body clock can be tweaked

8/8/2007
Low-Cal Sweets Might Still Make Kids Obese

Taste is a cue to overeat, research suggests

8/7/2007
Beer the Booze of Choice for Binge Drinkers

This type of consumption often leads to injury, death, CDC experts warn

8/6/2007
Brain Studies Show ADHD Is Real Disease

Condition appears linked to dopamine function, experts say

8/2/2007
Orangutans Make Their Point With 'Charades'

They use gestures, focusing on those that work best, scientists say

7/31/2007
Religion Not Always a Motivator for Doctors Who Care for Poor

And psychiatrists are most likely to work with the underserved, survey finds

7/30/2007
Smoking During Pregnancy Boosts Baby's Blood Pressure

And that rise might continue until later in life, experts say

7/26/2007
Myths About Cancer Risk Abound

Misconceptions linger around smoking, cell phones, other factors, Cancer Society survey finds

7/25/2007
Family, Friends May 'Spread' Obesity

Social norms encourage people to become overweight, study suggests

7/23/2007
Better Grasp of Health Info May Boost Life Span

But a quarter of older adults have 'poor health literacy,' U.S. study finds

7/23/2007
Gene May Help Spur Premenstrual Depression

Finding could explain why some women are more vulnerable to the condition

7/20/2007
Distraction Can Defuse Drunken Violence

Study suggests it's a useful ploy against bar brawls, other trouble

7/20/2007
Studies Track Treatment Outcomes for Kids With ADHD

Meds plus behavior therapy work best, but symptoms can return

7/20/2007
Family, More Than Genes, Helps Drive Divorce

Parents' experience often replicated in grown offspring, study finds

7/19/2007
Scientists Unlock Secrets of the 'Placebo Effect'

A key brain center releases reward-linked chemical, study finds

7/19/2007
Many Brain Cells Seek, to Help You Find

Study probes the way the mind tracks objects of interest

7/17/2007
Tonsillectomy Shouldn't Dull Taste: Study

Researchers found little effect, although post-op pain might impair sensation

7/15/2007
Move Just a Little, Live Longer

You don't have to run marathons to get healthy, experts say

7/13/2007
Fantasy Gaming Gives Insight Into Learning

'Fake' baseball play may spur love of the real thing, study finds

7/12/2007
Health Tip: Dealing With Loss

Healthy ways to face your emotions

7/11/2007
Kids Living Near School Rarely Walk There: Study

It's a missed opportunity for fitness, researchers say

7/10/2007
Neighborhood Booze Ads May Boost Kids' Drinking

Teens were more prone to try alcohol in these environments, study found

7/9/2007
Dementia Gene Mutation Identified

It limited production of protein affecting language and behavior, researchers find