Marriage Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/12/2009
Partner's Support Helps Men Adhere to Apnea Treatment

Positive airway pressure therapy works best when couple works together, research shows

6/10/2009
Couples in Good Relationships Sleep Better

'Don't go to bed angry' may be age-old advice, but it's true, study says

6/4/2009
When Parents Fight, Children Often End Up With Scars

Witnessing violent relationship may lead to poor mental health, researchers say

5/28/2009
Looking for Mr. Right?

For your health, pick a mate who is conscientious and, perhaps, neurotic

3/25/2009
Romantic Love Can Last

Study disputes notion that passion can't be part of long-term relationships

3/7/2009
In Tough Times, Kids May Find Solace With Grandparents

Benefits extend to youths' behavior as family situations change, study finds

3/5/2009
Bad Marriages Harder on Women's Health

More likely than mates to show signs of metabolic syndrome in strained unions, study finds

2/13/2009
Men, the Obvious Sex

Their attraction to potential partners is easier to read than women's, speed-dating study finds

12/18/2008
Marital Distress May Affect Breast Cancer Recovery

Outcome appears to be related to quality of marriage relationship

12/16/2008
Among Cardiologists, Women Cite Discrimination

Survey finds roadblocks still plague female practitioners

9/2/2008
'Bonding Gene' Could Help Men Stay Married

One form of DNA linked to marital bliss, the other to discord, study found

8/13/2008
Men and Women Calculate Cost of Affairs

New research reports both biological and economic benefits are weighed

8/11/2008
Married Folks Still the Healthiest

But long-time bachelors are making gains, study finds

8/4/2008
Children in Blended Families Still Close to Biological Mothers

Family situation shapes parental involvement less than thought, study finds

8/1/2008
Wives Often Head Home When Husband's Workload Grows

However, the reverse isn't usually true, study says

7/31/2008
Being Single in Midlife Could Raise Risk for Dementia Later

But worrying about things could be protective, a second study suggests

7/29/2008
Secondhand Smoke Raises Stroke Risk for Spouses

But researchers note risk dissipates quickly once smoking spouse quits

6/9/2008
For Women, a Happy Marriage Means Sweet Dreams

Those in troubled unions report more sleep problems, study finds

5/21/2008
Smokers Quit in Droves, Not Isolation

Healthy behavior has cascade effect, but trend marginalizes those who keep smoking

3/20/2008
Happy Marriage, Happy Heart

Study finds contented mates enjoy lower blood pressure

2/8/2008
Mutual Resentment in Marriage Can Be Deadly

Study finds spouses die sooner in unions where anger is suppressed

1/22/2008
Same-Sex Couples Just as Committed as Heterosexual Counterparts

Two studies reveal few differences based on sexual orientation

12/10/2007
Love in the World of Alzheimer's

New relationships for those with little memory leave spouses, children facing their own altered reality, experts say

12/7/2007
Mourning Death of Loved One Raises Your Risk of Dying

First month after loss is most vulnerable time, review shows

10/23/2007
Marital Stress Linked to Heart Disease

Couples with troubled relationships have hardening of the coronary arteries, research says

10/19/2007
Childlessness Bothers Men More Than Women

Study found the more educated the woman, the less the idea bothered her

9/24/2007
Health Tip: The Benefits of Tying the Knot

How marriage affects physical and mental health

7/5/2007
Science Quiets Myth of 'Chatterbox' Females

Study finds men, women use same quantity of words each day

6/17/2007
Girls Who Like Dad Favor Partners Who Look Like Him

Study adds to evidence that mate selection is active process rooted in childhood

6/14/2007
Single, Free, But Not So Healthy?

Married life often means longer life, especially for men, studies find

12/22/2006
Stressed Out? Grab Hubby's Hand

In happy marriages, hand-holding calms nerves, study finds

8/14/2006
Depressed? Marriage May Help, Study Says

But it's no substitute for standard depression treatment, experts agree

8/10/2006
Staying Single May Shorten Life Span

U.S. study finds 58 percent increased death rate for singles vs. marrieds

3/3/2006
Hard Marriages Can Harden Arteries

Study finds hostility, controlling behaviors can affect heart health

12/22/2005
Emotional Pain of Divorce Lingers Long After Split

Study finds levels of happiness don't return to what's reported before breakup

12/13/2005
Married People Happier Than Others

Even people in unhappy unions were better off, study found

12/5/2005
Marital Squabbles Can Harm Your Health

Conflict-related stress damages wound-healing ability, study finds

10/18/2005
Marital Status Affects Prostate Cancer Treatment Choices

Study found men with spouses more likely to seek radiation for advanced disease

10/17/2005
Marriage Won't Affect Breast Cancer Prognosis

Outlook is the same, whether single, married, widowed or divorced, study says

9/8/2005
Caregivers Need Help With Stroke Survivors

Study found personal and professional support eased perceived burden

2/17/2005
Wives Who Bite Their Tongues Risk Their Lives

Avoiding conflict with husbands boosts likelihood of death, study finds

12/15/2004
Study Looks at Link Between Alcohol, Spouse Abuse

Violence can continue years after drinking subsides, research says

11/8/2004
Heart Health Tied to Social, Psychological Factors

Studies find several factors outside the body

10/11/2004
Mental Health Plays Part in Marital Bliss

Dissatisfaction with marriage tied to how depressed, anxious each spouse is

8/24/2004
Institutionalizing a Loved One Hard on Caregivers

Depression lingers after new place found for dementia patients

8/19/2004
'We're Done' Can be Predicted Before 'I Do'

Sensitivity, support foretell marital success; negativity, sarcasm its failure

8/6/2004
Two Drivers Help on the Road to Recovery

Golfer Nancy Lopez and husband, Ray Knight, credit teamwork for his comeback from a heart attack

5/17/2004
Realistic Expectations Pivotal to Marital Bliss

Study finds couples who set sights too high are headed for a fall

4/23/2004
Single Women Less Likely to Get Cancer Screenings

Many feel out of place going to doctors, report found

2/19/2004
Why Women Berate Each Other

Research say it all goes back to competition for mates