Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

New study discounts pills' link to autism, but suggests ties to ADHD


Everest Study Finds High Altitude Affects Blood Pressure

Researchers also report blood-pressure drug works well at sea level but not at great heights


'Half a Glass' Rule May Curb Overdrinking

Pouring less wine each time lowers chances of intoxication, researchers suggest


Health Highlights: Aug. 26, 2014
  • Nigeria Keeps Schools Closed Until October as Part of Ebola Control Measures

  • Blood Pressure Controlled Best by Patient: Study


Health Tip: Do You Talk in Your Sleep?

You may not be getting enough rest


Health Tip: Preparing for the First Day of School

Reinforce the positives


Light Therapy a Good Option for Pre-Cancerous Skin Lesions, Study Says

But it's more painful, time consuming than common treatment, dermatologist notes


MERS Virus Doesn't Seem to Spread Easily, Study Finds

5 percent chance of getting it, while experts cite a 25 percent chance of catching flu


Overconfident Folks May Blind Others to Their Real Abilities

This self-deception can lead to risk taking, and problems for institutions that promote such people, study suggests


Polyp Removal Doesn't Always Signal Raised Colon Cancer Risk, Study Says

Findings suggest doctors may repeat colonoscopies unnecessarily


Scientists 'Rewrite' Bad Memories in Mice

Manipulation of brain cells can switch negative emotions to positive ones, researchers say


Scientists Spot Genetic Clues to Crohn's Disease

Finding suggests genes, environment both play a part in development of the bowel disorder


Sleep Apnea Treatment Helps Seniors, Study Finds

British researchers report it improved slumber, lowered daytime sleepiness


Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks

Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say