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Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests

June 22, 2015

By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Mental or physical health problems during the teen years may make it harder to get a good job or to complete higher education later on, a new research review suggests.
“Chronic health conditions and particularly mental health conditions contribute substantially to education and employment outcomes,” said […]

Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?

June 19, 2015

People who spend much of their day sitting may be more likely to feel anxious, a new review suggests.

The Surprising Reason You Might Be Socially Anxious

June 18, 2015

Levels of the brain chemical serotonin are too high in people with social phobia, rather than too low as previously believed, a new study says.

Many Men With Mental Health Issues Don’t Seek Help

June 11, 2015

Close to one in 10 American men suffers from depression or anxiety, but fewer than half get treatment, a new survey reveals.

Hormone Therapy Doesn’t Help Memory: Study

June 3, 2015

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women taking menopausal hormone therapy to relieve symptoms such as hot flashes often hope it will also help their menopause-related memory and thinking problems, but a new study reports it won’t.
However, oral hormone therapy was linked to mood benefits, the research found.
“Hormone therapy is […]

Animals May Ease Social Anxiety in Children With Autism

May 22, 2015

FRIDAY, May 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Being around animals may help reduce social anxiety in children with autism, new research suggests.
The findings could lead to new treatment approaches that use pets such as dogs, cats and guinea pigs to help children with autism improve their social skills and interactions with other people, the researchers […]

More Than 4 Million Americans With Full-Time Jobs Suffer From Anxiety Disorders

May 21, 2015

A new study finds that 4.3 million Americans with full-time jobs had an anxiety disorder in the past year.

Study Links Sleep Troubles to Children’s Mental Health

May 11, 2015

MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — There is a link between sleep and young children’s mental health, a new study suggests.
Researchers looked at sleep patterns and the mental health of 1,000 children starting when they were toddlers. They found that those with sleep disorders at age 4 were at increased risk for mental health […]

Bullying May Take Bigger Toll Than Child Abuse, Neglect

April 28, 2015

TUESDAY, April 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Being bullied as a child may take a larger toll on a young adult’s mental health than being abused or neglected at home, a new study suggests.
Kids who are the victims of bullies are more likely to experience anxiety, depression and to try to hurt themselves as young […]

More Americans Survive Childhood Cancers, But Health Problems Persist

April 1, 2015

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — More Americans are surviving childhood cancers than ever before, but many suffer lingering health problems as adults, a new study finds.
About 70 percent of adults who survived cancer in childhood have a mild or moderate chronic condition. And nearly one-third have a severe, disabling […]


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