Food Addiction May Be Tied to PTSD

Many patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have difficulty coping with the anxiety and stress they may feel. This could lead some to turn to overeating to ease their pain.

Stress Associated With Early Death

Whether you're late for work or getting laid off, how you handle stress may affect your health.

Cutting Calories May Cut Sleep Apnea

Obesity is linked to a host of conditions, such as sleep apnea and high blood pressure. New research suggests that cutting calories may improve these conditions.

Anxiety Treatment May Lead to Alzheimer's Later

Anti-anxiety medicines can be helpful treatments for the short term. But new research found that they may also be risky.

Some Medicines for Dementia Patients May Not Help

Not all prescription medicines deliver benefits that make paying for them worthwhile. And some medicines to treat patients with advanced dementia may be among them.

Overall US Dietary Quality Remained Low

Since 2000, US officials have made several policy changes in nutrition and proper food processing. But a new study found that, despite government efforts to promote proper diet, eating habits in the US remained a national concern.

Weight May Trigger Asthma in Kids

There’s an established and complex link between asthma and obesity. But which one comes first in children?

Some Antidepressants Associated With Dental Implant Failure

Some dental implants don't stay in place after they have been inserted. New research suggests certain medicines may contribute to this problem

ADHD Medicines May Not Stunt Growth

ADHD is often treated with stimulants, which some researchers and parents are concerned could limit children's growth. But new research may relieve those concerns.

E-Cigarettes Could Prime Brain for Other Addictive Substances

As electronic cigarettes become more popular, the medical community is working to understand their health effects.