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Being Mindful of Parenting Stress

Parenting a child with autism and/or other disabilities can be rewarding yet stressful. Learning to manage that stress can help moms be more effective parents.

Lending a Hand to Moms of Preemies

The birth of a new baby, while joyful, can also bring a great deal of stress and anxiety — especially if the child arrived well before the due date.

ADHD Risk from Smoking in Pregnancy

It's pretty common knowledge that smoking isn't good for you, and smoking during pregnancy isn't good for either of you.

Memory-Loss Concerns Could Indicate Dementia Onset

Mild cognitive impairment and memory loss concerns are known risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia. Until recently, however, the link between Alzheimer’s dementia, early memory concerns and impairment of memory performance had not been thoroughly explored.

Energy Drink Cocktails May Increase Desire to Drink

Adding alcohol to energy drinks has become common, especially among young adults. New research suggests that this trend encourages people to drink more than they normally would.

Fish Oil May Prevent Cognitive Decline

Activities like walking or doing mental puzzles are often associated with preventing cognitive decline. Taking a fish oil supplement may also be one of those activities.

Mild Brain Damage May Be Long-Term

Most traumatic brain injuries are mild or moderate, but that doesn't mean they can't cause long-term damage.

Post-Concussion Syndrome May Be PTSD in Disguise

Even mild brain injury is serious business. A person can experience a range of symptoms many months after having received a concussion, but those symptoms might not be what they seem.

Family History of Cerebral Palsy May Increase Risk in Children

Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability among children. Past studies have uncovered various risk factors for the condition, and new research suggests family may play a role in a child's risk for cerebral palsy.

Staying Active May Lower Alzheimer's Risk

Alzheimer’s disease and the memory loss and behavioral changes that come with it can take a major toll on patients and their families. Unfortunately, the number of Alzheimer's cases continues to rise with the growing elderly population.