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Previous studies have found that middle-aged women have more sleep issues than middle-aged men. However, it's not clear why this is.
Previous research established a link between prenatal exposure to infection and later schizophrenia. New research aimed to see if this same link was present for bipolar disorder.
Acetaminophen is the most common over-the-counter pain reliever in the United States, and is generally considered safe for pregnant women to use. A new study, however, showed that the medication may affect a child's behavioral development.
End-of-life care that supports dying patients’ needs is often provided when the patient has only two months left to live. But sooner may be better.
It's not all in your head — stress really does make a difference when it comes to the headaches or migraines that you might experience.
Bipolar disorder is characterized by periods of extreme energy and activity, called the manic phase, and periods of major depression. There are few medications approved to treat this type of depression.
Plenty of smokers also exercise and try to stay fit. But researchers behind a new study found that they still might not fare as well as non-smokers.
For heavy drinkers, abstaining from alcohol is a tough goal. Topiramate, a new drug, may reduce heavy drinking in people with a certain gene variation associated with alcohol dependence.
People with multiple sclerosis already may feel tired during the day or have difficulty sleeping. But an undiagnosed sleep problem could make matters worse.
People with serious body image issues can develop unhealthy habits that have serious consequences, but a new therapy could help these people see themselves differently.