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Estrogen May be Good for the Brain

Hormone therapy for postmenopausal women at risk for dementia may help maintain brain function, but only certain kinds of hormones have shown this effect.

Risk Factors for Depression after IBD Diagnosis

Depression is more common in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) than in the general population, but some people with IBD have an even higher risk for depression.

Patches Didn't Help Pregnant Women Quit Smoking

Smoking during pregnancy can result in serious health consequences for both the baby and mother. A recent study investigated if nicotine patches could help.

Poor Heart Health and IQ Linked to Early Dementia

Being physically fit and mentally healthy in your youth may help you grow old with your brain faculties intact.

Pfizer Issues Antidepressant Rx Recall

Taking prescribed medication can become a habit that we execute without much thought. But concerns about a medication mix-up may lead some to double-check their labels this week.

Too Much TV, Too Little Sleep

It may be tempting to park a child in front of the TV for a couple hours a day. But that peace and quiet may backfire if the child sleeps less at night.

Bullying Victims Likely to Think About Suicide

Between 5 and 20 percent of youths around the world are victims of bullying. Without help, these young people may start thinking about harming themselves.

How Parents Use Cell Phones at Mealtime

Mobile phones have become an increasingly important and often demanding part of life today. But do they get in the way of parent and child interaction?

Energy Drinks Tied to Teen Troubles

Energy drinks are intended to give you a boost, but a new study tied energy drink consumption in teens to a number of negative issues, including depression.

Hearing Loss Linked to Depression Among Adults

Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions in the United States, and one new study found that even minor hearing loss can have an impact on mental health.