Health News

Getting Your Bell Rung
With football season in full swing, it's time to get reacquainted with concussions: what to expect, how to treat and when to return to action.
Morning Sickness Linked to Behavioral Issues
Old wives tales abound concerning pregnancy. One popular one is "if the future mother is really sick, it's a girl." According to recent research, it may cause something else.
Stem Cells Unlock Bipolar Disorder Secrets
In 2001 Heinz Prechter, a successful automotive entrepreneur, committed suicide after a lifetime of battling bipolar disorder. He was only 59 years old, and left behind two children and a wife.
Antidepressants Work to Stop Suicides
A landmark study has shown that antidepressants significantly reduce suicide risk among patients with depression or bipolar disorder.
Does Panic Come On Gradually?
People with panic disorder—overwhelming bouts of physical anxiety symptoms—don’t respond to stress like some might expect, according to a new study.
Unbalanced Body and Mind
Interestingly, people who have psychiatric disorders typically have balance problems. This mind-body connection may hold keys to new treatment directions.
Happiness Not all it's Cracked up to be
All we ever want for ourselves and our children is happiness - right? That's what we say, but chasing after the bluebird of happiness can actually make us feel worse.
Parents Make Kids More Stressed
The moods and behavior of parents affect their kids tremendously. And the children of bipolar parents are particularly sensitive.
Global Look at Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar disorder and symptoms are found throughout the world, but people throughout the world may not have access to mental health treatment.
Mood Crystal Ball
If you're thinking dark thoughts, your mood isn't likely to be very bright. If you're behaving in a way that's not very uplifting, you probably aren't going to feel good. And if you think can't control your moods, well chances are - you can't.