Health News

Blame a Sex Hormone for Feeling Uncooperative
While testosterone is best known as the male sex hormone, its presence is necessary in all of us to maintain our overall health and well being, yet those with increased levels of the hormone may have a hard time getting along with others.
Optimism Rules The Day
Those labeled a “hypochondriac” by family and friends may have to hide from evidence for the defense. Emerging research suggests that our thoughts on illness can significantly effect how we end up feeling.
Mom's Love is Brain Booster
A loving and supportive mother is, of course, a huge asset for any child. The emotional and physical benefits of good parenting are essential for healthy development.
You Are How You Eat
Anyone who has heard the phrase "you are what you eat" might be interested to know that scientists are starting to link personality traits to eating habits.  
A Shot for Sadness, Sluggishness, and Stroke
Those recently suffering a lacunar stroke should talk to their health care provider about vitamin supplementation, studies suggest. 
Nature v. Nurture and Its Impact on Crime
Criminal or not? The answer may be in the DNA. A recently released research paper by criminologist J.C. Barnes, Ph.D., implies that your genes contribute to whether or not you end up committing crime.
Are You Eyeballing Me?
“Humans need social connections, and without them, people experience physical and psychological problems,” explains Eric Wesselmann , Ph.D., researcher from Purdue University.
Working Overtime is a Thrill Kill
Those who work 11+ hours each day are over twice as likely to have an episode of major depression, research suggests.
Helping You Helps Your Employer
While issues with mental health may cause problems with work, ignoring the issues will only make it worse, studies suggest.
Less is More When Treating Depression
Many people with depression also suffer from a variety of other diseases. A new study looked at how depression medications impacted other health conditions.