| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:21 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Breastfeeding does not seem to protect babies against becoming overweight or obese kids, a large, new study says.
"It's just a reality check that in itself, promoting breastfeeding, while a good thing and will have other...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 12:22 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mothers with postpartum depression are more likely to be in a violent relationship than moms without depression, and new mothers in abusive relationships are more likely to suffer postpartum depression, according to a new...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:44 PM
New research finds that copper in amounts readily found in our drinking water, the foods we eat and the vitamin supplements we take likely plays a key role in initiating and fueling the abnormal protein build-up and brain inflammation that are hallmarks...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:03 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Practicing yoga may help people who have had cancer sleep better and reduce their use of sleep aids, according to a new study.
Researchers found study participants, mostly women with a history of breast cancer, reported...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:55 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who take the epilepsy drug valproate during pregnancy are three times more likely to have a child with an autism spectrum disorder, suggests new research based on close to 700,000 babies born in Denmark.
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Among the many vital roles that sleep plays in our lives, our nightly rest may give us the chance to take out the cerebral trash, says a new study.
No, we're not talking about some kind of Ambien-induced sleep-housework. We're talking about the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:54 PM
You need a biopsy, or some other kind of minimally invasive treatment, and you are feeling anxious. Nothing is likely to go wrong, but you're still worried.
Would pre-procedure hypnosis help? Maybe. Soft music? Possibly. But a small study presented...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Angie Derry knew that her Essure implants were designed to remain inside her body forever. But two years after a doctor inserted the tiny coils into her fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy, the Rockford mother wants them removed.
Derry, 35, isn't...
| May 13, 2014
| 4:22 PM
With or without a history of diagnosed concussion, top-level college football players who have logged more years in the game are more likely than non-players to have structural differences in a region of the brain that is key to memory, says a new study....
| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Hartford Hospital's Institute of Living (IOL) will hold a free educational seminar for clinicians on suicide prevention among older adults. This event takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 8:30-11:30 a.m., at Hartford Hospital's ERC Building...