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Why Some Antidepressants Take So Long To Work

The most commonly prescribed antidepressants, known as SSRIs, often help to relieve the symptoms of major depression. There's just one major caveat: The drugs often take several weeks, or even months,…

2016/07/29

Finally, A Test That Reveals If You Really Need To Give Up G…

Celiac disease is the reason why so many people can't eat bread. The disease is really an autoimmune disorder, meaning every time a patient consumes gluten ? a common protein found in wheat, rye, and …

2016/07/29

Doctors May Start Treating Childhood Anxiety Disorders With …

Anxiety disorders plague more than one in four adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18, and many of them are treated with antidepressants and other medications to try and help them live a relatively…

2016/07/29

Florida Identifies Two More Zika Cases Not Related To Travel

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Florida health department said on Wednesday it was investigating another two cases of Zika not related to travel to a place where the virus is being transmitted, raising the po…

2016/07/29

This Is How Excessive Drinking Affects Your Health

Many of us enjoy the odd alcoholic beverage, but what happens when we abuse alcohol and drink far more than the recommended limit? In a recent video, SciShow explained just how serious the effects of …

2016/07/29

Good Health Habits May Actually Save You Money, Possibly Lea…

You know the drill: Eating fruits and vegetables, keeping away from processed foods, putting in hours at the gym, and making sure you get into bed at a reasonable hour each night doesn't just add qual…

2016/07/29

Science Just Figured Out Why Schizophrenia Starts When You&#…

Adolescence is a time of growth and change ? but psychologists also know it's a time when the first signs of certain mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, can appear. T…

2016/07/29

Being A Couch Potato Could Cost You Your Life

Physical activity keeps you lean, toned, and strong, but can it also determine a longer life? A study nearly half a century in the making has given us the best reason yet to exercise ? researchers fou…

2016/07/29

Take Herbal Supplements? You Probably Want To Avoid These 15…

The allure of so-called natural and herbal supplements is enough to convince Americans to fork over $12.8 billion a year, according to a recent federal report. Unfortunately, many supplements don’t …

2016/07/29

Now You Can Get The Antidote For An Opioid Overdose At CVS

The ongoing opioid crisis had led many to propose radical changes in how often we prescribe powerful painkillers that may leave the floodgates open to future substance abuse. Likewise, there has be…

2016/07/29

Coffee Wake Up Call: Caffeine Mimics Brain Compound To Boost…

Every morning, most of us reach for our cup of coffee, tea, or some other form of caffeine for an energy boost. It’s habitually consumed by up to 90 percent of people in the U.S., making it the coun…

2016/01/15

Anxiety Disorders: 15 Facts About The Most Common Mental Dis…

Ask artist Gemma Correll, and she'll tell you living with anxiety is like living in a real-life horror movie. Actually, don't ask her ? simply click on her recent comic book-style illustrations and yo…

2016/01/15

Top 10 Fitness Trends Forecasted For 2016

The year 2016 is fast approaching and so are New Year’s resolutions and hopes for a fresh start. Every year for the last 10 years, the American College of Sports Medicine announces the fitness trend…

2015/12/23

Teen Catches Rat-Bite Fever From Her Pet Rodents

Reporting on rare diseases is all too important, since most of us have never come into contact with said diseases and wouldn’t know what to do if we did. A report published in BMJ Case Reports highl…

2015/12/23

Turns Out Cancer Isn't Just A Big Game Of Chance

New research from Stony Brook University in New York suggests that only 10 to 30 percent of cancer is influenced by matters completely out of our hands. The remaining 70 to 90 percent are the result …

2015/12/23

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