Archive for April, 2014

Kids No Happier With 2 Biological Parents Than Single or Stepparents

April 28th, 2014
Kids No Happier With 2 Biological Parents Than Single or StepparentsApparently, lots of kids are fine with stepparents, as well as a single parent; UK researchers have found such children are as happy as those raised ...

Meditation, Yoga Can Help Women with Bladder Problems

April 28th, 2014
Meditation, Yoga Can Help Women with Bladder Problems A new study shows that a specific yoga program can improve pelvic health and reduce mental stress for the 20 million American women who have some ...

Optimistic Spouse Can Boost Partner’s Health

April 28th, 2014
Optimistic Spouse Can Boost Partner’s Health New research discovers that it helps to have an encouraging spouse as your partner’s disposition appears to play a role in your own future health. Having an optimistic spouse ...

Almost Half of Homeless Men Have Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury

April 27th, 2014
Almost Half of Homeless Men Have Suffered Traumatic Brain InjuryAlmost half of all homeless men who took part in a new study had suffered at least one traumatic brain injury in their life. The study, ...

Those With Adderall Euphoria Less Likely to Develop ADHD, Schizophrenia

April 27th, 2014
Those With Adderall Euphoria Less Likely to Develop ADHD, SchizophreniaPeople with a genetic variant that results in euphoria-like feelings after taking d-amphetamine (the active ingredient in Adderall) have a reduced risk for developing attention ...

Forget Wedded Bliss: Marital Stress Linked to Depression

April 27th, 2014
Forget Wedded Bliss: Marital Stress Linked to DepressionMarital stress may make people more vulnerable to depression, according to a new study. Conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), the study found that people ...

Horsing Around Leads to Less Stress for Kids

April 27th, 2014
Horsing Around Leads to Less Stress for KidsKids who work with horses have less stress, according to a new study. “We were coming at this from a prevention perspective,” said Patricia Pendry, a developmental psychologist ...

To Treat Eating Disorders, Work on Negative Ideas About Self

April 26th, 2014
To Treat Eating Disorders, Work on Negative Ideas About SelfOne of the best ways to target eating disorders is to help sufferers eliminate negative thoughts about themselves, rather than focus on eating behaviors or ...

Remaining Childless Requires Little Conversation

April 26th, 2014
Remaining Childless Requires Little ConversationMany couples agree not to have children after only one discussion, while others never discuss it, according to a new study. Presenting her research to the British Sociological Association's annual conference, ...

Many Parents of Severely Ill Kids Experience Deep Personal Growth

April 26th, 2014
Many Parents of Severely Ill Kids Experience Deep Personal GrowthFor parents of children with a severe disability or illness, deep personal growth often coexists with the negative and stressful experiences, according to new research ...