Exercise should be an essential part of your daily routine. Not only does it cut down on the risk of the risk for health issues, but it also improves mood. During workouts, the body releases chemicals known as endorphins that interact with the brain, improving mood.
Parents may be critical in their child's recovery from bulimia. New findings published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. reveal that family based therapy was clinically superior to cognitive based or individual therapy with 49 percent of teens receiving famil...
A study published in the Journal of Rural Health examines how teens in rural areas are abusing painkillers.
What type of athletic training you receive may affect how your brain communicates with your muscles.
University of Houston researchers have offered some suggestions as to why patients drop out of therapy early.
An antidepressant that's been widely prescribed for teenagers since its approval by the Food and Drug Administration in the early 2000s may come with some dangerous side-effects in teenagers, according to a new analysis of clinical trials.
Scientists are still learning about Parkinson's Disease (PD), a neurodegenerative health issue that affects movement. While there is no cure, there are still treatments that can slow the progression of the illness.
Kids love fast food; so much so, that 12 percent are scarfing down hamburgers and pizza daily.
Researchers have taken a closer look at what might be happening to us on a molecular level when we breathe smoggy air.
New findings published in JAMA Psychiatry reveal via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. However, the way manner of death is classified in countries may ultimately determine whether cause of death is reported as s...
Millions of years ago, our early ancestors shifted from a diet based on trees to a diet based on grasses. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at this shift.