1 in 4 Stroke Survivors Suffers From PTSD, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- Many of those lucky enough to survive a stroke find that they're soon faced with another serious challenge. Nearly one-quarter will develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a new study.
Even 'Silent' Strokes Can Harm Memory, Thinking
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- People who experience stroke-like symptoms -- so-called "silent strokes" -- but do not have full-blown strokes are still at higher risk for memory and thinking problems, a new study finds.
U.S. Doctors' Group Labels Obesity a Disease
WEDNESDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- In an effort to focus
greater attention on the weight-gain epidemic plaguing the United
States, the American Medical Association has now classified obesity
as a disease.
Polluted Air Linked to Autism Risk
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Pregnant women who live in
smog-filled areas may be twice as likely to have children with
autism, a new study suggests.
Could 'Moderate' Drinking Be Safe During Pregnancy?
TUESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- Children of women who drink
moderate amounts of alcohol while pregnant don't appear to have any
neurodevelopmental problems when it comes to balance, a new British