Find articles on stress, phobias and schizophrenia. This section offers information on a range of mental health issues.
For decades scientist Ruth Itzhaki has been researching the link between having the herpes virus and contracting Alzheimer's later in life. If true, this could lead to a simple treatment for Alzheimer's.
Author Gretchen Rubin says people have one of four personal tendencies that direct how we handle inner and outer expectations. Knowing your tendency can help you figure out how to manage change.
There's a magic number that gets casual players (maybe you) really interested.
More than 250 people in six years have died while taking selfies. Who is taking such risks and why?
A new study determined it takes a split second for our brains to replay and store certain memories when we sleep.
Americans are deprived of sleep. And it's becoming a public health crisis. Could the military really help out?
If you have a loved one fighting drug or alcohol addiction, it can sometimes be hard to know when helping them is actually hurting them.
You may not be a professional therapist, but you might be the only person around to observe that a loved one is depressed or suicidal. What's the best way to help?
If you sleep with someone who snores, you may've read that you should wake them up and have them turn on their side to stop the problem. But does it work?
And that difference has a lot to do with dopamine — and how you respond to it.
Wearing socks to bed may not look sexy, but it can be a lifesaver at helping you fall asleep faster.
A new study just found the sleeping disorder could make you gain weight. Awesome.
You'll never look like your Snapchat self, but that's not stopping people from trying.
Alzheimer's is the only disease among the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. for which there is no cure, no means of prevention and no treatment that can slow it down. Why has it proved so hard to find a cure?
A new study out of Germany claims that artists are less driven by monetary rewards than other people.
Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? We'll give you the most common reasons why you're tired and how to fix them.
Where does your state land on the list?
Experts who've studied this say you have to look at several factors regarding parenting, toy guns and aggression.
Science shows that, although people do tend to feel angrier when hungry, there are ways to tame that "hangry" feeling.
Suicide is a major challenge to public health in the United States. But like most public health problems, it can be prevented.
Experts have long advised people to get up at the same time each day for better sleep long-term. But a new study is great news for people who like to sleep in on their days off.
Some people really can hear silent moving images. It's called visual-evoked auditory response, or vEAR, and one in five people may have it.
Most sleep experts recommend a nap of 20 to 30 minutes in the afternoon, but some say that longer naps bring about significant improvement in creative problem-solving.
Not getting enough quality sleep can take a serious toll on your mental and physical well-being. It can also shorten your life.
It may seem like a ridiculous question, but it's actually kind of a mindbender.