The evacuation method of 'Women and Children First,' adopted by Titanic, which foundered during its maiden voyage a century ago, was only exceptional. More men survive than women and children in real life sea disasters, according to a new study.
A Man looks bigger and stronger when he is holding a weapon, according to a new study.
A customized web-based decision guide about prevention options can help women at high risk of breast cancer to make a choice about prevention and to feel comfortable with their choice.
'Coming out' as gay, lesbian or bisexual may be good for your health, particularly when parental support is involved.
Dynamics of online bullying are different from those of traditional bullying, requiring specific interventions, according to a new study.
Exercise during breast cancer treatment might reduce patients' depression and fatigue, according to a new study.
People who are diagnosed with cancer have a markedly increased risk of suicide and cardiovascular death during the period immediately after being given the diagnosis. This has been shown in a new study from Karolinska Institutet, published in the prestigious scientific journal The New England Journal of Medicine.
High levels of family conflict can have a negative effect on children's development, but most people tend to think that this doesn't apply to babies.
Women spend an average of 81 minutes per day on Facebook, whereas men spend 64 minutes. Low educated groups and low income groups who spend more time on Facebook also report feeling less happy and less content with their lives.
Sleep plays a powerful role in preserving our memories. But while recent research shows that wakefulness may cloud memories of negative or traumatic events, a new study has found that wakefulness also degrades positive memories. Sleep, it seems, protects positive memories just as it does negative ones, and that has important implications for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Suicide rates in Canada are increasing for girls but decreasing for boys, with suffocation now the most common method for both sexes, according to an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Bringing pet dogs to work can reduce stress and increase job satisfaction for other employees, according to a new small study.
Have you ever thought about the effect of those terrorist attacks on mental health clinicians who provided care to the victims of 9/11?
Working with genetically engineered mice and the genomes of thousands of people with schizophrenia, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they now better understand how both nature and nurture can affect one's risks for schizophrenia and abnormal brain development in general
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