HealthDay News: Behavioral Health
Storm Chasers: Born to Be Wild?
We've all seen them: the
surfers who race to the beach when a hurricane hits, the guy who
decides to ride out the storm in his overmatched boat, the tornado
chasers who fearlessly steer their cars alongside a scary-looking
People With Borderline Personality Disorder May Misinterpret Facial Emotions
Symptoms of borderline personality disorder often mimic traits of other psychiatric disorders, complicating diagnosis and treatment. But researchers in Canada say they have identified a characteristic that may be unique to borderline personality disorder: a tendency to misinterpret emotions expressed by the face.
Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds
While some fast-food chains
are required to provide calorie and other nutritional information
to help customers make informed choices, kids who eat fast food at
least twice a week are 50 percent less likely to use this
information than kids who eat fast food less often, according to a
new U.S. study.
Removing Tonsils Helps Kids With Sleep Apnea, Study Finds
Swollen tonsils and adenoids are a major cause of sleep apnea in children, and while removing them did not improve attention, memory or learning for these kids, it did help them with sleep, behavior and quality of life, a new study finds.