March 10, 2014
'Senior Moments' Don't Seem to Lead to Dementia for Most
Only about 20 percent of people who experience "senior moments" of forgetfulness, memory lapses and poor judgment will go on to development serious brain-related disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, according to a new German study.
More Evidence That Bullying Raises Kids' Suicide Risk
Children and teens involved in bullying -- victims and perpetrators alike -- are more likely to think about suicide or attempt it. And cyber bullying appears more strongly linked to suicidal thoughts than other forms of bullying, a new research review finds.
September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
Many parents know
that allergies are seasonal, but fewer may realize that the same is
true of asthma: A new study suggests the riskiest time for children
with asthma is September, as they head back to school.
Sleep Disrupted? Maybe It's Daylight Saving Time
Sleep problems may
surface for some after clocks were moved forward an hour Sunday
morning for Daylight Saving Time because many people have
difficulty changing their body clocks, a sleep expert says.