Bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder is difficult to diagnose because its cycles of mania and depression may be mistaken for other psychological conditions. Medications can treat the symptoms, but finding the proper combination for each patient can be a lengthy process. (Locked) More »

In Brief: Great expectations

Statistics on life expectancy among Americans show an overall trend of increasing longevity, due to better screening for and treatment of diseases such as cancer and heart disease. But death rates from some other causes are increasing. (Locked) More »