Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) risk is higher among women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to research. PTSD is a condition resulting from a stressful or traumatic experience and is characterized by intrusive memories of the event, increased arousal, avoidance of experiences associated with the traumatic event, and loss of interest in activities and relationships. To.. read more →

Dr. John Bienenstock (left) and Dr. Paul Forsythe in their lab. The researchers are studying whether bacteria in the gut can be used to cure or prevent neurological conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety or …more Could bacteria in your gut be used to cure or prevent neurological conditions such as post-traumatic stress.. read more →

Having a baby is an emotional time, including excitement, fear, joy and sadness. Unfortunately, for some women the feelings they experience are difficult to understand. One in 10 women will experience depression during pregnancy and about 15 percent of women experience significant depression following childbirth. The percentage of women experiencing depression is even higher for.. read more →