Researchers from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center have concluded that symptoms of depression are linked to shorter survival times among cancer patients.
Teenage years can sometimes be the most difficult time to deal with, for children as well as for parents. It's when they are neither considered adults nor a child. This could be confusing and adolescents find it very difficult to cope with the situation. The physical, psychological and hormonal changes could make them fussy or irritated, and this certainly reflects in their interpersonal and social relationships. A study by researchers from University of Missouri describes how adolescents......
A latest study reveals that people with poor mental health are at higher risk of encountering an early death. The study in UK states that a quarter of adults are at risk even if their problems are mild. It further says that people with depression or other major mental health problems are more prone to lower life expectancy. British researchers have found that those who have 'sub-clinical' anxiety or depression had 20 per cent higher chances of dying over a decade than those who did not, ...
Researchers have suggested that choline supplementation in pregnant women lowers cortisol in the baby by changing epigenetic expression of genes involved in cortisol production.
researchers reviewed several past studies and they say it suggests that sex the night before competition has no effect on physiological test results. They did, however, note that there is a need for more research on the topic of sexual activity and athletic performance.
Psychological scientists, Tara Kraft and Sarah Pressman, from the University of Kansas studied the potential benefits of smiling by looking at how different types of smiling, and the awareness of smiling, affects individuals' ability to recover from episodes of stress.
A latest research cliaims that women who are under stress during pregnancy, could have babies with weak immunity. The children could fall ill often up to the age of four years. If you are pregnant, you better be happy. A latest research says that stress during pregnancy could harm the unborn child's health for years to come. The study revealed that if the expectant mother undergoes major upheaval, such as a separation, it dramatically increased the chances of the baby suffering ill health by...
Peter Kirn makes music with an unusual instrument - his own body.
A recent analysis carried out by researchers from Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology finds that stress in women suffering from breast cancer can cause the cancer to spread to the bones.
According to the researchers, poor mothers are more likely to be classified as having the mental illness known as generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) because they live in poverty.
Researchers have found that police officers who sleep fewer than six hours per night are more susceptible to chronic fatigue and health problems, such as being overweight or obese, and contracting diabetes or heart disease.
Researchers, for the first time have found evidence that an adult human lung can grow back, at least in part, after it has been removed surgically. Researchers used MRIs with hyperpolarized helium-3 gas to show that existing alveoli -- the tiny, air-exchange units of the lung -- actually increased in number after a 33-year-old woman had her entire right lung removed due to cancer, said the news release.The woman in the study showed a 64 percent increase in the number of alveoli in her lung 15 ye...
A latest research claims that sleep deprivation after a stressful event is good for the mental well-being.
According to researchers, as mortgage delinquencies and foreclosures loom, the rates of child abuse leading to hospitalization also increased.
A latest study reveals that psychological stress can lead to premature aging in people.