Pain in infancy due to premature birth treatments may increase an infant’s chance of developing anxiety later on in life according to a new study.
Each individual deals with stressful events in different ways. Cognitive reappraisal, a common emotion management strategy used by many in those events may actually be more harmful than helpful in certain cases according to a new study.
Children between three to five are prone to developing poorer health when their lives at home surrounds them with noise, messiness, a mother with a busy schedule and a lack of order in daily routines, according to new research.
A new study by a team of researchers from Yale University claims that major depression and stress can cause loss of brain volume, which contributes to emotional and cognitive impairment. According to the scientists, the reason behind the same is apparently a single genetic switch which triggers loss of brain connections in humans and depression in animal models. The loss of the brain volume takes place in the prefrontal cortex.
Almost all of us crave for a peaceful and soothing session of massage after a tiring and hectic week of work. Apart from relaxing the muscles and soothing the body temporarily, a good session of massage can actually benefit the body that can last from a few days to some weeks. The benefits of repeated massage therapy include alleviating symptoms of depression, anxiety, back pain, asthma, fatigue, and even HIV, claims a new study.
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.