Tag Archives: stress

Helping others dampens the effects of everyday stress: Study

Feeling down? Just move out and help strangers or known people and there goes your stress away, say researchers armed with new findings in a study. Emily Ansell of the Yale University School of Medicine exxplains: "Stressful days usually lead us to have a worse mood and poorer mental health, but our findings suggest that if we do small things ...

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Avoid Obesity in Five Easy Steps; Eat Less, Exercise More

Eating less is not the only solution to prevent obesity, however it plays a major role in maintaining a healthy body weight. People under 25 are often seen complaining about their weight gain, the major reason of this is because of our lifestyle and environment. Youths are exposed to environmental pollutants, timing of food intake(which is the most important factor ...

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Post-pregnancy, Mothers Prone to Resume Smoking: Study

A study has observed that most mothers who quit smoking during the pregnancy end up resuming it soon after the baby is born due to stress. The researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) have also found that women who felt that their partners are more supportive or their family is supporting them have less chances of resuming smoking ...

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Conceiving Via IVF Puts Mothers at Higher Risk of Digestive Diseases

Owing to the advent of modern technology in all fields of life, everything seems very easy and convenient. This has even helped having babies very easily for those who unfortunately has reproductive complications. Nonetheless, now a new study by Turkish scientists has shown that women who get impregnated via in-vitro fertilization (IVF) are at elevated risk of suffering from prolonged ...

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Too much sitting causes increased anxiety, finds new study

Enjoying your time working from home while sipping on your coffee, and leaning against the soft pillow? Or just sitting on your couch watching television? Or perhaps at your desk, on the comfy chair – typing vigorously on your keyboard? Sounds fun, and relaxing. But a new report has shown that too much sitting can put one at a risk ...

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Low income families affect children’s cognitive functioning, new study finds out

Researchers have found in a new study that children of low income families who bear family instability and emotionally unavailable caregivers, have learning and cognitive difficulties. The research was done by University of Rochester, University of Minnesota, and Mount Hope of Family Center with support from the National Institute of Mental Health. They have found out that cortisol, also regarded ...

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Stress in Pregnant Women Can Affect Baby Growth: study

Pregnant women are often advised not to take too much of stress and now a study has revealed that stress hormones in the mother can affect foetal development impeding glusoce to the baby. In an exepriment conducted on pregnant mice, researchers found that high stress levels had an impact on their offspring, by giving the pregnant mice the natural gluco-corticoid ...

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Permanent Stress Can Cause Mental Disorders

Permanent stress can activate immune cells that can cause changes in the brain, leading to mental disorders such as schizophrenia, shows a study. The researchers focused mainly on a certain type of phagocytes, namely microglia. Phagocytes are large white cells that can swallow and digest microbes and other foreign particles. Under normal circumstances, microglia repair gaps between nerves cells in ...

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Study Links Excessive Trimming to Serious Nail Problems

In the latest study, researchers at the University of Nottingham found that trimming fingernails or toenails too often ups the risk of some nail problems that include ingrown toenails, pincer nails or spoon-shaped nails. They also highlight that the regular poor trimming of the nails can tip the fine balance of the nails, causing what is called as the residual stress across ...

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New Stress-centric Jobs Prone to Heart Attacks: Reiterates Study

Recent jobs, though in arm-chaired environment are indeed stress-filled and potentially increase the risk of heart attack and other heart ailments, said U.S. health officials and researchers at Harvard. In a study conducted by researchers at Harvard, people with blue-collar jobs are 40 percent more likely to suffer from a heart attack or stroke than others due extreme stress in ...

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A watermelon a day can keep BP away

New York, April 4 : Summer is here, so are watermelons. Do not miss to pick one today as a new research has found that watermelon could significantly reduce blood pressure in overweight individuals both at rest and while under stress. “The pressure on the aorta (largest artery in the human body) and on the heart decreased after consuming watermelon ...

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