Tag Archives: stress

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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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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Did you know you can pass your anxiety on to your child? A new study finds out how.

Photo Credit: amenclinicsphotos ac Wonder how your kids show the same signs of anxiety as you? A new study has found the answer. It says that anxious parents are more probable in passing their anxiety on to their off springs. Researchers from the Department of Psychiatry and the Health Emotions Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin performed a study on ...

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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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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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