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Parents Who Suffered Severe Trauma Throughout Childhood More Likely To Have Behavioral Problems With Children

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of California showed that parents who suffered from a traumatic childhood may have mental health problems in their adulthood. The children of these parents are also at risk of having behavioral problems.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 9, 2018

Just Thinking About Stress In The Morning Could Lower Cognitive Capacity Throughout The Day

Waking up in the morning anticipating stress could affect how a person learns and retains memory throughout the day. A new study further investigates the use of wearable devices to analyze how stress affects the body and behavior.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 9, 2018

Working 45 Hours Per Week Can Increase Women's Diabetes Risk: How To Prevent This Lifestyle Disease

Women who work at least 45 hours per week have a 63 percent increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Here are ways hardworking individuals can lower their risk for this lifestyle disease.

Public Health July 4, 2018

'Vacation Bliss' Disappears Faster For Americans Who Are 'Stressed-Out' Workers

A survey found that many Americans who work full-time or part-time still feel stressed out after returning from vacation. The study also notes that at least 55 percent of the participants felt more motivated following their vacation.

Public Health July 2, 2018

Autoimmune Disorder Patients More Likely To Have Psychosis

UK researchers found the strongest evidence to date that links autoimmune disorders with psychosis. Their study was based on a meta-analysis of 30 studies based on data from over 25 million people worldwide.

July 2, 2018

Intense Stress And Autoimmune Diseases: Trauma May Raise Risk Of Immune System Disorders

Trauma may increase a person's risk of developing autoimmune diseases by 36 percent. People who experienced severe emotional reaction as a result of stress can reduce their risk of developing immune system disorders. Here’s how.

Public Health June 20, 2018

Anti-Stress Vaccine Could Soon Make Brains Resilient To Depression

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder said that immunization for stress might be on the horizon. The team created a possible vaccine from natural bacteria that could buffer the negative effects of stress on the brain.

Medicine June 9, 2018

Overwhelming Stress In Britain Makes A Third Of Population Feel Suicidal

Stress due to long-term diseases such as cancer, as well as socio-economic factors including poor work-life balance and debt, rank as major triggers of chronic stress. Suicidal thoughts and self-harm were prevalent in almost one-third of the surveyed population.

Public Health May 14, 2018

Exposure To Pets And Outdoors Is Healthier For Your Mental Health, A New Study Suggests

A new study has shown that people who grew up without pets are more likely to suffer from stress in adulthood. The study was conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 30, 2018

University Library Has 'Cry Closet' For Stressed Out Students

The University of Utah has a 'cry closet' for students who might want to let all the stress out. Some find the closet detrimental to growth, but there are actual physical benefits to crying.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2018

Eating Dark Chocolate Has Powerful Health Benefits, Including Memory Improvement And Immunity Boost

A new study has found that the consumption of dark chocolate can help boost a person's memory. The study further said that it can make immunity levels increase and stress levels decrease.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2018

New Study Says That Cannabis Could Be Used To Treat Stress And Anxiety

A research team at Washington State University conducted a study to find whether several doses of cannabis could reduce anxiety and depression. The strains that were used for the study were tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018

Why You Should Consider Adding Cannabis To Your Beauty And Wellness Routine On 4/20

Cannabinoids that include CBD and THC feature anti-inflammatory properties that can help resolve skin conditions and relieve pain. One woman explained that the plant helped clear up her Rosacea.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 20, 2018

Top 5 Ways To Prevent A Stress-Induced Urinary Tract Infection

An individual can end up with a urinary tract infection in several different ways, one of which is stress. Here are 5 ways to prevent stress-induced urinary tract infection.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 19, 2018

Temporary Breaks From Facebook, Not Full-On Quitting, Might Be Better For Your Health

A study claims that it’s better to take breaks from social media than quitting entirely. Quitting Facebook, as it turns out, only makes you want to use it days after being away from the service.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2018

Stress Is Contagious, Findings Of Mice Study Reveal

Stress has been recently found to be transmittable and its effects are destructive to people on the receiving end. In the long term, it results in severe mental illnesses in both the source and the other person.

Neuroscience March 10, 2018

Stressed Out? TouchPoints Wearable Device Helps Relieve Stress In Less Than 30 Seconds

Feeling stressed out from school, work, or family life? This wearable device promises to help relieve anxiety, ADHD, autism, and stress among men and women. Here's everything you need to know.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 2, 2018

Broken Heart Syndrome Is Real And It Can Be Fatal If Not Treated Right Away

The broken heart syndrome is real after all. Experts say physical and emotional stress, and the death of a loved one often causes this condition known as Takasubo Cardiomyopathy.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 12, 2018

Smelling Your Partner’s Scent May Help Reduce Stress: Study

If women are feeling stressed out, then a smell from their romantic partner's clothing can help them lower their stress levels, a new study found. A smell of a stranger's clothing, however, has an opposite effect.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 10, 2018

Stress Can Cause Us To Make Risky Decisions: MIT Study

Researchers from MIT found that chronic stress largely influences cost-benefit situations. Chronically stressed mice were more likely to choose high-risk, high-cost options than non-stressed mice.

Healthy Living/Wellness November 19, 2017

Watching A Hockey Game Can Stress Your Heart Out

Heart rates of hockey spectators almost double during peak moments of the game. At-risk sports fans must be wary of their heart rates so as to avoid adverse cardiovascular events.

Public Health October 6, 2017

Alabama, Louisiana, And Mississippi Top The List Of 'Most Stressed' States

A research ranked the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia on the basis of stress levels among residents in each area. Alabama is the most stressed state in the country, whereas Minnesota residents are the least stressed.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 4, 2017

Marathon Running Can Cause Acute Kidney Injury, Says New Yale Study

Marathon running can have tons of health benefits, but it has some downsides, too. A new study from Yale University says a temporary kidney injury could be one of them.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 29, 2017

Rookie Physicians Allowed To Work 28-Hour Shifts Under New Rules

Rookie physicians are allowed to work for as long as 28 hours under the new rules released by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The revised rules have sparked renewed concern over the safety of physicians and patients.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 11, 2017

Birdwatching Near Your Home Offers Mental Health Benefits, Says Study

Researchers have found that watching birds near your home can be good for your mental health. Results were consistent whether subjects lived in urban or suburban neighborhoods.

Public Health February 27, 2017

5 Reasons Why Reading A Book Every Day Is Good For You, According To Science

Through the years, researchers have compiled countless reasons why reading a book is good for your health and wellness. Here are five research-based benefits to begin with.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 25, 2017

Politics Causes Major Spike In Stress Among Americans: Study

According to a new survey from the American Psychological Association, both Democrats and Republicans are stressed out over politics in the country. They reported anxiety over politics and where the nation is heading to.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 17, 2017

Are Married People Healthier? New Study Says Yes

A new study has found that married ones maintained lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol than unmarried people. Marriage may serve as a defense against psychological stress, findings reveal.

Healthy Living/Wellness February 16, 2017

Bad Dog! Research Shows Dogs Mirror Owner's Traits

Bad dog? Research has shown that the dog and its owner could mirror each other's traits, which means that canine with neurotic tendencies are likely to behave according to what they see in their owners.

Animals February 15, 2017

Mindfulness Meditation Helps Slash Stress, Anxiety Disorder

Working with 89 patients of anxiety disorder, researchers have found that those who took mindfulness meditation training sharply reduced their stress hormone and inflammatory responses to stressful situations. This emerges as another evidence of the benefits of meditation training on different conditions.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 25, 2017

Brain Scans Reveal How Stress Raises Heart Attack Risk

How does stress raise risk for cardiovascular events? Brain scans reveal that activities in the amygdala can help predict a person's likelihood of suffering from heart attack or stroke.

Neuroscience January 12, 2017

How To Fight Holiday Stress, Depression Or The Winter Blues

The most wonderful time of the year can also be the bluest and most stressful. Find out why the holidays that bring so much joy to others can trigger stress and deep sadness in some, and how to overcome the holiday blues.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 23, 2016

Higher Income Linked To Lower Stress Levels And Better Health

With the rich becoming richer and the poor becoming poorer, just how does this trend affect the population's overall health? Those among the higher-income Americans report having lower stress levels and being in better health compared to their lower-income counterparts.

Healthy Living/Wellness December 17, 2016

More Than Half Of Americans Stressed About Presidential Elections: Here's How To Manage Stress According To The APA

More than 50 percent of Americans are stressed because of the upcoming presidential elections, according to the American Psychological Association's Harris Poll.

Public Health October 15, 2016

If You're Dealing With Stress, Say Buh-Bye To Benefits Of Your Healthy Diet

Stress cancels out the health benefits of eating a healthy breakfast rich in unsaturated fat. How does a stressful day erase the benefits of a healthy meal?

Healthy Living/Wellness September 21, 2016

Reduced Stress Will Help A Woman's Chances Of Pregnancy

For the second time in just as many years, a study has found a direct link between a woman's emotional and psychological state and her ability to become pregnant.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 13, 2016

Exercise May Improve Stress-Related Memory Problems In Breast Cancer Survivors

Breast cancer survivors may benefit from engaging in physical activities. Exercise may help improve their memory problems related to stress.

Healthy Living/Wellness July 10, 2016

Electronic Health Records Contribute To Major Burnout And Stress For Doctors

Having to deal with electronic health records may be contributing to the burnout and stress that most doctors experience, new research suggests. They spend more time on clerical tasks than their peers.

Public Health June 30, 2016

Singing In A Choir Helps Boost Immune System Of Cancer Patients

Music is more than just the language of the soul. It may also increase the chances of survival among cancer patients, a new study revealed.

Life April 7, 2016

Uncertainty Causes More Stress Than Inevitable Pain: Study

Not being sure causes more stress than knowing for sure, a new study has found. Findings also suggest that uncertainty-related stress helps people in making decisions in the long run.

Life March 31, 2016

Stress During Pregnancy May Lead To Babies With Low Birth Weight

Stress during pregnancy may result in having babies with low birth weight. Stress hormone cortisol plays a role and because of this, experts advise women trying to become pregnant to manage stress and have a healthy lifestyle.

Life March 21, 2016

Wristband Monitors, Alerts For Epileptic Seizures

Embrace wristband, developed by an MIT professor, is a medical-grade consumer product that can monitor stress signals to detect seizures and alert both wearers and caregivers. It could also be potentially useful in the classroom to track children's stress levels.

Wearable Tech March 13, 2016

Racial Discrimination In Workplace Leads To Stress

Racial discrimination still happens in the workplace. A new survey revealed that unfair treatment and racial discrimination is contributing to the high stress levels of adults in the United States, particularly among Hispanics and black Americans.

Life March 12, 2016

Reconstructed African Landscape Reveals Life Was Stressful For Early Humans

Our prehistoric ancestors had a rough start. A reconstructed African landscape revealed that even early humans experienced a stressful life, a study has found.

Earth/Environment March 11, 2016

Bromances Are Good For Health: Male Friendship Reduces Stress, Study Finds

Same-sex friendships among men can reduce stress and help them lead longer, healthier lives, a new study found. This was shown by a new rat study that lent insight into how mild stress led to greater oxytocin levels among the subjects.

Life March 8, 2016

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