New York/IBNS: Being a workaholic may not just affect your social life. People who put in long hours at the office may be more likely to have high blood pressure, a new study shows.
New York/IBNS: The end of the year is supposed to be a time to celebrate and relax. But for many, the traditional sounds of the season include a giant, ticking clock – and not the fun kind from your favorite rockin' New Year's Eve show.
London/IBNS: When it comes to managing anxiety disorders, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth had it right when he referred to sleep as the “balm of hurt minds.” While a full night of slumber stabilizes emotions, a sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in anxiety levels, according to new research from UC Berkeley.
London, May 11 (IBNS): New research by the University of Bristol has found that early life adversity could make an individual more at risk of developing negative thinking, which could lead to major depressive disorder (MDD). The findings provide biological and psychological evidence to support work first proposed in the 1960s.
Sydney, Apr 27 (IBNS): It’s no secret that overindulging on high-calorie foods can be detrimental to health, but it turns out that under stress, watching what you eat may be even more important.
United Nations, Apr 18 (IBNS): Stress, excessively-long working hours and disease, contribute to the deaths of nearly 2.8 million workers every year, while an additional 374 million people get injured or fall ill because of their jobs, the UN labour agency, ILO, said on Thursday.
New York, Jan 23 (IBNS): When faced with a stressful situation, thinking about your romantic partner may help keep your blood pressure under control just as effectively as actually having your significant other in the room with you, according to a new study by University of Arizona psychologists.
London, Apr 25 (IBNS): New research shows there might be health benefits to eating certain types of dark chocolate.
New York, Mar 12 (IBNS): Therapy dog sessions for stressed-out students are an increasingly popular offering at North American universities.
Toronto, Jan 5 (IBNS): The scent of a romantic partner can help lower stress levels, new psychology research from the University of British Columbia has found.
London, Dec 19 (IBNS): Mindfulness training can help support students at risk of mental health problems, concludes a randomised controlled trial carried out by researchers at the University of Cambridge.
London, Dec 2 (IBNS): In stressed newborn babies, behaviour alone is not a reliable way of assessing pain, according to new UCL and UCLH research.
London, Oct 17 (IBNS): We all know that a poor diet is unhealthy, but a new BYU study finds that stress may be just as harmful to our bodies as a really bad diet.
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IBNS): ICICI Lombard conducted a survey of cardiologists to burst myths associated with heart-related ailments and highlight the facts about cardiovascular disease. The survey involved face-to-face interviews with 50 cardiologists, each with more than 10 years of experience.
Tokyo, Sept 7 (IBNS): Everyone empirically knows that stressful events certainly affect sound sleep.