acute stress

Agra growers in distress as potato goes cheap


September 13th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 13 (IANS) Farmers in the potato-growing belt of Agra region, which accounts for more than 30 percent of the country's yield, are in peril as market prices continue ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stress and alcohol ‘feed’ off each other


July 17th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Acute stress seems to precipitate alcohol drinking, but the reasons why it does are still not clear. "Anecdotal reports suggest that alcohol dampens the physiological or ... Read more...

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Protein that turns off stress identified


February 9th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) How does the body recover from responding to shock or acute stress? This question is at the heart of a research which has identified a protein family central ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gene that limits damage to lung during trauma or transplant identified


February 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a gene that limits damage to the lung during acute stress from illness, trauma or transplant.They ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How does the body recover from responding to shock or acute stress?


February 9th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Our body's response to stress begins in the brain, and a family of proteins plays a prominent role in regulating this mechanism, suggests a new study.Alon Chen of ... Read more...

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Extradition case date set for Brit-Indian honeymooner Dewani over wife’s murder


February 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): The extradition case for Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire charged with murdering his wife during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year, would reportedly begin on May 3 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Murdered Indian-origin bride’s sister wants husband to stand trial in SA, prove his innocence


January 25th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): The sister of Anni Dewani, the Indian-origin bride killed during her honeymoon in Cape Town last year, has said that her brother-in-law should not have any problem to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Proceedings to continue against “stressed” Brit-Indian honeymooner over wife’s murder case


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Jan 22 (ANI): Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire who has been accused of hiring a hitman to have his wife killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year, would ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Emotional stress can change brain function


January 13th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Researchers have found that a single exposure to acute stress affected information processing in the cerebellum - the area of the brain responsible for motor control and movement ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Men switch off emotionally during rows


September 30th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Women may actually be right when they accuse men of 'switching off' during a furious tiff. Scientists have found that men effectively 'check out' in stressful situations, while ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Silent response to stress is a guy thing after all


September 29th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): When stressed men look at angry faces, their brains show less activity in regions responsible for understanding others' feelings-a discovery that proves silent and stoic response to stress ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How war-related acute stress affects behaviour


July 20th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): People confronted with acute stress, say rocket attacks, tend to dissociate from threats instead of becoming more vigilant, according to Tel Aviv University researchers.The study, led by Prof. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short-term stress ‘boosts anti-tumour activity’


September 22nd, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): In a study on laboratory mice, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have shown that bouts of relatively short-term stress can boost the immune system and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smell of freshly cut grass can relieve stress


August 27th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Mowing the lawn can help you beat stress, a new study has suggested.Researchers have found that a chemical released by freshly mowed grass can help people relax and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short stressful events can enhance working memory


July 24th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Acute stress resulting from short stressful incidents can actually enhance learning and memory, says researchers at the University at Buffalo.In trials on rodents, the researchers have shown that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress is good, getting stressed out is not


July 24th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Experiencing chronic stress day after day can produce physical and mental wear and tear and retard learning. However, acute stress -- a short stressful incident -- may energise ... Read more...

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Acute stress erodes our ability to make financial decisions


April 2nd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Stress and worries, stemming from extreme insecurity about our jobs and future prospects, could affect our ability to take financial decisions, a study has suggested. The study, conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Acute stress affects financial decision making


April 2nd, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): While most people appear to be extremely stressed amidst the ongoing recession, a study has suggested that stress may further worsen their financial troubles.Anthony J. Porcelli and ... Read more...

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Stress of waiting for breast biopsy results may adversely affect women’’s health


February 24th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): The anxiety of waiting for breast biopsy results may put women at increased risk of adverse health effects, according to a new study. The study led by Elvira ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cortisol shot may ease traumatic stress


December 2nd, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) affects all those who survive harrowing experiences like rape, assault, war or terrorism, leaving them emotionally and mentally shattered.Although experienced widely among soldiers returning ... Read more...

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Hormone injection may prevent onset of post-traumatic stress disorder


December 2nd, 2008 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): An effective medical treatment to prevent the onset of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be just around the corner, thanks to an internationally recognised Tel Aviv University ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How to help pensioners get on the net


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
London, April 2 (IANS) People of all age groups are making increasing use of the Internet, but in terms of skills, pensioners continue to lag behind. How can pensioners with little, if ... Read more...

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Short-term stress can impair memory and learning


March 12th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): Leading a stress free life really is important, for researchers at the University of California, Irvine have found that short-term stress can affect memory and learning.Earlier research has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Short-term stress can make us forgetful


March 12th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (IANS) Acute stress, even if lasting only a few hours, can affect our memory, according to a new study. Stress impairs communication to brain cells that have a role ... Read more...

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9/11 stress linked to increased risk of heart problems


January 8th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): The stress brought on by the terrorist attacks on the twin towers of World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001 may be making Americans sicker, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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