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Depression, anxiety affects every society: Study


July 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that depression and anxiety affects every society and country in the world, debunking old theories that only Westerners get depressed.The findings come from ... Read more...

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Obese girls show greater poise when happy with their shape


April 30th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Young women who may be obese but are happy with their size or shape show greater levels of self-possession, which offsets any ridicule they are likely ... Read more...

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Punishment makes children more aggressive


February 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 7 (IANS) Corporal punishment makes children more aggressive and can harm them in the long term, says a study."Virtually without exception, these studies found that physical punishment was ... Read more...

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Beware that broken heart after bereavement


January 10th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Beware -- chances of a heart attack shoot up 21-fold within the first 24 hours after the loss of a loved one.The risk of heart attack ... Read more...

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Mental illness most discussed online: Survey


May 31st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Mental illness is the most discussed health problem online in India surpassing other major health problems, including heart diseases, AIDS, or malaria, a new survey ... Read more...

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Young in India dieting, fasting to look good: Study


April 29th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Children as young as 12 are using diet pills, fat burners and are resorting to fasting and self-induced vomiting in a bid to stay fit ... Read more...

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Tai chi ‘cuts depression in elderly people’


March 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Combining the 2,000-year-old Chinese martial art tai chi with a standard anti-depressant drug can effectively reduce symptoms of depression in elderly people, suggests a new study.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Lesbians, gays, bisexuals at higher risk for severe mental health problems


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 03 (ANI): The stress of being rejected or victimized because of sexual orientation may disrupt hormonal responses in lesbians, gays and bisexuals (LGB), new research from Concordia University suggests.This investigation ... Read more...

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Video game addiction tied to depression, anxiety in kids


January 20th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Many parents are concerned about the amount of time their kids spend playing video games and have often expressed the difficulty in pulling them away from the screen.Now, ... Read more...

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Afghanistan-based US troops’ families bear brunt of deployment strains


December 31st, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wautoma, Dec 31 (ANI): The impact of the Afghanistan war is not limited to the soldiers deployed there, but extends to their families back home, who bear the brunt of the psychological ... Read more...

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Women war veterans prone to mental health problems during pregnancy


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the stress associated with military service in a war zone may later contribute to an increased risk of mental health problems if ... Read more...

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How to banish the perfectionist party planner in you


November 28th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Most of us invite guests or dozens of relatives on holidays and arranging the perfect holiday party can be quite a headache.However, organizing a party or hosting a ... Read more...

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Pharma firm claims cure for buzz in ear


November 16th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 16 (IANS) A city-based pharmaceutical company Tuesday claimed to have become the first company in India to introduce a cure for tinnitus -- the perception of sound within the human ... Read more...

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Multipronged intervention effective in breast cancer survivors


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A programme catering to holistic, mind-body intervention was found to be doing wonders in treating constant fatigue and improving quality of life in breast cancer survivors, regardless of ... Read more...

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Electronic circuits to ‘rewire brain connectivity post trauma’ (corrected)


September 29th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Experts in Midwest are developing microelectronic circuitry that could rewire brain connections that get damaged by trauma.Pedram Mohseni, a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Case ... Read more...

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Electronic circuits to ‘rewire brain connectivity post trauma’


September 28th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Kansas University Medical Centre researchers are developing microelectronic circuitry that could rewire brain connections that get damaged by trauma.Pedram Mohseni, and Randolph J. Nudo are trying to guide ... Read more...

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Excessive Internet browsing affects mental health


September 26th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 26 (IANS) Excessive Internet browsing can lead to social isolation, insomnia, depression, anxiety and obesity thus affecting mental health of an individual, says a report. A study conducted by ... Read more...

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Helping kids cope better with impact of bullying


September 26th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Researchers have identified four factors that can help children overcome victimisation and soften the impact of bullying on their future happiness. Helping children developing these characteristics can reduce ... Read more...

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Distressed personality linked to heart problems


September 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): A new study has found that heart patients with the "distressed" (Type D) personality profile may face a higher risk of future cardiovascular problems.The findings are based ... Read more...

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‘Magic mushrooms’ ease cancer patients’ anxiety


September 7th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Scientists in the US have found that the active ingredient of magic mushrooms, psilocybin, can reduce anxiety and improve mood in people with cancer.Charles Grob from Harbor-UCLA Medical ... Read more...

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Long-term impact of drug use - ‘Brain damage’


September 5th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 5 (ANI): A new research on ecstasy, ice and speed users in Australia has uncovered tell-tale signs of brain damage.The study adds to concerns over the long-term impact of drug ... Read more...

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Researchers See Large Increase in Child Athlete Concussions


September 1st, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two studies done by ‘The American Academy of Pediatrics’ which were released today show that the number of concussions which are suffered by children while participating in ... Read more...

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Scaly skin linked with depression


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) People suffering from a dry, scaly skin seem to have an increased risk of depression, anxiety and suicidal feelings. The skin condition, known as psoriasis, is caused by ... Read more...

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Can psychedelic drugs chase blues away?


August 19th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Psychedelic drugs like LSD, which alter thought process and perception, can chase the blues away. The drugs can help patients alter their perception of problems or pain levels, according ... Read more...

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Skin condition linked to depression, anxiety and suicidal feelings


August 17th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 17 (ANI): A new study has found that individuals with psoriasis, a common immune-mediated skin disease, have an increased risk of depression, anxiety and suicidality.Shanu Kohli Kurd, and colleagues at ... Read more...

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No link between overuse of Internet and gambling addiction: Study


June 29th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Internet dependence and gambling addiction are not related at all, says a new study.N.A. Dowling, PhD, from the University of Melbourne, and M. Brown from Monash University, both ... Read more...

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Working without break a health risk


June 11th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) One in four people put their health at risk if they work without a break through the day, a new study has revealed. Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has ... Read more...

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Use of anti-depressants ups risk of miscarriage


June 1st, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) The use of anti-depressants ups the overall risk of miscarriage by 68 percent. Anti-depressants are widely used in pregnancy and up to 3.7 percent of women use ... Read more...

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Mentally ill Australians being diagnosed and treated online


May 31st, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 31 (ANI): Computers, instead of doctors, are diagnosing and providing treatment to patients with mental illness in Australia.People suffering from depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder are being provided 'e-prescriptions'.Patients ... Read more...

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Top 10 most common sex myths revealed


May 31st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 31 (ANI): Sex and desire have always been viewed to be a very important part of life, but it has emerged that most, in their pursuit for carnal satisfaction, ... Read more...

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Poor kids more vulnerable to poor sleep effects


May 14th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 14 (ANI): School kids from poor families are more vulnerable to the effects of poor sleep than their peers, concludes a new study.The research, that assessed the ties between children's ... Read more...

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Why do obese kids attract bullies?


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Obese children are more likely to be bullied regardless of gender, race, socio-economic status, social skills or academic achievement, says a new study. "Physicians who care for obese ... Read more...

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Scientists unravel link between stress, anxiety, depression


April 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 12 (IANS) Scientists have unravelled the link between stress, anxiety and depression. By identifying the connecting mechanism in the brain, the research led by Stephen Ferguson of the Robarts Research ... Read more...

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Exercise can ease depression, anxiety


April 6th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Exercise is a magic drug for those with depression and anxiety disorders, and should be more widely prescribed by mental health care providers, says new research. "Individuals who ... Read more...

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‘Presenteeism’ - the new workplace problem


March 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Presenteeism is emerging as the new workplace scourge, which is eating away at company profits and costing Australian businesses almost 6 billion dollars in lost productivity each year, ... Read more...

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