emotional health

Mom’s emotions affect child’s dental health: Study


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) A mother's emotional health and education level during her child's earliest years influence oral health at age 14, says a new study.Researchers at the Case Western ... Read more...

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Beat stress with transcendental meditation


November 17th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) New research shows that transcendental meditation significantly reduces levels of psychological distress among students. The survey, based on students from 106 secondary schools comprising 87 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Undeserved self-praise can lead to dejection


October 20th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) People who try to boost their self-esteem by telling themselves they've done a great job when they haven't could experience dejection. High and low performers felt ... Read more...

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Sunny outlook helps teens grow up healthier


July 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Teenagers who retain a sunny outlook during these years seem to grow into better health as adults, not facing the likelihood of engaging in negative behaviour ... Read more...

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Insomnia - trigger for depression among elderly men


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) Men who have difficulty in nodding off are heading for a bout of the blues. Insomnia actually doubles the risk of depression in older men, says ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Teens who prefer music to books are more likely to be depressed


April 5th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study has revealed that adolescents who spend more time listening to music are far more likely to have major depressive disorder, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘I’ve already died twice,’ says Gazza


March 11th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): Former England football star Paul Gascoigne has candidly revealed that he has come back from the dead twice while trying to overcome his addiction to alcohol and drugs.Gazza ... Read more...

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Meet the happiest man in America


March 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has found the happiest man in the US, and he is a married Chinese-American, Kosher-observing Jew who lives in Hawaii.Alvin Wong, 65, was contacted after three ... Read more...

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China shuts down 60,000 porn sites in 2010


December 31st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 31 (ANI): A Chinese government spokesman has said that his country has shut down over 60,000 pornographic websites this year, netting almost 5,000 suspects in the process, adding that the ... Read more...

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China shuts down 60,000 porn sites in censorship crackdown


December 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): In a campaign against obscene material, China has shut down more than 60,000 pornographic websites and arrested 5,000 people.Beijing has run a highly publicised drive against lewd ... Read more...

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China shut down 60,000 porn sites in 2010


December 31st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec. 31 (ANI): A Chinese government spokesman has said that 5000 suspects were taken into police custody for running and managing pornographic sites across the country.He said the government is tightening ... Read more...

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Getting older ‘leads to emotional stability, happiness’


October 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Some of us moan and groan at the idea of getting older, but a new Stanford study suggests that aging could be a positive thing after all.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Consuming junk food ‘harms brain health’


October 27th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 27 (ANI): Apart from being responsible for the flab on body, processed food also harms behaviour and emotional health of children, suggests a new study.The Telethon Institute for Child Health ... Read more...

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Children from broken homes ‘twice as likely to have emotional problems’


October 15th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children from broken families have double the chances of developing serious behavioural problems.Researchers who tracked nearly 13,500 children from birth to age ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sexual discrimination reconsidered


August 6th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): A new study has revealed that gender harassment with no sexual advances is also harmful to women's physical and emotional health.According to Emily Leskinen, Lilia Cortina, and Dana ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bariatric surgery can resolve sexual dysfunction in obese women


June 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new research has revealed that bariatric surgery could prove useful in improving female sexual dysfunction (FSD) apart from helping people lose weight.As many as 54 sexually active ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cyberbullying can cause psychological distress among nonheterosexual youth


March 9th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 9 (ANI): A new American study has revealed the prevalence of cyberbullying and its psychological impact on nonheterosexual youth.According to research carried out at Iowa State University, one out of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tiger Woods mother Kultida Woods is bound to be by her son’s side


December 11th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) People who are supporting Tiger Woods in this hour of crisis, are just a bare handful. However Tiger Woods mother Kultida Woods was spotted in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Make Domestic Violence Act gender neutral’


October 25th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) About 100 people staged a protest against the Domestic Violence Act in the capital Sunday saying it was "full of loopholes" and needed to be made ... Read more...

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Sleeping with partner could be bad for health and relationship


September 9th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): The secret to a long, healthy and happy marriage might lie in having separate beds, claims a sleep expert.A research has found that sharing a bed often led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kennedy gets candid over his “Lows” in memoir


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep.3 (ANI): In his memoir to be published this month, the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy talks candidly about the many lows in his 77-year-long life, including his behavior after ... Read more...

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Pegging one too many deflates confidence, causes unease


July 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 21 (IANS) Excessive drinking actually deflates confidence and also causes greater unease and agitation, according to a new study. For many, drinking is an essential part of a night out with ... Read more...

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Prison time hits families as badly as inmates


April 23rd, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): In the first known study of its kind, researchers at the University of Michigan have found that people with a family member or friend in prison or jail ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Breast cancer patients’ emotional health affects their exercise patterns


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Emotional health plays a very important role in influencing exercise patterns in breast cancer patients, according to a new study.The study found that patients with greater depressive symptoms ... Read more...

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Weight-loss surgery cuts diabetes risk, improves fertility


April 12th, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): For people considering weight loss surgery, the operation can offer significant health benefits ranging from reversal of Type 2 diabetes to improving fertility and increasing an individual's lifespan, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jailed paedophile files suit for not having toilet in cell


January 31st, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): A paedophile in the UK has filed a lawsuit against a prison claiming breach of his human rights because there is no toilet in his cell.David Williams, ... Read more...

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Strict regime making Britney cry in private


December 1st, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Britney Spears strict regime is reportedly taking its toll on her emotional health.The singer is said to be in a deceptively fragile state due to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Overdoing voluntary work could be bad for you


October 8th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 8 (IANS) Doing voluntary work is good for you, but too much of a good thing can be bad, says a new study.For instance, those volunteering more than 15 hours ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why mobile phone addiction is so bad for your kids


June 9th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): Teens who barely stop talking on their mobile phones are more prone to disrupted sleep, stress, fatigue and restlessness, finds a new international study.This in turn is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hormone supplements may not aid in halting cognitive decline


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): The belief that DHEA supplements act as a preventive agent for many chronic diseases has been questioned by researchers who could not find any evidence of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TV star Jason Beghe slams Scientology on YouTube


April 15th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Apr 15 (ANI): Once a strong promoter of the Church of Scientology, US TV star Jason Beghe has left the religion behind and dubbed it "destructive" and a "rip off" ... Read more...

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Obese women need just 30 minutes of exercise to stay fit


March 14th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Sedentary, overweight or obese women need as little as 10 to 30 minutes of daily exercise to improve the quality of their life. This finding emerges from a ... Read more...

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Men must take note of studies linking obesity and erectile dysfunction risks


March 10th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, March 10 (ANI): An Adelaide University expert says that fat men must take note of studies that have suggested that obesity increases the risk of erectile dysfunction.Professor Gary Wittert, the ... Read more...

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Psychological distress, not depression, may boost stroke risk


March 4th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, has found that psychological distress, not depression, may increase the risk of stroke.Studies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

DCIS patients overestimate breast cancer risks due to anxiety


February 13th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston has cited that increased level of anxiety may lead women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the most ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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