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Exposure to chemical fosters anxiety


September 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA) early in life tends to foster anxiety by altering gene expression in a brain area which detects and respond ... Read more...

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More Britons say they are happy: Survey


July 24th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) The average Britons rate their "life satisfaction" as 7.4 out of 10, according to a study.Asked how worthwhile they found their activities, the average response ... Read more...

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Woman demands $9 mn from Bieber for deafening gig


July 15th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) An American woman has filed a lawsuit for $9.23 million against teenage sensation Justin Bieber, claiming his shrieking gig has left her deaf.Stacey Wilson Betts ... Read more...

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Asperger’s no obstacle for young Kolkata inventor (Feature)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Asperger's syndrome has never been a disability for Shashank Agarwal. The 20-year-old has invented a light sensitive alarm to monitor tigers, a vertical-axis windmill that can ... Read more...

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Gossipers lose trust, respect of all


September 15th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Those who can't resist the temptation to gossip about others risk their careers and friendships. A study has suggested that though people enjoy gossip, they do ... Read more...

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Pollution can cause brain damage, depression


July 5th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Long-term exposure to air pollution could damage the brain and cause depression, besides triggering learning and memory problems. Mice tests showed that, in the long term, ... Read more...

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Depression after miscarriage can continue after healthy birth


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): A new study has found that women who experience depression and anxiety after a miscarriage can continue to experience these symptoms even if they subsequently go on to ... Read more...

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Global infotainment wrecking our sense of self-worth


February 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Ten years ago, young people aspired to become lawyers and doctors. Now they yearn to achieve the celebrity of Mark Zuckerberg or Oprah Winfrey - and these ... Read more...

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BP oil spill’s psychological effects go beyond residents of impacted areas


February 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new study has found that the psychological effects of the BP oil spill, the largest recorded environmental disaster in human history, extend far beyond people living around ... Read more...

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Global celebrity culture fuelling ‘fear of insignificance’ warns psychologist


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A university psychologist has warned that the global celebrity culture is adding fuel to the "fear of insignificance" by undermining one's self-image and sense of self-worth.Dr Carlo Strenger ... Read more...

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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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Australian women worry about genital ‘abnormality’


December 12th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 12 (IANS) Almost half of Australian women in a study said they would consider cosmetic genital surgery.A study of almost 800 women revealed that 75 percent did not like their ... Read more...

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Music ‘eases’ stress of assisted breathing


December 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study suggested that patients who need assistance to breathe through mechanical ventilation might benefit from listening to music.The researchers found that music listening may relax patients, ... Read more...

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Listening to music benefits patients on mechanical ventilation


December 5th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): A team of Cochrane researchers has revealed the benefits of listening to music for patients on mechanical ventilation.The team was led by Drexel University College of Nursing and ... Read more...

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Uncertainty in diagnosis is a ‘very serious stressor’


November 29th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 29 (ANI): We all have, at some or the other time, experienced a feeling of anxiety as we waited for test results in the hospital - that feeling of anxious ... Read more...

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Bodily symptoms of anxiety may make a difference in treatment


October 25th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that levels of anxiety sensitivity are important in choosing medical treatment for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF).Heart and Stroke Foundation ... Read more...

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New tool may prevent twin births after IVF


October 1st, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Scientists have developed an important tool to prevent twin birth due to in vitro fertilisation (IVF).The new strategy to encourage single embryo transfer after in IVF could prove ... 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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Mindfulness boosts well-being in teens, study shows


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) 'Mindfulness,' which means consciously bringing awareness to our experience, boosts well-being in teenage boys, finds a recent study. University of Cambridge researchers analysed 155 boys from two independent UK ... Read more...

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‘Mindfulness’ mediation improves mental health in teen boys


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): 'Mindfulness' meditation, the process of becoming more aware of one's surroundings, improves mental health and well being in teenage boys, says a new study.Researchers from the University of ... Read more...

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Mental health of mums abused by partners ‘gets worse after relationship ends’


August 25th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new study suggests that even after leaving a violent or controlling relationship, the mental health of mothers may actually get worse before it gets better.Researchers have found ... Read more...

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Personality types in male and female domestic violence perpetrators are similar


August 11th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): There exist stark similarities between personalities of male and females who indulge in domestic violence, found a new study.The new study provides a better picture of the roles ... Read more...

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Mom’s love in infancy helps cope with adult stress


July 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Mums who shower their infants with lots of affection equip them to cope well with life's stresses and strains as adults. The results of a study showed that ... Read more...

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Babies with affectionate mums cope well with stress as adults


July 27th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Researchers have found that mothers who shower their infants with affection equip them to cope well with life stressors as adults.They base their findings on 482 people, ... Read more...

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Patients have misconceptions, anxiety about anaesthesia


May 21st, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Patients have misconceptions and high levels of anxiety about general anaesthesia, a new research has revealed.Eight-five per cent of patients who were quizzed for a survey shortly after ... Read more...

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Gene that ties stress to obesity and diabetes identified


April 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a gene that ties stress to obesity and diabetes.Dr. Alon Chen of the Weizmann Institute's Neurobiology Department and his research team have now discovered that ... Read more...

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Music reduces stress in heart disease patients


April 13th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) Listening to music may benefit patients who suffer severe stress and anxiety associated with having and undergoing treatment for coronary heart disease (CHD). A study found that listening to ... Read more...

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Kids of combat-deployed parents show increased worries


April 9th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9(ANI): Children of combat-deployed parents show increased worries, even after the parent has returned, a new American study has found.UCLA assistant professor of psychiatry Dr. Patricia Lester and her team ... Read more...

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Poor women tend to be edgy after cancer diagnosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) Women with medium or low levels of income tend to be edgy after being diagnosed with the pre-cancerous breast condition. The study suggests that women with financial hardship may ... Read more...

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Call for ban on lump-detecting Breastlight torch


December 18th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A well-known British breast cancer charity has appealed Boots the chemist to refrain from selling the Breastlight, which claims to detect lumps in breasts.According to Cancer Research, there ... Read more...

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Depression can be as deadly as smoking


November 19th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Beware, depression can be as deadly as smoking. This finding is based on a unique link between a survey of over 60,000 people and a comprehensive mortality database.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Depression ‘is as deadly as smoking’


November 18th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Depression is as much of a risk factor for mortality as smoking, according to a new study.Utilising a unique link between a survey of over 60,000 people and ... Read more...

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Anxious women more likely to have smaller babies


October 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Women with severe and chronic anxiety during pregnancy are more likely to have smaller babies, says a new study. The study authors demonstrated that the mother's anxiety during ... Read more...

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Anxious mums-to-be ‘more likely to have smaller babies’


October 28th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Anxiety in pregnant women impacts their babies' size and gestational age, claims a new study.Published in the journal Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, the study says that women with ... Read more...

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No toxic substance found in Urumqui’s latest syringe attack victims’ body


September 14th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Urumqui, Sep. 14 (ANI): The blood samples of Urimqui's latest syringe attack victims showed no trace of radioactive, toxic or viral substances, such as AIDS, an expert at a Beijing-based laboratory has ... Read more...

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