psychological stress

Air India pilots threaten indefinite strike


March 7th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Upset over non-payment of salaries and other allowances for four months, Air India pilots have again threatened to go on strike from April 1, a union ... Read more...

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Armed conflicts result in underweight babies


January 19th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to armed conflict have greater chances of giving birth to underweight babies. "Our results provide another reason why pregnant women deserve special attention ... Read more...

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Children of a lesser god… on Kolkata’s streets


December 28th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Sniffing on a dirty rag dipped in thinner or whitener fluid for a high, and then indulging in unprotected sex on filthy railway platforms or pavements. ... Read more...

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Lack of infrastructure, manpower affecting police: Mamata


December 15th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Lamenting lack of police infrastructure, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said manpower shortage was taking a "psychological" toll on the force."I may be ... Read more...

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Simulated Mars mission crew returns to ‘Earth’


November 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 4 (IANS) Six researchers who participated in a simulated trip to Mars successfully completed the challenging 520-day mission and returned to "Earth" Friday.The metal door of their ... Read more...

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Omega-3 eases anxiety among young


July 14th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) Consuming more fish oil seems to significantly ease anxiety and inflammation among healthy young people.Inflammation is the way the body reacts to infection, irritation or other ... Read more...

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Mum’s stress in pregnancy ‘puts female offspring at obesity risk’


April 13th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): A mother's nutritional or psychological stress during pregnancy and breast-feeding may prompt changes in her infant's genes that increase the child's risk of obesity later in life, according ... Read more...

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Physical activity may prevent stress on telomeres


April 5th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Psychological stress leads to shorter telomeres - the protective caps on the ends of chromosomes that are a measure of cell age and, thus, health. But UCSF scientists ... Read more...

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Even mild stress can lead to long-term disability


March 24th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that even relatively mild stress can lead to long-term disability and an inability to work.It is well known that mental health problems are ... Read more...

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Daytime nap is good for your heart: Study


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Grabbing an hour's sleep during the day could have cardiovascular benefits, according to a new study.The study by Ryan Brindle and Sarah Conklin, from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania ... Read more...

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“Very sick man” Mubarak ‘fainting’ due to psychological stress


February 15th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 15 (ANI): Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been "very unwell" and suffering from psychological distress after being forced to resign from his post following the political unrest in that ... Read more...

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Why some people become depressed when they are stressed


January 27th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): A new research has explained how stress impacts the brain, which detail why some individuals are predisposed to depression when they experience chronic stress.Researchers from Yamaguchi University in ... Read more...

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Six stress-busting foods that will make you feel better


January 16th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Having a stressful day at the office? Here's something you should know - what you eat can have big impact on how you feel.Dietician Cynthia Sass said that ... Read more...

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Now, a pen to bust stress


December 29th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) A researcher has developed the prototype of a pen which gauges a user's stress levels and helps ease them. Doctoral student Miguel Bruns Alonso from the Delft ... Read more...

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Stress before cancer therapy may sabotage treatment


September 22nd, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): A new research has suggested that patients who experience physical or psychological stress - including rigorous exercise - one or two days before a cancer treatment might be ... Read more...

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Early alcohol, tobacco use might delay onset of puberty in girls


September 15th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): Early drinking and smoking might delay onset of puberty in girls, according to new study.Puberty can start as early as age 7 or 8, but most girls start ... Read more...

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It’s official! Marriage and committed romance can buffer against stress


August 18th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that exchanging marital vows is good for people's health, and now, a new study suggests that having that long-term commitment also alters hormones in ... Read more...

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Stress ‘ups dementia risk’


August 17th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): A new research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has found that psychological stress in middle age could lead to the development of dementia later in life.Based on ... Read more...

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Mid-life stress ups Alzheimer’s risk for women


August 17th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Women, who experience repeated stress and anxiety in mid-life, can face up to twice the risk of developing dementia than their normal peers. Swedish researchers followed the progress of ... Read more...

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Starving kids and youth ‘more likely to have health problems’


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): A recent report has revealed that children and youth who experience hunger are more likely to have health problems, and repeated episodes of hunger may ... Read more...

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Virtual food can aid evaluation, treatment of eating disorders


July 6th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Virtual food can be used for the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders, suggests a new study.Alessandra Gorini from the Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy, worked with an ... Read more...

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15-minute workout can keep you fit


May 30th, 2010 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) A 15-minute workout at the gym helps keep you young as well as fit, according to a study. Researchers found that brief vigorous exercise tends to slow the ageing ... Read more...

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Exercise can reduce impact of stress on cell aging


May 27th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Brief exercise can provide protection against the effects of stress-induced cell aging, according to new research from UCSF.The scientists learned that vigorous physical activity as brief as 42 ... Read more...

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9/11 stress ‘tied to increased male baby miscarriages’


May 25th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new study has linked the psychological stress caused by the 9/11 attacks to miscarriages in women - especially for male babies.Tim Bruckner, assistant professor of public health ... Read more...

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Baby’s sex determines response to pregnancy stress


April 30th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Baby's sex decides the way it responds to stress during pregnancy and its ability to survive complications, says a study. Male and female babies show different growth and development ... Read more...

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Baby’s sex drives response to pregnancy stress


April 30th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The sex of the baby determines the way it responds to stressors during pregnancy and its ability to survive pregnancy complications, a University of Adelaide research has shown.Male ... Read more...

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Sharon Osbourne To Bequeath Breast Implants To Her Spouse, Ozzy Osbourne


April 20th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sharon Osbourne has enunciated that she will do away with her breast implants in this summer. She has declared that she will bequeath them to ... Read more...

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Dieting can cause heart disease, cancer!


April 19th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Going on a diet could increase the risk of developing potentially deadly conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer, a study has found. The study revealed that ... Read more...

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AMU to start religious counselling for students


March 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) will offer religious counselling and spiritual teaching programmes to help students overcome psychological stress, an official said Monday. "Within two-three days we will launch ... Read more...

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Stressful events in early development can lead to shorter life spans in humans


February 5th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new research has suggested that some stressful events that occurred early in development are linked to shorter life spans in human beings."Prehistoric remains are providing strong, physical ... Read more...

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Early tooth enamel defects may lead to premature death


February 5th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Those who acquired tooth enamel defects while in the womb or early childhood are at a risk of early death, research shows. Emory University (EU) anthropologist George Armelagos says: ... Read more...

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Surrender to us - priest, activist to Indian youth’s killer


January 6th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 6 (IANS) An Australian priest and a youth worker Wednesday issued an appeal to the unidentified man who fatally stabbed Indian youth Nitin Garg and asked him to surrender to ... Read more...

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Indian students in Australia under stress after youth’s killing


January 5th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 5 (IANS) The brutal killing of Nitin Garg in this Australian city has put Indian students under "pscyhological stress", said a student's body official who added that Indian students were ... Read more...

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Oz phone help line for Indians goes unanswered, students fearful after Garg’s murder


January 5th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Indian students in Australia are living in constant fear after accounting graduate Nitin Garg was stabbed to death in West Footscray, and to add to the problems the ... Read more...

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Stressed workers unable to perform well


January 4th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Psychological stress tends to lower productivity and performance among workers, says a new study. "There is a large economic cost and a human cost," said Debra Lerner, director of ... Read more...

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