reducing stress

All study, no play making your Jack a dull boy: Study


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Ever thought why does your child fail to perform better in classroom or be cheerful? Well, you can get your answer the sooner you understand the ... Read more...

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Bit of gossip might do you world of good


December 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) A bit of gossip could do you a world of good, easing stress and anxiety, besides boosting positive hormones. A friend's marriage on the verge of ... Read more...

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April Fool Day’s pranks are good for your heart


April 1st, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested that April Fools' tricks like sitting on a whoopie cushion or hot sauce in your food, are an opportunity to improve your health. ... Read more...

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A hug really can drive pain away


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has found that a hug from a loved one really does work in driving pain away and reducing stress.University of California revealed that, at least ... Read more...

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Tips to reduce holiday stress


December 5th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who does not want a holiday in life and spend some time avoiding the hustles and bustles of everyday work? To avoid monotony in life and ... Read more...

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Positive social traits ‘good for your health’


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that with positive social traits, declines in health could be delayed by up to a decade.Many studies have documented the dangers of the ... Read more...

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FDA Approves Botox To Prevent Migraines


October 18th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It has been reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a Botox Injection that aims to prevent headaches among the adult ... Read more...

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Morning walk may curb risk of heart disease


August 11th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): A new study by scientists from University of Buffalo suggests that simple morning walk to school can reduce stress reactivity in children during the school day, curbing increases ... Read more...

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Psychological intervention benefits breast cancer patients


June 9th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): According to a new study, stress-reducing psychological intervention boosts survival and quality of life for women with recurrent breast cancer over the long-term."Patients in the intervention arm evidenced ... Read more...

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Mixed response to Class 10 boards being made optional


September 1st, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) There were some hurrahs and some apprehension with the Class 10 board exams being made optional. While some educationists Tuesday gave the thumbs up to the move, ... Read more...

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Mother’s stress level can damage unborn baby’s brain


June 30th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Visitors to the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition here can see how their stress levels affect the heart beats of an unborn baby and why it is essential ... Read more...

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Stress during pregnancy can lead to behavioural, emotional problems in kids


June 30th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): British researchers have advised expectant mothers to reduce their anxiety and stress levels to protect their kids from developing behavioural and emotional problems later.The researchers from Imperial College ... Read more...

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Oz school gets laughter consultants for teachers!


April 26th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 26 (ANI): A Queensland state school spent 1200 dollars teaching its teachers how to laugh.While other schools are following suit and have paid for laughter 'consultants', eighty-two staff members from ... Read more...

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Reading ‘can help cut stress’


March 31st, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Even six minutes of reading can reduce stress levels by more than two thirds, according to a new study.The study, conducted on a group of volunteers by ... Read more...

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Like humans, chimps too cuddle after a heated argument


September 9th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Its not just humans who like cuddling after a heated argument with a friend, for chimps too follow in their footsteps by comforting each other with a ... Read more...

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Centre asks States to ban corporal punishment


March 17th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Mar 17 (ANI): The Central Government has sent advisories to all State Governments to ban corporal punishment in schools.Minister of State for Resource Development M A A Fatmi ... Read more...

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Scientists confirm link between runners high and endorphins


March 4th, 2008 - 12:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 4 (ANI): German researchers have confirmed the age-old hypothesis that chemicals naturally released in the brain, called endorphins, are the reason why prolonged jogging raises peoples spirits.A team of ... Read more...

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30 minutes of regular exercise holds major health and well-being benefits


January 3rd, 2008 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Moderate exercise for half an hour a day, yields huge benefits in terms of mood, health, weight and the ability to live an independent and fulfilling life, according ... Read more...

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Dharamsala project to test Tibetan meditations efficacy against PTSD


December 24th, 2007 - 6:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Researchers at Miami and Ohio State universities are carrying out a research to determine the benefits that victims of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may derive from Tibetan meditation. ... Read more...

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