stress and anxiety

Exam time: Another helpline for stressed students


February 10th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Students bogged down by exam stress and anxiety have some more help available -- a Delhi-based hospital's mental health helpline Friday announced special arrangements for ... Read more...

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Anxiety disorders mount since credit crunch


January 1st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) The number of people with anxiety disorders has more than quadrupled in four years. Some of this could be explained by an expansion in counselling services ... 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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House buying could be prematurely ageing us


November 7th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Stress of buying or selling one's home could be taking a heavy toll on our health and prematurely ageing us as well, a study has suggested.Psychologists ... Read more...

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Scientists explain source of optimism


October 10th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Even after a soccer team loses 10 consecutive matches, a fan might persist in the belief that his team can reverse its bad luck. A new ... Read more...

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Singing lowers patient’s BP prior to surgery


March 31st, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): A case study has reported that singing lowers patient's blood pressure prior to surgery.Doctors found that singing reduced the blood pressure of a 76-year-old woman who had experienced ... Read more...

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Why women feel anxious, depressed and irate at that ‘time of the month’


February 15th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): For centuries, the mystery of why women are irate and anxious during 'that time of the month' has flummoxed many but a new study finds the exact reason ... Read more...

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Why stress, anxiety may be both good and bad for your brain


January 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study explains why stress and anxiety may be both a boon as well as a bane for your brain."That edge sounds good. It sounds adaptive. It ... Read more...

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New study finds a possible off-switch for anxiety


January 12th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Singapore scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding how anxiety is regulated in the vertebrate brain.The new findings have shed light on how the brain normally shuts off ... Read more...

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Take your pick from these top 10 New Year resolutions


January 9th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): Can't think of a New Year's resolution this year? Take your pick from this list of resolutions compiled by University at Buffalo researchers.1. Take care of a loved ... Read more...

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Why we fly into rage even during Christmas shopping


December 24th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24 (ANI): Christmas is supposed to be a time for love and peace, and yet, many of us know the holiday shopping rush can bring out our worst.Psychologist Matthew ... Read more...

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Tips On How To Avoid Holiday Stress


November 9th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the year gradually nears its conclusion with the festivities of Christmas and the new year gradually approaching, people in countries across the world gear up ... Read more...

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Yoga benefits childhood cancer patients and their parents


October 10th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Yoga can reduce the stress of cancer diagnosis and treatment experienced by childhood cancer patients and their parents, says a study.As per the research, parents and adolescents showed ... 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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Stress, anxiety can delay healing of wounds


June 11th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Stress and anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal, a new study have found. The study was conducted by making wounds on healthy volunteers whose levels of ... Read more...

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Stress, anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal: Study


June 10th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): A new research has claimed that stress and anxiety can make it harder for wounds to heal.The more anxious patients are, the longer their wounds take to heal, ... Read more...

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Tai Chi good for mental and physical health: Study


May 22nd, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) Tai Chi, a low impact martial art, can relieve depression and boost self-esteem, says a latest study. Researchers have also found that practicing the precise movements also reduces stress ... Read more...

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Financial squeeze linked to mental health problems


May 17th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): Many workers have sought medical advice for stress and anxiety following the recession, says a UK survey.The survey of 2,050 workers found that the post recession period has ... Read more...

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China to impose fines for extra lights


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) China will levy fines on its citizens who put on extra lights at night, a media report has said. The administration will launch the project in Guangdong in south ... 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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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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Biological link between stress, anxiety and depression discovered


April 12th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): A team of researchers at The University of Western Ontario has identified the biological link between stress, anxiety and depression.By identifying the connecting mechanism in the brain, ... Read more...

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Centre has taken steps to reduce exam related stress: Sibal


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Kapil Sibal in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today said the Centre has taken the issue of students' suicide ... Read more...

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Why men’s libidos are flagging


February 18th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, February 18 (ANI): Experts have come forward to explain the reasons behind the dwindling desire in men to make love.A survey by Relate, a couples' counselling organisation, found the number ... Read more...

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Different people cope with grief differently


December 30th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Grief of any sort-be it the death a loved one, a job loss, end of a marriage or an illness-affects different people differently, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Community marriages are the flavour of the season


December 15th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 15 (IANS) Hindu marriages are becoming costlier each year, causing a great deal of stress and anxiety in middle class families. The only way to alleviate the financial burden is ... Read more...

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People more stressed during holidays


November 27th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) As the economic crisis continues, many people may feel more stress and anxiety during holidays. "The holidays can be a wonderful time for many people, but they can also ... Read more...

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Athletes using performance enhancers more likely to abuse alcohol, drugs


November 12th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): College athletes who take performance-enhancing substances are more likely to misuse alcohol and drugs, finds a new study.The study showed that those who used performance enhancers, ranging from ... Read more...

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Young adults struggling to cope with ‘anxiety overload’


October 5th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): An increasing number of young adults are suffering from "anxiety overload", warns a charity.A survey of 2000 adults showed that 66pct agreed to feeling stressed or anxious at ... Read more...

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Father’s involvement must for healthy upbringing of kids


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The father's involvement is compulsory for healthy upbringing of kids, says a new study. The study found that when mothers and fathers enrolled together in 16-week sessions to work ... 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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It’s official: Gossiping is good for women’s health!


June 11th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Next time you indulge in gossiping, don't carry any guilt, for a new study has concluded that a nice chat is good for health.According to scientists at the ... Read more...

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Gossiping is good for women’s health


June 11th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Next time you indulge in gossiping, don't carry any guilt, for a new study has concluded that a nice chat is good for health.According to scientists at the ... Read more...

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Stressed? Give meditation a chance


May 16th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Twenty-seven-year-old software professional Ashish Bamzai, 27, couldn't enjoy his own wedding because at the back of his mind was the fear of losing his job. "Everyone around me ... Read more...

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