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Stress could tell harder on women’s hearts


April 25th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Emotional upheaval is more likely to impose a heavier burden on women's hearts than men's, says a study.These findings show that coronary (heart related) blood flow ... Read more...

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Meditation helps decrease stress, suppress info overload


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Mindfulness meditation helps regulate a vital brain wave called the alpha rhythm which suppresses information overload and improves memory, besides easing pain. It involves focusing ... Read more...

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Mediation boosts brain health - and just in a few months


February 16th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston has found that regular meditation can boost brain health and results begin to show in just a few months.The researchers ... Read more...

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Sex motivated by love and commitment most satisfying, finds study


November 11th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that those who seek sexual satisfaction should stop and examine why they are having sex in the first place.Research has shown that both ... Read more...

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Pleasurable activity reduces stress by inhibiting anxiety


November 11th, 2010 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Be it food or sex, pleasurable activity actually reduces stress by inhibiting anxiety responses in the brain.Experiments by Yvonne Ulrich-Lai, research assistant professor, James Herman, professor of psychiatry ... Read more...

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Why sex life doesn’t have to end at menopause


August 15th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): Just because you hit menopause doesn't mean your sex life is over- in fact, most women can enjoy better sex after their reproductive years. Here's why.Not only it ... Read more...

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Economic woes make yoga popular stress buster in US


July 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): As the US economy goes through a period of turbulence an increasing number of Americans are finding refuge in yoga studios."In these economic times people either go to ... Read more...

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Five-step plan for Obama to help give up smoking


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Experts have come up with a five-step plan to help smokers around the world, including US President Barack Obama, quit smoking.Susan Rausch, health educator at the Pat ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s wife to undergo stress-reduction sessions


January 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's wife Brooke Mueller is considering undergoing therapy and stress-reduction sessions in a bid to recover from a severe bout of pneumonia, it has emerged.Mueller was admitted ... Read more...

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Bond with pet works like therapy during stressful times


December 1st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 1 (ANI): The often underestimated significance of a pet in the life of a human has been brought forward in a growing body of research that suggests that a household ... Read more...

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Pets can help humans tide over adversities, mental illness


December 1st, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) Anyone who keeps a pet knows the immense joy and comfort that it can provide, especially in troubled times. A growing body of research now documents the value ... Read more...

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Meditation improves wellbeing of cancer patients


October 14th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Transcendental Meditation (TM) reduces stress and improves wellbeing among women with breast cancer, according to a new study. A total of 130 women with breast cancer, 55 years and ... Read more...

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Stressed at work? Try yoga


August 5th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) A bit of daily yoga and meditation, combined with six weekly group sessions, can lower stress and improve sleep quality for sedentary office-goers, says a pilot study. "Because chronic ... Read more...

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Workplace yoga, meditation could lower feelings of stress


August 5th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Is your expanding waistline due to desk job giving you nightmares? Well, then try workplace meditation and yoga, suggests a pilot study.According to the study, twenty minutes per ... Read more...

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Chinese mind-body training technique improves attention, reduces stress


May 20th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Just five days of practicing a newly emerging mind-body technique may produce effective changes in attention and stress reduction, say Chinese researchers.Now undergraduates at the University of Oregon ... Read more...

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Mind and Life conference begins in Dharamsala


April 7th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Apr 7 (ANI): As a part of the Mind and Life Institute founded by the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama, Buddhists and scientists of metaphysics from across the globe converged here ... Read more...

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Meditation slows HIV progression


July 25th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) say that mindfulness meditation may help slow the progression of HIV.They say that meditation does so by relieving ... Read more...

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Obesity, depression inseparable companions: study


June 3rd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Obesity and depression are like the two sides of a coin, virtually inseparable, according to a new study. When one is present, the other cannot be far behind, ... Read more...

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Review finds link between obesity, depression


June 3rd, 2008 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Obesity and depression are not just two different health conditions, but they have an astonishing interrelationship, according to new research.A review in the journal Clinical Psychology: Science ... Read more...

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Rubbing bumps and bruises really does reduce stress and pain


November 14th, 2007 - 2:46 am ICT by admin
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