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Financial woes push older people to alcohol, smoking


November 14th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) During financially hard times, older people may turn to alcohol or smoking to de-stress themselves.Based on 2,300 older Americans, the study found that some, particularly those ... Read more...

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How stress in brain increases inflammatory, behavioral responses


May 4th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Scientists from Ohio State University's Institute of Behavioral Medicine Research have discovered that a model of social stress can increase inflammation among brain cells, providing new insight into ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Some bacteria ‘go to sleep to hide from antibiotics’


April 26th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Some bacteria avoid antibiotic treatments by going off the grid and hiding until it is safe to come out again, according to a new study.The study, led ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stress hampers intestinal bacteria making immune system inactive


April 12th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 12 (ANI): A new research has indicated that stress not only sends the human immune system into overdrive - but it can also wreak havoc on the trillions of bacteria ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Noise at work more than doubles heart risk


October 6th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Working in a noisy environment like a factory more than doubles the risk of serious heart problems, a new study says.The risk increases fourfold in the under-50s, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Cautious’ monkeys can anticipate fights


May 30th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Some monkeys have the ability to anticipate fights and take precautionary measures to avoid them, researchers have found.Eugenia Polizzi di Sorrentino of Liverpool John Moores University, UK, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children who lose parent to suicide may go the same way


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Losing a parent to suicide makes children more likely to die by suicide themselves and increases their risk of developing a range of major psychiatric disorders, a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Don’t spank your kids if you want them to be intelligent


September 26th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Don't spank your kids if you want them to be very intelligent. A ground-breaking research has found that children who are spanked have lower IQs. Corporal punishment is extremely ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop nano-sized pollution monitoring ”lab-on-a-chip”


March 2nd, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have developed a nano-sized laboratory, complete with a microscopic workbench, to measure water quality in real time, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, tiny “lab-on-a-chip” to detect pollutants, disease and biological weapons


February 18th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Taking a huge leap in the detection of pollutants, Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a highly accurate nano-scale biomonitoring laboratory to keep water safe from pollution ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Childhood trauma may lead to chronic fatigue syndrome in adulthood


January 6th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): People who undergo trauma during childhood are more likely to develop chronic fatigue syndrome as adults, according to a new study.Also, the study found that neuroendocrine dysfunction ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Office blurs distinction between home and work for some


December 11th, 2008 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Employees with high levels of job autonomy and responsibilities tend to bring work home with them, according to a study.Using data from a 2002 representative survey of more ... Read more...

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Babies placed in incubators at lower depression risk as adults


November 11th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has found that babies placed in incubators after birth are less likely to have depression as adults.An international team of researchers has found that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Early parenting key to infants” response to stress


September 17th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): A new study has shown that early parenting, as early as 6 months, plays a crucial role in changing the impact of genes that may put infants ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Feeling hungry can make you happy


July 15th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Contrary to the complaints of many dieters, a new study has shown that being hungry may make you feel happy.When bodies notice the need for more calories, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Human umbilical cord blood injection helps rejuvenate an aging brain


March 11th, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A new study conducted at the University of South Florida (USF) has found that the injection of human umbilical cord cells helps an aging brain.The study, led by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moderate prenatal alcohol, stress exposure found to cause touch sensitivity in monkeys


February 7th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): New research on monkeys has found that exposure to moderate levels of prenatal alcohol and stress causes touch sensitivity in offspring.Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison who carried out ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lindsay cant help wondering over her bizarre year


February 6th, 2008 - 3:43 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan might have put her eventful past behind, but when recounting the years moments, three words come out of her what was I thinking?In a recent interview, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When shorter waiting period increases stress


January 9th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): People generally find shorter waits better than longer ones. But, according to a new study, there are still times when a shorter waiting period leads to increased stress.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Here’s why darkness is so spooky


November 14th, 2007 - 2:45 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Sci-Tech |

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