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Poor mental health linked to reduced lifespan


August 1st, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) People with poor mental health may have a shorter lifespan, according to a large-scale population based study.Researchers from University College London (UCL) and University of ... Read more...

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Obese girls show greater poise when happy with their shape


April 30th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Young women who may be obese but are happy with their size or shape show greater levels of self-possession, which offsets any ridicule they are likely ... Read more...

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Pregnant women’s exposure to pollutants harms kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The exposure of pregnant women to PAH air pollutants - fumes from diesel, petrol and coal - can saddle their children kids with behavioural problems, a ... Read more...

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Sleepy child? Factor in obesity, asthma


May 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) If your child dozes off too much in the day time, there could be more to it than meets the eye. Obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed ... Read more...

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Yoga reduces irregular heartbeat and anxiety


April 4th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 4 (ANI): A new US study has revealed that yoga can halve the number of episodes of a potentially dangerous irregular heartbeat, known as atrial fibrillation, and improve the symptoms ... Read more...

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Bodily symptoms of anxiety may make a difference in treatment


October 25th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that levels of anxiety sensitivity are important in choosing medical treatment for patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF).Heart and Stroke Foundation ... Read more...

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How anxiety can trip our brains


September 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) Researchers have long wondered why people with anxiety can be paralysed when it comes to decision-making. Yuko Munakata, psychology professor at the University of Colorado in the US, ... Read more...

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Study sheds new light on statin drugs-depression link


July 1st, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a possible explanation for the symptoms of anxiety and depression that occur in some patients taking the popular statin family of anti-cholesterol drugs.These symptoms could ... Read more...

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Excessive texting can make teenagers sick


June 30th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 30 (IANS) Teenagers can fall sick if they exchange too much of text messages through mobile phones, according to a new study. The study into the communication habits among youngsters has ... Read more...

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Anti cholesterol drug causes depression: Indian scientists


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Hyderabad, June 23 (IANS) Indian scientists have for the first time obtained evidence for the link between cholesterol-lowering drugs and depression in people taking these drugs to prevent heart attack. ... Read more...

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Brain injuries can affect sleep pattern, shows study


May 25th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Brain injuries can result in reduced production of melatonin -- a hormone that regulates biological rhythms, including sleep -- a new study has found. The reduced ... Read more...

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Indoor tanning ‘can be addictive’


April 20th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Indoor tanning may be an addictive behaviour, and people who are hooked on tanning beds may also be prone to anxiety and substance abuse problems, says a new ... Read more...

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Kids of combat-deployed parents show increased worries


April 9th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 9(ANI): Children of combat-deployed parents show increased worries, even after the parent has returned, a new American study has found.UCLA assistant professor of psychiatry Dr. Patricia Lester and her team ... Read more...

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Exercise can ease depression, anxiety


April 6th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Exercise is a magic drug for those with depression and anxiety disorders, and should be more widely prescribed by mental health care providers, says new research. "Individuals who ... Read more...

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Simple relaxation with soothing music the best way to ease anxiety


March 10th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Massage eases anxiety, but it is no more effective than simple relaxation in a room alone with soft, soothing music, concludes a new study.A new randomized trial has ... Read more...

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Regular exercise cuts down patient anxiety 20 percent


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The anxiety that often accompanies a chronic illness can chip away at the quality of life and make patients less likely to follow their treatment plan. But regular ... Read more...

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Regular exercise can help keep anxiety at bay


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Regular exercise can significantly reduce symptoms of anxiety in patients with chronic illness, a new University of Georgia study shows.In the study, published in the Feb. 22 edition ... Read more...

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Kids from military families have more stress: Study


December 7th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study suggests that children from military families have to cope up with more emotional and behavioural difficulties compared to other American youngsters, with older children and ... Read more...

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Mums-to-be on prescription drugs likely to have kids with congenital defects


November 18th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Expectant mothers consuming prescription drugs are at an increased risk of suffering miscarriage or give birth to kids with major congenital abnormalities, reveals a Canadian study."I never expected ... Read more...

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Monkeys ‘groove to Metallica’s heavy metal music’


September 2nd, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Monkeys prefer silence to Mozart, but they are big fans of heavy metal music, in particular Metallica, a new study has found.Music is a sure-shot way to ... Read more...

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Trauma prior to pregnancy affects offspring’s behaviour


May 13th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Trauma experienced by a mother before pregnancy will influence her offspring's behaviour, according to a study.The study was conducted on rats at the University of Haifa."The findings show ... Read more...

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Snoring kids at increased depression, anxiety risk


April 3rd, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Preschoolers who snore are at an increased risk of developing mood disorders, and are likely to have language and attention problems, say researchers."The results of our study bring ... Read more...

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Stress during pregnancy may have adverse impact on offspring


October 28th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Stress during pregnancy can have an adverse impact on offspring, leading to slow development, learning and attention difficulties and even autism, say researchers.It can also cause developmental ... Read more...

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Pregnant women with bulimia more prone to anxiety and depression


September 18th, 2008 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): Pregnant women with bulimia are more likely to have symptoms of anxiety and depression, according to a new study.The study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health ... Read more...

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Voluntary physical activity seems not to reduce anxiety, depression


August 5th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): They say exercising is a good way to cheer up your mood, but a new research has challenged this notion by suggesting that voluntary physical activity does ... Read more...

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Exercise doesn’t seem to ease anxiety, depression


August 5th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Exercise doesn't seem to ease anxiety or depression, says a recent study conducted in the Netherlands among twins, one of whom exercised, while the other didn't. Marleen HM ... Read more...

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Kids exposed to family stress at higher risk of developing emotional problems


June 21st, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Small children who are exposed to familial stress are at higher risk of developing anxious and depressive symptoms in early adolescence, a new study has found.The doctorate ... Read more...

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Working overtime can give you the blues


June 17th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Employees working overtime are more likely to face depression and anxiety, according to a new study.The study led by Elisabeth Kleppa of the University of Bergen, Norway, ... Read more...

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Youngsters social problems add to anxiety and depression: Study


March 26th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 26 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Vermont and the University of Minnesota , has cited that social problems are more likely to contribute ... Read more...

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Brain stress system may be therapeutic target for alcoholism


February 27th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Researchers at National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism have found that the brain system triggering stress and anxiety can be a possible therapeutic target for reducing alcoholism. ... Read more...

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Low birth weight babies risk developing depression, anxiety in later life


December 5th, 2007 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 5(ANI): A landmark study has revealed that babies born with low weight are more likely to go through depression and anxiety in later life.The study led by Ian Colman ... Read more...

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