Meditation lowers pain, anxiety in breast cancer biopsy

 Meditation eases anxiety, fatigue and pain for women undergoing breast cancer biopsies, new research says.

Are you suffering from ''ringxiety''?

 If you often face a situation where you hear your mobile phone ringing or feel it vibrating but in reality it is not, you may have "ringxiety" and be psychologically primed to detect such signals, according to a study.

Anxiety, sleeping pills don't put you at increased dementia risk

A new study has suggested that taking drugs for anxiety and sleep problems is not associated with an increased dementia.

What do loved ones do when a family member battles cancer?

More than three-quarters of participants searched online for information on a loved one's disease.  

Neuroticism can trigger anxiety and depression disorders

 Young people who are high on the personality trait of neuroticism are highly likely to develop both anxiety and depression disorders.

Sedentary lifestyle can up your menopause misery

Ladies, you may want to ditch a sedentary lifestyle if you want to live your middle age healthily as a new study has linked inactivity with hot flashes and more at midlife.

Sedentary lifestyle can up your menopause misery

Ladies, you may want to ditch a sedentary lifestyle if you want to live your middle age healthily as a new study has linked inactivity with hot flashes and more at midlife.

Anxiety and stress may lead to dementia

Chronic stress is a pathological state that is caused by prolonged activation of the normal acute physiological stress response, which can wreak havoc on immune, metabolic and cardiovascular systems, and leads to degeneration of the brain's hippocampus

Anxiety can affect your walking direction

A new research has found that people, who experience anxiety and inhibition, have more activity in the right side of their brain which makes them to walk in a leftward trajectory.

Wage gap linked to greater depression among women

Women who earn less than their male counterparts despite having equivalent education and work-experience are more likely to suffer from depression and anxiety disorder as compared to men, says a study.

Antidepressants increase birth defect risks if consumed during early pregnancy

Using paroxetine- a medication prescribed to treat conditions including depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety and posttraumatic stress disorder- during the first trimester of pregnancy may increase the newborns' risk of congenital malformations and cardiac malformations.

Scientists identify 'fear switch' neurons in mice

Chinese scientists have discovered two types of neurons that can arouse or suppress innate fear induced by odour, a development that could benefit therapy for fear-related disorders.

Anxious people fare better in a crisis

Facial displays of emotion can be ambiguous but the researchers managed to identify what it is that makes a person particularly threatening. 

Overeating can cause depression, beware!

Do you know? Chronic overeating and stress are tied to an increased risk of depression and anxiety.

Have sleep problems? Drink a glass of milk taken from cows at night!

According to researchers, milk collected during night time has high amounts of tryptophan and melatonin, supplements proven to aid sleep and reduce anxiety.

Lack of sleep can make you feel grumpy: Study

Do you know what lack of sleep can do to you?

Anxiety can kill your social status

Researchers have identified a brain region that links anxious temperament to low social status.

Behavioural therapy can help overcome fear of dentist

 Researchers have found that cognitive behavioural therapy could help people overcome the fear of visiting the dentist and enable them to receive dental treatment without the need to be sedated.

New dads may face mental health risk: Research

Anxiety around the arrival of a new baby is just as common as postnatal depression, and the risks for men are nearly as high as for women, new research has found.

New dads too face mental health risk

Reviewing 43 separate studies, the researchers found anxiety before and after a child arrives is just as prevalent as depression, affecting around one in ten men.