Stress in soon-to-be moms not good for fetal development

 Feeling stressed during pregnancy is not good for fetal development, says a new study.

BPA exposure worse for female hearts than males

A new study has revealed that bisphenol A (BPA) exposure may put females at greater risk of damage from stress as compared to males.

How what you eat can impact your brain health

 A new study describes that what we eat are responsible for our gut bacteria which has a significant impact on behavior and brain health.

Brits Google 'depression' 27 times a minute

 A new research has recently revealed that Brits Google "depression" 27 times a minute, which means that someone Googles "depression" every two seconds.

7 ways to avoid hypertension

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Hypertension or high blood pressure is a chronic medical condition which increases the risk of developing many health related problems including heart disease, stroke and kidney diseases.

Social media use does not increase stress: Study

Facebook and Twitter users do not experience increased stress than non-users, but are more aware of negative events in their friends' lives, a new study has found.

Social stress: A barrier to empathy between strangers
Social stress: A barrier to empathy between strangers

Feeling stressed in the presence of strangers curbs the ability to express empathy - the capacity to share and feel another individual's emotions - in animals and humans alike, says a study.

Stressed people show less empathy towards strangers

A new study has demonstrated that stress is a major factor to find empathy.

Two genes that boost PTSD risk identified

Scientists have identified two gene variants that put people at higher risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Gene couple that boosts stress disorder identified

People who carry two specific genes are at greater risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), shows new research, suggesting that even heredity influences a person's risk of developing the debilitating mental disorder.

City life stress may make people more prone to diabetes in developing nations

 A new study has recently revealed that the increased stress may make people, who relocate from rural areas to cities, more prone to diabetes in developing nations.

Stress triggers desire to indulge in rewards

Stressed people go to great lengths to satisfy their desire to indulge, such as running to a departmental store at midnight just to have a drink or sweets, shows a study.

How red wine keeps you stress free revealed

A new study has revealed that  resveratrol, the red-wine ingredient powerfully activates an evolutionarily ancient stress response in human cells.

How to make festive season smoke-free one

 A Health Organization has recently suggested some tips to make this season a smoke-free one.

'Insomniac adults' more likely to suffer back pain later in life

A new research has recently revealed that adults suffering from insomnia are almost one-and-a-half times more likely to suffer from back pain eventually.

Time does not mend ''broken heart'' syndrome

Researchers have recently claimed that time does not always help people, who suffer physically from a broken heart, recover easily.

Language of emotion is vague

 A researcher from the University of California - Santa Barbara has found that definition of emotions such as shame and pride have remained vague as our society treats emotion as a negligible and largely destructive matter.

Stress triggering diabetes in developing nations

By migrating to urban areas in search of better life opportunities, people in developing countries are increasing their risk of diabetes and other metabolic disorders, shows a study.

Keeping fit does help avoid developing hypertension

People who keep fit face lesser chance of developing hypertension, says a new research.

Now hug more often to keep stress and infection at bay

Here is a piece of news worth noting as a new study suggests that hugging more often is the simplest way you can protect yourself against stress and infection.