Why physical violence affects women so adversely
Why physical violence affects women so adversely

A new study has revealed that physical violence against women by male partners disrupts a key steroid hormone that opens the door potentially to a variety of negative health effects.

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.

Expectant fathers too go through prenatal hormonal changes

It turns out that it isn't just expectant mom's who experience prenatal hormonal changes, as men who are soon to be dad's to go through them.

Balanced hormones help youngsters cope better with grief

Young people cope better with the loss of a loved one because they have balanced stress hormones and a robust immune system that get weakened as we grow older, say scientists.

App to help you check stress level

What if your smartphone can test your stress level on the go? With this new app, this will become a reality soon.

Keep yourself stress-free with 25 minutes of meditation

A new study has revealed that 25 minutes of focused meditation for three consecutive days affects people`s ability to be resilient under stress.

Soon, smartphone to monitor your stress levels

Researchers have developed a device that uses your smartphone to monitor your stress levels.

Stressed social relationships can lead to early death: Study

According to a new study, troubled relationships and frequent arguments with friends/family puts one`s health at a great risk and can induce early death.

Smiling can help fight memory loss

A new study has revealed that humor and laughter can help lessen the damage that stress hormone cortisol has on memory and learning ability in the elderly.

Stress may affect pregnancy in women: Study

The secret why pregnancy is eluding you may be out - stop taking that unnecessary stress now!

Stress can be contagious: Study

Stress can be contagious, as observing another person in a stressful situation can be enough to make our own bodies release the stress hormone cortisol, a new study suggests.

Stress may double woman`s risk of infertility

Stress can delay pregnancy and double the risk of infertility in women, scientists have warned.

Frailty in old age linked to stress hormone

A new study has revealed that lowering morning and higher evening cortisol levels contribute to frailty in older individuals.

Obese kids may have higher stress levels

Obese children may be more stressed-out than their normal weight peers, a new study has found.

Stressed women less attractive to men

Men find women with high levels of stress hormone less attractive, a new study has found.

Mindfulness training helps lower stress hormone

Focusing on the present rather than letting the mind drift may help to lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, according to a new study from the University of California, Davis.

`Low level cortisol in pre-term babies retards learning`

Teenagers born prematurely may suffer from brain development problems due to low levels of cortisol - a hormone that plays a critical role in memory and learning abilities, according to an Australian study.

Killer steroids: Dark side of body building

Anabolic steroids used in body building can lead to liver and kidney damage and other serious harms.

Prenatal choline may `program` healthier babies

Increased maternal intake of the nutrient choline could reduce their kid’s chances of developing hypertension and diabetes later in life.

Stress-free babies develop fewer allergies

The incidence of allergies in children has increased over the past few decades.