Why stress makes people grumpy

Why is it that when people are too stressed they are often grouchy, grumpy, nasty, distracted or forgetful? Researchers have now discovered the mechanism that explains the relationship between chronic stress and the loss of social skills and cognitive impairment.

App to read your state of mind

Your phone may now automatically know if you are depressed, stressed or lonely as researchers have developed an app that reveals mental health, performance and behaviour of users.

Lifestyle change, stress management can reduce Alzheimer's risk

Change in lifestyle accompanied by proper stress management and indulgence in cognitive activities and socialising can help manage and reduce the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease, experts said here Thursday.

Supportive partner at home key to avoid job stress

Do not just blame tough deadlines, demanding bosses or abusive colleagues for burnouts at work. Having an understanding partner at home is just as important as having a supportive boss for a satisfying work experience.

Yoga improves health, reduces stress: Health experts

Yoga is the best way to tackle anxiety, stress and psycho neurotic disorders, easily resulting in better health and regulation of stress hormones, health experts said.

Prevent memory loss: Five ways to keep your brain alert

Multi-tasking is expected of the people of our generation and keeping a tab on almost everything is expected of us in every field. Therefore, it becomes even important for us to have a well focused, active and alert brain.

Daily meditation may reduce migraine pain

For those suffering from migraine attacks, daily meditation might be a good idea for instant relief.

Yoga can help cope with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms

A new study has revealed that symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be reduced with help of "yogic breathing."

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.

Xenon may help treat stress disorder

Xenon, the gas that has anaesthetic properties, could help treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other conditions linked with fear and anxiety, says a significant study.

Can't take stress? Blame it on your genes

If you are one of those who cannot easily take stress in your stride, it may be because of your genes, says a study.

Why stress can be more distressing for some people revealed

A new study has found why some people take stress in stride while others face a more devastating effect.

Hard workers maybe more prone to poor health

A new study has suggested that people who work hard could face more risk of poor health.

Close relationships the basis of stress-free life

We all know that deep and meaningful relationships play a vital role in one's overall well-being but still, most of us are bereft of emotional bonding in life. It is imperative, therefore, to listen to your heart and stay close to those who love you the most.

Study on exposure to ancient toxin reveals startling results

In a significant revelation that may have a bearing on studying human mental disorders, researchers found that male and female rats are affected differently by ancestral exposure to a common fungicide called vinclozolin or endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

Green tea can protect spinal cord neurons

Polyphenols found in green tea are strong antioxidants and can protect your brain in case of a spinal cord injury.

Five health benefits of aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a commonly known relaxation treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, seeds, barks, herbs and roots. It helps in improving our health, mood and mind.

Are you suffering from `always on` stress?

Are you a victim of "always on" stress? Give your smartphone worries a break even if the battery goes dead or there are no signals to connect to a call.

Job stress ups diabetes risk

Work-related stress can significantly increase the risk of developing diabetes, says a study.

Brief stress may be good for your skin

Scientists have found that brief, acute psychological stress promotes healing in mouse models of three different types of skin irritations.