A major challenge for health care providers is how to help the veterans alleviate chronic pain that will last a lifetime. A new study suggests that practice of meditation may help veterans to relieve themselves from chronic pain.
Female rats often respond to fear by "darting" where they start running around like crazy when they sense threat, new research has found, suggesting that the findings could lead to better treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in humans.
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
You must have seen the picture of the solitary orange zinnia that astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted last week. Such activities like growing plants in space can help astronauts reduce stress, suggests NASA's Behavioural Health and Performance team.
Using a medication prescribed to treat conditions including depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder during the first trimester of pregnancy may increase newborns' risk of heart defects, says a study.