Stress

Fathers more stressed for preemies than mothers

Fathers more stressed for preemies than mothers

An increased level of stress might also impact the parenting of the child and alter the level of attachment between the babies and their parents. 

Dec 06, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
Study finds stress during pregnancy affects baby's size

Study finds stress during pregnancy affects baby's size

Maternal stress during gestation causes numerous effects on infant physiology that extend well into adulthood.

Nov 29, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Depressed, stressed parents less likely to make homemade food for kids: Study

Depressed, stressed parents less likely to make homemade food for kids: Study

Beyond just serving up more fast food and frozen dinners, parents are also more likely to pressure kids to clean their plates.

Nov 26, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
People under stress tend to make risky decisions

People under stress tend to make risky decisions

A study has found that people going through stressful circumstances usually make risky and abnormal decisions under chronic stress.

Nov 17, 2017, 19:30 PM IST
Traumatic experiences may trigger obesity in women, says study

Traumatic experiences may trigger obesity in women, says study

The researchers studied the relationship between major life events and obesity in a group of 21,904 middle-aged and older women. 

Nov 16, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
New way to tackle stress is here

New way to tackle stress is here

Blue lighting accelerates the relaxation process after acute psychosocial stress in comparison with the conventional white lighting, new research says.
 

Nov 12, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
A little bit of stress could be good for you, says study

A little bit of stress could be good for you, says study

For the study, published in the journal Cell Reports, the team screened a transparent roundworm C. elegans' approximately 22,000 genes.

Nov 08, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Living near woods may cut stress, make brain healthy

Living near woods may cut stress, make brain healthy

This is because life in a city is full of noise and pollution, and many people scramble in a confined space, increasing the risk for chronic stress. 
 

Oct 19, 2017, 16:58 PM IST
Stress, now the primary reason for cardiovascular ailments?

Stress, now the primary reason for cardiovascular ailments?

According to doctors, extreme fatigue in males and chest pain in females are the symptoms to look out for in a possible heart attack.

Oct 12, 2017, 18:35 PM IST
Among Indian citizens, working professionals in Mumbai are more stressed

Among Indian citizens, working professionals in Mumbai are more stressed

Their stress mostly stems from work-related issues like tight deadlines, missing targets, coping with pressure, office politics, long working hours, indifferent and unsupportive managers and work-life balance.

Oct 11, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
We are unable to sense new threats under stress, says study

We are unable to sense new threats under stress, says study

 The research counters to the conventional view that stress enhances our ability to detect and adjust to these changing sources of threat.

Oct 03, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
Stressed out? Writing down your feelings may help you cope

Stressed out? Writing down your feelings may help you cope

According to researchers, worrying takes up cognitive resources. 

Sep 17, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Sugarcane component may cut stress, help you sleep better

Sugarcane component may cut stress, help you sleep better

Currently available sleeping pills do not address stress component and often have severe side effects.

Sep 06, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Upset about your financial situation? You may be at a risk of developing migraines

Upset about your financial situation? You may be at a risk of developing migraines

The CLOCK gene is a gene associated with the sleep-wake cycle – also known as the circadian rhythm – that make chronic stress-triggered migraines more common.

Sep 04, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

Why are Indian soldiers victimised by depression, suicides? BSF turns counselor

In order to curb these conditions, the country's largest border-guarding force BSF has launched two ambitious projects for its jawans and has introduced a 'wellness quotient assessment' test in their annual medical checkup.

Aug 20, 2017, 13:40 PM IST
Stress can lead to decreased lactation, says study

Stress can lead to decreased lactation, says study

Mental and physical stress has a direct impact on the breast milk production. Mother's milk is vital for the proper development of the infant.

Aug 16, 2017, 10:35 AM IST
Lactating mothers, take note! Stress can make breastfeeding difficult – This is how

Lactating mothers, take note! Stress can make breastfeeding difficult – This is how

Being burdened by stress has negative impact on the delicate health of a new mother as it can cause decrease in the breast milk and even delay it.

Aug 14, 2017, 11:17 AM IST
Is stress the Indian Army's biggest enemy? This is how it claims over a 100 soldiers every year

Is stress the Indian Army's biggest enemy? This is how it claims over a 100 soldiers every year

As per a report in the Times of India (TOI), there have been 44 suicides and a fratricide case in the Army alone this year.

Aug 09, 2017, 12:14 PM IST
Suffering from lower back pain? This new smart underwear may help reduce the pain!

Suffering from lower back pain? This new smart underwear may help reduce the pain!

A team of scientists has developed a smart, mechanised undergarment that may help reduce stress and pain on the lower back muscles.

Aug 03, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Alcohol is no stress-buster, consumption can have lethal impact

Alcohol is no stress-buster, consumption can have lethal impact

Drinking alcohol during stress can be lethal and cause serious problems which can be difficult to deal with.

Jul 31, 2017, 20:34 PM IST