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Sports powers kids to fight emotional distress

For the study, the researchers took data from a cohort of children born in 1997 or 1998. They examined whether consistent participation in organised sport from ages six to 10 would minimize risks associated with emotional distress, anxiety, shyness, and social withdrawal at age 12.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

Can nerve stimulation benefit depressed patients?

According to a recent research, nerve stimulation can significantly improve the quality of life in depressed patients.

Aug 23, 2018, 12:13 PM IST

Letitia Wright recalls her battle with depression and anxiety

Wright was thinking about quitting acting early in her career. 

Jul 25, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

Common mental health treatments may harm left-handed people: Study

It involves a mild electrical stimulation or a magnetic stimulation to the left side of the brain, to encourage approach-related emotions.

Jun 19, 2018, 11:56 AM IST

Brain's memory area might be associated with anxiety, depression

An area of the brain, commonly linked with memory and dementia, could also yield important clues about a range of mental health illnesses including addiction, anxiety and depression, a study has found.

Apr 16, 2018, 12:00 PM IST

Yoga classes in school may help kids fight stress, anxiety

Participating in yoga and mindfulness activities at school helps relieve stress and anxiety in young children, improving their wellbeing and emotional health, a study has found.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:46 PM IST

Dwayne Johnson opens up about battle with depression

Dwayne `The Rock` Johnson has revealed that he battled with depression as a teenager, after his mother`s failed suicide attempt.

Apr 03, 2018, 00:25 AM IST

Researchers discover link between PCOS and anxiety

Maternal obesity and androgen excess induce sex-specific anxiety in the offspring, according to the study.

Mar 26, 2018, 11:20 AM IST

Smartphone addiction linked to anxiety, depression: Study

Are you addicted to your smartphone? Well, nowadays most of the people are hooked to their phones.

Mar 22, 2018, 15:50 PM IST

Women with larger waistline are at higher risk of anxiety

For the study, published in the Menopause: The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, researchers analyzed data from more than 5,580 middle-aged Latin American women.

Mar 07, 2018, 17:52 PM IST

Feeling stressed and anxious? Meditation will help

The American Psychological Association study suggested that the stress levels among the American natives have been increasing for the first time in ten years, reports NBC News.

Mar 06, 2018, 10:51 AM IST

A little anxiety may aid your memory

For the study, the researchers assessed 80 undergraduate students from the University of Waterloo, including 64 females.

Feb 27, 2018, 20:00 PM IST

Exposure to air pollution may lead to unethical behaviours, says study

The researchers found that cities with higher levels of air pollution also tended to have higher levels of crime.

Feb 08, 2018, 16:53 PM IST

Anxious people more likely to get bitten by dogs: Study

Researchers wanted to know how many people had been bitten by a dog; whether the bites needed treatment; and whether the victims knew the dog that had bitten them.

Feb 05, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

Anxiety - An early indicator of Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease is a neurodegenerative condition that causes the decline of cognitive function and the inability to carry out daily life activities.

Jan 13, 2018, 14:38 PM IST

Do you travel for work often? It could increase risk of anxiety, depression

The findings showed that poor behavioural and mental health outcomes significantly increased as the number of nights away from home for business travel rose.

Jan 09, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

Childhood asthma, food allergy may up anxiety disorder risk

According to parents' responses to a standardised interview, 58 per cent of children screened positive for at least one mental disorder. 

Jan 05, 2018, 17:42 PM IST

A moody boss may be the reason for your anxiety at work

Experts found even a poor but consistent relationship with managers was better for workers than one that was influenced by mood swings.

Jan 04, 2018, 16:38 PM IST

Sing Christmas carols in groups to boost mental health, stay happy

The research project followed the group for six months and undertook interviews and focus groups with participants, organisers, and workshop leaders.

Dec 22, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Penalise stress, anxiety by cycling regularly

Static cycling is better for people suffering from knee or joint pain.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:58 PM IST