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Study shows that red wine can treat depression

Resveratrol may be an effective alternative to drugs for treating patients suffering from depression and anxiety disorders.

Jul 29, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Stress hormone in hair can predict IVF success, says study

A study conducted by Indian-origin researcher found that elevated levels of 'stress hormone' cortisol measured in hair can predict success rate of conceiving through In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF).

Oct 20, 2016, 00:43 AM IST

Does reading self-help books make you stressed?

 Consumers of self-help books are more sensitive to stress when compared to non-consumers.

Nov 18, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

Stress hormone cuts heroin craving

 The stress hormone is bad as it will elevate your anxiety level but scientists have found that cortisol can reduce heroine craving in drug addicts.

Jul 29, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

Stress hormone enhances memory retrieval

The stress hormone cortisol strengthens memories of scary experiences in life, researchers report.

Jul 05, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

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.

Dec 29, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

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.

Jul 07, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

How depression ups heart disease risk

A new study has revealed that depression is one of the major risk factors behind heart risk.

May 12, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

`Baby brain` in pregnancy sharpens mothers` memory later

Have you gone through the forgetfulness and fogging thinking episodes during the last trimester of pregnancy or soon after giving birth, known as "baby brain"?

May 10, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

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.

May 06, 2014, 08:57 AM IST

First biomarker boon for teens with clinical depression

Researchers from University of Cambridge have identified the first biomarker - a biological signpost - for major depression.

Feb 18, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

Pregnant mum`s high stress hormone level could make daughter chain smoker

Adult women whose mothers had increased levels of stress hormones while they were pregnant are likelier to become addicted to nicotine, a new study has revealed.

Oct 08, 2013, 15:44 PM IST

Stress hormone can trigger Alzheimer`s

A chemical hormone released in the body as a reaction to stress could be a key trigger for the late onset of Alzheimer`s disease, a new study has warned.

Jun 20, 2013, 13:52 PM IST

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.

Mar 29, 2013, 13:12 PM IST

Daily brisk walking can prevent Alzheimer`s: Study

A brisk walk a day switches on a brain process that can protect against Alzheimer`s, according to a new study.

Jan 25, 2013, 13:38 PM IST

Bosses less likely to suffer heart attack: Study

Being a boss could actually protect you against a heart attack rather than cause one!

Sep 25, 2012, 21:18 PM IST

Stress-free babies develop fewer allergies

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

Dec 14, 2011, 12:37 PM IST