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Parenting stress weakens mother-child communication

Excessive parenting stress can block maternal sensitivity, lead to reactions that punish the child

Aug 30, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

53% smokers between 20-30 years

 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), India is home to 12 per cent of the world's smokers.

Jul 10, 2019, 17:44 PM IST

Drinking Japanese Matcha tea reduces anxiety

According to the researchers, the tea's calming effects are due to mechanisms that activate dopamine D1 receptors and serotonin 5-HT1A receptors, both of which are closely related to anxious behaviour.

Jul 10, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Friend circle more predictive of your health than Fitbit

For the study, participants wore Fitbit to capture health behaviour data such as steps, sleep, heart rate and activity level and completed surveys and self-assessments about their feelings of stress, happiness and positivity.

Jun 19, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Dogs mirror owner's stress: Study

Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by lifestyle factors and by the people that the dogs live with. They determined stress levels over several months by measuring the concentration of a stress hormone, cortisol, in a few centimetres of hair from the dog and from its owner.

Jun 13, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Here's how night owls can advance sleep timings by 2 hours

In an experiment with a small group of participants that spanned for three weeks, the group were asked to wake up two-three hours before regular wake up time and maximise outdoor light during the mornings.

Jun 11, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

This smartphone app helps reduce migraine: Study

The RELAXaHEAD app guides patients through progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) a type of behavioural therapy in which patients alternately relax and tense different muscle groups to reduce stress.

Jun 04, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

Now test stress level at home

The researchers, including one of Indian origin, from the University of Cincinnati, have conducted a new test with a device that uses ultra-violet light to measure common stress hormones using sweat, blood, urine or saliva.

May 28, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

Britney Spears lost 5 pounds due to stress

The "Gimme more" hitmaker responded to the speculations with a video message and long post which she shared on Instagram on Tuesday.

Apr 25, 2019, 18:37 PM IST

95% Indian millennials stressed against global average of 86%

The report further pointed out the reluctance amongst individuals towards getting medical help for stress, with 75% of respondents saying they are not willing to talk to a medical professional about stress.

Sep 03, 2018, 10:43 AM IST

Physical activity at office reduces stress

Greater physical activity at the office can help reduce psychological stress during after work hours, a new study reveals.

Aug 23, 2018, 13:10 PM IST

Saliva test can predict burnout risk

The study involved comparing the work-related stress and cortisol levels of burnout patients with those of healthy employees.

Jun 17, 2018, 14:49 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

Want to lead a stress-free life? Quit Facebook, says study

A group of researchers at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia, has found out that quitting Facebook makes the user de-stressed.

Apr 09, 2018, 14:04 PM IST

Want to lead a stress-free, happy life? Doing this might help

A new study has revealed that the frequency and volume of physical activities undertaken may actually boost your level of happiness.

Apr 05, 2018, 16:41 PM IST

Moms-to-be beware! Taking stress during pregnancy may affect baby's brain

A new study has found that stress during pregnancy is not good for the unborn child.

Mar 28, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

Self-driving vehicles cause higher stress levels to passengers

Contrary to widely-received popular wisdom, existing technologies for autonomous driving appear to be perceived as a factor which causes additional stress instead of being seen as a useful aid.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:25 PM IST

Students, take note! Try this therapy to reduce stress

A new study has revealed that spending time with a dog may help students reduce stress and boost their wellness.

Mar 13, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

Stressed? It could be contagious, say researchers

For the study, the research team analyzed the effects of stress in pairs of male and female mice.

Mar 09, 2018, 16:45 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