A helpline will start from Feb 20 for students appearing in their board exams to provide psychological support and telephonic counselling to check pre-exam stress, a hospital said on Sunday. ‘A pre-exam helpline to help
Aging adults with declining health could benefit from improving their marriages. According to a study, happily married couples are more likely to rate their health as better.
Christine Proulx, assistant professor in the
A study has suggested that children who undergo overbearing parenting are likely to be depressed or anxious. Researchers warn that the overbearing parenting style, known as ‘helicopter parenting’ - where parents hover over
According to Scotland’s NHS Dumfries and Galloway, the best way to keep healthy is having an orgasm – daily! The health board is even advising patients to spice up their sex lives by having quickies, bringing some sex toys
Being jittery about close relationships acts as a chronic stressor and can compromise immunity, suggests an American research. Researchers from Ohio State University's Institute for Behavioural Medicine Research (IBMR) queried
Scientists have delinked work-related stress from development of colorectal, lung, breast or prostate cancers. Around 90 percent of cancers are linked to environmental exposures, and while some exposures are well recognised
Most people probably clench and grind their teeth from time to time. Occasional teeth grinding, medically called bruxism, does not usually cause harm, but when teeth grinding occurs on a regular basis the teeth can be damaged and
Expressing one's affection to a loved one with a hug is a great way to bond. But did you know that it also offers many benefits including strengthening one's memory and reducing tension?
Scientists found that a hormone -
People who are lonely have been shown to have lesser immunity and hence bad health, says a new study. With it being rampant today, especially in cities, people need to be concerned about it.
So, how exactly does loneliness
According to a new study from UCLA researchers, obese and overweight children and youngsters not only grow up to become unhealthy adults, but their health miseries start younger than previously thought. Previous researches have
A study has found that reading works of great writers like Shakespeare and Wordsworth in English can boost morale and provide better therapy than a self-help guide. Researchers from the University of Liverpool found the prose of
Cholesterol is a fat/ lipid that is produced in the liver and its normal levels are necessary for the proper functioning of the body. High levels of cholesterol can cause hypertension (high BP), angina (chest pain), heart
As an illness, depression is as debilitating as a heart disease or HIV/AIDS. Those who suffer from the condition often describe the feeling as having a black cloud over their heads, which prevents them from enjoying anything or
A renowned wellness expert suggested on Saturday that age-old methods like eating whole grains, drinking enough water and traditional forms of exercise like yoga and pranayama can solve today's lifestyle disorders.
‘We have to