According to an eminent psychologist, life-style based changes are necessary to combat stress in old age which is more so as the elderly population is pegged to increase four-fold in the next 40 years.
‘Growing older cannot be
A small molecule reverses memory loss in mice with Alzheimer’s disease, a study reports. The molecule TFP5 fixes plaques and tangles by blocking an overactive brain signal, claimed researchers, including one of
Ever felt so stressed, that you wanted to give up? There is now a new study that has revealed that one in 10 young people feel unable to cope with day-to-day life. The study revealed that young people who were involved in some
Most people claim they smoke to relieve stress. This might be one of the biggest misconceptions around as a new study suggests that it’s quitting smoking, which provides more stress-relief than smoking! British researchers
Stress is bad for your heart, very bad! Findings from a new meta-analysis of six separate studies found that acute stress definitely ups a person’s heart attack risk! Participants, asked about their perceived stress (how
Annoyed that your acne or pimples just won’t go away? You're not alone. This is one of the most common skin conditions that affects people the world over affecting their self-confidence and hence their personality. Dr Ruchi
By altering the expression of a gene involved in regulating mood, bullying by peers at school may bring on mental health problems for children later. ‘Many people think that our genes are immutable. However this study suggests
Every head has its own headache. - Arab Proverb
In the literal sense, a headache is a nervous system disorder that refers to pain felt in the head region - above the eyes and ears as well as back of the head and upper neck.
A study says that something as simple and routine as having an early bedtime and proper sleep could ward off high blood pressure (BP) or hypertension. People who were showing early signs of high BP were able to bring it down to
In addition to putting patients at ease, a doctor-patient relationship built on trust and empathy helps the brain beat pain and stress. Recent studies have shown that doctors who listen carefully have happier patients with better
Cancer and stress go hand in hand. Higher the stress levels, the poorer the response from cancer patients. But there is a way out. Researchers from The Jefferson-Myrna Brind Centre of Integrative Medicine say meditation and
According to a study, dancing helps girls overcome low spirits, stress, fatigues and headaches, besides contributing to their mental health and self-esteem. The study also says that dancing brings greater poise and capacity to
The Delhi High Court has asked the central and Delhi governments to apprise it on the steps taken for framing guidelines to prevent sexual abuse of children in schools and educational institutions. Issuing notice, a division
Multiple social and economic factors are increasing stress in everyday life. But an expert assures a remedy through ZeNLP - the science of creating structured change in behaviour using simple ‘tribal meditation’ techniques