Why some stress is good for you? Acute stress primes the brain to do better on memory tasks two weeks later
(Medical Xpress)—Overworked and stressed out? Look on the bright side. Some stress is good for you.
Neuroscience Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Many chronically depressed and treatment-resistant patients experience immediate relief from symptoms after taking small amounts of the drug ketamine. For a decade, scientists have been ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 04, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (40) | 13 |
Chronic stress has a more powerful effect on the brain during adolescence than in adulthood and now there's proof at the molecular level, according to findings published in Neuron by University at Buffalo researchers.
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
For years, researchers have published papers that associate chronic stress with chromosomal damage.
Medical research Aug 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (13) | 7 |
Chronic stress has long been linked with neurodegeneration. Scientists at USC now think they may know why.
Neuroscience Jun 29, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 8 |
Men and women had starkly different immune system responses to chronic post-traumatic stress disorder, with men showing no response and women showing a strong response, in two studies by researchers at the San Francisco VA ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's no secret that stress increases your susceptibility to health problems, and it also impacts your ability to solve problems and be creative. But methods to prevent associated risks and effects have been less clear – ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma—in which psychological stress plays a major role—may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
According to a new study from the Slone Epidemiology Center (SEC) at Boston University, African-American women who reported suffering abuse before age 11 had a greater likelihood of adult-onset asthma compared to women whose ...
Health Dec 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The first evidence of blood vessel dysfunction has been found in a small cohort of generally healthy young people with cystic fibrosis, researchers report.
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(Medical Xpress)—Meditation can change the way a person experiences pain, according to a new study by UW–Madison neuroscientists.
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(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems—it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A new study in animals shows that chronic stress during pregnancy prevents brain benefits of motherhood, a finding that researchers suggest could increase understanding of postpartum depression.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 14, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have identified a potential medical treatment for the cognitive effects of stress-related disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The study, conducted ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1 |