News tagged with physiological stress
Why is fish oil good for the heart? A new study suggests that this omega 3 fatty acid-rich nutrient could blunt some cardiovascular effects of mental stress.
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Skydivers show the same level of physical stress before every jump whether a first-timer or experienced jumper, say Northumbria researchers.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team of American and Italian neuroscientists has identified a cellular change in the brain that accompanies obesity. The findings could explain the body's tendency to maintain undesirable weight levels, rather than an ideal ...
Medical research Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Up to 20 percent of veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq have experienced at least one blast concussion. New research suggests that nearly half these veterans may have a problem so under-recognized that even military ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Fear of public speaking tops death and spiders as the nation's number one phobia. But new research shows that learning to rethink the way we view our shaky hands, pounding heart, and sweaty palms can help ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is co-funding an affordable, hi-tech, solution for managing stress that could help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), helping warfighters and potentially saving ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—When the heart works too hard, the brain may be to blame, says new Cornell research that is changing how scientists look at high blood pressure (hypertension). The study, published in the ...
Medical research Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Scientists have long thought that stress plays a role in epileptic seizures, and new evidence suggests that epilepsy patients who believe this is the case experience a different brain response ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Problems caused by bullying do not necessarily cease when the abuse stops. Recent research shows that victims may need long-term support.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The psychological scars of childhood abuse can last well into adulthood. New research from Concordia University shows the harm can have longterm negative physical effects, as well as emotional ones.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 13, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Problems caused by bullying do not necessarily cease when the abuse stops. Recent research at the Universitiy of Stavanger (UiS) and Bergen's Center for Crisis Psychology in Norway shows ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
With Election Day 2012 just weeks away, a recent study provides scientific evidence that voting in national elections is actually a stressful event with measurable hormonal changes.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Such behavior problems in adolescence as aggression and delinquency are linked to chronic stress in early childhood, which interferes with children's development of self-control, reports a Cornell study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Adolescents who grow up in poverty are more likely to report being treated unfairly, and this perception of discrimination is related to harmful changes in physical health, reports a new Cornell study ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |