News tagged with stressor

The impact of sleep deprivation in children

We all know kids, especially, need a good night's sleep in order to thrive. After studying thousands of children, psychologist Mona El-Sheikh, a professor of child development, says children who don't get enough shut-eye ...

Nov 16, 2010
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Stress and alcohol 'feed' each other

Acute stress is thought to precipitate alcohol drinking. Yet the ways that acute stress can increase alcohol consumption are unclear. A new study investigated whether different phases of response to an acute stressor can ...

Jul 15, 2011
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Hearts may swoon when stocks do, study suggests

(AP) -- Stock market slides may hurt more than your savings. New research suggests they might prompt heart attacks. Duke University researchers found a link between how a key stock index performed and how many heart attacks ...

Mar 13, 2010
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Reactions to everyday stressors predict future health

(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 ...

Nov 02, 2012
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