Psychology & Psychiatry

Is gratitude good for the heart?

A study reveals that gratitude may buffer the negative physiological consequences of stress and overall improve cardiovascular outcomes. In a sample of 912 participants, it was observed that the greater the predisposition ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dramatic change from pandemic brought on stress for mothers

The COVID-19 pandemic brought about sudden change and probably some amount of stress for most people in 2020. But, according to a new study led by a researcher from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, mothers who experienced ...

Medical research

Stressed mitochondria help cells survive respiratory infections

Many respiratory infections, such as influenza or COVID-19 add significant stress to cells and organs, which can lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), which itself can eventually cause death in aged or sensitive ...

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