Psychology & Psychiatry

Poverty predicts stress levels in teens, research suggests

Teens who have lived in poverty experience physical signs of stress at higher levels than those in more economically secure families, showing that public policy programs that help alleviate poverty can improve psychological ...

Neuroscience

Cognition in rugby union players decreases across season

Researchers in Wales have published findings that over the course of a season cognition in professional rugby players decreases. The research also shows that they show a decline in brain blood flow and an increase in markers ...

Oncology & Cancer

Spirituality can promote the health of breast cancer survivors

Throughout her 20-year career as a nurse practitioner, Jennifer Hulett noticed survivors of breast cancer would often express gratitude for being alive and mention God or a divine acknowledgement that had improved their health ...

Other

Physical activity may curb health care worker burnout

There is no question that the pandemic has been immensely stressful for health care workers, especially for those on the frontline of patient care. Yet, even before the pandemic, the regular demands of many health care industry ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

4 ways pets are good for your health and well-being

Many pet owners have found support from their pets throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and there's science to back up the physical and mental health benefits to pet companionship. The American Heart Association, a global force ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can financial stress lead to physical pain in later years?

Financial stress can have an immediate impact on well-being, but can it lead to physical pain nearly 30 years later? The answer is yes, according to new research from University of Georgia scientists.

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