Anxiety News

Weak upper and lower body fitness in midlife women linked to depression: Study

The study published in the Journal of the North American Menopause Society evaluates objective measures of physical performance in relation to depression and anxiety in premenopausal, perimenopausal, and postmenopausal women.

New method may help predict depression in new mothers: Study

For the study, published in the journal Psychological Assessment, data was collected from more than 600 pregnant women using the BUMPS questionnaire.


Air pollution may up childhood anxiety, depression, finds study

Exposure to air pollution is a well-established global health problem associated with complications for people with asthma and respiratory disease, as well as heart conditions and an increased risk of stroke.

Regulating gut microbes may reduce anxiety, finds study

Probiotics are living organisms found naturally in some foods that are also known as "good" or "friendly" bacteria because they fight against harmful bacteria and prevent them from settling in the gut.

Using AI to detect mental health disorders may be counterproductive

The idea of a technology that allows people to diagnose themselves by speaking into their smartphones at home may be revolutionary, but until clinical trials offer conclusive results, getting the doctors help in case of mental health issues may be the best way forward.

AI tool can detect PTSD by analysing voices: Study

The research, published in the journal Depression and Anxiety, found that an artificial intelligence tool can distinguish - with 89 per cent accuracy - between the voices of those with or without PTSD.


It is time we trade joy for fear: Jay Shetty on how to overcome the 'Fear of Missing Out'

Jay Shetty, a motivational speaker and vlogger talks how FOMO controls our lives. "We end up living the lives that others expect of us rather than the life we truly want for ourselves", he says.

Here's how you can go for a digital detox

In case you are wondering how to detach from the digitally connected world, here are some ways in which you can go for a digital detox. 

How to deal with panic attacks and anxiety in a better way

While there is little you can do to control a panic attack when it hits you, there are some steps you can take to deal with it in a better way.

World Sexual Health Day: ‘Sex still a hush-hush topic, youths need healthy space', say experts

According to the World Health Organisation, sexual health is a state of physical, mental and social well-being in relation to sexuality. The negative side of it can lead to a range of health concerns — anxiety, guilt, depression, additions, sexually transmitted diseases and so on.