stress

stress News

Newly described form of stress promotes longevity: Study

The findings, published in the journal Science Advances, suggest that chromatin stress response and the longevity it mediates may be conserved in other organisms.

Dogs mirror owner's stress, says study

Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by lifestyle factors and by the people that the dogs live with.

Advertising

Night owls can 'retrain' their body clocks to improve mental well-being

'Night owls' are individuals whose internal body clock dictates later-than-usual sleep and wake times -- in this study participants had an average bedtime of 2.30 am and wake-up time of 10.15 am.

Scientists have developed a new test to measure common stress hormones

The device uses ultraviolet light to measure stress hormones in a drop of blood, sweat, urine or saliva.

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.

Stress in early life may up depression risk, says study

The findings, published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, provide biological and psychological evidence to support work first proposed in the 1960s.

Advertising

Comfort food leads to more weight gain during stress, says study

Researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia discovered a molecular pathway in the brain, controlled by insulin, which drives the additional weight gain.

Stressed during exams? Junk food may be to blame: Study

The researchers investigated the relationship between exam stress and change in dietary quality, and whether these associations were modified by psychosocial factors such as eating behaviour, food choice motive, taste preference, impulsivity, coping strategies, sedentary behaviour, and social support.

Drinking can push students into vicious cycle of poor grades, stress

For the study by researchers from Binghamton University in the US, 558 students from different US colleges completed an anonymous survey on academic performance, daytime sleepiness, substance use and mental distress.

Having pets may lower stress in older adults

Two-thirds of all pet owners, and 78 per cent of dog owners, said their pet helps them be physically active, according to the findings from University of Michigan in the US.

Advertising