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Prolonged stress causes depression and behavioural issues

Neurons in a bow-shaped brain area get overactive after long stress exposure. Chronic stress clearly has an affect on our behaviour. It causes issues such as sadness, decreased interest in formerly pleasurable activities, and even PTSD. Researchers now have proof that persistent stress causes a subpopulation of neurons in the bow-shaped region of the brain […]

Oxidative stress has an impact on motivation, but nutrition can help

Only a small portion of that study has considered the issue of metabolism. In life, motivation can mean the difference between happiness and misery, achievement and failure, goal-setting and aimlessness. The hardest part of gaining and maintaining motivation, however, is frequently this; this issue has led to a great deal of research. Oxidative stress is […]

Yoga and other mind-body work good for diabetes control

The study was published online in the Journal of Integrative and Complementary Medicine by Fatimata Sanogo, Ph.D. candidate, also of Keck School of Medicine, USC, and colleagues. Mind and body practices, especially yoga, improve glycemic control in type 2 diabetes to a similar extent as medications such as metformin, new research shows. “To our knowledge, this is the first […]

Sadness and loneliness speed up ageing, says a Hong Kong study

In a recently published study in the journal Aging, the researchers from Deep Longevity Limited in Hong Kong found that when certain psychological states or mental health are combined, it can increase a personís biological age more than smoking. Everyone experiences the natural process of ageing. But not everyone goes through the same procedure. What happens […]

Daily breathing exercises could reduce blood pressure

Researchers said the results were as effective as taking blood pressure medication and possibly more effective than lifestyle changes, such as losing weight or†reducing salt in your diet. Using breathing techniques for 5 to 10 minutes a day might help lower blood pressure, according to a study completed at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and […]

All you need to know about obesophobia, also called pocrescophobia

Obesophobia is a form of anxiety disorder, just like all other phobias. An extreme and unreasonable fear of a particular thing, place, or circumstance characterises phobias. The dread of growing weight is called obesityphobia, also known as pocrescophobia. Men can also have it, however adolescent females are most likely to have it. While you have […]

Why has the number of cardiac arrests among young Indians suddenly increased?

 The prevalence of heart problems in young Indians has been connected to factors such as mental stress, physical health, Covid and other factors. The heartbreaking passing of musician Krishnakumar Kunnath, also known as KK, after a heart attack has renewed attention on the worrisome rise in fatal cases of the ailment among Indians under 60. […]

Fat cell proliferation is significantly influenced by circadian clocks

According to two studies conducted by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine, the circadian clocks that keep the body and its cells synchronised to the 24-hour day-night cycle are severely disrupted. Circadian rhythms are 24-hour cycles that are part of the body’s internal clock, running in the background to carry out essential functions and processes. One […]

The human brain is not built to stay up past midnight

The researchers looked at empirical evidence from earlier studies on sleep and its impacts on cognition and functioning. Scientists claim that the human body and mind behave in a certain way at specific times of the day and follow a circadian clock. A new hypothesis was presented this year in Frontiers in Network Physiology, which […]

The rising alcohol abuse during pregnancy among expecting women in USA

According to a recent study, pregnant women’s use of heavy alcohol increased between 2011 and 2020. According to an article in JAMA Network, over a ten-year period, pregnant women’s heavy alcohol consumption climbed by more than 11% annually, and binge drinking increased by almost 9% annually. The public health research team examined data from the […]

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