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Unpacking the links between chronic stress, fertility and the 'hunger hormone'

Unpacking the links between chronic stress, fertility and the ‘hunger hormone’

Chronic stress is a known suppressor of female reproductive function. However, attempts to isolate single causal links between stress and reproductive dysfunction have not...
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Everyday stress may boost blood vessel dysfunction in people with depression

Long term stress, or a constant stress experienced over a prolonged period of time, can contribute to long-term problems for heart and blood vessels....
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Stress in early life could make people more likely to develop depression

New research by the University of Bristol has found that early life adversity could make an individual more at risk of developing negative thinking,...
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Indian scientists discover how serotonin helps brain cells cope with stress

Serotonin is a chemical that relays information from one part of the brain to another and is known to play a key role in...
A doll-like prototype that laughs in an irritating way/ Photo: Michal Luria

‘Cathartic objects’ help users physically express strong emotional states

Technologies are now fully involved in every part of your life. It can also help us to replace our negative feelings with positive ones....
Meditation enhances social-emotional learning in middle school students

Meditation enhances social-emotional learning in middle school students

A growing literature describes the importance of social-emotional learning (SEL) for student social behavior, academic performance, and emotional health. One broadly executed school program,...
A University of Washington-led study found that social status in rhesus macaques affected how the animals responded to stress.Noah Snyder-Mackler/U. of Washington

What social stress in monkeys can tell us about human health

Even though stress is a normal physical reaction, it can sometimes have negative effects on your health. It wears down the body and compromises the...

Immigrant students think that the school can help them succeed

Specialists from the University of Bristol and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) broke down information from more than 4,500 understudies...
Stress may accelerate pancreatic cancer

Stress may accelerate pancreatic cancer

Another examination demonstrates that stress quickens the advancement of pancreatic disease by setting off the arrival of "battle or flight" hormones. Beta blockers, generally...