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  • Can financial stress lead to physical pain in later years? April 15, 2021
    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.
  • Objective analysis of stress in the classroom April 15, 2021
    Is it the difficulty of a task that determines whether or not students are stressed when working on it? Biologists working in biology didactics set out to find out the answers; to this end, the team used questionnaires and measured the heart rate in 209 test participants.
  • New measure to predict stress resilience April 15, 2021
    Researchers show that increased sensitivity in a specific region of the brain contributes to the development of anxiety and depression in response to real-life stress. Their study establishes an objective neurobiological measure for stress resilience in humans.
  • COVID-19 pandemic may have increased mental health issues within families April 12, 2021
    When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, many families found themselves suddenly isolated together at home. A year later, new research has linked this period with a variety of large, detrimental effects on individuals' and families' well-being and functioning.
  • Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk April 9, 2021
    Psychosocial stress - typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments - may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a new study.
  • Regenerating hair follicle stem cells March 31, 2021
    Researchers have identified the biological mechanism of how chronic stress leads to hair loss. They found that the stress hormone corticosterone causes hair follicle stem cells to stay in an extended resting phase, without regenerating tissue. The stress signal was first received by dermal cells surrounding the hair follicle, preventing them from releasing Gas6, a […]
  • Can drinking cocoa protect your heart when you're stressed? March 31, 2021
    Increased consumption of flavanols - a group of molecules occurring naturally in fruit and vegetables - could protect people from mental stress-induced cardiovascular events such as stroke, heart disease and thrombosis, according to new research.
  • Signals from muscle protect from dementia March 26, 2021
    Scientists are studying how signals sent from skeletal muscle affect the brain.
  • Want a longer, healthier life? Resolve your arguments by day's end March 25, 2021
    A recent study found that when people feel they have resolved an argument, the emotional response associated with that disagreement is significantly reduced and, in some situations, almost entirely erased.
  • Could birth control pills ease concussion symptoms in female athletes? March 16, 2021
    A new pilot study has shown when a female athlete has a concussion injury during the phase of her menstrual cycle when progesterone is highest, she feels less stress. Feeling stressed is one symptom of a concussion. Feeling less stressed is a marker of recovery. The study also revealed for the first time the physiological […]