Covid-19 Infection Risk May Increase Due To Stress, Reckons New Study

Covid-19 Infection Risk May Increase Due To Stress, Reckons New Study

With the return of spike in COVID-19 infections, lockdowns and restrictions on movement have also regained prominence in our life. Organisations that had started working from offices are back to work from home and people are confined in their houses. The pandemic in the past two years has not just affected our physical health but […]

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Researchers Identify Biomarker Responsible for Depression

Researchers Identify Biomarker Responsible for Depression

Depression has become quite a common mental health problem nowadays. A large part of the population worldwide is suffering because of this problem. There are several factors which may lead to depression including stress. Recently, the researchers from the University of Illinois, Chicago, United States, have successfully identified the bio marker which can help in […]

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Man in Paris Sues Employer Over 'Boring Job,' Awarded Rs 33 Lakh in Compensation

Man in Paris Sues Employer Over ‘Boring Job,’ Awarded Rs 33 Lakh in Compensation

This man sued his employer over ‘boring job’ and won the case; awarded Rs 33 lakh. (Shutterstock image) Frederic Desnard said that losing an important client led to him being assigned menial tasks at the Paris-based company for four years. We can safely admit that the majority of us are not satisfied with our jobs. […]

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New Study Shows Cardiovascular Risks May be Worse for Women’s Cognition in Middle Age

New Study Shows Cardiovascular Risks May be Worse for Women’s Cognition in Middle Age

According to a recent study by the American Academy of Neurology, even though men may be more likely to have cardiovascular conditions like heart disease and stroke and risk factors like diabetes, high blood pressure and smoking in middle age than women, the negative impact of most of these conditions on thinking and memory skills […]

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BuzzCut: Affirmations, Astrology and Sea Shanties: What Do We Want to Hear, Really?

BuzzCut: Affirmations, Astrology and Sea Shanties: What Do We Want to Hear, Really?

BuzzCut is News18’s new series where we break down a recent trend on the Internet and delve deep into Internet-culture to understand why it’s causing a stir on the Internet. The search for affirmations reached an all-time high in 2021, both figuratively and literally. Google Trends’ ‘year in search’ revealed that people worldwide looked up […]

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Not Just Mental Health, Stress is Harmful For Your Heart Too

Not Just Mental Health, Stress is Harmful For Your Heart Too

Myocardial ischemia is a situation when blood flow to our heart is reduced. It prevents the heart muscles from receiving enough oxygen. Stress can be severely detrimental to our health. Psychological stress is an independent risk factor for heart attacks. We are aware that high blood pressure, smoking, obesity etc. can lead to heart attacks. […]

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To Stay Positive, Know That Sensitivity is Not a Weakness, It’s a Strength

To Stay Positive, Know That Sensitivity is Not a Weakness, It’s a Strength

Staying connected in the time of Covid-19 pandemic is very important for mental health. (Representational image: Shutterstock) Mental wellbeing is not to be taken lightly anymore. It is important to realise that sensitivity is not a weakness says Elena Herdieckerhoff. In today’s world of high competitiveness, self-introspection and being positive is something we don’t have […]

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Workout Helps Reduce Symptoms of Anxiety, Suggests New Study

Workout Helps Reduce Symptoms of Anxiety, Suggests New Study

This will help improve immunity and also protect against metabolic health-related issues. The study was conducted on 286 patients with anxiety disorder. A number of studies to date have revealed that physical exercise has numerous mental health benefits. But now a recent study has found that daily physical activity helps ease the symptoms of anxiety. […]

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This New Year, Make This Your Priority According to Experts

This New Year, Make This Your Priority According to Experts

Burdening yourself with a lot of resolutions can put unwanted pressure on you, which will eventually affect your mental health (Image: Shutterstock) Considering the amount of mental health problems these days, it is high time we make it the topmost priority New year is round the corner and people are ready to welcome it with […]

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Here’s How Online Classes Impacting Children’s Mental Health

Here’s How Online Classes Impacting Children’s Mental Health

The online education has replaced the physical classes as the schools are resorting to digital platforms since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic early last year. Though the students are attending online classes regularly, it turns out to be insufficient for their learning. The online classes are also having a negative impact on the mind […]

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