Latest Stress and immune system Stories

Yes, Stress Can Make You Sick. But How?
2012-04-03 07:47:02

Researchers, led by Sheldon Cohen, at Carnegie Mellon University have discovered that psychological stress increases risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. And now they know how.

2011-03-24 14:32:36

Even relatively mild stress can lead to long term disability and an inability to work, reveals a large population based study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.

2010-07-15 16:57:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine feeling great all the time; never feeling run down and never having to take a week off from the gym to recover from strain or injury.

2009-07-21 08:40:36

Whether it's getting a cold during exam time or feeling run-down after a big meeting, we've all experienced feeling sick following a particularly stressful time at work or school. Is this merely coincidence, or is it possible that stress can actually make us sick?

2009-04-21 14:19:54

Study finds link between exposure to community violence and a disruption to the stress pathways in the body.

2009-02-17 21:26:55

Raising a child with a disability causes more daily stress and long-range health problems than parenting a child without disabilities, U.S. researchers say. Stress and health ills were greater among parents of disabled children, U.S. researchers found.

2007-08-18 00:22:00

Chronic stress can aggravate neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory diseases, U.S. researchers said.

2005-11-16 13:07:00

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Simply thinking about something personally meaningful can ease some of the physiological effects of stress, a new study suggests.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.