Latest Stress and immune system Stories
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.
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.
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.
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?
Study finds link between exposure to community violence and a disruption to the stress pathways in the body.
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.
Chronic stress can aggravate neurodegenerative diseases such as multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory diseases, U.S. researchers said.
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.