What does science have to say about the benefits of silence? Preliminary research (done on mice) suggests that prolonged periods of silence may trigger new brain cell development and help improve memory.
Forgiving people can help prevent stress and promotes good mental health, study suggests.
Study says women who work longer hours triple their chances of getting cancer and heart diseases.
A new study shows that expecting mothers carrying a variation of stress-sensitive gene might give birth to a child with autism spectrum disorder when exposed to stress during pregnancy.
Study finds that yoga and meditation are more effective than crossword and memory games.
A study conducted by researchers at the Duke University, Princeton University and the University of Notre Dame, reveals that baboons who suffer from stress at an early age, such as those brought by drought or the loss of mother, would grow to live shorter lives.
Stress, which is mostly caused by a huge problem, can actually raise up the risk for getting Diabetes type 2 (Diabetes Mellitus). There is a fact found by doctors and researcher that being stress make someone gain many health disorder, especially diabetes.
Most species avoid crowding but prairie voles seem to be the exception to the rule, say Duke University researchers who found that voles become less anxious and stressed when they have to share their personal space.
Previous studies suggest older parents give birth to offspring that, on average, live shorter lives. In a recent study of European shorebirds, researchers believe they have shed some new light on the matter.
Japanese macaques are exposed to various stressful situations in the wild, including rank fights and mating competitions. Researchers recently took a closer look at how genetics ultimately control the release of stress hormones in these animals.
A recent study has shown that fish respond to stress with a slight body temperature increase.
Water in tanks and fountains throughout villages of Spain turned red following last autumn's rainfall but researches insist it's not a sign of the apocalypse.
When wild baboons decide to live in smaller social groups they are less stressed. This also reduces the amount of competition for the same forest resources.
Coral reefs throughout the Pacific are facing increasing rates of coral bleaching, according to the NOAA. This is a result of warming ocean temperatures and corals are expected to endure this stress through October.