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Dr Anmon Bhargava has set up a recording studio in her hostel room to record songs.(HT)

Mumbai doctors turn to their hobbies to beat Covid-19 pandemic stress

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Rupsa Chakraborty
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 06:01 PM IST
For doctors working on the frontline, the strain of working through a pandemic has been immense, but it has also led many to find solace in creative pursuits like painting, poetry, dancing, singing and cooking.
The recent death by suicide of an LSR student has again raised the concern of mental health among youngsters during the pandemic.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))
The recent death by suicide of an LSR student has again raised the concern of mental health among youngsters during the pandemic.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))

Mental stress among college students on rise during Covid-19

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Students have been facing a lot of mental stress due the uncertainty of their future during the pandemic, and some have confessed how hard they are trying to cope.
The article was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.(Unsplash)
The article was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.(Unsplash)

Alcohol consumption common coping response to stress during Covid-19: Study

Massachusetts [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 10:38 AM IST
As the world fights against challenges arising from the spread of Covid-19, alcohol consumption has become a common coping response to reduce stress amid the pandemic.
“The conceptual distinction between ‘fear’ and ‘anxiety’ dates back to the time of Freud, if not the Greek philosophers of antiquity.”(Unsplash)
“The conceptual distinction between ‘fear’ and ‘anxiety’ dates back to the time of Freud, if not the Greek philosophers of antiquity.”(Unsplash)

Researchers suggest fear and anxiety share same bases in brain

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 11:59 PM IST
A recent study suggests that fear and anxiety reflect overlapping set of neural building blocks in the brain.
The study, “Psychological flexibility in the context of Covid-19 adversity: Associations with distress,” was published in the Journal of Contextual Behavioural Science.(Unsplash)
The study, “Psychological flexibility in the context of Covid-19 adversity: Associations with distress,” was published in the Journal of Contextual Behavioural Science.(Unsplash)

Study shows how people can reduce stress during coronavirus pandemic

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 03:35 PM IST
A new study by clinical psychologist, Emily Kroska at the University of Iowa shows how people might reduce their distress during the coronavirus pandemic.
Rich in antioxidants, pomegranate is one of the healthiest fruits to include in your diet.(Shutterstock)
Rich in antioxidants, pomegranate is one of the healthiest fruits to include in your diet.(Shutterstock)

From releasing stress to boosting memory, here are 6 benefits of pomegranate

HealthShots | By Shreya Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 06:10 PM IST
Did you know this red juicy fruit has plenty of health benefits to offer? Read on to know more
“Teachers have the potential to impact the lives of so many students in their classrooms.”(Unsplash)
“Teachers have the potential to impact the lives of so many students in their classrooms.”(Unsplash)

Teacher’s stress linked with higher risk of student suspensions, studies show

Missouri | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 12:42 PM IST
A recent poll found teachers’ stress can have a trickle-down effect on their students, leading to disruptive behaviour that results in student suspensions.
Baby’s heartbeat can reveal if the mother is dealing with anxiety or depression(Twitter/DoylestownHlth)
Baby’s heartbeat can reveal if the mother is dealing with anxiety or depression(Twitter/DoylestownHlth)

Study: Baby’s heartbeat can reveal if the mother is dealing with anxiety or depression

Asian News International | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 10:38 AM IST
A latest study has revealed that babies heartbeats reveal stress of having depressed mother and how mothers dealing with anxiety or depression may have kids imprinted with emotional stresses as they grow up
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Coronavirus pandemic: Stress caused by Covid-19 may be hard to beat by exercise

Washington DC | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 08:59 PM IST
While exercising has proven to reduce the effect of anxiety and stress, it may not be enough for the levels caused by the novel coronavirus, according to a new study
Here’s how you can reduce stress and blood pressure(Twitter/Wellness_DeNise)
Here’s how you can reduce stress and blood pressure(Twitter/Wellness_DeNise)

Study reveals these lifestyle changes to reduce stress and blood pressure

Florida [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 10:14 AM IST
Researchers reveal these therapeutic lifestyle changes can reduce the risks of stroke and heart attacks
People who reported increasing their physical activity after the start of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders reported higher levels of stress and anxiety than those whose activity levels stayed the same.(Unsplash)
People who reported increasing their physical activity after the start of COVID-19 stay-at-home orders reported higher levels of stress and anxiety than those whose activity levels stayed the same.(Unsplash)

Covid-19 stress may be hard to beat by exercise regime

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 08:14 AM IST
In this study, the researchers found that the association between decreased physical activity and stress was confounded by genetic and environmental factors.
In the study’s first phase, with 120 participants, researchers measured their resting heart rate and blood pressure before and during a standard acute psychological stress test. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
In the study’s first phase, with 120 participants, researchers measured their resting heart rate and blood pressure before and during a standard acute psychological stress test. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Covid-19: People with lower stress response had higher signs of PTSD after coronavirus outbreak

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 01:51 PM IST
The study included standard items used to measure PTSD symptoms of intrusion (dreaming about the event and having trouble staying asleep), hyperarousal (irritability and having trouble concentrating) and avoidance (trying not to think or talk about the event).
PCOS occurs due to an amalgamation of genetic and environmental factors.(Pixabay)
PCOS occurs due to an amalgamation of genetic and environmental factors.(Pixabay)

World PCOS Awareness Month: All you need to know about PCOS and its prevention

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 07:28 AM IST
PCOS is a set of symptoms that present themselves in women due to elevated levels of androgens (male hormones) in females.
An oft-overlooked way to ease life is by breathing right.(Shutterstock)
An oft-overlooked way to ease life is by breathing right.(Shutterstock)

Covid-19: Are you breathing right for these stressful times?

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Paramita Ghosh
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:12 PM IST
That mild tightness in your chest that wasn’t such a constant before March, can be a precursor to lifestyle diseases. An oft-overlooked way to ease it is by breathing right.
When it came to the interplay between stressful events and intensity of laughter (strong, medium or weak), there was no statistical correlation with stress symptoms.(Unsplash)
When it came to the interplay between stressful events and intensity of laughter (strong, medium or weak), there was no statistical correlation with stress symptoms.(Unsplash)

Laugh out loud to keep stress at bay: Study

Basel [Switzerland] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2020 10:24 PM IST
It is estimated that people typically laugh 18 times a day -- generally during interactions with other people and depending on the degree of pleasure they experience.
The main component of India’s education policy should be one of blended education, which combines traditional classroom learning with online methods(Shutterstock)
The main component of India’s education policy should be one of blended education, which combines traditional classroom learning with online methods(Shutterstock)

Readers’ take: Online classes to stay, but careful monitoring can prevent stress, eye strain

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 01:07 AM IST
Blended learning is the way forward, but to cut down screen time, schools should promote more audio lectures, engagement through quizzes and contests, additional reading from textbooks. Teachers should not give out homework and advise children to avoid playing online games or social networking
Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Physical stress on the job linked with faster brain, memory decline in older age

Colorado | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 06:17 PM IST
A new study has found that physical stress in one’s job may be associated with faster brain ageing and poorer memory.
Representational Image(Pixabay)
Representational Image(Pixabay)

Genes related to inflammation, stress may help tailor treatments for depression

London | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2020 05:40 PM IST
In a breakthrough study, researchers have found genes related to inflammation and stress may help tailor treatments for depression.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Here’s how immune system treatment to reduce stress can prevent cancer metastases

Tel Aviv | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 09:04 PM IST
Researchers have found that the short time period around tumour removal surgery (the weeks before and after surgery) is critical for the prevention of metastases development, which develops when the body is under stress.
Though the human resource development ministry has asked schools to limit screen time for students, many institutes are not following the new directions, say parents.(Keshav Singh/HT/For representation only)
Though the human resource development ministry has asked schools to limit screen time for students, many institutes are not following the new directions, say parents.(Keshav Singh/HT/For representation only)

Online classes leading to stress, eye problems in children, say parents

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 09:18 PM IST
Health problems are cropping up as screen time increases for students due to schools being shut because of the Covid-19 pandemic
The impending decision on exams, lesser number of employment offers and other such challenges are leading to depressing thoughts among DU students.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representation purpose only))
The impending decision on exams, lesser number of employment offers and other such challenges are leading to depressing thoughts among DU students.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representation purpose only))

Mental health: DU students take to sports, art to cope with stress

Hindustan Times | By Aprajita Sharad, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 02:13 AM IST
Delhi University students say that rescinded job offers and uncertainty of final examination, due to Covid-19 pandemic, is making them immensely stressed.
Sangath has been delivering counselling services completely free-of-cost in low-resource Government-run and Government-aided schools since 2015. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Sangath has been delivering counselling services completely free-of-cost in low-resource Government-run and Government-aided schools since 2015. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Little counselling can go a long way for high school kids, study finds

Panaji | By Gerard de Souza | Posted by: Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 11:55 AM IST
Mental health problems are a leading health concern for young people in India, with suicide as the leading cause of death for 15–24 year-olds.
Mental health problems are a leading health concern for young people in India, with suicide as the leading cause of death for 15–24-year-olds. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Mental health problems are a leading health concern for young people in India, with suicide as the leading cause of death for 15–24-year-olds. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Problem-solving skills may lower stress, boost student wellbeing in India

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2020 02:27 PM IST
The PRIDE school-based intervention model has been developed on the basis of stepped care, where increasingly specialised, resource-intensive interventions are reserved individuals, who do not respond to simpler first-line treatments, according to researchers.
Guided meditation helps keep your mind calm and worry-free.(Unsplash)
Guided meditation helps keep your mind calm and worry-free.(Unsplash)

Guided Meditation: Relieve stress and improve sleep patterns with this holistic practice

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 08:32 AM IST
Guided meditation is the perfect way for beginners to learn and absorb the benefits of meditation. It involves listening as someone guides you through the process of getting into the headspace required for meditation.
Children from academic households tend to exhibit significantly more stress while starting their university period than those from non-academic families, according to a recent study. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Children from academic households tend to exhibit significantly more stress while starting their university period than those from non-academic families, according to a recent study. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Children of scholars likely to exhibit more stress during their university phase: Study

Bern [Switzerland] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 11:48 AM IST
In stressful situations, the body releases an increased amount of the hormone cortisol, which also reaches growing hair and is stored there if the levels remain high over a lengthy period of time. By analysing the hair, researchers can identify the phases when a person had more stress.
A high-level committee would collect data regarding students suicides and would chalk out plans to prevent it. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
A high-level committee would collect data regarding students suicides and would chalk out plans to prevent it. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Covid-19: Kerala launches project to counsel students to reduce their stress, anxiety

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 12:52 PM IST
The project will be implemented on three levels -- Anganwadi and Asha workers, school counsellors and online and phone counsellors.
Actor Arjun Bijlani is known for his TV shows Left Right Left, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, Naagin and Ishq Mein Marjawan.
Actor Arjun Bijlani is known for his TV shows Left Right Left, Miley Jab Hum Tum, Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi, Naagin and Ishq Mein Marjawan.

Arjun Bijlani: Most of us are dealing with stress, no one knows when things will get better

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 08:03 PM IST
The actor says while everyone is feeling blue, we need to be there for each other to get over these difficult times.
Women who were satisfied in their relationships also reported lower psychological stress - and these two factors were associated with lower markers for inflammation in their blood.(UNSPLASH)
Women who were satisfied in their relationships also reported lower psychological stress - and these two factors were associated with lower markers for inflammation in their blood.(UNSPLASH)

Here’s how romantic relationships help breast cancer survivors cut stress

New York | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 01:48 PM IST
Breast cancer survivors in romantic relationships who feel happy and satisfied with their partners may be at lower risk for a host of health problems.
Thane, India - MAY.31,2020: Thane Municipal corporation's healthcare Workers and Doctors do thermal screening during free medical camp in Thane during Covid 19 pandemic in Dharmaveer Nagar at Thane, Mumbai ,India, Sunday,May,31,2020.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Thane, India - MAY.31,2020: Thane Municipal corporation's healthcare Workers and Doctors do thermal screening during free medical camp in Thane during Covid 19 pandemic in Dharmaveer Nagar at Thane, Mumbai ,India, Sunday,May,31,2020.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

Amid coronavirus pandemic, wearable sensor may help to assess stress in healthcare workers

London | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 01:02 PM IST
Healthcare professionals fighting Covid-19 from the frontlines spending many hours to tackle the situation and putting themselves at mental health risk, now a new study suggests that a wearable biosensor may help monitor stress experienced by healthcare workers.
Practice Yoga to help reduce stress and stay fit during lockdown.(Unsplash)
Practice Yoga to help reduce stress and stay fit during lockdown.(Unsplash)

Surya Namaskar, Purvottanasana, Paschimottanasana: Practice Yoga to help reduce stress and stay fit during lockdown

Delhi | By Meenakshi Mohanty
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 08:02 PM IST
Yoga is an art that can be learned by everyone as it not only strengthens the body but also relaxes the mind.
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