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Do not let long working hours get the better of you.(Shutterstock)

Here's how long working hours can ‘kill you’

HealthShots | By Team HealthShots
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2021 04:52 PM IST
We all want to be successful, but should it come at the cost of our lives? A report by the United Nations reveals that long working hours can kill you. Here’s all that you need to know
Better sleep pattern can boost teens' ability to cope with pandemic? Here's what study says(Unsplash)
Better sleep pattern can boost teens' ability to cope with pandemic? Here's what study says(Unsplash)

Better sleep pattern can boost teens' ability to cope with pandemic: Study

ANI | , Washington [us]
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2021 11:32 AM IST
  • During the pandemic, the wake-up and sleep time of teens shifted by about two hours later. Many teens also slept longer and had less of a need to catch up on lost sleep during the weekend.
The findings of a new study suggest that children who witness the abuse of a sibling by their parent can be just as traumatised as those witnessing violence by parents against each other.(Unsplash)
The findings of a new study suggest that children who witness the abuse of a sibling by their parent can be just as traumatised as those witnessing violence by parents against each other.(Unsplash)

Witnessing abuse of sibling by parent might lead to mental health issues: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2021 09:07 PM IST
  • A recent study suggests that children who witness the abuse of a sibling by their parent can be just as traumatised as those witnessing violence by parents against each other. Mental health issues like depression, anxiety and anger are associated with such exposure.
A recent study reported individuals with pre-existing health conditions, such as cancer, were more likely to report depressive symptoms during the pandemic.(Unsplash)
A recent study reported individuals with pre-existing health conditions, such as cancer, were more likely to report depressive symptoms during the pandemic.(Unsplash)

Study suggests mental health distress increased during Covid-19 pandemic

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 12, 2021 09:34 PM IST
  • Data shows that during the pandemic, almost half (42 per cent) of participants in the study published in the journal, Lancet Regional Health-Americas, reported at least mild psychological distress and 10 per cent of participants reported moderate to severe psychological distress.
The findings of a new report suggest that half a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, several men and women in the USA continued to experience psychological distress, depression, and anxiety.(Unsplash)
The findings of a new report suggest that half a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, several men and women in the USA continued to experience psychological distress, depression, and anxiety.(Unsplash)

Research suggests mental health distress continued to increase during pandemic

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2021 08:16 PM IST
  • The study identified factors associated with increased depression and anxiety during the pandemic, including sociodemographic characteristics, stressors, and comorbid conditions associated with increased risk for poor Covid-19 outcomes.
Best and worst foods for depression(Pixabay)
Best and worst foods for depression(Pixabay)

Is your diet making you depressed? Best and worst foods for depression

By Parmita Uniyal
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2021 12:18 PM IST
  • There is a scientific reason behind your diet affecting your emotions as there is a close association between our brain and GI tract. Here are best and worst foods for depression.
People with MS and depression have an increased risk of developing a vascular disease such as heart attack and stroke.
People with MS and depression have an increased risk of developing a vascular disease such as heart attack and stroke.

Having MS and depression may be tied to increased risk of death: Study

ANI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2021 11:06 AM IST
A new study has shown that people with depression and multiple sclerosis (MS) may be more likely to die over the next decade than people with just one or neither condition.
A Delhi Police ASI was reported to have shot himself while on duty (Representational Image)
A Delhi Police ASI was reported to have shot himself while on duty (Representational Image)

Delhi Police ASI shoots himself on duty, hospitalised

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2021 12:59 PM IST
Delhi Police further said that in his statement, the ASI said that he has been going through depression for the last few days.
Stressful life events are associated with several digestive conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease(Unsplash)
Stressful life events are associated with several digestive conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease(Unsplash)

Stress can play havoc with your digestive system. Here's how

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Parmita Uniyal
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2021 01:52 PM IST
  • Stress may alter the way our body functions, including our digestive system. It is associated with several digestive conditions including Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
Feeling leisure is wasteful and unproductive increases stress, depression: Study(Unsplash)
Feeling leisure is wasteful and unproductive increases stress, depression: Study(Unsplash)

Feeling leisure is wasteful and unproductive increases stress, depression: Study

ANI | , Washington [us]
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2021 08:41 AM IST
  • The study examines the effects of a common belief in modern society: that productivity is the ultimate goal and time's a-wasting if you're just having fun.
Being overweight causes depression and lowers wellbeing, a largescale new study has proved.(Unsplash)
Being overweight causes depression and lowers wellbeing, a largescale new study has proved.(Unsplash)

Study suggests being overweight might cause depression and lower well-being

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 22, 2021 09:00 PM IST
  • While the dangers of being obese on physical health are well known, researchers are now discovering that being overweight can also have a significant impact on mental health.
A new study has highlighted the protective factors that can help people cope with the severe strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.(Unsplash)
A new study has highlighted the protective factors that can help people cope with the severe strain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.(Unsplash)

Study highlights psychological consequences of COVID-19 on healthcare

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2021 12:58 PM IST
  • More than 20 per cent of the respondents in each case stated that they had symptoms of depression or anxiety to an extent requiring treatment.
A new study suggests that people who adhere to antidepressants have better diabetes outcomes and quality of life.(Unsplash)
A new study suggests that people who adhere to antidepressants have better diabetes outcomes and quality of life.(Unsplash)

Antidepressants might benefit individuals with depression, diabetes: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2021 11:58 AM IST
A new study suggests that people with diabetes and depression who take antidepressants might face a lower risk of serious diabetes complications and death.
A recent study shows how different factors impact anxiety disorders in men and women.(Unsplash)
A recent study shows how different factors impact anxiety disorders in men and women.(Unsplash)

Study examines how different factors impact anxiety disorders in men and women

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2021 01:13 PM IST
Anxiety disorders occur twice as often in women than men, and social and cultural factors likely play an important role in the development of anxiety in females, De Oliveira said. The COVID-19 pandemic heavily influenced anxiety in people.
A recent study suggests that communicating with female friends decreases stress hormone levels for women across the lifespan.(Unsplash)
A recent study suggests that communicating with female friends decreases stress hormone levels for women across the lifespan.(Unsplash)

Communicating with female friends decreases stress for women: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2021 08:33 AM IST
A recent study determined key differences in the ways various age groups communicate, as well as one conversational component that stands the test of time: friendship. Specifically, bonds between individuals who identify as female.
A recent study suggest that people who have social anxiety might experience increased distress due to mask-wearing.(Unsplash)
A recent study suggest that people who have social anxiety might experience increased distress due to mask-wearing.(Unsplash)

Mask-wearing might increase distress in people with social anxiety: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2021 04:23 PM IST
"The adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health outcomes, including anxiety and depression, have been well-documented," said David Moscovitch, professor of clinical psychology and co-author of the paper.
A 15-year longitudinal study shows that childhood insomnia symptoms that persist into adulthood are strong determinants of mood and anxiety disorders in young adults.(Shutterstock)
A 15-year longitudinal study shows that childhood insomnia symptoms that persist into adulthood are strong determinants of mood and anxiety disorders in young adults.(Shutterstock)

Childhood insomnia linked with mental health disorders in early adulthood: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Childhood insomnia symptoms have been shown to be associated with internalizing disorders, which include depressive disorders and anxiety disorders.
According to new research from Binghamton University at State University of New York, women's mental health has a higher association with dietary factors than that of men.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))
According to new research from Binghamton University at State University of New York, women's mental health has a higher association with dietary factors than that of men.(Photo: Shutterstock (For representational purposes only))

Women's mental health has higher association with dietary factors: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 08:20 AM IST
Women's mental health has a higher association with dietary factors than that of men. Mental distress and exercise frequency were associated with different dietary and lifestyle patterns, which support the concept of customizing diet and lifestyle factors to improve mental wellbeing.
Study shows partners affect pregnant women's alcohol use and babies' development
Study shows partners affect pregnant women's alcohol use and babies' development

Study shows partners affect pregnant women's alcohol use and babies' development

ANI | , Washington [us]
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2021 08:22 AM IST
The study highlighted the importance of engaging partners in intervention and prevention efforts to help pregnant women avoid drinking alcohol. A baby's prenatal alcohol exposure carries the risk of potential lifelong problems, including premature birth and delayed infant development.
Mothers' depression affects mother-infant relationships? Here's what study say(AFP/REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Mothers' depression affects mother-infant relationships? Here's what study say(AFP/REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)

Mothers' depression affects mother-infant relationships? Here's what study says

ANI |
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2021 01:50 PM IST
A new study reveals that women with depression during pregnancy, or with a history of depression, have a reduced quality of mother-infant relationship. Here's how
Sameera Reddy opens up about being ‘shamed’, shares ticket ‘towards a happy you’(Instagram/reddysameera)
Sameera Reddy opens up about being ‘shamed’, shares ticket ‘towards a happy you’(Instagram/reddysameera)

Sameera Reddy opens up about being ‘shamed’, shares ticket ‘towards a happy you’

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2021 02:13 PM IST
  • Sameera Reddy wraps up Mental Health Awareness Month by spilling the beans on how to set yourself and others free from ‘hate, fear, expectation, shame, self doubt’ and we can’t help but relate instantly as we take down her strong notes
Expressive family life may reduce social deprivation effects among adopted children (representative mage)(Unsplash)
Expressive family life may reduce social deprivation effects among adopted children (representative mage)(Unsplash)

Open, supportive family reduces social deprivation effects in adopted children

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 10:13 AM IST
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health conducted a study and found that the families that are expressive and support each other create a better environment for adopted children, in contrast to rule-driven and strict households.
The work builds on previous research conducted by Niculescu and his colleagues into blood biomarkers that track suicidality as well as pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and Alzheimer's disease.(Unsplash)
The work builds on previous research conducted by Niculescu and his colleagues into blood biomarkers that track suicidality as well as pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and Alzheimer's disease.(Unsplash)

Research offers promising blood test for treating depression, bipolar disorder

ANI | , Indiana [us]
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 11:24 AM IST
A breakthrough study by Indiana University School of Medicine sheds new light on the biological basis of mood disorders and offers a promising blood test aimed at a precision medicine approach to treatment.
Rubina Dilaik opened up about her recent viral video.
Rubina Dilaik opened up about her recent viral video.

Rubina Dilaik on dealing with suicidal thoughts, battling depression

PUBLISHED ON MAR 26, 2021 09:38 AM IST
  • After revealing on Bigg Boss 14 that she battled depression, Rubina Dilaik opens up on how she dealt with it and came out of suicidal thoughts.
According to the study, if people do develop Alzheimer's disease, those with depression may start experiencing dementia symptoms about two years earlier than those who do not have depression.(Pixabay)
According to the study, if people do develop Alzheimer's disease, those with depression may start experiencing dementia symptoms about two years earlier than those who do not have depression.(Pixabay)

Depression, anxiety linked to earlier onset of Alzheimer's disease: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 01:07 PM IST
Having depression is known to increase the risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. However, a new study has found that depression and anxiety are linked to earlier onset of Alzheimer's disease.
Representational image. (Pexels)
Representational image. (Pexels)

Study reveals depression, anxiety, loneliness are peaking in college students

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 02:40 PM IST
The study of nearly 33,000 college students across the country reveals the prevalence of depression and anxiety in young people continues to increase, now reaching its highest levels.
Study reveals increasing depression, anxiety, loneliness in college students(Unsplash)
Study reveals increasing depression, anxiety, loneliness in college students(Unsplash)

Depression and anxiety among college students continues to increase: Study

ANI | , Boston (massachusetts)
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2021 09:17 AM IST
A new survey done on nearly 33,000 college students by a Boston University researcher shows that the number of people feeling lonely and showing symptoms of depression and anxiety continues to increase, now reaching its highest levels.
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