Anxiety

  • Awkward Facebook posts may cause embarrassment, anxiety 11-12-2013 04:15 PM

    Washington: Awkward Facebook posts can not only cause embarrassment, but also make some people suffer anguish and anxiety for a long time, a new study has found. Such Facebook faux pas are common, but depending on who you are and to whom you allow access to your Facebook page, such...
  • Cellphone use may lead to anxiety and lower grades 08-12-2013 04:28 PM

    Washington: Frequent cellphone use may lead to anxiety, lower grades and reduced happiness in students, a new study has found. Researchers found that cell phone use was negatively related to Grade Point Average (GPA) and positively related to anxiety. As cellphone use continues to increase, it is worth considering whether...
  • Revealed: Why cigarettes relieve smokers' anxiety 09-11-2012 03:02 PM

    Washington: Inactivation of a specific sub-class of nicotinic receptors may be an effective strategy to help smokers quit without feeling anxious, a new study has found. According to researchers from the Virginia Commonwealth University, these findings could pave way for development of novel therapies to help smokers quit without feeling...
  • Anxiety leads teenagers to harm themselves 19-11-2011 02:09 PM

    London: In what is being termed the "most comprehensive study" into the problem, a 16-year survey has found that teenagers who suffer from depression or anxiety deliberately harm themselves. One in every 12 teenagers harms himself or herself, says the study conducted in Australia between 1992 and 2008 and published...
  • City dwelling ups risk of mental health problems 27-06-2011 12:24 PM

    City dwellers are more likely to have mental health issues, such as anxiety, mood disorders and schizophrenia. ...
  • Brain mechanism that counters fear 10-03-2011 01:21 PM

    London: Scientists have identified a brain mechanism which makes a person fearless, a discovery they say could lead to a new treatment for those suffering from regular anxiety attacks. More than one in four people are likely to experience a bout of anxiety at some point in their lives. With...
  • Writing down worries boosts your performance 14-01-2011 06:03 PM

    London: Worried about your upcoming exam? Just jot down all your anxieties, as this simple act before a stressful situation could help boost your performance greatly, a new study has claimed. Researchers at the University of Chicago found that the exercise of writing down worries appears to clear the mind...
  • Get married and stay happily forever after 17-12-2009 04:08 PM

    Study says marriage reduces most mental health disorders. ...
  • Tips to tackle pressure during Board exams 26-02-2008 12:39 PM

    New Delhi: Developing an independent software funded by the ICC could help in evaluating the accuracy of the two competing ball-tracking technologies - Hawk-Eye and Virtual Eye - according to Paul Hawkins, the former's chief executive. Hawk-Eye was used for the 2011 World Cup among other series, and Virtual Eye...