Stress

  • Cricketers feel depressed after retirement: survey 23-12-2013 09:49 AM

    Sydney: A survey of retired Australian players has found that a quarter of them experienced depression and feelings of helplessness after quitting professional cricket. The Australian Cricketers' Association, which conducted the survey, contacted every player who had retired or been forced out of cricket at international or state level since...
  • Jonathan Trott leaves Ashes tour with 'stress illness' 25-11-2013 02:00 PM

    Brisbane: England batsman Jonathan Trott has left the team's Ashes tour of Australia with a stress-related illness, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. "Trott will take a break from cricket for the foreseeable future and will take no further part in the tour," the ECB said...
  • Low salt food and exercise can bring down high BP: Dr Ravi R Kasliwal 05-04-2013 05:58 PM

    High blood pressure and hypertension are the new lifestyle diseases afflicting India's urban middle class. Dr Ravi R Kasliwal, Chairman, Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta-The Medicity, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. What kind of cooking oil is good for heart & esp for high BP...
  • Living It Up: Rising stress levels 03-11-2012 11:11 PM

    On this episode we take a look how stress and depression is affecting lives. ...
  • How we choose what we do in college

    The Sharp Cheese |  Tanya Ghosh
    'So what do you want to be when you grow up?' I remember how I used to absolutely dread this question since it used ...

  • Cummins to make comeback in U-19 side 30-03-2012 01:32 PM

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  • Relationships: the big teenage stressors

    Mind Check |  Arpita Anand
    We, as adults, often reminisce about our adolescence with fondness. Those great years with no worry about life and career, the first crush, the first...

  • Next time in Goa, party responsibly

    Mind Check |  Arpita Anand
    'There's something about the air in Goa.' I am sure you have heard that before. I have heard it, said it and felt it many...

  • Mumbai: 'paint-an-accident' contest draws flak 06-01-2012 02:19 PM

    Mumbai: It was meant for creating much-needed awareness regarding road safety. But the drawing competition for schoolchildren being organised by Mumbai's regional transport offices (RTOs) and education department has now taken on a rather gloomy hue, with child psychologists claiming that subjects like 'The accident I saw' may send a...
  • Stressed Chinese fight back - with pillows 26-12-2011 12:59 PM

    Shanghai: A whirlwind of pillows bearing the names of bosses and teachers filled the air as hundreds of Chinese gathered to blow off stress in Shanghai, staging a massive pillow battle. The annual event marked its fifth year with such a surge in interest from stressed young office workers and...
  • Do you sleep text? You could be badly stressed 24-11-2011 01:49 PM

    London: Day-to-day stress has triggered an unusual habit of sleep texting - where people text messages even while sleeping, according to researchers. People with this peculiar condition send incoherent messages while asleep to their friends and family - completely unaware of doing it, said researcher Frank Thorne, the Daily Mail...
  • Yoga asanas for stress relief 23-11-2011 03:14 AM

    Yoga expert Shalini Vadera tells you about the asanas that help relieve stress. ...
  • Pomegranate good for sex life and the heart 12-11-2011 12:47 PM

    London: Pomengranate is virtually nature's elixir that can help stave off heart disease, relieve stress and perk up your sex life. A two million pounds study has found that an extract of the whole fruit - including pith, peel and seeds - was given to 60 volunteers every day for...
  • 'W' for Wendetta: Do these studies hate women?

    Mostly Harmless |  Jhinuk Sen
    - Women more stressed than men - It's official. Women drivers more accident prone - ...

  • Men, boomers fuel growth in spa industry 23-08-2011 02:28 PM

    New York: The spa industry is booming, particularly in China and India, as more men and aging boomers seek pain relief as well as relaxing and luxury treatments, including $1,250 facials. Massage is still the most popular request, but people with deep pockets can opt for pricier treatments such as...
  • Women suffer more stress from daily travel 23-08-2011 12:40 PM

    London: Women suffer more stress from their daily commute than men even though they tend to spend less time travelling, a new study has found. The study has found that childcare and housework means women are more sensitive to time spent commuting. They also try to pack in other chores...
  • More people turn to god under stress 09-08-2011 12:16 PM

    Washington: Many more people turn to god in stressed societies and also seem happier. However, when peace and plenty reign, people are happier independently of their religious affiliations, says a new study. This is the first study to analyse religion and happiness on a global scale, said University of Illinois...
  • 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. ...
  • 5 things men need to combat stress

    The Chastity Belt |  Madhuri Banerjee
    With high power jobs, demanding relationships and manic traffic, it is proven that high blood pressure, cholesterol, and anxiety attacks are common phenomenon amongst men...

  • Feeling stressed? Quit media, join healthcare 21-04-2011 11:52 AM

    New York: Stressed out by your job and looking for a change? Chances are you work in media, and maybe should consider something in health care. A new report on the most, and least stressful professions, showed that more than half of the 10 least-stressful jobs are in the health...
  • Mumbai police stressed, overworked? 13-03-2011 12:04 PM

    Mumbai: Overworked and underpaid that's life for Mumbai's police officers. Guarding a city that never sleeps is not easy, but now it turns out the long hours can also spell death for these men in khaki. Figures from this RTI document show that out of Mumbai's 40,000-strong police force, more...
  • Time 'stretches if one keeps busy' 30-01-2011 06:44 PM

    London: People with busy lives don't necessarily live longer, but they might feel as if they do, an Indian-origin researcher-led study has claimed. Maneesh Sahani and colleagues at University College London have found that our brains use the world around us to keep track of time, and the more there...
  • Top managers likely to have high stress 25-01-2011 06:08 PM

    Toronto: Key employees of an organisation, such as managers and senior professionals, are more likely to experience high levels of work stress than their junior staff,a new study has suggested. The study of 2,737 workers by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) in Canada found that 18 per...
  • 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...
  • Women more stressed than men 05-01-2011 07:37 PM

    London: A fifth of women, double the number of men, feel their stress levels are out of control, according to a survey of 2,000 people. Experts say stress raises blood pressure, putting people at greater risk of a stroke. A poor diet and lack of exercise also contribute to the...