stress

Greater Hippocampal Atrophy in “Born Again” Brains

Greater Hippocampal Atrophy in “Born Again” Brains

Researchers discover significantly greater hippocampal atrophy in “born again” Protestants, Catholics and those who undergo “life changing” religious experiences.

Low-income Pregnant Women in Rural Areas Experience High Levels of Stress: Mothers’ and Babies’ Health at Risk

Low-income Pregnant Women in Rural Areas Experience High Levels of Stress: Mothers’ and Babies’ Health at Risk

A new study indicates low-income pregnant women in rural areas experience high levels of stress yet lack appropriate means to manage their emotional and physical well-being.

Email ‘vacations’ decrease stress, increase concentration

Email ‘vacations’ decrease stress, increase concentration

Being cut off from work email significantly reduces stress and allows employees to focus far better, according to a new study by UC Irvine and U.S. Army researchers.