stress

Working dads stressed with family juggle
Working dads stressed with family juggle December 2, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New La Trobe findings based on national data of fathers with small children show almost a third of these men are experiencing high work-family conflict. This tension is having a detrimental effect on their parenting, relationships with their partners and ... Read More »

Physical and mental health the key to exam success
Physical and mental health the key to exam success November 11, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As thousands of high school students prepare for the commencement of WACE examinations on 3 November 2014, The University of Notre Dame Australia encourages young people to achieve their potential but work within their physical capabilities. According to Andrew Duirs, ... Read More »

Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children’s stress
Natural-terrain schoolyards reduce children’s stress August 10, 2014 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Playing in schoolyards that feature natural habitats and trees and not just asphalt and recreation equipment reduces children’s stress and inattention, according to a University of Colorado Boulder study. Working on class assignments or gardening in such settings also provide ... Read More »

‘Horsing around’ reduces stress hormones in youth
‘Horsing around’ reduces stress hormones in youth May 7, 2014 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research from Washington State University reveals how youth who work with horses experience a substantial reduction in stress – and the evidence lies in kids’ saliva. The results are published in the American Psychological Association’s Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin this ... Read More »

School work a worry for sleepless teens
School work a worry for sleepless teens February 1, 2014 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

As Year 12 begins for thousands of South Australian students, a new Flinders University study shows teens who can’t fall asleep at night are mainly worrying about the fallout of sleeping in and missing out on school. The report, which ... Read More »

Nurturing may protect kids from brain changes linked to poverty
Nurturing may protect kids from brain changes linked to poverty November 7, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Growing up in poverty can have long-lasting, negative consequences for a child. But for poor children raised by parents who lack nurturing skills, the effects may be particularly worrisome, according to a new study at Washington University School of Medicine ... Read More »

How parents see themselves may affect their child’s brain and stress level
How parents see themselves may affect their child’s brain and stress level August 28, 2013 (2 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

A mother’s perceived social status predicts her child’s brain development and stress indicators, finds a study at Boston Children’s Hospital. The new study is the first to link brain function to maternal self-perception. In the study, children whose mothers saw themselves as ... Read More »

Note to teens: Just breathe
Note to teens: Just breathe July 20, 2013 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

In May, the Los Angeles school board voted to ban suspensions of students for “willful defiance” and directed school officials to use alternative disciplinary practices. The decision was controversial, and the question remains: How do you discipline rowdy students and ... Read More »

Stressful life events may increase stillbirth risk
Stressful life events may increase stillbirth risk April 9, 2013 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnant women who experienced financial, emotional or other personal stress in the year before their delivery had an increased chance of having a stillbirth, say researchers who conducted a National Institutes of Health network study. Stillbirth is the death of ... Read More »

Mom’s placenta reflects her exposure to stress
Mom’s placenta reflects her exposure to stress March 15, 2013 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The mammalian placenta is more than just a filter through which nutrition and oxygen are passed from a mother to her unborn child. According to a new study by a research group from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary ... Read More »







 
 
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