A large Swedish population study finds a robust link between stress-induced illness due to traumatic events and several types of cardiovascular disease.
A groundbreaking new blood test for genetic biomarkers of PTSD could improve accuracy of diagnosis, precision of treatment, and prediction of future risk.
A new study attempts to unpick the role that glutamate might have in anxiety. The findings could eventually form the basis of more effective treatments.
Excessive, or frequent, yawning can arise from fatigue, anxiety, or an underlying health condition. In this article, we look at the causes and treatments for excessive yawning. We also discuss when to see a doctor.
Acute stress disorder (ASD) is a short-term condition that can develop after a person experiences a traumatic event. Its symptoms are similar to those of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and can include mood changes, negative thoughts, flashbacks …
Being in a good relationship offers many benefits, including health-related ones. But, do we need our partner’s physical presence to reap those benefits?
Emulsifiers are in many food products. A new study asks whether these chemicals might be having an impact on our physiology and psychology.
A study of mice reveals that the scent of linalool, a natural alcohol found in lavender, relieves anxiety through its effect on olfactory nerve cells.
Stress is a biological response to demanding situations and a regular part of daily life. Stress becomes chronic when the body’s response goes on for a prolonged period. Chronic stress can have a range of health effects. Learn more about these effects …