Tag Archives: Stress

A moderate dose of novel form of stress promotes longevity

A newly described form of stress called chromatin architectural defect, or chromatin stress, triggers in cells a response that leads to a longer life. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Research Institute report in the journal Science Advances that moderate chromatin stress levels set off a stress response in yeast, the… Read More »

How to relieve stress without drugs – the expert’s guide

Want to know how to relieve stress without resorting to the Valium factor? For Stress Awareness Month, Olivia Hartland-Robbins quizzes Healthista’s Nutritional Director Rick Hay on the stress-relievers proven by science  One in ten female employees in the UK are finding their stress ‘unmanageable’, with heavy workloads and financial worries being their top concerns. Pressures at work and at… Read More »

Maternal stress may lead to early childhood obesity, study reveals

The emotional stress and depression a mother goes during and after pregnancy may lead her baby to gain more weight compared to their peers and even cause childhood obesity, a recent study has revealed. The study, conducted by German and American medical experts from Germany’s Charité Medical School and published in the BMC Public Health… Read More »