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The best iPhone photographs of 2016 – in pictures

The winners of the 9th annual iphone photography awards have been announced, chosen from thousands of entries from 139 countries around the world. Here’s a selection of the top entries, and the full list can be seen at IPPA Awards

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Marijuana 'can reduce chronic stress and depression'

Medical marijuana has the potential be used to treat depression caused by chronic stress, researchers have said.<p>In a study looking at …

Increasing Our Ability to Cope With Stress Can Make Us Healthier, 5: Chronic Stress Buffers

This is blog five of the series to educate you about stress and to help you increase your ability to cope with stress. Please refer to previous blogs to review the behaviors that reduce the response of the brain to stress and for the techniques that reduce the response of the brain to acute …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Is Stress Making You Sick?

<i>By Timothy Erick, Ph.D. Candidate, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Brown University</i><p><i>This post was originally published on Footnote, a website that brings academic research and ideas to a broader audience.</i><p>I never believed the common misconception that going out in the cold without a …

University of California

Women under chronic stress have significantly lower levels of klotho, a hormone that regulates aging and enhances cognition, researchers at UC San Francisco have found in a study comparing mothers of children on the autism spectrum to low-stress controls.<p>The researchers found that the women in …

Chronic Stress Lowers Aging and Cognitive Hormones in Women

A new study finds that women under chronic stress have significantly lower levels of klotho, a hormone that regulates aging and enhances cognition.<p>In …

The Brain

Scientists say chronic stress can actually change your brain

New research highlights some serious neurological consequences of burnout, or a state of chronic stress that leads to exhaustion, detachment, and feelings of ineffectiveness.<p>According to the study, led by Armita Golkar, Ph.D., at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden and cited by the Association for …

Generation Stress

Millennials, who came of age after 1999, and Generation X, born between the early 1960s and early 1980s, are now being called Generation Stress. That's because for the last three years, the American Psychological Association's research on stress has found Millennials to be the most stressed …

How Stress Affects Mental Bandwidth

Long Term Effects of Stress on Your Body

What Does Stress Do To Your Body?

Can Stress Actually Kill You?

Q&A: What Are the Physical Effects of Stress?

<b>By DR. BETH RICANATI</b><p>We all live with stress. We know it when we see it, many of us suffer from it and we often don't do anything about it. But there …

Adult Coloring Books Help With Stress: Adults Are Attending Coloring Parties

According to <i>NBC</i>, adult coloring books help adults deal with stress. The newest and best relaxation method and stress-reducer that is growing in …

5 Scary Health Effects Of Sleep Deprivation During The Teen Years

90 percent of teens are sleep deprived -- and the health costs could be significant.<p>Sleep loss can take a devastating toll on the mind and body at any stage of life, from early childhood to older adulthood. But for teenagers, who are at a critical stage of development, skipping out on sleep can be …

Dream Hacking: Understanding Everyday Behaviors That Impact Your Dreams

No, we aren't talking about <i>Inception</i> or the latest sci-fi thriller; what you do while awake actually can influence your dreams and how you sleep!<p>Dreams often seem out of our control, like a movie we watch at night rather than something we direct.<p>However, newer research shows that some behaviors can …

Sleep Protects Our Memories In More Ways Than One

Just in case you needed more incentive to snooze.<p>A solid night's sleep is known to protect your memories from bouts of forgetfulness -- and now we know it's making them more accessible, too.<p>New research from the University of Exeter and the Basque Centre for Cognition, Brain and Language is taking …

5 Strategies to Help You Sleep Your Way to Success

There is a busyness epidemic happening around the world today. My husband and I went out for breakfast recently, and I was so disappointed to observe this beautiful family of four sitting in their seats in silence, each attached to some type of electronic gadget. You can go anywhere today - the …

Your Lack Of Sleep Is Probably Making You Sick

PSA for anyone who plans on binge-watching TV until 2 a.m.<p>Here's a great reason (as if you needed another one) to catch those Z's tonight: A lack of sleep can significantly increase your chances of getting sick.<p>A new small study published in the September issue of the journal Sleep found that …

This Sleep Habit Can Hurt Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Lights at night lower your melatonin and affect your circadian rhythm, which can hurt your fertility, according to a new study<p>Using your phone as a …

Sleep

Taking A Midday Nap Could Lower Your Blood Pressure

It's science.<p>Depending on your office environment, it might be considered unusual to have a cat nap in the middle of the workday. But recent research has found that an hour of midday shut-eye could be good for your health.<p>Turning the traditional lunch break into an afternoon nap has been shown to …

Sleep Scientist Says Starting Work At 10 A.M. Is What Nature Intended

Getting up any earlier is basically torture.<p>A sleep scientist in England just confirmed what we already knew: getting to work before 9 a.m. is torture.<p>"Staff should start at 10 a.m.," Paul Kelley, an honorary clinical research fellow at Oxford University's Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience …

Science Says Your Lack Of Sleep Is Making You A Miserable Person

"Slangry" is the new "hangry."<p>Forget feeling "hangry." There may be another monster that's causing your next-level irritability: Exhaustion. According to a new small study, a lack of sleep may alter your ability to process emotions and keep them in check.<p>Researchers from <b>Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical</b> …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …