Megan Rausch

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Anxiety may influence a woman’s heart during exercise | Reuters

(Reuters Health) – In women, blood flow to the heart during exercise testing may be influenced by anxiety, while the same does not appear to be true for men, according to results reported in the annual women’s themed issue of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.<p>Overall, reduced blood …

Parenting In The Digital Age

A whiz kid turned internet entrepreneur has some reassuring words for parents nervous about getting kids their first digital devices.<p><b>FOX's Lisa Brady explains:</b><p><i>Being a parent was tough enough before the digital revolution. But for all the potential perils of too much screen time, it can also mean</i> …

Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT - Online Course

Online course<p>Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT<p>Improve your understanding of depression and anxiety and find out more about an effective and …

How Stress Can Damage the Brain

Cortisol is essential for life: but it (and stress) can also damage the brain.<p>Cortisol, often referred to as the ‘stress hormone’ is essential for …

Stress Protein Also Worsens Chronic Pain

A group of drugs originally designed to treat mood disorders was found to also help alleviate physical pain.<p>Researchers from the University College …

5 research-backed ways to tell if someone is lying

We're going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and more. And this is the industrial strength package. We'll look at how to avoid being deceived by the pros in this arena: con artists.<p>To get the real answers, I called an expert. Maria Konnikova is a …

A psychiatrist says this is the best way to break a bad habit

No matter that you're embarrassed to shake people's hands or that you can't concentrate on work tasks — in the moment, the bad behavior feels so <i>good</i>.<p>Or does it?<p>During a recent TEDMed Talk, Judson Brewer, a psychiatrist at University of Massachusetts Medical School, proposed that the key to breaking …