Occasional smoking can also cause problems

It is usually considered that not smoking regularly is only a little dangerous for health, but the study had found otherwise. Even if you smoke 5 to 10 cigarettes per month, it can increase the risk of disease and death. The participants included both daily and nondaily smokers. They found …

Adopt behaviors that improve overall health

Psychotherapy methods can improve immune system functions as well as lifestyle behaviors, a new study suggests. Psychosocial interventions like CBT have proven to be beneficial for mental and emotional health, but a new study found that it can also boost the immune system. The study was published in JAMA Psychiatry …

Emotional response is mostly disparate

Generally, the doctors and researchers focus only on the partner that’s giving birth and don’t give much attention to the other partner, but the study shows that a miscarriage increases the risk of PTSD in both partners. The birth-giving partner is at a higher risk of developing PTSD after pregnancy …

Brain as a superhighway with speeding traffic

Probiotics and prebiotics are known for boosting gut health, but the study suggests they can do more than that. The researchers analyzed several studies that included probiotics and prebiotics therapy in anxiety and depression orders. They noticed an improvement in one or more outcomes, even in people with severe depression. …

Forced smile can generate positive emotions

Smiling was always considered to be good for health and now a new study shows that even a forced smile can generate positive emotions. Even if you just mimic smiling by moving your facial muscles, it can have a positive effect on the brain, the study says. According to the …

People consider it cool to smoke around friends

The use of e-cigarette is on the rise in the US, especially among teens. A new survey shows that about 24% of high school student vape and around 11% use it daily. The research tells that around half of those teens want to quit, but the cessation programs are not …

Pregnant women suffering from depression

Almost 1 in 5 women face depression during pregnancy and experience fatigue and irritability, making it even harder. The study found that fetuses of women suffering from depression had weaker white matter connections with the brain. The research shows why children of depressed mothers suffer from a high risk of …

Low levels of oxytocin in childhood

A study published in the Journal of Comparative Psychology shows that if a child experiences parental divorce, it can impact adult levels of oxytocin hormone. One of the experts says that there is strong evidence that having such an experience in childhood can result in oxytocin dysregulation, which can affect …

Effect of bilingualism on children’s brain

Bilingualism is the ability to speak two languages and the research tells us that it can have a positive impact on the brain’s structure. The study was published recently in Brain Structure and Function and it focuses on how bilingualism can affect a growing brain. The participants were aged 3 …

Child described his parent as inspirational

It is usually believed that the relationship between children and imprisoned parents has a negative impact on the children, but the new study tells us otherwise. Recent research from Columbia University tells that kids have a stronger bond with their incarcerated parents and say positive things about them. The research …