Study explores impact of ‘love’ hormone oxytocin on mother-baby bonding

Study explores impact of ‘love’ hormone oxytocin on mother-baby bonding

Bonding is the non-verbal emotional relationship between an infant and the mother. Once the baby is born, all the cells in the body of the mother and the infant act in synchronicity to create innumerable connections that are expressed through movements, gestures and sounds. Read more

5 self-help techniques to stay stress-free

5 self-help techniques to stay stress-free

It is true that today’s hectic life is stressful and full of pressure, with professional, personal, or social commitments bogging down a person to an enormous level. It sometimes renders people helpless, and can greatly affect the way one thinks, speaks, feels and behaves. Read more

Too much stress at workplace can be dangerous

Too much stress at workplace can be dangerous

Stress and anxiety have become an integral part of an American’s life. It wouldn’t be wrong to call it a global epidemic, as suggested by the International Labor Organization, an agency of the United Nations. It is natural to feel a certain amount of stress at work or home since it stimulates creativity as well as productivity. However, persistent and frequent bouts of irrational anxiety can hamper day-to-day functioning. Eventually, workplace stress can affect one’s mental well-being adversely. Read more

New implantable capsule may help treat Alzheimer’s disease

New implantable capsule may help treat Alzheimer’s disease

Older adults often experience a noticeable and ongoing cognitive impairment over a period of time due to generalized deterioration of the brain. The disorder, known as Alzheimer’s disease (AD), usually begins in the middle or old age and is the most common cause of premature senility. Moreover, it is the only disease, among the top 10 causes of death in America, which can neither be prevented nor cured.

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