News tagged with stress level

Chronic stress seems linked to achievement gap

( -- Children in low-income families lag behind their higher-income counterparts on virtually all measures of achievement, and this gap tends to increase over time. There are many reasons why, but a Cornell environmental ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Better spaces for older people

Urban planning needs to consider how older people use walking routes as well as public areas, concludes a Research Council UK-funded research project from the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme. Planning should include a smooth ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in Health
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Yo-yo dieting alters genes linked with stress

Stressed-out mice with a history of dieting ate more high-fat foods than similarly stressed mice not previously on diets, according to a new study in the Dec. 1 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience. The findings suggest that ...

dateNov 30, 2010 in Neuroscience
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