News tagged with stressful environment

The benefits of stress ... in plants

Chronic stress in humans has been implicated in heart disease, weight gain, and diabetes, among a host of other health problems. Extreme environments, a source of chronic stress, present a challenge even for the hardiest ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Virtual Reality May Help Arm Minds for Combat

( -- The UT Dallas Center for BrainHealth received a federal grant to fund research examining brain performance enhancement in America’s fighting men and women through the use of state-of-the-art virtual reality ...

dateNov 13, 2009 in Medical research
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Chaotic Households Contribute to Mothers' Obesity

Putting food on the table, struggling with unemployment and meeting the relentless needs of young children all contribute to household stress. Now, a new study finds that these pressures also increase the possibility that ...

dateFeb 06, 2009 in Health
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