Home > Mental health > Stress > News News All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Using social media doesn't cause more stress According to a new study, there is no evidence that social media users feel more stress than people who use digital technologies less or not at all. Ask CyberShrink » Blog Bipolar journey » Talk Heart to heart forum » Quiz Are you a hypochondriac? » Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Gallery of abuse How chronic stress causes behavioural problems A team from the EPFL Brain Mind Institute has discovered an important synaptic mechanism: the activation of a cleaving enzyme, leading to behavioural problems connected to chronic stress. Stress hormone may make teenagers safer drivers A study suggests that teenagers who tend to drive safely have higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol in their systems. Stress has been around since life began As far as physiologists are concerned, stress is a well-known factor that has driven evolution and moulded the planet's ecosystems since life began. Staying active reduces stress Staying active is a natural and effective way to reduce stress and avoid related issues like weight fluctuations, nausea and feeling tired. Online management programmes help fight stress The use of internet-based stress management programs effectively reduces stress for a sustainable period, says the latest research. Why some stress is good for you Overworked and stressed out? Look on the bright side. Some stress is good for you. “ Latest comment on Health24 Richard Cypher says... They were ANC members in good standing. Different set of rules. Derby-Lewis: How does medical parole work? ” Effects of chronic stress can be traced to genes Researchers say repeated stress that triggers the sympathetic nervous system can lead to inflammation that is linked to many health problems. Women respond better to stress A new study has shown that women respond better to stress because of their levels of oestrogen, which appears protective. Hair analysis reveals stress A single strand of hair may yield evidence about heart-harmful hormone levels in seniors, researchers say. load more articles advertisement Live healthier Healthy weight » Underweight? Eating speed linked to BMI Weight and BMI affect fertility Should we really consider BMI? The Body Mass Index is widely used to assess if an individual is overweight or not. DietDoc investigates how accurate this tool really is. Digital health news » Screensaver or eyesaver? How to survive load shedding Computer may predict infectious influenza New Ransomware virus causes havoc An incredibly destructive computer virus is on the rise, charging user's thousands of rand to unlock their own devices once infected with terrible consequences if they don't.