Red wine compound may have anti-stress effects

A compound in the skins and seeds of grapes and berries, called resveratrol, has anti-stress effects, new research finds. Could this lead to new kinds of antidepressants?

Marcene Robinson-Buffalo | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine anxiety depression food resveratrol stress

Women’s mid-life stress linked to memory decline

New research links chronic mid-life stress, though not trauma, with memory decline in women. That link did not appear for men.

Johns Hopkins University | Aug. 7, 2019 | futurity
~8 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine alzheimers-disease dementia memory sexes stress trauma

Stress may put a ‘frog in your throat’

When you get a frog in your throat or have other issues with your voice, stress may be the culprit. Personality plays a part, too.

Sheena Rice-Missouri | July 25, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: science-and-technology brains speech stress throats

Why some people don’t get sick from viruses like dengue

Why do some people get sick with flaviviral infections like dengue fever while others don't? New research offers an explanation.

National University of Singapore | July 17, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine dengue-fever immune-systems infections stress viruses

9/11 stories show how ‘near misses’ can be traumatic

"It's not just 'Did this happen to you?' But 'Did something almost happen to you?'"

Bert Gambini-Buffalo | July 11, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine 911 post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd terrorism

Alzheimer’s tau ‘burns through’ brain’s antioxidant defense

New research reveals the connection between the antioxidant SOD1 and tau build-up in the spread of Alzheimer's disease.

Angie Hunt-Iowa State | June 24, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine alzheimers-disease antioxidants brains oxidative-stress

Adversity in early childhood sets off snowball effect

"This study shows how adversity is affecting multiple systems inside a child."

Kim Eckart-Washington | June 17, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine brains childrens-health cortisol stress trauma

Abortion narratives reveal sources of stress

Abortion narratives from the Southeast United States show that stress about the experience falls into four categories.

Bert Gambini-Buffalo | June 9, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine abortion pregnancy stigma stress trauma united-states

Can we turn down the emotion on traumatic memories?

Manipulating the brain to take the emotional heft from haunting memories might pave the way for treatments for PTSD and depression, a study with mice shows.

Kat McAlpine-Boston | May 24, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine anxiety brains depression emotions memory post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd

Doctor DNA ages 6X faster during 1st residency year

In their first year of residency, new doctors' DNA ages 6 times faster than normal, researchers find.

Kara Gavin-U. Michigan | May 16, 2019 | futurity
~8 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine aging dna jobs physicians stress telomeres

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