Social stress is a main cause of depression, and women, in general, experience more stress than men. But new research suggests men may be more vulnerable to depression caused by stressful events.
Scientists have found that there are many physical and mental benefits to volunteering.
With exam season in full swing, how you cope with stress might be the difference between brilliance and burnout.
Because exam season can be tough on parents, too.
There's a genetic side to animal welfare.
Nature is dispersed through our cities, even if we don’t notice it. And there's abundant evidence that engaging with nature, even in urban settings, is good for us.
In the age of the smartphone, it's often hard to switch off after work. Here's how employment law can help.
We all know that stress can wreak havoc on your health but what does it do to your genes?
Chronic stress accelerates cancer growth in mice, according to a new study, pointing to potential treatment targets to slow the progression of cancer to other organs.
Modern life creates long-term stress our bodies aren't designed to cope with – but all is not lost.
Cold and flu season is here, but getting worried about it might only hurt your chances of staying healthy.
New research shows that the effects of stress accumulate over a lifetime.
Being underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and math means women can be made to feel they don't belong, with long-term mental health consequences.
Sleep allows many of our hormones to replenish so we have the optimal energy, immunity, appetite and coping ability to face the day’s highs and lows.
In many of the workplaces I visit as a neuroscientist, stressed workers behave much like addicted lab rats. But you don't have to quit the rat race to start feeling better at work.
The harshest cuts have yet to happen, but the bite is already being felt.
Recent media reports have indicated there is a growing number of students requiring special considerations for coursework and exams.
We live in a world dominated by the pursuit of perfection – but too much pressure at work can trigger severe stress.
Humans can learn a thing or two from animals on how to deal with stress.
There's great news for coffee lovers. A study has found that caffeine can help combat stress.