Moving up and down the social ladder has long been thought to be stressful, but a new study shows that it has no impact on general health.
Bears in Asia are trapped in bile farms, where they are kept in small cages for decades.
Ciudad Juárez, on the US-Mexico border, has suffered high levels of deadly violence for over a decade. New suicide data reveals the severe mental health impacts of living with chronic violence.
Childhood adversity doesn't just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body's fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.
Stress has subtle, underlying effects on almost every part of the body, including the heart, gut and immune system.
The controversial Centrelink debt recovery system is bad news for the mental health of the disadvantaged and vulnerable people it targets.
This election season has brought more anger and name-calling than any in recent history, and it has affected many of us. Here are some ways you can ward off some of the stress associated with it.
If you’re an Australian teenager or young adult diagnosed with cancer, there’s good news: overall survival rates are good and getting better. But what can you expect from life after cancer treatment?
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.
There's great news for coffee lovers. A study has found that caffeine can help combat stress.