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Marriage Could Lift One Out of Depression, New Study

...ppy people. It could be that marriage provides the companionship and emotional support needed to help alleviate depression, she said. What if you ( male or female), are depressed, but are already married? Possibly it is marriage that has driven you to depression! Divorcing and marrying someone else, will that b...

'Man's Best Friend' Could Be a Useful Companion in Overcoming Depression

...nce to their lives, ranking increased exercise and companionship as the two most important differences. Talking to dogs is related to greater life satisfaction and better physical and mental health. Linda Dano, Support Partners: Canine Companions spokesperson, has personally experienced the benefits a dog can ...

Tamil Nadu Checks AIDS Spread

...ing the other's HIV positive status. "For lifelong companionship and support," they explained. However, like every traditional Indian family, Asha's mother-in-law wanted her to give birth. For this couple, the choice was difficult - the stigma of being a barren woman or that of their HIV status. Every year, 70...

When Your Pet Forgets Who You Are

...s, suggestions to counteract this are a good diet, companionship and mental simulation. So do remember to share a healthy anti-oxidant laden meal with your cat, keep her feeling secure and get her brains tickled with mental games. SR...

Split-Second Helpings of Intuition Serve Lasting Impressions

...son’s character and decide whether he is worthy of companionship and trust. With the help of timed experiments, participants were asked to form an opinion of persons they had not met, by just looking at pictures. The findings revealed that irrespective of the duration of time allowed to study a face, 100 millis...

Change In Mental Makeup Could Prove Beneficial For Elders

...o not need charity or sympathy. They need respect, companionship and opportunities to live with their beliefs." Rath is not too keen on the concept of old age homes, describing them as "one-way traffic" as relatives rarely visit and the elderly are left to lead a lonely existence till they die. "It is a morbid s...

Loneliness Results In High Blood Pressure In Elders

...ial relationships are supeficial,” and “I can find companionship when I want it.” The research team also examined data on weight, alcohol consumption, smoking, blood pressure medications, and demographic characteristics and found that people who rated high on being lonely had a significantly higher blood pressur...

Sex Spell Lasts Two Years Graduating To 'Cuddles' Companionship

...NGF), elevated by romantic vigor. When the time of companionship increased to one or two years, NGF levels had come down to normal. Researchers have also raised doubts on whether nascent stages of romance encourages nerve growth, necessitated by the need to record novel experiences in the brain.Ofcourse, this are...

Handy Touch - A Wand to Bust Stressful Situations

...e feelings of relief were more pronounced in close companionship marriages where couples shared a special bond. The calming effect of the touch was amply reflected in the scans of sections in the brain that are involved with registering emotions. These findings further support the established yet puzzling truth t...

Scientists Seek To Develop Robot Companion

...o. For most people, it seems to be that human-like companionship is the most important part of their robot, but people are still a little bit nervous about having a robot as a friend'. Edited (ANI)...

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