Tag: mental health

New Research Suggests Gut Bacteria May Be Linked to High Blood Pressure and Depression

A study of bacteria in the gut identified differences between people with high blood pressure compared to those with high blood pressure plus depression, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions. “People are ‘meta-organisms’ made up of roughly…

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Technostress: How Social Media Keeps Us Coming Back for More Even When It Makes Us Unhappy

By Monideepa Tarafdar, Lancaster University; Christian Maier, University of Bamberg, and Sven Laumer, Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nürnberg (FAU) If you ever find yourself looking forward to a holiday because you’ll be able to switch off your smartphone then perhaps you’re suffering from social media “technostress”. The…

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