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Hits and myths: stress and hair loss

Losing up to 100 hairs a day is normal. But when we are under constant stress, we might shed far more than we would through daily washing, brushing and combing.

Monday, 8 July, 2013, 9:39am

Mindfulness meditation adapted for city life

Meditation can still a restless mind, better prepare us for the challenges life throws at us, even make us more creative. But did you know it can actually change the structure of your brain?

9 Jun 2013 - 2:37am

Alternatively speaking: Give your spleen a spring clean

Traditional Chinese medicine holds that emotional stress wreaks havoc on our health by affecting the flow of chi (energy) and blood in the abdomen.

27 May 2013 - 11:05am

Stress busters put to the test

An exam is a mental marathon – a test of resolve and endurance – and preparing for it should include a good diet. But extensive studies link altered eating habits with stress, including that caused by exams.

22 Apr 2013 - 9:28am

Stress hurts women far worse

It's been 20 years since the release of John Gray's hugely popular book Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, a work which fired public debate about gender differences. That discussion shows no signs of slowing down.

2 Apr 2013 - 10:37am 1 comment

Letters to the Editor, March 25, 2013

John Charleston writes that North Korea is "safe" from American influence thanks to its military strength and nuclear weapons programme, while suggesting that the "right-wing" South China Morning Post is partly responsible for public opinion of the North Korean regime.

25 Mar 2013 - 2:37am

Lab Report

Answering text messages behind the wheel is as dangerous as being twice over the legal alcohol limit, according to a study from various Australian universities and the University of Barcelona in Spain. 

18 Mar 2013 - 10:09am

Learning Curve: relieve anxiety the Hindu way

Exam stress and anxiety regarding results are part and parcel of being a student. While anxiety can be a driving force, it is more often an incapacitating factor in exam preparation.

11 Mar 2013 - 10:33am

The scars run deep among the children of Thailand's forgotten war

Mentally scarred and afraid to set foot outside his home in Thailand's deep south, Ahmad is one of thousands of children orphaned by a war largely forgotten by the rest of the world.

4 Dec 2012 - 3:44am

Programme helps children manage stress

The number of students suffering from stress, anxiety and depression in Hong Kong is rising and, as the public becomes increasingly aware of mental health issues, more are coming forward to seek treatment.

2 Dec 2012 - 3:53pm