Saturday, February 14, 2004

Stressed at work? How taking a coffee break might make things worse: "Existing theories about stress management suggest that caffeine consumption can trigger stress. However, while studies into the effects of caffeine show that it can sometimes worsen anxiety, there is also evidence that it boosts confidence, alertness and sociability as well as making us better able to perform various tasks."

Tuesday, February 10, 2004

Depression may be a risk factor for heart disease, death in older women: "Older women with symptoms of depression may be at an increased risk of heart disease and death, according to an article in the February 9 issue of The Archives of Internal Medicine..."