Loneliness may run in families

Loneliness may run in families

New York, September 21 (IANS) Loneliness is linked to poor physical and mental health, and a new study of more than 10,000 people has found that the risk for feeling lonely is at least partially due to genetics.   Genetic risk for loneliness is also associated with neuroticism — long-term negative emotional state — and […]

Beware! Loneliness can lead to stroke

Beware! Loneliness can lead to stroke

New York, (IANS) Many of us feel lonely at certain times but loneliness and social isolation for a longer period of time may lead to increased risk of stroke or heart disease, find researchers.   The findings showed that loneliness and social isolation was associated with a 29 percent increased risk of a heart or […]