Stress Has Unexpected Health Benefits - Sometimes, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Study  
4/26/2013 7:34:11 AM

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Brief episodes of stress could be good for us, protecting us from the effects of ageing – as long as we're not too frazzled to begin with. That's the surprise finding of a study measuring stress-related damage inside cells. Chronic stress causes wear and tear to body tissues, increasing our risk of developing age-related diseases such as cancer, diabetes and dementia.

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