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Living a healthy lifestyle may help offset genetic risk of dementia

July 16, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Living a healthy lifestyle may help counteract a person’s genetic risk of dementia, according to new international research. The study was led by the University of Exeter in collaboration with researchers from the University of South Australia, the University of […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Cutting around 300 calories a day protects the heart even in svelte adults

July 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

New data from a two-year Duke Health trial suggests when it comes to cutting your risk for killer ailments such as diabetes and heart disease, there’s always room for improvement. In adults already at a healthy weight or carrying just […]


Wellness

Why Spending Time With Friends Is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Health

June 25, 2019

Via: Time Health

When someone sets out to improve their health, they usually take a familiar path: starting a healthy diet, adopting a new workout regimen, getting better sleep, drinking more water. Each of these behaviors is important, of course, but they all […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Researchers reveal benefits of a vacation for our heart health

June 21, 2019

Via: The Medical News

We all treasure our vacation time and look forward to that time when we can get away from work. With the arrival of summer comes the prime vacation season and along with it one more reasons to appreciate our vacation […]


Wellness

Exactly how much ‘nature time’ do we need to boost well-being?

June 17, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

In Western society, as overall interaction with nature slowly declines, scientists are exploring whether reconnecting with parks, woodlands, and beaches might benefit our general health and well-being. Researchers have run a number of studies, of varying quality, that have examined […]


Wellness

Yoga keeps the mind and body young, 22 clinical trials show

June 4, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Yoga refers to a series of mind-body practices that originate in Hindu tradition. However, they are growing in popularity across the world as an alternative well-being practice. Statistic show that in 2015 in the United States alone, as many as […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Type 2 diabetes: High-intensity exercise may restore heart function

June 3, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Around 90–95% of the 30 million people in the United States who have diabetes have type 2 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, the body’s cells become resistant to the effects of insulin, the hormone that helps to convert blood sugar […]


Innovation, Patient Experience, Wellness

Could exercise boost well-being among psychiatric inpatients?

May 23, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Over recent years, there have been several investigations into the relationship between exercise and mental health. Studies have shown that physical activity can reduce anxiety and depressive symptoms in some cases. However, the most recent study takes this effect one […]


Wellness

25% of those who meditate report negative experiences

May 20, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The research, which features in PLOS ONE, revealed that more than a quarter of people who meditate sometimes come away having had an adverse experience. Researchers at University College London (UCL) in the United Kingdom, Witten/Herdecke University in Germany, and […]


Wellness

Study reveals health benefits of exercising into old age

May 13, 2019

Via: The Medical News

The study has now been published in the Wiener klinische Wochenschrift [Vienna Clinical Weekly] and presented to mark European Public Health Week, which runs from now until 17 May, in which the Austrian Society of Public Health (ÖGPH), of which […]


Wellness

Eat walnuts to lower blood pressure, new study suggests

May 13, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The scientists, at Pennsylvania State University in State College, explain that their study is one of the first to investigate how the properties of walnuts may affect heart health. The results of the research, which the California Walnut Commission part […]


Wellness

High mental well-being associated with more physically active lifestyle in midlife

May 3, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Men and women with high mental well-being at the age of 42 were more physically active at the age of 50 compared to those who got lower scores in mental well-being at age 42. Different exercise activities are related to […]


Wellness

Does it matter what time of day you exercise?

April 29, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Scientists already know that the circadian rhythm interacts with our metabolism. A person’s circadian rhythm includes physical, mental, and behavioral changes that follow a cycle of 24 hours. These behavioral patterns develop in response to light and darkness and relate […]


Wellness

Want to Live Longer? Science Says to Do These 5 Things

April 19, 2019

Via: Time Health

When it comes to staying healthy, most people have the same motivation: living as long and fulfilling a life as possible. And while science has yet to find a true fountain of youth, researchers have identified certain behaviors that can […]


Wellness

Morning exercise may burn more calories

April 19, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Exercising in the morning rather than in the evening may be more beneficial to health, according to a study led by researchers at the University of California. The authors say their study supports previous research suggesting that the circadian rhythm […]