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Category: Wellness


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Eating tofu and foods containing isoflavones linked to lower risk of heart disease

March 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Eating tofu and foods that contain higher amounts of isoflavones was associated with a moderately lower risk of heart disease, especially for younger women and postmenopausal women not taking hormones, according to observational research published today in Circulation, the flagship […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Plant-based diets need to include certain food groups to benefit heart health, study finds

March 18, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new study conducted in Greece suggests that following a plant-based diet does not necessarily reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. Rather, the diet needs to be focused on certain, healthy food groups for this benefit to be seen. The […]


Wellness

Should You Avoid the Gym During the Coronavirus Outbreak?

March 5, 2020

Via: Time Health

As coronavirus cases—and related anxiety—accumulate in the U.S., many people are looking at exercise with new eyes. Typically a pillar of health and wellness, the gym in the age of coronavirus seems to many like a petri dish of contagion. […]


Wellness

Study finds link between meditation, the endocrine system, health and wellbeing

February 12, 2020

Via: The Medical News

New collaborative research at Queen’s University Belfast and Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia aims to better understand the link between meditation and improved mental health outcomes. Despite the growing popularity of meditation practice around the world to address a number of […]


Wellness

Playing tennis could help prevent musculoskeletal conditions

January 23, 2020

Via: The Medical News

PLAYING tennis could beat going to the gym when it comes to warding-off muscle and bone problems later in life, according to a groundbreaking new study. So-called ‘Musculoskeletal’ problems are a major issue in the UK, with 1 in 4 […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Recommended amounts of physical activity associated with reduced risk for seven cancers

December 27, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A pooled analysis of nine prospective studies involving more than 750,000 adults finds that recommended amounts of leisure-time physical activity were linked to a lower risk for seven cancers, with several cancer types having a ‘dose/response’ relationship. The study was […]


Wellness

Seven ways to get the right amount of sleep during holiday season

December 12, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Aunt Jessica is visiting from the west coast. Twelve gifts need wrapping. Three party invites just arrived by text message. And now little Timmy’s classmates expect fresh-baked cookies by 7 a.m. Between shopping, entertaining, socializing and traveling, the holidays bring […]


Regulatory, Wellness

Flu Season Is Off to an Earlier-than-Normal Start, Raising Fears of a Severe Year

December 9, 2019

Via: Time Health

Flu season in the U.S. is off to an early start—which means a virulent winter may be impending. Influenza activity has been higher than normal for four weeks in a row, which many experts consider the official mark of flu […]


Wellness

Exercise improves key measures of cardiovascular health

December 9, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Eight months of daily, afterschool physical activity in previously inactive 8- to 11-year-olds with obesity and overweight improved key measures of their cardiovascular health like good cholesterol levels, aerobic fitness and percent body fat, but didn’t improve others like arterial […]


Wellness

Why You Should Add Rest to Your Workout Routine

November 27, 2019

Via: Time Health

Most fitness advice urges people to squeeze in more workouts. That’s reasonable, considering government data show that only about a quarter of American adults meet the current guidelines for adequate physical activity: 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of […]


Wellness

Running Can Help you Live Longer. But More Doesn’t Always Mean Better

November 7, 2019

Via: Time Health

One major reason Americans don’t get enough exercise is they feel they don’t have enough time. It can be difficult to squeeze in the 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic exercise per week that federal guidelines recommend; only about half of […]


Wellness

What you need to know ahead of this year’s flu season

November 4, 2019

Via: CNBC

A surge in influenza cases in Australia and at least three deaths in the U.S. in recent weeks have some physicians worried that this year’s flu season could be a bad one for Americans. Though public health officials say they […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Cannabis is not an effective treatment for mental health conditions, conclude experts

October 30, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A team in Australia has reviewed available evidence over a period of almost 30 years to investigate the effectiveness and safety of medicinal cannabinoids in the treatment of mental health disorders. They found little evidence to back up claims that […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

How Much Dog Do You Need For Optimum Health?

October 28, 2019

Via: Forbes

Humans have had dogs as companions for thousands of years. Over that time, dogs have evolved to become ever-better companions, as we humans selectively bred them for traits that we like, such as friendliness and loyalty. Dog owners already know […]


Wellness

Half of millennials and 75% of Gen Zers have left their job for mental health reasons

October 11, 2019

Via: CNBC

Cases of burnout have been increasing at an alarming rate in recent years among millennials and Gen Zers. It’s a growing problem in today’s workplace because of trends like rising workloads, limited staff and resources and long hours. It’s no […]