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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 […]


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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 […]


Wellness

5-minute breathing ‘workout’ may benefit heart and brain health

April 10, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Most of us know that exercising and eating right are good for us. However, putting in the effort to do so can often require more willpower than we have. What if there was a way to reap all the benefits […]


Wellness

Just 20 minutes of contact with nature will lower stress hormone levels, reveals new study

April 4, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Taking at least twenty minutes out of your day to stroll or sit in a place that makes you feel in contact with nature will significantly lower your stress hormone levels. That’s the finding of a study that has established […]


Wellness

10 minutes of leisurely activity per week may lower death risk

March 20, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Previous research has shown that engaging even in low-level physical activity — including leisurely tasks, such as gardening — may help protect brain health and cardiovascular health, among other benefits. Now, a recent observational study, working with tens of thousands […]


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Every Little Move You Make Can Help Your Health, Study Says

March 15, 2019

Via: Time Health

Lovers of vigorous exercise aren’t the only ones who get health benefits from physical activity. Lower-key workouts — even activities you’d never think of as exercise — can also improve your well-being, studies find. Now, new research published in JAMA […]


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The Mediterranean diet can boost athletic performance in just 4 days

March 12, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The Mediterranean diet offers a range of benefits, from cardioprotective effects to staving off chronic disease. As a result, researchers are increasingly pointing out that this diet may be the key to a long, healthy life. The Mediterranean diet — […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

How does exercise impact cognitive function in Parkinson’s?

March 5, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological condition that usually stands out for the motor symptoms that it causes, which include tremors, rigidity in the limbs, impaired balance, and a lack of control over movements. However, this condition also has numerous other […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Working long hours increases depression risk in women

March 4, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

A new study that now appears in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health found that working excessively long days could be detrimental to mental health. The team came to this conclusion by looking at data collected from Understanding Society, […]


Wellness

Study: Staying Active In Middle Age May Decrease Dementia Risk Decades Later

February 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

Staying active in middle age may be an effective way to reduce risk of developing dementia decades later, according to a new study that tracked outcomes in a group of people for more than 40 years. While we still don’t […]