Mindfulness-based stress reduction is as effective as an antidepressant drug for treating anxiety disorders, study finds

A guided mindfulness-based stress reduction program was as effective as use of the gold-standard drug -- the common antidepressant drug ...
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Spirituality linked with better health outcomes, patient care

Spirituality should be incorporated into care for both serious illness and overall health, according to a study led by researchers ...
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Online chair yoga viable exercise for isolated older adults with dementia

Novel study examined feasibility of chair yoga intervention using zoom during the pandemic Dementia doesn’t just involve cognitive decline, it ...
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Exercise Can Improve the Lives of Women Experiencing Homelessness

Could exercise be an important tool in improving the lives of those experiencing homelessness? According to a study by Harrisburg ...
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An effective new treatment for chronic back pain targets the nervous system

People challenged with chronic back pain have been given hope with a new treatment that focuses on retraining how the ...
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How COVID-19 can impact our brain

COVID-19 infection in crucial brain regions may lead to accelerated brain aging

A new study by Houston Methodist researchers reviews the emerging insights and evidence that suggest COVID-19 infections may have both ...
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A brain mechanism underlying the evolution of anxiety

New research using genome editing technology has allowed scientists to create a model and assess a gene mutation associated with ...
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Mindfulness meditation reduces pain by separating it from the self

For centuries, people have been using mindfulness meditation to try to relieve their pain, but neuroscientists have only recently been ...
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Hypertension elevates risk for more severe COVID-19 illness

Hypertension more than doubles the risk of hospitalization related to Omicron infection, even in people who are fully vaccinated and ...
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Stress accelerates immune aging

Stress -- in the form of traumatic events, job strain, everyday stressors and discrimination -- accelerates aging of the immune ...
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