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Being in nature: Good for mind, body and nutrition

In late 2020, Canadian doctors made headlines for "prescribing nature," or recommended time outdoors based on research that suggests people ...
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Exercise may protect brain volume by keeping insulin and BMI levels low

Studies have shown that exercise helps protect brain cells. A new study looking at the mechanisms involved in this relationship ...
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How to rejuvenate the immune system of elderly people and reduce their risk of infectious disease

A new study, led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine, identifies a reason for why older adults are ...
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Sitting Tai Chi exercises improved recovery outcomes for older stroke survivors

Stroke survivors who practiced a seated form of Tai Chi had equal or greater improvement in hand and arm strength, ...
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Researchers develop new antibody test to diagnose MS

Mayo Clinic researchers have validated a new antibody test to diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS), a potentially disabling disease of the ...
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Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and chronic pain in primary care

Results from a new clinical trial demonstrate that an eight-week mindfulness-based therapy -- Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) -- decreased opioid ...
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How coronavirus triggers immune response in brain

Huddersfield researchers were among the first to demonstrate how the induction of brain inflammation accounts for neurological damage in COVID19 ...
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Can exercise impact COVID-19 longhaulers

Exercise may treat long COVID-induced diabetes, depression

While no medically recognized treatment exists for Long COVID, exercise may break the vicious cycle of inflammation that can lead ...
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Mindfulness therapy reduces opioid misuse and chronic pain in primary care

Results from a new clinical trial demonstrate that an eight-week mindfulness-based therapy—Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE)—decreased opioid use and misuse while ...
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Does screen time impact kids

Children’s health fears due to rise in screen time

A new study shows that children’s digital screen time has increased significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in potential risks ...
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