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U.S. adults’ blood pressure levels increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, study finds

The COVID-19 pandemic is associated with higher blood pressure levels among middle-aged adults across the U.S., according to new research ...
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Despite understanding the concept of mindfulness, people are applying it incorrectly, research finds

Mindful awareness is about both accepting and engaging with life's challenges, and that's what popularized concepts of mindfulness tend to ...
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Keeping active through varied activities can reduce risk of developing dementia

Older adults who participate in a variety of different activities are able to reduce their risk of developing dementia, according ...
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Common sleep disorder combo could be deadly

People who suffer from both insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea are more likely to suffer from heart problems and are ...
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COVID long-haulers may experience abnormal breathing patterns

Many long-haul COVID-19 patients have chronic fatigue syndrome and other breathing issues months after their initial COVID-19 diagnosis, according to ...
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Anxiety cues found in the brain despite safe environment

Imagine you are in a meadow picking flowers. You know that some flowers are safe, while others have a bee ...
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Mushroom consumption may lower risk of depression

Mushrooms have been making headlines due to their many health advantages. Not only do they lower one's risk of cancer ...
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Mindfulness can improve mental health and wellbeing

Mindfulness courses can reduce anxiety, depression and stress and increase mental wellbeing within most but not all non-clinical settings, say ...
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Does happiness impact dementia

Happiness in early adulthood may protect against dementia

While research has shown that poor cardiovascular health can damage blood flow to the brain increasing the risk for dementia, ...
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Being in nature supports mental health

Nature-based activities can improve mood and reduce anxiety

Outdoor nature-based activities are effective for improving mental health in adults, including those with pre-existing mental health problems, a new ...
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