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Try mindfulness meditation for chronic back pain

Mindfulness meditation programmes can help reduce severe pain and increase function for older adults with chronic low back pain, according to new research.

9 March, 2016

What and when you eat can influence your body clock

Food not only nourishes the body but also affects its internal biological clock, which regulates the daily rhythm of many aspects of human biology.

26 February, 2016

Regular bedtimes help lower diabetes risk

Women who get less sleep and have more irregular bedtimes across weekdays and weekends are at higher risk of diabetes and metabolic disease.

2 February, 2016

Mixed emotions – indecisiveness or emotional depth?

Mixed emotions, which are better tolerated in some cultures than in others, may be a way of helping us function better in groups and see both sides of an issue.

28 January, 2016

How loneliness makes us sick

Researchers have found that loneliness can alter health at a genetic level, triggering inflammation and lowering immunity.

26 November, 2015

Try mindfulness meditation to reduce pain

New evidence suggests that mindfulness meditation helps control pain by unexpectedly activating extra areas of the brain to help us cope.

23 November, 2015

Burned-out? Your fever could be stress-related

Doctors faced with patients with unexplained fevers may be missing the link between extreme stress and raised body temperature

13 November, 2015

Junk food makes our brains less adaptable

High-fat and high-sugar diets have been shown to alter the balance of bacteria in the gut – with destructive effects on our minds

12 October, 2015

Feeling stressed? Do the dishes!

Mindfully washing dishes calms the mind and decreases stress, a new study shows.

6 October, 2015

How sadness changes our perception of colour

Does the world seem grey? Are you feeling blue? New research suggests that sadness may actually affect the way we perceive certain colours.

4 September, 2015