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Potential cancer benefits of a stimulating environment

Living in a stimulating environment has a wide range of mental health benefits – now research shows it may also have physical benefits, helping to speed wound healing and slow cancer.

26 April, 2017

Can’t afford a vacation? Try meditation

Meditation can produce multiple beneficial changes, at a genetic level, and that these benefits are similar to those gained from taking restful luxury holiday.

21 November, 2016

Massage therapy calms anxiety disorder

New evidence shows that massage therapy provides significant improvement in symptoms for those suffering from generalised anxiety disorder (GAD).

12 August, 2016

Yoga & meditation could reduce dementia risk

Over just 12 weeks, a combination of yoga and meditation has been found to improve brain connections, boosting verbal and visual-spatial memory for older adults.

1 June, 2016

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
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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
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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