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UK students turning to rosemary to boost exam results

Exposure to the aroma of rosemary essential oil can significantly enhance working memory in children, according to a new study – and sales are soaring as exam time looms.

23 May, 2017

10 minutes of meditation calms anxiety, brings focus

Just 10 minutes of daily mindful mediation can help prevent your mind from wandering and is particularly effective if you tend to have repetitive, anxious thoughts, say Canadian researchers.

8 May, 2017

Fake it til you make it – how the placebo effect can mend broken hearts too

Sophisticated brain imagining suggests that doing anything that you believe will help you feel better can significantly increase your chances of getting over a broken heart.

28 April, 2017

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