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Lifestyle Factors Partly Explain the Relationship between Low-Grade Inflammation and Depressive Symptoms

June 25, 2019

In addition to biological factors, lifestyle choices play an important role in the association between mental health and…
Nuts for Calories!

March 27, 2018

Not all of nuts’ calories are taken up by the human body; on some of them, the body…
Sedentary lifestyles ‘more harmful’ if type 2 diabetes in the family

March 22, 2018

Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that a reduction in physical activity and an increase in…
Why a standing desk is no fix for sitting too much at work

February 26, 2018

Standing desks—the up-and-down workstations that let us take a break from sitting at work all day—aren’t going to…
5 ways to bring meaning to your free time

January 15, 2018

It’s easy to spend your spare time lounging on the sofa, watching TV or wandering through the mall.…
Spendthrift or tightwad? Children form attitudes about money at young age

January 10, 2018

The U.S. is the richest country in the world, yet economists estimate that at least half of Americans…
Yoga practice linked to lower stress, better cognitive performance in older adults

November 17, 2016

Older adults who practiced hatha yoga three times a week for eight weeks were better able to manage…
Preschoolers form body images – but parents are unaware, study says

October 6, 2016

Preschoolers may express awareness about body-image issues – but their parents may miss opportunities to promote positive body-image…
Researchers find lifestyle link in depression

July 29, 2016

Researchers following the progress of 1,200 people for five years have found strong links between unhealthy lifestyles and…
Oily fish eaten during pregnancy may reduce risk of asthma in offspring

April 8, 2016

Children born to mothers who eat salmon when pregnant may be less likely to have doctor diagnosed asthma…
Genetics reveals the impact of lifestyle on evolution

April 4, 2016

Scientists have long thought that the rate with which mutations occur in the genome does not depend on…
Change by the Bundle

March 24, 2016

Let’s say you’ve decided to make some changes in your life. You’re out of shape, your mind wanders,…
Mindfulness linked to lower obesity risk, belly fat

October 20, 2015

A study of nearly 400 people finds that those who exhibited more “dispositional mindfulness,” or awareness of and…
SensorWake – wake up gently with your favourite smell

June 16, 2015

What wakes you up in the morning? Old-fashioned radio alarm clock? Beeping phone? Or maybe your favourite song…
Mediterranean diet could reduce risks during pregnancy

June 8, 2015

Women who follow a Mediterranean-style diet in the years before becoming pregnant could face a significantly reduced risk…
The myth of self control

April 23, 2015

How many times have you heard somebody say they can‘t possibly eat more than one small square of…
‘Robobarista’ can figure out your new coffee machine

March 25, 2015

In the near future we may have household robots to handle cooking, cleaning and other menial tasks. They…
More than one good reason for eating mainly plant foods

March 10, 2015

Meat contains some important nutrients, but it’s not essential for a healthy diet. Many people, especially men in…
Patients with mental illness less likely to receive diet, exercise advice

February 26, 2015

More than half of patients with symptoms of mental illness – and nearly one-third of those who also…
Web tools help expectant moms counter weight gain

February 19, 2015

Websites and phone apps that offer information and tools can be effective in preventing major weight gain and…
Primary care doctors must influence lifestyle changes

April 25, 2014

Primary care physicians (PCPs) are increasingly called upon to manage circulatory and circulatory-related diseases among their patients, according…
Socioeconomic status, ethnicity and lifestyle choices are reflected by methylation patterns in a single gene

January 29, 2014

Is it possible that differences in a social status of human beings may impact the epigenetic changes in…
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