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Your Heart's Best Friend: Dog Ownership Associated with Better Cardiovascular Health
Your Heart's Best Friend: Dog Ownership Associated with Better Cardiovascular Health

Owning a pet may help maintain a healthy heart, especially if that pet is a dog, according to the first analysis of data from the Kardiozive Brno 2030 study.

Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health
Mild cognitive impairment: Meditation can boost brain health

Research shows that adults with mild cognitive impairment who practice mindfulness meditation could experience a boost in cognitive reserve.

Why Stress and Anxiety Aren't Always Bad
Why Stress and Anxiety Aren't Always Bad

While both stress and anxiety can reach unhealthy levels, psychologists have long known that both are unavoidable -- and that they often play a helpful, not harmful, role in our daily lives.

Can you spot the difference? Neither can your immune system.
Can you spot the difference? Neither can your immune system.

Could microbes in our guts be sending out the wrong message?

Air Pollution Contributes Significantly to Diabetes Globally
Air Pollution Contributes Significantly to Diabetes Globally

New research links outdoor air pollution — even at levels deemed safe — to an increased risk of diabetes globally.

Do antidepressants work better than placebo?
Do antidepressants work better than placebo?

Scientists have been debating the efficacy of antidepressants for decades. The latest paper to throw its hat into the ring concludes that there is little evidence to show that they perform better than placebos.

Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?
Can acupuncture help with psoriasis?

Many practitioners say that acupuncture can help relieve the symptoms of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. What does the research say?

Plant-based diets tied to 23% lower diabetes risk
Plant-based diets tied to 23% lower diabetes risk

An extensive meta-analysis provides comprehensive evidence that consistently following a healthful, plant-based diet could help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes.

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