Magic Mushrooms For Palliative Care Patients
January 15, 2019 | ManagingPain | J.Richardson
Palliative care patients are being treated with the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms in a bid to reduce their anxiety during end of life care.
Is Charcoal Toothpaste Effective?
January 10, 2019 | OralHealth | J.Battaglia
Activated charcoal is a popular topic these days from cleansing your face, detoxing even brushing your teeth. More experts are questioning whether toothpastes containing charcoal are detrimental in the long-term.
Over 80 Percent of Patients Don't Level With Their Doctors
January 9, 2019 | Healing | M.Chan
It may seem harmless to not be entirely forthcoming with your doctor, but the health consequences could be huge.
20 Things You Can Do This Year To Change Your Life
January 4, 2019 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
There is no secret to happiness, but there is a science to it, says Tim Bono, a psychology lecturer in Arts and Sciences who teaches courses on happiness at Washington University in St. Louis.
Collecting Clean Water From Air
January 3, 2019 | Water | A.McCarthy
Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble of ingredients. But we can't survive without clean water. And in places where water is scarce--the world's deserts, for example--getting water to people requires feats of engineering and irrigation that can be cumbersome and expensive. A pair of new studies from researchers at The Ohio State University offers a possible solution, inspired by nature.
Share Your Weight Loss Secrets
December 24, 2018 | YourWeight | A.McCarthy
Losing weight and keeping it off is no easy feat--especially during the holiday season. It is an accomplishment worth sharing, and now people all over the world will have their chance.
Bringing Sleep Patterns Into Diet Plans
December 20, 2018 | Nutrition | M.Chan
The timings of our meals effect our ability to lose weight, so the integration of sleep rhythm data would help to build more effective personalised diet guides, experts have said.
Avoidant Grieving Makes People Avoid Life
December 19, 2018 | MentalHealth | A.McCarthy
A new study between published in Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience demonstrates that avoidant grievers unconsciously monitor and block the contents of their mind-wandering, constantly protecting themselves from thinking about their loss.
Running Shoes With Greatest Comfort Promote Highest Injury Risk
December 14, 2018 | Prevention | K.Foster
Highly-cushioned running shoes are meant to protect against injuries, but they may actually do the opposite by changing the way we run, research suggests.
Can We Unlearn The Fear That Creates Our Reality?
December 12, 2018 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
Imagination is a wonderful thing. Emotions are often a result of the mind telling us stories without our direction over the outcome. When we imagine any fear repeatedly in a safe environment, soon our phobia, and our brain's response to it, begins to subside.
Tiny Sun Sensor Warns You When Your Skin Is About To Burn
December 11, 2018 | Sunlight | J.Battaglia
A miniature wearable sensor has been designed to let you know if you've spent too much or too little time in the sun.