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Just what the doctor ordered: Take a yoga class and depression, anxiety improve

Scientific studies already support yoga practice as a means to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Now a new study out of Boston University...

Can ‘smart toilets’ be the next health data wellspring?

Wearable, smart technologies are transforming the ability to monitor and improve health, but a decidedly low-tech commodity—the humble toilet—may have potential to outperform them...

Study assesses fracture risk for patients taking multiple medications

There is a strong association between the number of fracture-associated drugs (FADs) older patients receive and their risk of sustaining a broken bone, according...

Study suggests weight-loss surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into bloodstream

Toxic man-made chemicals—such as polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides—that are absorbed into the body and stored in fat may be released into the bloodstream...

Report identifies three dimensions to lifelong ‘longevity fitness’

Perseverance and attention to social connections, health, and finances will give people the best chance to thrive as they age, according to a new...
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More hospital days seen with antipsychotic use in Alzheimer disease

Alzheimer disease patients who initiate treatment with antipsychotic medications spend more days hospitalized than those who do not initiate antipsychotics, according to a study...

More Americans trying to lose weight, but few succeeding

Americans are more motivated to lose weight than ever before, with increasing numbers eating less, exercising, drinking water and trying out new diets. And it's...

Study finds differences in how men and women perceive their own health

A Mayo Clinic study published in the American Journal of Health Behavior investigates differences in how men and women perceive their own health. The study...

Ultra Processed Food Linked To Lower Heart Health

Unfortunately most Americans get more than 50% of their daily calories from ultra processed foods, measures of heart health decreases as ultra processed food...
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