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Meditate regularly for an improved attention span in old age
Regular and intensive meditation sessions over the course of a lifetime could help a person remain attentive and focussed well into old age. This is according to the most extensive longitudinal study to date examining a group of meditation practitioners. Published in Springer s Journal of Cognitive Enhancement , the research evaluates the benefits that people gained after three months of full-time meditation training and whether these benefits are maintain ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 29
Dietary supplement shows promise for reversing cardiovascular aging
Scientists have long known that restricting calories can fend off physiological signs of aging, with studies in fruit flies, roundworms, rodents and even people showing that chronically slashing intake by about a third can reap myriad health benefits and, in some cases, extend lifespan. From a public health perspective, that advice would be impractical for many and dangerous for some. But a new University of Colorado Boulder study published today indicates ...
EurekAlert - Thu. Mar 29
How to stop sneezing: 12 natural tips
Sneezing is a reaction to irritants and a way for the nose to get rid of germs. Nearly any particle can irritate the nose and cause a sneeze.
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 29
Baking soda for UTI: Does it work, and is it safe?
Many home remedies claim to get rid of urinary tract infections but, often, there is no research to back them up. So, is it true that baking soda can help to treat these conditions
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 29
Burn scars: Treatment, removal, and prevention
Burns can occur when a person s skin touches something too hot, gets scalded with boiling water, is overexposed to the sun, certain chemicals, or even electricity.
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 29
How long does a yeast infection last?
How long vaginal yeast infections last can vary and may depend on how severe the infection is and what treatment a person uses. Most yeast infections clear up within a week when treated correctly.
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 29
Leech therapy: What does it feel like and does it work?
On my perilous journey through odd medical practices, I recently tried leech therapy. It wasn t particularly pleasant, and I won t forget it in a hurry.
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 29
Rice water for hair: Benefits and how to use it
Women in China, Japan, and Southeast Asia have used rice water as a hair treatment for centuries. But does rice water have any scientifically proven beauty benefits
Medical News Today - Thu. Mar 29
Music therapy aids healing of military personnel
A new paper in Music Therapy Perspectives examines the importance of music therapy in military healthcare. There has been an increase in music therapy to treat combat-related injuries in recent years. With this growth in the use of the therapy, the authors of this article believe it s important for practitioners to publish information about effective music therapy treatment models for use in military settings. The Military Healthcare System is presented wi ...
EurekAlert - Wed. Mar 21
Clove oil for toothache: Use and side effects
Eugenol, a chemical found in cloves, has been used in dentistry since the 19th century. Cloves and clove oil have long been used as a home remedy for a toothache.
Medical News Today - Wed. Mar 21
The top 5 teas for health
It s likely that we all enjoy a hot cup of tea or herbal infusion at least from time to time, if not on a daily basis. But what are the most important health benefits that some of these soothing teas can bring us Read on to learn more about the top teas for our health.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 19
10 natural remedies for enlarged prostate
Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic enlargement happens when cells in the prostate abnormally divide and multiply, causing the organ to increase in size.
Medical News Today - Mon. Mar 19