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Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

New finding may help develop effective depression drugs

Depression is a common psychiatric disorder and one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Antidepressants are the first-line treatment for moderate to severe major...

5 Ways to manage your mental health during COVID-19

In the midst of managing a situation like the COVID-19 outbreak, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and worried. Focusing on how to slow the spread...

New treatment could rapidly reduce depression symptoms, Stanford study shows

In a new study, researchers found that a new form of magnetic brain stimulation rapidly relieved symptoms of severe depression in 90% of participants. The...

Heat can take its toll on mental health

In a new study, researchers found that hot days increase the probability that an average adult in the U.S. will report bad mental health. Moreover,...

Wearing surgical masks in public could help slow COVID-19 pandemic

In a new study, researchers found that surgical masks may help prevent infected people from making others sick with seasonal viruses, including coronaviruses. They found...

Depression and anxiety spiked after COVID-19 lockdown announcement

In a new UK study, researchers found that there was a spike in the number of people reporting strong levels of depression and anxiety...

COVID-19 could lead to an epidemic of clinical depression

Isolation, social distancing and extreme changes in daily life are hard now, but the United States also needs to be prepared for what may...

How stress and loneliness could make you more likely to get COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that stress, loneliness and lack of sleep are all factors that can weaken the immune system and make...

Anxiety drugs: What everyone should know

Life isn’t always a walk in the park– you, like everyone else, experiences the highs and lows of daily living. There will be moments of...

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Universe’s expansion may not be the same in all directions, says new study

One of the fundamental ideas of cosmology is that everything looks the same in all directions if you look over large enough distances. A new...

Tiny robots could swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors

Tiny biohybrid robots on the micrometer scale can swim through the body and deliver drugs to tumors or provide other cargo-carrying functions. The natural environmental...

This compound in common vegetables may help fight fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, occurs when the liver becomes “marbled” with fat, sometimes due to unhealthy nutrition, such as excessive intake of...

Common arthritis drug linked to higher skin cancer risk

Methotrexate is a common drug with a long history; for the past 40 years, it’s been used to treat a range of diseases. Today it...

Mindfulness may benefit people with common bowel diseases

In a new study, researchers found that people with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gut symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant...

Whether marijuana could reduce pain is unclear, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that medical marijuana users who say they have high levels of pain are more likely than those with...