Kundalini yoga – a popular yoga style involving all traditional yoga components including breathing practices and meditation – was better than stress education but not as effective as the current gold standard, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for managing generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), the GATE* study has shown.
Weight suppression appears to result in future onset of eating disorders characterized by dietary restriction or compensatory weight control behaviours, suggesting weight-suppressed women represent an at-risk group that may benefit from selective prevention programmes, a study has found.
Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) seem to positively impact glycaemic control and psychological outcomes, such as glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) levels and disease-related distress, in diabetic patients, reports a new meta-analysis.
Patients with chronic pain and those with reported misuse of opioid medications exhibit reduced hedonic capacity compared with healthy individuals, suggesting that both chronic pain and opioid misuse have a hand in anhedonia, according to a study.
Current use of antidepressants interfering selectively with the reuptake of serotonin and those antagonizing the 5‐HT2A receptor results in a reduced risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), a recent study has shown.
Having vaccination against influenza during pregnancy was not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the offspring, a large cohort study reveals — providing more support for vaccination during pregnancy.
Combining acute aerobic exercise with technology-guided mindfulness interventions is feasible and effective at making breast cancer survivors (BCS) more resilient against fatigue, a new study has found.