Psychology & Psychiatry

Study suggests daily meditation slows brain aging

A team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard Medical School has found evidence that suggests meditating daily may slow brain aging. In their paper published in the journal Neurocase, the group ...

Cardiology

US sees sharp increase in hypertension-related deaths

While it typically has no symptoms, high blood pressure—or hypertension—has serious health consequences. Rates of deaths related to hypertension have risen by 72% and 20% in rural and urban areas of the U.S., respectively, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pets may protect against suicide in older people

It's a sad fact that suicide rates among people over 60 are the highest of any age group in Australia, but a new study published today from the University of South Australia has found an unexpected savior—pets.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Americans brace for new life of no school and growing dread

Millions of Americans braced for the week ahead with no school for their children for many days to come, no clue how to effectively do their jobs without child care, and a growing sense of dread about how to stay safe and ...

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