Psychology & Psychiatry

Trees an oasis of mental well-being

(HealthDay)—City dwellers who live on tree-lined streets might be happier and healthier for it, a large new study suggests.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lyme disease now a threat in city parks

(HealthDay)—As deer populations have exploded across America, moving from forests to suburbs to urban parks, they have brought the threat of Lyme disease to millions of city dwellers, a new study finds.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How color can help you de-stress

(HealthDay)—Many studies have shown that color affects both mood and behavior. Color can help you go from sad to happy or angry to calm.

Oncology & Cancer

People who live in countryside are less likely to survive cancer

It is easy to romanticise about escaping to the country, with its clean air, green space, and idyllic views. But our latest research, a review of 39 studies from around the world, suggests the need for a bit of an adjustment: ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Living near a forest keeps your amygdala healthier

A study conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development has investigated the relationship between the availability of nature near city dwellers' homes and their brain health. Its findings are relevant for urban ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Green spaces may boost wellbeing for city dwellers

New research published in the journal Psychological Science has found that people living in urban areas with more green space tend to report greater wellbeing than city dwellers that don't have parks, gardens, or other green ...

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