Psychology & Psychiatry

Why winter walks at the seaside are good for you

Dreary weather, freezing temperatures, long dark days, no festivities to look forward to—it's beginning to feel at lot like the middle of January. The idea that there is a "Blue Monday" somewhere around the middle of the ...

Health

Why do Danes find it difficult to eat meat-free?

Reducing meat consumption is a difficult discipline for the Danes. Senior Advisor Sisse Fagt at DTU National Food Institute has monitored the Danes' dietary habits for several years and below she explains why the Danes struggle ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How does nature nurture the brain?

After a 60-minute walk in nature, activity in brain regions involved in stress processing decreases. This is the finding of a recent study by the Lise Meitner Group for Environmental Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Fewer rural early-onset Alzheimer's patients see specialists

Rural Americans suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's are less likely than city dwellers to be seen by specialists and receive tests that can benefit both them and their families, new research has found.

Health

From Abidjan to Jakarta, how the city is reinventing what we eat

From junk food to McDonaldization of society, the most derogatory remarks about what we eat are often linked with the urban space. For better or worse, cities are seen as the ultimate crossroads of food, nutritional and epidemiological ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bangkok's parks reopen as coronavirus restrictions eased

Residents of Thailand's capital enjoyed the city's parks, booked haircuts and stocked up on beer and other alcoholic drinks Sunday as they enjoyed their first day of eased restrictions that were imposed weeks ago to combat ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

For Russians, humble dacha provides refuge from coronavirus

After years spent on submarines with Russia's Northern Fleet, Ivan Chernyshyov is having no problem adjusting to life on coronavirus lockdown—especially as, like many Russians, the retired sailor can escape to the countryside.

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