Psychology & Psychiatry

Yoga boosts stress-busting hormone, reduces pain

A new study by York University researchers finds that practicing yoga reduces the physical and psychological symptoms of chronic pain in women with fibromyalgia.

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Poor sleep may heighten Alzheimer's risk

(HealthDay)—Older adults who are sleepy during the day might have harmful plaque building in their brain that is a sign of impending Alzheimer's disease, researchers report.

Diabetes

Is diabetes keeping you up at night?

Hormone changes are known to alter insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism, as well as interfere with women's sleep patterns. But little was known about the association between diabetes and sleep disturbances during the ...

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