Health

Strategies to quit smoking

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., and a listed risk factor for numerous diseases.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Smells experienced in nature evoke positive wellbeing

Smells experienced in nature can make us feel relaxed, joyful, and healthy, according to new research led by the University of Kent's Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE).

Psychology & Psychiatry

Cognitive therapy, relaxation training both beneficial for migraine

For adults with migraine, migraine-specific, integrative cognitive behavioral therapy (miCBT) and relaxation training (RLX) are both beneficial, with no significant between-group difference seen at follow-up, according to ...

Health

Yoga helps reduce work-related stress

Physical relaxation through yoga or other practices can help reduce work-related stress, according to an analysis of studies conducted in healthcare staff.

Neuroscience

Muscle relaxants largely ineffective for low back pain

Muscle relaxant drugs are largely ineffective for low back pain, despite being widely prescribed for this condition, suggests an analysis of the latest evidence published by The BMJ today.

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