Although people in industrialized nations have access to modern medical care, they are more sedentary and eat a diet high in saturated fats. In contrast, the Tsimane have little or no access to health care but are extremely physically active and consume a high-fiber diet that includes vegetables, fish, and lean meat. “The Tsimane have […]
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(Earlham Institute) The human gut microbiome is a complex community of trillions of microbes that are constantly interacting with each other and our bodies. It supports our wellbeing, immune system and mental health — but how is it sustained?
View of Earth from space | Pixabay Text Size: A- A+ President Joe Biden’s climate actions recognize the urgency as well as the multi-dimensionality of the climate crisis, with detailed attention to divisive but central issues such as environmental justice…
Beyond the visual beauty of their protected landscapes, U.S. National Parks also contain natural soundscapes that have the potential to create desirable health outcomes in people. This finding is part of a large, recently published meta-analysis examining the impact of natural audio on visitors’ biomarkersâwhich looked at dozens of different scientific papers on the subject. […]
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(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) New insights into the ability of DNA to overcome harmful genetic changes have been discovered by scientists at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, the University of Lausanne and their collaborators.
-Series Editor Robin Cooper, MD Vikram is a 38-year-old, married, Hindu South Asian immigrant father of 2; an otherwise healthy male patient who was referred by a local community leader. Vikram presents to the office on an extremely hot August…
Wrestling provided life lessons for senior Cliff Wang, even when the sport was taken from him.
The evolving science of wisdom rests on the idea that wisdom’s defined traits correspond to distinct regions of the brain, and that greater wisdom translates into greater happiness and life satisfaction while being less wise results in opposite, negative consequences. Scientists have found in multiple studies that persons deemed to be wiser are less prone […]
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Scientists could be a step closer to finding a way to reduce the impact of traumatic memories, according to a new study. Stephen Maren, professor of psychological and brain sciences at Texas A&M University, said the group’s findings suggest that procedures used by clinicians to indirectly reactivate traumatic memories render a window whereby those memories […]
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Literature Review: Synthetic Turf carbon footprint, environmental, health, microplastics and biodiversity impacts
Hosken Reserve: grass oval used for soccer training, informal reacreation, off-lead dog exercise (Photo by John Englart) Abstract: The conversion of a grass oval to synthetic turf at Hosken Reserve, Coburg North, is about a failure in transparency and consultation…