Acupuncture Better Than Pills For Insomnia
A significant study on treating insomnia concluded that acupuncture was more effective than benzodiazepines (sedative hypnotic psychoactive drugs) for treating insomnia. The effective rate for acupuncture was 91%, while benzodiazepines were only 75% effective.
Stand up for workers’ rights with Fashion Revolution week
A report published last week by the Worker Rights Consortium, gives a shocking picture of repression, violent attacks and intimidation of garment workers in Bangladesh who are simply trying to campaign for a living wage.
Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs
Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. It's medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 12,000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies.
Why millennial depression is on the rise
Depression may be on the rise among younger millennials even as typical risk factors such as substance use and antisocial behaviour fall, a new study in the International Journal of Epidemiology suggests.
Forget hygge; pyt is the new Scandinavian term for a happier life
Pyt doesn't have an exact English translation. It's more a cultural concept about cultivating healthy thoughts to deal with stress. As a native Dane and a psychologist, I think the concepts that underpin the word are applicable to people everywhere.
Constant Acidity And Bloating May Be Because Of Poor Health Of Pancreas: Important Tips For Prevention
Pancreas are a small organ in the body and are not paid much attention until it begins causing problems with digestion or diabetes. Symptoms like bloating, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, inflammation issues, poor digestion, gall bladder stones are all symptoms that you must keep a note of.
Major mutation pattern in cancer occurs in bursts
Researchers have created a huge resource for investigating the biological mechanisms that cause cancer.
The Palm Oil Debate
As palm production has soared, so has conflict between humans and wildlife. The habitats that are being destroyed are filled with rare and endangered species like Orangutans, tigers, and elephants.
Using Sophrology to combat stress, anxiety and sleep problems: a self-help guide
Sophrology can help alleviate anxiety, stress and sleep problems - and you can practise the method in the comfort of your own home.
Exercise the tool that nurtures a healthy body, mind and spirit
Exercise is empowering in so many ways. It strengthens our mental state, helps to balance hormones and level our emotional wellbeing and heals the physical body.
This Is Why Your Skin & Mental Health Are So Connected
Although cause and effect can be challenging to nail down, there is no denying an intimate and intricate brain-skin connection.
New research explores value-based medicine, integrative health, and whole systems research
Two decades ago, the popular movement for integrative health practices prompted researchers to advance "whole systems research" (WSR). As dominant medical delivery moves to embrace Triple Aim outcomes, a remarkable convergence is apparent.