An Overview – Occupational Health
Usefulness of a Lifestyle Intervention in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease
Modifiable (behavioural) risk factors such as sedentary lifestyle and low sleep efficiency, are associated with increased mortality risk and disease progression in individuals with cardiovascular disease.
Effects of Polyphenol-Rich Interventions on Cognition and Brain Health in Healthy Young and Middle-Aged Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Affecting older and even some younger adults, neurodegenerative disease represents a global public health concern and has been identified as a research priority.
On caring and sharing–Addressing psychological, biographical, and spiritual aspects in integrative cancer care: A qualitative interview study on physicians’ perspectives
Patients confronted with a cancer diagnosis experience a variety of existential needs encompassing emotional, psychological, and spiritual areas of being. A patient-centered care approach addressing such existential issues is recognized as an essential aspect of health care.
How yoga may enhance heart health
Many people think of yoga mainly as an activity that promotes flexibility and balance. But this ancient tradition also includes breathing exercises, relaxation, and meditation.
Effectiveness of an Ayurveda treatment approach in knee osteoarthritis – a randomized controlled trial
Ayurveda is commonly used in South Asia to treat knee osteoarthritis (OA). We aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of Ayurvedic treatment compared to conventional conservative care in patients with knee OA.
Effects of Music Intervention on Sleep Quality of Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Music interventions have several benefits for sleep quality. However, the effects of music interventions on sleep quality in older adults are controversial.
The psychotherapeutic relationship in massage therapy
Psychotherapy and massage therapy (MT) are effective treatments for depression and anxiety. Little is certain about the mechanisms behind these effects in MT, but in psychotherapy they are attributed to a combination of common and specific factors, at the heart of which lies the therapeutic relationship.
Consumption of red and processed meat and breast cancer incidence: A systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies
There were 34 randomised controlled trials, of which 22 (65%) focused on patients with breast cancer, and 48 outcomes in our meta-analysis. Twenty two studies assessed aerobic exercise, and four also included resistance or strength training. The median duration of physical activity was 13 weeks (range 3-60 weeks).
Physical activity for cancer survivors: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
The integration of yoga in physical therapy clinical practice
Health professionals are beginning to use yoga as a treatment modality. However, evidence explaining physical therapists’ integration of yoga in clinical practice is lacking.
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine Paradigm, Practice, and Policy Advancing Integrative Health
Bacteria and other microorganisms living in your gut, known as the microbiome, play a big role in keeping you healthy. They help you digest food, provide essential vitamins and other nutrients, and help control your immune system.
Mitigating the psychological effects of social isolation during the covid-19 pandemic
The World Health Organization and the UK government have issued guidance on the management of mental health aspects of covid-19.