Tag: depression

  • Hugs really do fight stress…but only if you’re a woman

    If you’re feeling stressed from work, briefly hugging your partner may be your natural reaction. But now scientists have given their backing for kissing your spouse tenderly – saying it really does help banish stress. That’s because a hug — even if it lasts a few seconds — can dampen the body’s natural response to […]

  • Study shows Mediterranean diet helps young men with depression

    May 11, 2022 — Young men with poor diets reported reduced symptoms of depression when they switched to the Mediterranean diet compared to young men who underwent friendship therapy, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney observed 72 men aged 18 to 25 for 12 weeks, according to the study […]

  • The top three modifiable factors that increase your risk of dementia

    Certain lifestyle factors can influence dementia risk, and a new study highlights the top threats to Americans today: obesity, physical inactivity and lack of a high school diploma. The researchers found that in the past decade alone there has been a shift in the most important modifiable risk factors for dementia in the United States. […]

  • The top three modifiable factors that increase your risk of dementia

    Certain lifestyle factors can influence dementia risk, and a new study highlights the top threats to Americans today: obesity, physical inactivity and lack of a high school diploma. The researchers found that in the last decade alone there has been a shift in the most important modifiable risk factors for dementia in the United States. […]