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Dutch researchers have found that patients whose GP has additional CAM training have up to 30% lower healthcare costs and mortality rates.
Mindfulness meditation may help people who have multiple sclerosis (MS) reduce the fatigue, anxiety and depression that often accompany the disease.
A large Spanish study suggests that an active commute to school can boost girls’ scores in cognitive tests.
Meditation can significantly reduce the unpleasantness of a noxious stimulus by engaging multiple brain mechanisms that alter the way the brain constructs the subjective experience of pain.
A study from Columbia has linked vitamin D deficiency with childhood obesity.
A supplement containing a mix of essential fatty acids has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), by a Brazilian team.
A systematic review by UK authors has concluded that exercising in the natural environment leads to greater benefits in mental and physical wellbeing than exercising indoors.
Prolonged sedentary periods lead to larger waist sizes and higher blood triglyceride levels, even in subjects who exercise regularly, according to Australian investigators.
The children of mothers who drink milk containing a probiotic supplement during and after pregnancy have a significantly lower risk of developing eczema, according to a Norwegian study.
A probiotic supplement has been shown to significantly relieve the symptoms of infantile colic, compared to placebo.