We hear a lot about the mind-body connection in our everyday lives. Once relegated to the fringes of medical establishments that treated the mind and body as separate, the idea that our mental health affects our physical well-being is now widely accepted. So it seems logical that more attention is being paid to the importance of mental health in the workplace.
Karen Bandeen-Roche uses statistical methods to identify biological signatures of resilience and frailty. Using surrogate measures—things we can observe, like muscle strength—she develops models that explain the underlying processes of problems such as dementia and frailty. Such models could help identify targets for effective treatment—or even better, prevention.
Sex educator Pelle Ullholm from long-running Swedish sexual and reproductive health organisation, RFSU, shares 5 tips on how to target the adult audience. The long history of sexuality education and organisations working on the issue is truly an advantage. Swedish RFSU does not need to try reach the media to attract attention to their message.
Halifax, Nova Scotia — A sedentary lifestyle puts frail older adults at a higher risk of death than it does for younger people who have similar levels of inactivity, according to a study from Dalhousie University and University College London. Researchers examined data for 3, adults 50 and older from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from to and to Frailty was defined by the number of health issues each person reported. The participants wore activity trackers, and the data from those was evaluated by researchers using a item frailty index.
Health Currents Summer This summer, miles of water trails await you and your canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard. The trails, sometimes called "blueways," are the aquatic equivalent of a hiking trail.
Stockholm — Older adults who walk for 35 minutes a day may reduce their risk of experiencing a moderate to severe stroke by 50 percent, according to a study recently published by the American Academy of Neurology. Using two Swedish registries, researchers examined people, of whom 80 percent had suffered mild strokes. The patients, who had an average age of 73, were asked to assess their physical activity level from before the stroke.
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Kathy Smart's healthy yet sinfully delicious version of Boston cream pie meets French toast! There are plenty of people with beautiful smiles but if you were in business or working out at the local gym, what first impression would a prospective employee, business partner or gym buddy have if your teeth were broken, crooked, missing or stained, versus Clean, natural looking and bright! We are surrounded by magazine ads, […]. April 22nd The largest environmental event in the world, Earth Day offers everyone, regardless of age, health or income level, ways to get involved.
Seasoned features skill-building how-tos, budget-stretching ideas, brain boosters, ergonomic tools, and, of course, lots of recipes for delicious and easy meals to make at home. Editor, John "Doc" Willoughby, has been writing and teaching about food since Individual copies or bulk orders are available for purchase. Plans are underway for expanded distribution.