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You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

Pure happiness is a dog surrounded by over 5,000 balls haha

posted by Aaron Michael - @aaronmichaelfm -<p>5 hours ago<p>This. Is. Pure. Happiness! I can imagine this dog is thinking, "OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG …

Happiness

People who live in small towns and rural areas are happier than everyone else, researchers say

Heaven is wide open spaces — at least, it is for most people, according to a massive new data set of happiness in Canada.<p>A team of happiness researchers at the Vancouver School of Economics and McGill University recently published a working paper on the geography of well-being in Canada. They …

Happiness

Sorry city dwellers, Canadians are happier living in small towns: report

Canadians living in big cities may be disappointed to learn that their counterparts in small towns and rural areas are likely happier.<p>That’s …

Happiness

People who live in small towns and rural areas are happier than everyone else, researchers say

Heaven is wide open spaces — at least, it is for most people, according to a massive new data set of happiness in Canada.<p>A team of happiness …

Happiness

People more miserable in cities: Study

<b>By Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post</b><p>Heaven is wide open spaces — at least, it is for most people, according to a massive new data set of …

Happiness

This 'metastasis-blocking' compound may stop the spread of cancer

Using a new approach, scientists have located a compound that stops the spread of breast, pancreatic, and prostate cancers in mice.<p>The compound — …

Cancer

3 Major Ways Sex Changes When You're Single Again After Being In A Relationship

Of the last eight years of my life, I've been in committed relationships for approximately five and a half and single for the other two and a half. …

Relationships

When It Happens to Us: A Buddhist Approach to Pain & Disease

This is a fact of life; we don’t like pain. We suffer because we marry our instinctive aversion to pain to the deep-seated belief that life <i>should</i> be …

Meditation

Broccoli is the only vegetable you actually need to eat, according to a doctor

The next time you go to make a green smoothie, you can put down the spinach and other vegetables and pick up something a little different instead.<p>According to Dr Rangan Chatterjee, the author of "The Four Pillar Plan" and a correspondent on the BBC programme Doctor in the House, there is only one …

Wellness

Unlocking the secrets of a cancer-fighting flower

A chemical extracted from a small flowering plant has helped in the fight against cancer for decades. Now, after a 60-year hunt, scientists have …

Breast Cancer

Seven simple ways to cope with loneliness

We live in lonely times. The elderly are lonely. The teens are lonely. People are lonely in cities and in rural areas, so much so that it's now considered a public-health issue (one with real, physical health effects). In a cover story for the Harvard Business Review last year, former Surgeon …

Loneliness

How to train (and rewire) your brain for happiness

Our brains are wired to be negative, but the good news is that you can train your brain to hold on to happiness in a few minutes a day.<p>As we …

Happiness

Scientists Get Their First Look at the Enzyme That Could Help Battle Aging

The enzyme holds clues to a possible cure for aging or potential cancer therapies.<p>Nothing in your body lasts forever. Every single cell in your body will die eventually, and eventually you’ll run out of replacements. When that happens, various parts of your body will stop working correctly, and at …

UC Berkeley

How colorectal cancer cells spread to the liver

Targeting molecules called miR-200s and ADAR2 could prevent tumor metastasis in patients with colorectal cancer<p>La Jolla, Calif., April 24, 2018 - …

Cancer

A Meditation Exercise For People Who Simply Cannot 'Quiet' Their Minds

<i>In a warp-speed world, it can be difficult to entertain even the thought of slowing down for a meditation. The following mindfulness exercise,</i> …

Mindfulness

The Human Brain Can Create Structures in Up to 11 Dimensions

"We found a world that we had never imagined."<p>Last year, neuroscientists used a classic branch of maths in a totally new way to peer into the …

Human Cell Atlas Releases First Major Data Set

Most people have heard of the Human Genome Project—the massive scientific project to sequence human DNA that culminated in the 2001 publication of …

Immune Cells We Thought Were 'Useless' Are Actually a Weapon Against Infections Like HIV

We just found a new kind of immunity.<p>A class of self-reactive immune cells long considered useless or even dangerous to our health, could actually be …

For people age 50 or older, doctors say the new shingles vaccine is a must

Federal officials have recommended a new vaccine that is more effective than an earlier version at protecting older adults against the painful rash called shingles. But persuading many adults to get this and other recommended vaccines continues to be an uphill battle, physicians and vaccine experts …

Public Health

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

Here's What Happens To Your Body When You Meditate Every Day, According To Science

Everyone knows meditation is good for you, but most people probably have no idea how, or why, exactly, it's so beneficial. Is it because it calms you …

New Brunswick expanding colon cancer detection program

Cancer specialists say more lives will be saved by a screening program approved for expansion across New Brunswick. The program screens for the early …

Cancer

New Study Reveals Nearly 40 Percent of Young Adults with Polyps on Colonoscopy Have High-Risk Polyps

When it comes to colorectal cancer, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is that the incidence of colorectal cancer in adults age 50 …

Cancer

'Cancer Atlas' Decodes Genes for 33 Cancers

North American scientists this week unveiled a landmark new "Cancer Atlas," detailing genetic links and key clinical information about 33 types of …

Patients aged over 60 who lose weight 'should be tested for cancer'

Weight loss in patients over the age of 60 should be urgently investigated, with one in seven cases among men likely to mean cancer, a major study has found.<p>The research by Oxford University found that losing weight is the key symptom of the disease, linked to at least 10 types of cancer.<p>Experts …

Obituary: Jennifer Manitt was a pioneering palliative-care nurse in Montreal

Jennifer Manitt, a pioneering nurse in the field of palliative-care medicine who tended to the sick and terminally ill for nearly four decades in …

Woman dies after being embalmed ALIVE after blundering doctors gave her a formaldehyde drip instead of saline

A woman has died after being embalmed ALIVE in a horrific 'medical blunder'.<p>Doctors mistakenly poisoned Ekaterina Fedyaeva during surgery and have …

Feminist Health Guide 'Our Bodies, Ourselves' Will Stop Publishing

At some point, you or a woman you know has likely looked through a copy of <i>Our Bodies, Ourselves</i>. The book was revolutionary when it was first published in the early 1970s. It taught women about their own anatomy and sexuality at a time when talking frankly about sex was considered — well, …

General Motors