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Mindfulness meditation reduces symptoms of depression in younger breast cancer survivors

New UCLA-led research shows that behavioral interventions—mindfulness meditation and survivorship education classes—are effective in reducing depressive symptoms in younger breast cancer survivors, who often experience the highest levels of depression, stress and fatigue that can persist for as long as a decade after their diagnosis. The results, presented at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium […]

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Men and younger adults less active in lockdown

New research published in the journal BMJ Open Sport and Exercise Medicine indicates that men and younger adults have been less physically active during the COVID-19 lockdown. The study, led by Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) and Ulster University, includes data from 911 UK adults who took part in an online survey which began on 17 […]

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The middle aged are lonelier than older and younger people

Middle-aged people are lonelier than older adults and young people, new research suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 38,000 people in the U.K. who took part of the BBC’s Loneliness Experiment last year. The lead researchers are: Professor Christina Victor, Brunel University London, Professor Manuela Barreto, University of Exeter, and Professor Pamela Qualter, University of Manchester. […]