The vascular age of male athletes who participate in endurance exercise is 10 years older than their chronological age. Female athletes showed no overall difference between vascular and chronological age.
Socioemotional behavior at age eight predicted health behaviors during midlife both directly and indirectly through education.
Spending time enjoying the great outdoors improves both physical and mental health. Researchers say more interventions need to be taken to get people to spend time enjoying nature.
Listening to music helps improve mood and decreases anxiety, regardless of the genre. Researchers found listening to music elicits similar autonomic nervous system activation patterns people experience as a result of exercise. Findings reveal clinically significant improvements in well-being and health-related quality of life associated with music engagement.
A progressive exercise training program may help mitigate some of the psychological and physiological effects of adverse childhood experiences in otherwise healthy young women.
Couples who share positive experiences marked with humor and affection, and whose heart rates sync up, enjoy better health outcomes and live longer than couples who are more quarrelsome.
A new meta-analysis of 15 studies reveals the optimum number of steps people of different age ranges should take per day in order to maximize longevity.
Cognitive shortcuts could explain why some people fail to adhere to recommendations to mask up and get vaccinated to protect against COVID infection.