Study explores how maternal infection can affect fetal brain development, leading to sensory processing disruptions associated with ASD and schizophrenia.
Older adults who consume alcohol are at less risk of adversive health risk than younger people, a new study reports. Low levels of alcohol consumed by healthy older people can have some health benefits, researchers say.
Spirituality can have a positive impact when it comes to both general and serious illness, researchers say. Incorporating spirituality into health care for those who are spiritual could be beneficial when it comes to health outcomes.
Older adults who experienced physical abuse as children are significantly more likely to develop chronic pain and other chronic health issues. Additionally, they are also three times more likely to develop mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety.
A new robotic system can identify volatile organic compounds associated with diseases by analyzing bodily emissions.
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.