Older adults who participated in group exercise programs showed improvements in sleep quality, muscle strength and flexibility, balance, and coordination. They also reported improvements in self-confidence.
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.
Lingering negative emotional responses to stress can have implications for physical health later in life, a new study reveals.
Findings about the brain-body connection may also have implications for treating those with opioid addiction, researchers believe.