Studies increasingly link noisy surroundings to stress hormones and cognitive difficulties in children.
Toddlers with diverse gut bacteria proved to be more curious and sociable and less impulsive than toddlers with fewer types of bacteria.
Individuals that worked out to music rather than silence felt less fatigued and exercised more effectively.
In a recent study, two-thirds of breast cancer survivors that used an acupressure routine on themselves slashed their chronic tiredness to normal levels.
Women that worked out regularly during pregnancy had fewer cesarean deliveries and a lower risk of hypertension and diabetes.
Children between 5 and 20 years of age that watched more than 14 hours a week of TV had lower bone mineral content as young adults.
Mistakes by doctors and communication breakdowns in hospitals are now estimated to cause a quarter of a million deaths annually in the United States.
Runners older than 65 that run three times a week burn oxygen at the same rate as 20-year-old runners, thus expending a similar amount of metabolic energy.
Diabetic patients that replaced their cooking oil with a blend of cold-pressed sesame oil and rice bran oil had lower blood glucose levels than patients taking the pharmaceutical glynase.
Austrian subjects given large doses of vitamin D3 had fewer disease-bacteria in their gut and better immunity markers.