A study conducted by the University Psychiatric Clinics in Basel, Switzerland, examined the relationship between everyday movements and the well-being of psychiatric patients. The study, published in BMC Psychiatry, involved 106 patients with various mental health issues. Using GPS tracking, researchers found that increased movement in space and time was associated with higher emotional and psychological well-being, irrespective of persistent mental health symptoms. Patients who exhibited phobias or anxieties about leaving safe spaces demonstrated lower mobility. The findings suggest that spontaneous movement, measured through GPS tracking, may serve as a marker of functioning and well-being in individuals with mental health issues.
A new study from the University of Michigan has found that people who receive periodontal care (also known as gum disease treatment) have better outcomes after a heart attack. The study found that people who had heart attacks and received periodontal maintenance care had the shortest length of stay in the hospital and more follow-up […]
Saccharomyces boulardii is a yeast that scientists discovered in the peels of certain tropical fruit Trusted Source. Its probiotic strain, S. boulardii CNCM I-745, was the first yeast that scientists studied as a probiotic for human medicine. Probiotics are supplements that contain live microbes that may have health benefits. S. boulardii CNCM I-745 has some properties that make it potentially […]
Cancer and its causes The major cause of cancer is found to be some unwanted changes in the structure of DNA that are otherwise called as mutations, inducing uncontrollable cell division. There are many reasons of cancer, such as lack of fidelity of the DNA replication machinery, disclosures to mutagen, enzymatic DNA alteration, and faulty […]