OUR SUMMER ISSUE
DEC/FEB 2022

Telehealth came to the fore during covid and showed the medical and mental health professions, along with people living with chronic pain, just how helpful it could be. Read about this in our latest issue for Summer, along with …
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Social Media Use Tied To Poor Physical Health

Social media use has been linked to biological and psychological indicators associated with poor physical health among college students, according to the results of a new study. Research participants who used social media excessively were found to have higher levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a biological...

Cash Support for Low-Income Families Impacts Infant Brain Activity

A team of investigators from six universities across the U.S. reports that an intervention designed to reduce poverty had a direct impact on children’s brain development. After one year of monthly cash support, infants in low-income families were more likely to show brain activity patterns that...

How to Remain Youthful and Resilient Despite Stress

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A bit of stress can be good for your mental and physical wellbeing, but too much can lead to anxiety, depression and other health problems. It can...

9 Reasons to Include Ashwagandha in Your Health Regimen

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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a herb that’s been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. Known as Rasayana in Ayurveda, ashwagandha is an...

Four Ways Nature Can Protect Your Wellbeing During A Pandemic

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Living through the COVID-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on people’s mental health and wellbeing. Restricted movement, loss, and isolation have led to increases in...

Sunflowers’ Invisible Colours Help Them Attract Bees And Adapt To Drought

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It turns out sunflowers are more than just a pretty face: the ultraviolet colours of their flowers not only attract pollinators, but also help...

Nutritional Value Of Huhu Grubs

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Huhu grubs have long been prized as a traditional food sourc, but their nutritional value has just been analysed by University of Otago researchers...