Archives for: March 2024

Dogs Help Improve Owners’ Health

March 27th, 2024
Petting, walking and playing with a dog decreases stress and increases the power of brain waves associated with relaxation, a new study suggests. Caring for Animals To better gauge how animal-related activities influence mood, investigators recruited… more »

Tis’ the Season for “Margarita” Rash?

March 20th, 2024
Handling certain foods like limes and then going into the sun, may cause an itchy rash or sunburn on areas of the body that the citrus juice has touched. Photocontact Dermatitis The condition is called photocontact dermatitis and it can be caused by a… more »

Ultraprocessed Foods Linked to 32 Separate Illnesses

March 13th, 2024
Researchers linked diets high in ultraprocessed foods to an increased risk of 32 separate illnesses. Ultraprocessed Foods and Illness After working through a review of 45 meta-analyses, researchers said that ultraprocessed foods are strongly linked to… more »

Familiar Scents Could Help Unlock Memories for Those With Depression

March 6th, 2024
A new study suggests familiar scents could help unlock memories for those living with depression. Study on Scent and Depression Prior studies found that people with depression are less capable of drawing on specific memories from their lives, research… more »