Students’ test scores dropped by as much as 5 percent when taught by teachers that belittled or criticized students or showed favoritism.
A daily handful of walnuts aids gut bacteria linked to heart, metabolic and gastrointestinal health.
In a study of 617 middle-aged female twins, British researchers found that those with more diverse gut bacteria had more flexible arteries.
A simple, inexpensive breath and urine test accurately detected biomarkers for breast cancer in 95 percent of women.
Tip-of-the-tongue word loss occurs less frequently in aerobically fit seniors, British researchers found.
Tocotrienols, a natural form of vitamin E found in wheat, barley, corn, rice and palm fruit, has been shown to lower high cholesterol and high blood pressure in seniors.
After surgery, 86 percent of patients engaged in music therapy eschewed opioids and other painkillers, compared to 26 percent in a control group.
Knitting can lower depression, slow the heart rate, reduce the likelihood of dementia and distract from chronic pain, research shows.
Acupuncture can significantly ease the dizziness, nausea and breathing difficulties that can affect some dental patients.
Adults on a reduced-calorie diet for two years evidenced the reduced oxidative stress that protects against Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer and diabetes.