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Personalized imaging to visualize health may be effective in discouraging risky behaviours

They say a picture can convey a thousand words, and researchers have found that using medical imaging technologies that can visualize health may discourage risk-related behaviours more than non-visual information.

Mindfulness meditation can reduce guilt, leading to unintended negative social consequences, study finds

There are phone apps that help generate self-awareness and many big corporations are folding mindfulness training programs into their curriculums. But there may be an unanticipated downside to secular mindfulness meditation practices, according to new research led by the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business, and published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Resistance exercise may be superior to aerobic exercise for getting better sleep

Resistance exercise may be superior to aerobic exercise as a way to get better sleep, and sleep is important for cardiovascular health, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology, Prevention, Lifestyle & Cardiometabolic Health Conference 2022.
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Insta-bad: Are some bastardizing the evidence for their own image?

Fast forward almost 20 years from those days and Instagram has unleashed a platform for mixers who have swung the pendulum far in the other direction, almost to a point of being outright pedantic. There is no shortage of graduated chiropractors who now say adjusting the spine is useless, soft tissue therapy is useless, motion palpation is useless, functional correction is useless. Everything they don’t do, or maybe aren’t good at, is useless. If you don’t do exactly what they say and do, you’re a terrible practitioner and you must be shamed. Instagram is downright perfect for that. The uniqueness of our profession and the clinical success in our history is easily forgotten. » Read more...
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