February 1, 2023
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The Efficacy of Prenatal Patients Using a Mindfulness App
This randomized trial conducted early in the pandemic with women from an obstetric and gynecologic practice found use of a mobile app promoting mindfulness practice (such as meditation) was associated with a decrease in perceived stress, self-reported anxiety and depression, and sleep disturbance in the intervention group.
Poor Cardiovascular Health a Predictor for Premature Brain Aging
Worse cardiovascular health at age 36 years can predict worse brain aging and associated cognitive problems later in life.
Considerations of Measuring Salt Intake
Those who rarely or never added salt to their food and strongly adhered to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet exhibited the lowest incidence of subsequent cardiovascular disease.
Considering Periodontal Disease as a Risk Factor of Cardiovascular Disease
Researchers used data from the 2013 to 2014 period of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey to study possible connections between poor oral health and the likelihood of developing cardiovascular disease.