Healthcare Knuggets

Jan 12, 2024

Hey there!

I’ve got some great health news for you today. A recent research review suggests that combining mindfulness with exercise may be the best way to improve mental well-being. This is a promising finding for those looking to boost their mental health. Additionally, researchers have identified 15 modifiable risk factors that contribute to developing early-onset dementia before age 65. This information could be valuable for those looking to lower their dementia risk.

In other news, there’s a new app that shows promise in helping people with ringing in the ears from tinnitus by using mindfulness, meditation, and other therapies. This could be a game-changer for individuals struggling with tinnitus. And for those interested in foot health, there’s an animated guide that demonstrates foot exercises for strength, flexibility, and pain relief.

On the science front, the oldest fossil evidence of photosynthesis has been found inside tiny cyanobacteria that lived around 1.75 billion years ago. This discovery could provide valuable insights into the history of Earth’s atmosphere. Additionally, NASA has altered its timeline for putting the next person (and the first woman) on the Moon, aiming for a moon landing in September 2026.

Finally, there’s a fascinating article about how scientists could use tools such as CRISPR–Cas9 to make targeted genetic changes and speed up the domestication of wild crops. This has the potential to address challenges in global agriculture, especially in the face of climate change.

I hope you found these updates as interesting and promising as I did. Stay tuned for more health and science news!


Stay Well!