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Sarah Sloat


New York, United States

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Recent articles by Sarah:

What exercises improve anxiety? Why the answer is unexpectedly simple

In a new study researchers reveal how and why people experienced a significant reduction in anxiety after completing the exercise program. → Read More

How to help someone having a panic attack: 3 immediate actions you can take

Panic attacks are common and distressing. Actions like gently distracting the person having the panic attack, offering water, and helping with breathing can help. → Read More

Scientists untangle a link between depression and metabolism

In a recent study scientists observe key metabolic differences between people with chronic depression and episodic major depressive disorder. → Read More

The scientific reason why depression and the immune system are connected

In a study published in the journal 'JAMA Psychiatry,' scientists establish a link between depression polygenic scores and increased white blood cell count. → Read More

Bones or no bones, there's a mental health lesson within this TikTok phenomenon

Bones-or-no-bones has become a quasi forecast for bad days or good days, embraced in a way that’s both serious and not. → Read More

Viking discovery changes history and supports ancient lore

Scientists extract wooden fragments and used new technology to detect cosmic ray signals, revealing the earliest presence of Vikings in the Americas. → Read More

Why people in their 20s and 30s need to care about their blood pressure now

Elevated blood pressure places individuals at risk of accelerated brain aging. Meanwhile, optimal blood pressure can help brains stay six months younger. → Read More

Therapy for social anxiety: How 2 different types compare and contrast

For the first time, scientists directly compared the effects of cognitive-behavioral group therapy and mindfulness-based stress reduction on the brain. → Read More

If you want better sleep, scientists recommend this one type of exercise

A recent analysis of 15 studies finds evening high-intensity exercise performed two to four hours before bedtime did not disrupt sleep. → Read More

Diet created by scientists found to strengthen the brain in 2 critical ways

The MIND diet is a hybrid of the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension diet. And it just passed its latest test. → Read More

Does gut health affect weight? A new study reveals critical new data

In a new study, scientists found your likelihood of losing weight is influenced by the genes and enzymes within the bacteria living in your gut. → Read More

Coronavirus: Scientists reveal an overlooked benefit linked to vaccinations

Appealing to the mental health benefits of immunization may be an underutilized technique in the attempt to increase vaccinations. → Read More

The psychological concept that may change how you process your emotions

Mental life includes thoughts, feelings, and intentions we attribute to others, animals, and objects. It can be used to understand social and moral obligations. → Read More

How can you fix erectile dysfunction? New research points to one diet

New research suggests adhering to a Meditteranean diet can help improve symptoms of erectile dysfunction. → Read More

Four mental health strategies learned during Covid-19

Here are four examples of mental health hurdles encountered during Covid-19, and possible solutions you may want to try. → Read More

Why the future of treatment-resistant depression is bound to the immune system

Scientists found histamines are an important link between depression and inflammation because of their effect on serotonin. → Read More

Gut health: Why scientists think this part of the body is "the first brain"

The enteric nervous system (ENS) is home to hundreds of thousands of individual neurons. Scientists finally know how these neurons "talk" to each other. → Read More

4 scientific reasons why sleep is so closely linked to death

According to a new study published in "Sleep Health," sleepless nights can change your biological age. Your biological age is how old your body seems. → Read More

The best place to live for mental health: Depression study reveals a surprise

New research finds "general empirical support for the expectation that larger cities are associated with a decreased risk for depression.” → Read More

What nature’s villain can teach us about being better humans

Scientists found more maternal care and social connections experienced in a hyena’s cub and “teenage” years were associated with better health in adulthood. → Read More