The practice of meditation leaves marks in the brain

A new study conducted at IMT School for Advanced Studies, Lucca, shows that the subjective feeling of well-being experienced by many people with the practice of meditation is correlated with specific changes in the brain. The research, which appeared in Brain and Cognition, examined the effects of the technique known…

FDA labeling restriction quickly reflected in oncology practice

(HealthDay)—The June 2018 U.S. Food and Drug Administration label restriction on first-line immunotherapy for advanced bladder cancer was associated with a decrease in immunotherapy use and an increase in chemotherapy use, according to a research letter published in the Sept. 24 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association….

Stop Telling Moms to Practice Self Care

At FGB, we’re the first ones to tell you that we can all use some more self-care practices in our lives. We’ve shared self-care tips for working women, self-care practices that are actually affordable, self-care strategies for when you’re strapped for time, unexpected self-care acts you can do at work, real women’s self-care routines that…

My daily practice of avoiding yoga

My wife and I begin every holiday season by observing certain rituals, one of which is promising to do more yoga. It just makes you feel, like, so amazing. So we should do more – every day, even! But we did exactly one yoga session this summer. Here's why. Illustration…