Don’t forget to clean robotic support pets, study says

Robotic support pets used to reduce depression in older adults and people with dementia acquire bacteria over time, but a simple cleaning procedure can help them from spreading illnesses, according to a new study published August 26, 2020 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Hannah Bradwell of the University…

Mindfulness training may help support weight loss

Mindfulness training may improve the effectiveness of intensive weight management programs, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Individuals who participated in mindfulness training as part of an intensive weight management program lost more weight in six months than other program…