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Ten Minutes of Aerobic Exercise With Exposure Therapy Found to Reduce PTSD Symptoms - Neuroscience News

Summary: Augmenting exposure therapy with ten minutes of aerobic exercise reduces PTSD symptom severity for up to six months after a nine-week course of treatment ends.

Source: University of New South Wales

Exposure therapy is one of the leading treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but up to a half of all patients don’t respond to it.

But now a study led by UNSW Sydney psychologists has found that augmenting the therapy with 10 minutes of aerobic exercise has led to patients reporting greater reduction to PTSD symptom severity six months after the nine-week treatment ended.

In the first known single-blind randomized

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More proof COVID is a multi-system cluster bomb - MJA Insight

IF further proof was needed that infection with SARS-CoV-2 has long-term sequelae for the human body, research led by Monash University has provided it, highlighting the need for GPs and other frontline physicians to be aware of their patients’ COVID-19 history.

The research, led by epidemiologist and PhD candidate Stacey Rowe, and coauthored by Victorian Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton and renowned infectious disease epidemiologist Professor Allen Cheng, among others, is published by the MJA [1] .

“Essentially what we wanted to do was look to see what sort of hospitalisations might have been associated with having COVID-19 –

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10 of the worst foods for high blood pressure: Deli meat, bread & more - Yahoo Life

10 of the worst foods for high blood pressure: Deli meat, bread & more - Yahoo Life

From bread to deli meat, here's the worst foods you can eat for high blood pressure. (Photos via Getty Images)

This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Contact a qualified medical professional before engaging in any physical activity, or making any changes to your diet, medication or lifestyle.

High blood pressure [1] , also known as hypertension [2] , is a common condition in which the force of blood pushing against the body’s arteries is too high.

The extra work needed to pump oxygen-rich blood throughout the body

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Why Certain Types of Music Make Our Brains Sing, and Others Don’t - Neuroscience News

Summary: Music can induce a range of emotions and help us to better understand different cultures. But what is it that makes us tune in to some songs more than others? Researchers say when we listen to a song, our brains predict what happens next, and that prediction dictates whether we like that song or not.

Source: The Conversation

A few years ago, Spotify published an online  interactive map [1]  of musical tastes, sorted by city. At the time,  Jeanne Added [2]  prevailed in Paris and Nantes, and London was partial to local hip hop duo  Krept and Kronan [3]

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Mom Wants To Send Daughter To 'Fat Camp' After She Gained Weight — But Her Ex-Husband Refuses - YourTango

A mother is seeking advice after an argument with her ex-husband over their daughter’s weight.

The mother wants to send their overweight daughter to a sports camp geared toward helping her achieve a healthy weight.

However, her ex-husband is opposed to the idea, believing they are giving their daughter the wrong message by sending her to a “fat camp.” [1]

She wants to send her daughter to a sports camp that will help maintain her weight after gaining a lot following her parents' divorce.

Posting her story on the subreddit, r/AmItheA–-hole [2] , the woman asked other Redditors if she was

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