Art tours tied to easing of chronic pain

REUTERS: Art museums may have an analgesic effect on chronic pain, a small study suggests. Chronic pain sufferers who took guided tours of art museums felt less discomfort and unpleasantness related to their pain shortly afterward, researchers found. The researchers...

Dementia patients may benefit from music therapy

REUTERS: Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests. Music therapy might also improve emotional well-being among those with dementia, researchers found. But they didn't find any benefits when it came to cognition and...

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

REUTERS: Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Transgender people have long served in the U.S. military but were banned from serving openly until 2016, when President Barack Obama's administration...

Staying fit might cut glaucoma risk

AMES, Iowa: Meeting physical activity guidelines and being physically fit may reduce the risk of developing glaucoma by 40 per cent to 50 per cent, recent research suggests. Among nearly 10,000 people in a long-term study, even those who exercised less than the...