Abstracts & Commentary
This field study demonstrates for the first time that altering real-world settings can change environmental microbiomes in ways that have measurable, impactful effects on human inflammatory status and immune system function.
A large, prospective study found that low frequency of laughter was significantly associated with all-cause mortality and CVD incidence in an older population.
In a study of 100 patients who had recovered from Covid-19, 60% had evidence of myocardial inflammation. Safe, known measures to decrease cardiac inflammation may be indicated.
A meta-analysis of 28 studies, involving about 3,000 participants, finds that mindfulness-based interventions can reduce anxiety for up to 6 months after the intervention but not longer.