How meditation can help reduce loneliness in the elderly and prevent Alzheimers disease

How meditation can help reduce loneliness in the elderly and prevent Alzheimer’s disease Mindfulness meditation successfully reduced the feelings of loneliness and also had physical benefits | UPDATED: 16:44 GMT, 15 August 2012 Learning how to meditate can help reduce loneliness in the elderly, say researchers.

The pill that could mend a broken heart: Scientists claim simple painkillers could dull the pain of rejection

The pill that could mend a broken heart: Scientists claim simple painkillers could dull the pain of rejection People who are more sensitive to physical pain have been found to be more sensitive to social pain Heartbreak: One study found people who took a pain killer for three weeks reported less hurt feelings than people who took a placebo Pain killers could be used to dull the emotional pain of rejection in the future, scientists have claimed.