Happy Global Running Day

Welcome to the Running newsletter! Every Saturday morning, we email runners with news, advice and some motivation to help you get up and running. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. This Wednesday, June 5, is Global Running Day. Is it a made-up holiday? Sort of. But unlike many made-up holidays dedicated to…

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A Golf Lesson With Bridget Moynahan

Bridget Moynahan doesn’t understand people who don’t understand the appeal of watching golf. “I don’t think it’s boring,” said Ms. Moynahan, 48, a star of the police drama “Blue Bloods,” which was just renewed for a 10th season. “I find it really relaxing.” But when it comes to playing golf, relaxing is not quite the…

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Virtual reality improves tolerance of anaesthesia procedures and reduces need for intravenous sedation by at least 50%

Giving patients virtual reality sessions before and during locoregional anaesthesia for orthopaedic procedures substantially reduces pain and the need for intravenous sedation, according to new research being presented at this year’s Euroanaesthesia congress (the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology) in Vienna, Austria (1-3 June). The randomised trial suggests that virtual reality hypnosis…

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