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Global Wellness News™ | May 9th, 2023

Banyan Tree AlUla – Hotel Review | Condé Nast Traveler

Simply put, AlUla is breathtaking. The Banyan Tree brings a new level of luxury to this desert land that’s home to 200,000 years of human history, an oasis filled with 2.3 million date palms, and sandstone tombs hewn from the rocks by the Nabataeans, the architects who carved the ancient heritage sites at Petra in Jordan.

Embr Labs Raises $35M in Debt Financing for Its Thermoregulating Wristband for Women Going Through Menopause

Embr Wave 2. Image: Embr Labs It’s been two years since we last spoke to Liz Gazda, CEO of Embr Labs. Back then the company had just released Wave 2, the second iteration of its wearable and app. The bracelet, designed to help women going…

Chinese postpartum confinement, called ‘zuo yue zi,’ is gaining Western appeal | CNN

Carol Chan is a confinement nanny who lives with families after a baby is born. She prepares meals and herbal medicines, takes care of the baby and provides guidance on being a new mother. Taylor Richard hired Chan after giving birth to her son, Levi.

Food as medicine

Almost three-quarters of all deaths globally are the result of chronic diseases according to the World Health Organization. And of those deaths, 80% are from cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes – all of which are impacted by unhealthy diets.

Ketamine Therapy for Mental Health: Is This Wellness Trend Worth It?
– Harper’s Bazaar

Once known as a dangerous party drug, ketamine is now being researched as a treatment for depression. But what’s at stake when it’s marketed as wellness?
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Fertility company Kindbody raises $25M from Morgan Health

The funds will be used to expand its reach.

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