Meditation News

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8/22/2017
Meditation's Soothing Effects

3 easy ways to explore this mind-body technique

8/3/2017
Yoga May Help Ease Depression

It's not a cure-all but has great potential, leader of an American Psychological Association panel says

6/19/2017
Why Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation Are Good for You

Mind-body interventions reverse DNA reactions that cause stress, study suggests

5/19/2017
Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms

But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements

5/5/2017
Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety

Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggests

4/25/2017
'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain: Study

But one specialist still isn't ruling out this complementary therapy

8/3/2016
Health Tip: Meditating at Bedtime

It may help you sleep better

7/29/2016
New Guidelines Issued for Cancer Patients' Post-Treatment Pain

Specialists urge doctors to offer alternative therapies for this widespread problem

6/27/2016
6/2/2016
Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors

Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

5/10/2016
Meditation May Sharpen Memory

Small study finds benefits for older adults

3/24/2016
Easing Back Pain without Drugs

Meditation can ease lower back pain and improve function, new study finds

3/22/2016
Meditation May Help Ease Chronic Low Back Pain

Study found it bested cognitive behavioral therapy and usual care

2/23/2016
'Mindfulness' Might Help Older Adults With Back Pain

Mind-body program was also linked with short-term mobility gains, study finds

2/4/2016
Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

1/12/2016
Transcendental Meditation May Help Relieve PTSD

Military personnel who practiced the technique had reduced need for meds, study says

10/21/2015
Being Mindful May Guard Against Belly Fat

Study found awareness of thoughts and feelings was linked to lower risk for obesity

4/14/2015
Unauthorized Breaches of Medical Records on the Rise

Researchers call for enhanced security as more patient information is stored online

2/16/2015
'Mindfulness' May Help Ease Sleep Problems for Seniors

Small study found meditation improved sleep scores more than lessons on sleep habits

7/22/2014
Parents of Children With Autism Need Help, Too

Study found mothers who were taught stress-reduction skills had less depression, anxiety

4/28/2014
Laughter May Work Like Meditation in the Brain

Study monitored brain waves of people watching different types of videos

4/16/2014
Yoga Big on West Coast, Chiropractors Popular in Midwest

U.S. study shows geographic trends in use of complementary and alternative medicine

3/14/2014
Meditation May Help Teens Cope With Cancer

Practicing mindfulness lowers odds of depression, small study suggests

1/6/2014
Meditation May Reduce Mild Depression, Anxiety

But effect appears small to moderate, researchers add

8/8/2013
Meditation Could Help Smokers Cut Down, Study Hints

A month later, those trained in technique smoked less

4/22/2013
Exercise, Alternative Therapies May Help Lower Blood Pressure

Report suggests some approaches might work alongside -- not instead of -- traditional therapy

11/13/2012
Meditation Might Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke in Blacks

Small study looked at Transcendental Meditation

8/24/2012
Meditation May Help Fight Loneliness, Study Says

Researchers also looked at its effect on stress and inflammation in older adults

7/12/2012
Exercise, Meditation Can Beat Back Cold, Flu, Study Finds

Researchers report that both also appear to cut down on sick time and sick days at work

7/6/2012
Meditation Method a Matter of Taste

Study finds choosing a technique you're comfortable with makes you less likely to quit

6/12/2012
'Mindful' Meditation Tied to Healthy Brain Changes: Study

Differences seen in white matter with 'integrated body-mind training'

12/20/2011
Mindfulness Training May Help Arthritis Patients Cope

Small study found those who used it were less tired, stressed

11/22/2011
Meditation Can 'Turn Off' Regions of the Brain

Brain imaging shows experienced meditators can prevent their minds from wandering

7/19/2011
Does Meditation Boost Brain Health?

Less brain shrinkage, stronger connections seen in long-term practitioners, study finds

6/3/2011
Meditation May Help Women Cope With Hot Flashes

Mindfulness training reduces bother, not intensity, of menopause symptoms

5/12/2011
Doctors Prescribing Meditation, Yoga More Often

Study authors say earlier use of such treatments might benefit health-care system

5/9/2011
Mindful Meditation Might Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Study found symptoms reduced far more with meditation than with therapy

1/25/2011
Meditation Appears to Cause Changes in Brain's Gray Matter

MRI scans show increased volume in parts of brain linked to empathy, awareness

1/19/2011
Many U.S. Hospices Provide Alternative Therapies: Report

Over 40% offer complementary services, such as massage, to improve end-of-life care, data shows

12/10/2010
Zen Meditation Can Help Bring Pain Under Control

Doesn't eliminate feeling, but reduces thoughts about pain

10/14/2010
Meditation Soothes MS Patients

Study finds mindfulness training is helpful in easing depression, anxiety

8/17/2010
Positive Brain Changes Seen After Body-Mind Meditation

Improved connections in areas regulating emotions become clear after 11 hours of training, scans show

7/21/2010
Meditation Appears to Boost Attention Span

Ability to make fine visual distinctions, sustain focus improved in study participants

6/8/2010
Brain Scans Show How Meditation Calms Pain

Years of practice help users avoid anticipating discomfort, research shows

2/26/2010
Zen May Thicken Brain, Thwart Pain

Meditation appears to build up cortex, MRI scans find

10/28/2009
Meditation May Reduce Stress in Breast Cancer Patients

Women report improved emotional and mental health in study

8/23/2009
Soothe Back-to-School Anxiety, Teach Kids to Relax

Simple steps can lessen stress when children get overwhelmed, experts say

5/21/2009
Meditation May Boost Short-Term Visual Memory

Study involving DY meditation could have wide-ranging implications

3/31/2009
2/24/2009
Meditation May Boost College Students' Learning

Study finds better concentration, lowered stress after TM sessions