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Advancing Research on Meditation with Imaging, Data Coding

April 4th, 2014
Advancing Research on Meditation with Imaging, Data Coding New research utilizes advances in brain imaging and neural signal data to form testable hypotheses about the science -- and the reported mental health benefits -- of meditation. “In ...

Stress Can Double Risk of Infertility

March 25th, 2014
Stress Can Double Risk of Infertility 	A new study suggests that pre-conception stress may play a major factor in infertility. This discover suggests a double bind, as having difficulty getting pregnant can be an incredibly ...

Mindfulness-based Meditation Eases Cancer Symptoms in Teens

March 15th, 2014
Mindfulness-based Meditation Eases Cancer Symptoms in TeensMindfulness-based meditation has been found to lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens. That may be because mindfulness-based meditation focuses on the present moment and the connection between ...

Therapy Often More Important Than Meds for Chronic Pain

February 20th, 2014
Therapy Often More Important Than Meds in Fighting Chronic Pain It may come as a surprise to learn that more than a third of all Americans have some form of chronic pain, and that the ...

Beyond Antidepressants: Taking Stock of New Treatments

February 18th, 2014
Beyond Antidepressants: Taking Stock of New TreatmentsAs science advances, new insights into the physiological causes of depression are leading to treatments beyond common antidepressants. A new evidence-based report authored by Murali Rao, M.D., and Julie ...

Should Mindfulness Be Taught In Classrooms?

February 16th, 2014
Should Mindfulness Be Taught In Classrooms?The practice of mindfulness has been shown to counteract the heavy toll of anxiety, stress, chronic pain, and illness on the body and mind; and if kids could learn ...

Improving Decision-Making Skills with Mindfulness Meditation

February 13th, 2014
Improving Decision-Making Skills with Mindfulness MeditationA new study suggests that it does not take very long to learn how to make smarter choices. Researchers from INSEAD and The Wharton School found that one 15-minute focused-breathing ...

Meditation Helps Refugees Recover from PTSD

February 11th, 2014
Meditation Helps Refugees Recover from PTSDA new study finds that training in Transcendental Meditation® can help African war refugees recover from severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). African civilians in war-torn countries have experienced the threat ...

New Therapy Shows Promise for Personality Disorders

February 11th, 2014
New Therapy Shows Promise for Personality DisordersA provocative new study suggests a new therapy approach is an improved method to treat a broad range of personality disorders. Researchers believe schema therapy, a technique popular in ...

Using Mindfulness to Overcome Pain

February 6th, 2014
Using Mindfulness to Overcome PainMisuse of prescription opioids is at epidemic levels in the U.S. And as in the tragic case of the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, such painkillers often lead to stronger narcotics such ...

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