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Mindfulness Training Shows Promise for People with Multiple Sclerosis

New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. People with MS who underwent the four-week mindfulness training not only improved more compared to those who did nothing – they also improved…

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Study Finds Tai-Chi-based Mindfulness Training Reduced ADHD Symptoms in Children

Findings suggest motor control may be a biomarker that could be targeted by the mindful movement intervention to improve behavior in children with ADHD Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a highly prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder affecting between 8-10 percent of school-age children. In a recent study published…

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Transcendental Meditation Shown to Prevent and Reduce Cardiovascular Damage

A randomized controlled study recently published in Ethnicity & Disease in their Autumn 2019 Hypertension issue found that the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique helps to prevent abnormal enlargement of the heart compared to health education (HE) controls. Also known as left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH), it…

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Mass Meditation Leads to More Societal Peace, New Study Shows

Researchers find group meditation can positively impact society. The group practice of the Transcendental Meditation® and TM-Sidhi® programs in Cambodia between 1993 and 2008 was associated with a 96.2% decline in sociopolitical violence in that war-torn country compared to violence in the preceding three years,…

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Benefits of Meditation Done Now Is Maintained Seven Years Later

By Josh Richardson Gains in the ability to sustain attention developed through intensive meditation training are maintained up to seven years later, according to a new study published in the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement. Several previous studies have supported the hypothesis that meditation training improves practitioners’…

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