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The term meditation refers to a variety of techniques or practices intended to focus or control attention. Most of them are rooted in Eastern religious or spiritual traditions. These techniques have been used by many different cultures throughout the world for thousands of years.

Today, many people use meditation outside of its traditional religious or cultural settings as a form of mind-body medicine. Many claims have been made about its value in promoting or improving health and wellness.
Academic stress significantly correlates to psychological well-being in students, study finds

Academic stress significantly correlates to psychological well-being in students, study finds

Study isolates the changes in pain-related brain activity following mindfulness training

Study isolates the changes in pain-related brain activity following mindfulness training

Study shows the efficacy of Yoga of Immortals mobile app for urinary incontinence

Study shows the efficacy of Yoga of Immortals mobile app for urinary incontinence

Poll: Many older adults use integrative medicine strategy to ease physical or mental health symptoms

Poll: Many older adults use integrative medicine strategy to ease physical or mental health symptoms

Integrating mental health support with routine care is essential for people with congenital heart defects

Integrating mental health support with routine care is essential for people with congenital heart defects

Researchers find neural circuitry supporting mindfulness-induced pain relief

Researchers find neural circuitry supporting mindfulness-induced pain relief

Chronic stress in pregnancy affects fetal iron homeostasis

Chronic stress in pregnancy affects fetal iron homeostasis

What causes insomnia and how to treat it?

What causes insomnia and how to treat it?

Dog-assisted interventions can lead to lower stress in children

Dog-assisted interventions can lead to lower stress in children

States fight student mental health crisis with days off

States fight student mental health crisis with days off

New Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine launched with a $3 million gift

New Stad Center for Pediatric Pain, Palliative & Integrative Medicine launched with a $3 million gift

Non-pharmaceutical help should be offered for pain, fatigue, anxiety at the time of MS diagnosis

Non-pharmaceutical help should be offered for pain, fatigue, anxiety at the time of MS diagnosis

The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation's $10 million gift will support City of Hope’s supportive care program for cancer patients

The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation's $10 million gift will support City of Hope’s supportive care program for cancer patients

Study reveals absence of structural brain changes from short-term mindfulness training

Study reveals absence of structural brain changes from short-term mindfulness training

ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022: Latest evidence on how to optimize cardiovascular care

ACNAP-EuroHeartCare Congress 2022: Latest evidence on how to optimize cardiovascular care

Roswell Park's nursing teams share research at 47th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society

Roswell Park's nursing teams share research at 47th Annual Congress of the Oncology Nursing Society

Combined yoga interventions provide more relaxation and less stress

Combined yoga interventions provide more relaxation and less stress

Music therapy is beneficial for patients with sickle cell disease

Music therapy is beneficial for patients with sickle cell disease

Combining mandala coloring with cutting-edge computing could help achieve mindfulness

Combining mandala coloring with cutting-edge computing could help achieve mindfulness

Poll: Most people over age 50 aren’t using mobile health-related apps

Poll: Most people over age 50 aren’t using mobile health-related apps