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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.
Access to basic integrative healthcare services increases breast cancer patient's chance of survival

Access to basic integrative healthcare services increases breast cancer patient's chance of survival

As climate worsens, environmentalists grapple with the mental toll of activism

As climate worsens, environmentalists grapple with the mental toll of activism

Orgasmic meditation produces a distinctive pattern of brain function, study finds

Orgasmic meditation produces a distinctive pattern of brain function, study finds

Study finds fewer psychological symptoms among cardiac arrest survivors practicing mindfulness

Study finds fewer psychological symptoms among cardiac arrest survivors practicing mindfulness

Researchers receive $9.1 million grant to study resilience in older adults before and during the pandemic

Researchers receive $9.1 million grant to study resilience in older adults before and during the pandemic

Survey: Young adults with chronic pain more likely to use cannabis or CBD oil to manage the condition

Survey: Young adults with chronic pain more likely to use cannabis or CBD oil to manage the condition

Researchers compare two types of mindful breathing to reduce pain

Researchers compare two types of mindful breathing to reduce pain

The negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult mental health in the UK

The negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult mental health in the UK

Psychological capital helps employees to cope with the negative effects of working in a pandemic

Psychological capital helps employees to cope with the negative effects of working in a pandemic

Practicing meditation for just a couple of months can make your brain quicker

Practicing meditation for just a couple of months can make your brain quicker

Researchers map the impact of Covid-19 on the mental well-being of Israelis

Researchers map the impact of Covid-19 on the mental well-being of Israelis

Researchers demonstrate how to improve patient-centered care for sex workers

Researchers demonstrate how to improve patient-centered care for sex workers

Nurses face increased likelihood of burnout during COVID-19, reports study

Nurses face increased likelihood of burnout during COVID-19, reports study

Survey provides insights into 'pure awareness' state experienced by meditators

Survey provides insights into 'pure awareness' state experienced by meditators

Mindfulness-based therapy could be a viable treatment for insomnia

Mindfulness-based therapy could be a viable treatment for insomnia

School-based mindfulness improves sleep quality in children

School-based mindfulness improves sleep quality in children

Oncologists underestimate patient use of complementary medicine after breast cancer diagnosis

Oncologists underestimate patient use of complementary medicine after breast cancer diagnosis

Spiritual fitness and meditative practice may reduce multiple risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Spiritual fitness and meditative practice may reduce multiple risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Mental health may influence a person's recovery after heart attack

Mental health may influence a person's recovery after heart attack

One in five older adults experienced worse mental health since the pandemic

One in five older adults experienced worse mental health since the pandemic