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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.
Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

Writing your way through cancer

Writing your way through cancer

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing

Mindfulness program can help athletes, coaches develop mental edge and improve performance

Mindfulness program can help athletes, coaches develop mental edge and improve performance

Scientists discover ways to increase efficiency in neurofeedback training paradigm

Scientists discover ways to increase efficiency in neurofeedback training paradigm

Mothers treated for opioid use disorder show improvement in parenting skills with mindfulness-based program

Mothers treated for opioid use disorder show improvement in parenting skills with mindfulness-based program

Yoga benefits veterans with chronic low back pain, study shows

Yoga benefits veterans with chronic low back pain, study shows

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Depression among heart attack survivors can be deadly, yet is often ignored

Scientists find greater cortical thickness in the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners

Scientists find greater cortical thickness in the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners

Psychological tools help high-risk chronic pain patients to taper opioid use

Psychological tools help high-risk chronic pain patients to taper opioid use

Patients with mental disorders get half of all opioid prescriptions

Patients with mental disorders get half of all opioid prescriptions

Summer can be perfect time for college students to fix bad health habits

Summer can be perfect time for college students to fix bad health habits

Yoga may be helpful in treating chronic low back pain

Yoga may be helpful in treating chronic low back pain

Researchers exploring impact of emotional spillover in the brain

Researchers exploring impact of emotional spillover in the brain

Improving mental health with NewMed's latest gadget

Improving mental health with NewMed's latest gadget

Bouldering may be used to effectively treat symptoms of depression, study suggests

Bouldering may be used to effectively treat symptoms of depression, study suggests

Mindfulness training during childbirth can help cope with labor pain, reduce depression symptoms

Mindfulness training during childbirth can help cope with labor pain, reduce depression symptoms

New findings support use of integrative therapies for treating breast cancer patients

New findings support use of integrative therapies for treating breast cancer patients

Pregnant women’s financial strain linked to low-birth-weight infants

Pregnant women’s financial strain linked to low-birth-weight infants