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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.
Sleep-disordered breathing in cognitively unimpaired amyloid-positive individuals may exacerbate neurodegeneration in medial temporal lobe subregions

Sleep-disordered breathing in cognitively unimpaired amyloid-positive individuals may exacerbate neurodegeneration in medial temporal lobe subregions

Can adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduce gestational stress and anxiety in pregnant women?

Can adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduce gestational stress and anxiety in pregnant women?

Nuffield Health’s 2023 Healthier Nation Index highlights an increase in mental health transparency at work

Nuffield Health’s 2023 Healthier Nation Index highlights an increase in mental health transparency at work

Interventions for individual healthcare workers may help reduce work-related stress up to a year later

Interventions for individual healthcare workers may help reduce work-related stress up to a year later

Differences in genetics, lifestyle factors likely have unique effects on CVD risk in Asian Americans

Differences in genetics, lifestyle factors likely have unique effects on CVD risk in Asian Americans

Anxiety attack or panic attack: Both may have come from the brain

Anxiety attack or panic attack: Both may have come from the brain

Mental health care by video fills gaps in rural nursing homes

Mental health care by video fills gaps in rural nursing homes

The US remains a grim leader in preterm births. Why? And can we fix it?

The US remains a grim leader in preterm births. Why? And can we fix it?

ESC Preventive Cardiology 2023 puts spotlight on heart disease prevention strategies

ESC Preventive Cardiology 2023 puts spotlight on heart disease prevention strategies

Innovative breathing device offers promise for improving the lives of people with COPD

Innovative breathing device offers promise for improving the lives of people with COPD

Key steps for diagnosis and management of orthostatic tachycardia after COVID-19

Key steps for diagnosis and management of orthostatic tachycardia after COVID-19

Transcendental Meditation reduces stress-related burnout symptoms among healthcare providers

Transcendental Meditation reduces stress-related burnout symptoms among healthcare providers

Neural mechanisms underlying the effects of mindfulness on anxiety in anorexia nervosa

Neural mechanisms underlying the effects of mindfulness on anxiety in anorexia nervosa

Mindfulness-type meditation intervention benefits adolescents with traumatic experiences

Mindfulness-type meditation intervention benefits adolescents with traumatic experiences

New research draws attention to the effects of deep meditation on gut health

New research draws attention to the effects of deep meditation on gut health

Long-term deep meditation may help to regulate the gut microbiome for better health

Long-term deep meditation may help to regulate the gut microbiome for better health

Better management of emotions could help limit neurodegeneration

Better management of emotions could help limit neurodegeneration

Review and meta-analysis suggests breathwork may be effective for improving stress and mental health

Review and meta-analysis suggests breathwork may be effective for improving stress and mental health

Group practice of Transcendental Meditation reduces stress in the United States, study shows

Group practice of Transcendental Meditation reduces stress in the United States, study shows

Young people lack trust in the smartphone apps for receiving mental health support

Young people lack trust in the smartphone apps for receiving mental health support

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