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Tai chi, which originated in China as a martial art, is a mind-body practice in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Tai chi is sometimes referred to as "moving meditation"—practitioners move their bodies slowly, gently, and with awareness, while breathing deeply.
An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

An opioid remedy that works: Treat pain and addiction at the same time

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients

Tai chi may help reduce rate of falls in older and at-risk adults

Tai chi may help reduce rate of falls in older and at-risk adults

Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health in older adults, reports study

Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health in older adults, reports study

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Gentle Chinese martial art could help prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease, study shows

Geisinger physicians report opioid therapy to be ineffective in treating chronic pain

Geisinger physicians report opioid therapy to be ineffective in treating chronic pain

How old is your heart?

How old is your heart?

KU research on physical activity could be key to designing interventions for people with early AD

KU research on physical activity could be key to designing interventions for people with early AD

HSS conducts survey to assess musculoskeletal health needs of surrounding communities

HSS conducts survey to assess musculoskeletal health needs of surrounding communities

Tai Chi can effectively alleviate persistent neck pain, study finds

Tai Chi can effectively alleviate persistent neck pain, study finds

Complementary health approaches appear to be effective in helping manage pain

Complementary health approaches appear to be effective in helping manage pain

Novel method of mindfulness meditation can improve emotional and cognitive performance

Novel method of mindfulness meditation can improve emotional and cognitive performance

Safety tips to prevent slips and falls among seniors

Safety tips to prevent slips and falls among seniors

Tai chi exercise improves outcomes in older fallers

Tai chi exercise improves outcomes in older fallers

Are we ageing healthily? An interview with Professor Carol Jagger

Are we ageing healthily? An interview with Professor Carol Jagger

New technology helps physical rehabilitation patients learn movement exercises

New technology helps physical rehabilitation patients learn movement exercises

Traditional Chinese medicine, other nonpharmacological interventions benefit cancer patients

Traditional Chinese medicine, other nonpharmacological interventions benefit cancer patients

BU researcher gets prestigious fellowship to launch new project for people with dementia

BU researcher gets prestigious fellowship to launch new project for people with dementia

Tai Chi, better sleep quality reduce inflammation, depression and age-related morbidities

Tai Chi, better sleep quality reduce inflammation, depression and age-related morbidities