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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.
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

World expert panel recommends routine brain health screening for adults older than 70

World expert panel recommends routine brain health screening for adults older than 70

Reducing insomnia can decrease inflammation, lower risk for chronic disease in older adults

Reducing insomnia can decrease inflammation, lower risk for chronic disease in older adults

Highlights from the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter

Highlights from the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter

Study: Nervous system and stress affect inflammatory skin conditions

Study: Nervous system and stress affect inflammatory skin conditions

Caffeine intake may aggravate hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women

Caffeine intake may aggravate hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women

Helix Healthcare Group offers individualized treatment for substance abuse, addiction, mental health issues

Helix Healthcare Group offers individualized treatment for substance abuse, addiction, mental health issues

State highlights: NYC plan for treating mentally ill; Kan. town gets abortion services again; Iowa medical marijuana

State highlights: NYC plan for treating mentally ill; Kan. town gets abortion services again; Iowa medical marijuana

New program appears to be effective in reducing risk of lymphedema in breast cancer survivors

New program appears to be effective in reducing risk of lymphedema in breast cancer survivors

Tai Chi intervention offers anti-aging benefits, says study

Tai Chi intervention offers anti-aging benefits, says study

Holistic exercise program may improve physical, psychological wellbeing of dementia patients

Holistic exercise program may improve physical, psychological wellbeing of dementia patients

Motivation to do preventative exercise may reduce risk of fall in older adults

Motivation to do preventative exercise may reduce risk of fall in older adults

Exercise program improves symptoms of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease

Exercise program improves symptoms of depression in patients with Parkinson's disease

Tea helps promote weight loss and improve bone health

Tea helps promote weight loss and improve bone health

Exercise programs reduce rate of severe falls in old adults

Exercise programs reduce rate of severe falls in old adults

Experts offer tips for preventing and coping with osteoarthritis

Experts offer tips for preventing and coping with osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis and exercise: an interview with Dr Nicola Walsh, Associate Professor at the University of the West of England

Osteoarthritis and exercise: an interview with Dr Nicola Walsh, Associate Professor at the University of the West of England

Falls can cause problems, but older adults can still maintain an active quality of life

Falls can cause problems, but older adults can still maintain an active quality of life

Lifting weights, doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, say researchers

Lifting weights, doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, say researchers