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MEDITATION & MOLECULAR CHANGE: Study finds intensive mindfulness meditation can alter gene expression

MEDITATION & MOLECULAR CHANGE: Study finds intensive mindfulness meditation can alter gene expression

MADISON – With evidence growing that meditation can have beneficial health effects, scientists have sought to understand...
May 7, 2014 × 2 comments

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MBCT & HIV: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention improves health and quality of life in people with HIV

MBCT & HIV: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention improves health and quality of life in people with HIV

Nowadays, in Western countries, the needs of people with HIV are different from those at the early days of the epidemic. People...
April 10, 2014 × 0 comments

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ASSESS YOURSELF: How mindfulness can help us learn more about our personalities

ASSESS YOURSELF: How mindfulness can help us learn more about our personalities

Mindfulness—paying attention to one’s current experience in a non-judgmental way—might help us to learn more about our...
January 21, 2014 × 0 comments

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MINDFULNESS & PAIN: Study finds mindfulness may help relieve chronic inflammation

MINDFULNESS & PAIN: Study finds mindfulness may help relieve chronic inflammation

MADISON — People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and...
December 16, 2013 × 0 comments

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Mindfulness improves reading comprehension, memory and ability to focus

Mindfulness improves reading comprehension, memory and ability to focus

(Santa Barbara, Calif.)—If you think your inability to concentrate is a hopeless condition, think again—and breathe and focus....
December 4, 2013 × 0 comments

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WHAT REWARD?: Mindful individuals less affected by positive feedback and immediate rewards

WHAT REWARD?: Mindful individuals less affected by positive feedback and immediate rewards

TORONTO, ON – A new study from the University of Toronto Scarborough shows that people who are aware of their thoughts and emotions...
November 3, 2013 × 0 comments

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REWIRING THE BRAIN: Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in 8 weeks

REWIRING THE BRAIN: Mindfulness meditation training changes brain structure in 8 weeks

Mass. General-led study shows changes over time in areas associated with awareness, empathy, stress Participating in an 8-week...
August 22, 2013 × 4 comments

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WHY MINDFULNESS WORKS: Understanding this multi-faceted mental practice

WHY MINDFULNESS WORKS: Understanding this multi-faceted mental practice

In times of stress, we’re often encouraged to pause for a moment and simply be in the now. This kind of mindfulness, an...
June 10, 2013 × 0 comments

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MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AND PAIN REDUCTION: An interview with Fadel Zeidan

MINDFULNESS MEDITATION AND PAIN REDUCTION: An interview with Fadel Zeidan

In 2010, Fadel Zeidan and a team of researchers from University of North Carolina published a study of “the effects of brief...
April 12, 2013 × 1 comment