Women with high mindfulness scores were found to experience fewer menopausal symptoms. Researchers said that doctors can discuss about mindfulness as a potential treatment option for menopausal women.
Public Health January 18, 2019
Researchers found that mindfulness meditation alters neural networks in long-time practitioners and new meditators differently. As one meditates more, the part of the brain that regulates emotions becomes more automatic.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 25, 2018
Researchers from Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and the Global Brain Health Institute in Dublin dissected the neurophysiological link between breathing exercise and brain health. They provide a scientific explanation of how exactly pranayama, yoga, and mindfulness improve people’s concentration.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 15, 2018
The American College of Physicians rolled out new recommendations for treating back pain. It shifted to advising non-drug options such as mindfulness meditation and yoga for back pain before resorting to prescription or OTC pain medications.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 15, 2017
Women, young individuals under age 35, and health-challenged people are some anxiety-prone groups, according to a new study. Learn more about global anxiety rates and potential remedies such as mindfulness.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 7, 2016
Research suggests that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) may be effective in preventing depression relapse. The treatment provides an alternative option along with other methods.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 28, 2016
Mindfulness could change veterans’ brains. A new study said that it can increase their brain connections, and help them find the off-switch to that endless loop of negative thoughts.
Life April 4, 2016
Researchers found that mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral therapy may be more effective in easing chronic back pain than standard care. Moreover, experts believed these therapies may also benefit patients of other forms of pain.
Life March 23, 2016
A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that supports the benefits of mindfulness meditation. This time, the technique is found to improve the condition of adults with chronic pain.
Life February 29, 2016
One of the potential benefits of mindfulness is healthy glucose levels, a factor closely related to the occurrence of type 2 diabetes. In a new experiment, obesity and sense of control were also found to be key mediators in the association.
Life February 25, 2016
A new study recommends mindfulness for preventing unhealthy diet behaviors in children. Researchers sounded the alarm on the increasing and easy access to energy-dense food that make kids obese or overweight.
Life January 23, 2016
Washing the dishes can be an inexpensive option for stress relief but only when it is done the right way. Individuals who wash the dishes in a certain state of mind experience feelings of inspiration and reduced nervousness.
Life October 5, 2015
In need of a little Zen? Score some peace of mind online with digital destinations that merge wellness with technology.
Internet Culture June 25, 2015
Mindfulness is an ancient Buddhist technique, now becoming more popular among health care professionals. But what is the scientific evidence that it works?
Life December 15, 2014
Researchers studied the physiological and mental effects of subjects that underwent mindfulness meditation or cognitive stress-management training during stressful tasks. The subjects that meditated felt significantly less stressed during tasks.
Life July 7, 2014
Too stressed out? Findings of a new study suggest, spending about half an hour on mindfulness meditation per day allows you to respond better to stress-inducing situations.
Life July 4, 2014
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