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World first network on integrative mental health to improve treatments
The first network of its kind endorsing an integrative approach to the treatment of mental health has been launched as part of World Mental Health Week. (2012-10-09)

New treatment hope for people with recurring depression
Research shows for the first time that a group-based psychological treatment, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, could be a viable alternative to prescription drugs for people suffering from long-term depression. In this study, MBCT proved as effective as maintenance anti-depressants in preventing a relapse and more effective in enhancing peoples' quality of life. The study also showed MBCT to be as cost-effective as prescription drugs in helping people with a history of depression stay well in the longer-term. (2008-11-30)

Top researchers criticize new meditation and health study
Top researchers in the US and abroad are highly critical of a recent government-funded report that claims meditation does not improve health. Critics say the report is (2007-07-24)

Lifestyle and diet may stop or reverse prostate cancer progression
Men with early stage prostate cancer who make intensive changes in diet and lifestyle may stop or perhaps even reverse the progression of their illness, according to a new study. The research is the first randomized, controlled trial showing that lifestyle changes may affect the progression of any type of cancer. Study findings are published in the September issue of the Journal of Urology. (2005-08-11)

Cleveland Clinic research shows Internet-based program effective in reducing stress
The use of Internet-based stress management programs effectively reduce stress for a sustainable period, according to a Cleveland Clinic study published recently in Annals of Behavioral Medicine. (2013-04-30)

Meditation: Effective new aid for students with ADHD
A national webinar of physicians and scientists, hosted by the David Lynch Foundation, will report on the benefits of a simple meditation practice for aiding students diagnosed with ADHD, Wednesday, Sept. 30, noon EDT, the final day of National ADHD Public Awareness Month. They will present published research on the effects of the Transcendental Meditation technique for improving academic achievement and executive brain function while reducing learning disorders, anxiety, depression, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and heart disease. (2009-09-15)

Meditation associated with increased grey matter in the brain
Meditation is known to alter resting brain patterns, suggesting long lasting brain changes, but a new study by researchers from Yale, Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology shows meditation also is associated with increased cortical thickness. (2005-11-10)

Meditation associated with structural changes in brain
The regular practice of meditation appears to produce structural changes in areas of the brain associated with attention and sensory processing. An imaging study showed that particular areas of the cerebral cortex were thicker in participants who were experienced practitioners of a type of meditation commonly practiced in Western countries. (2005-11-11)

Traditional Chinese exercises may increase efficacy of flu vaccine
In a new study in the American Journal of Chinese Medicine, kinesiologists at the University of Illinois suggest that older adults who adopt an exercise regimen combining Taiji and Qigong may get an extra boost from their annual flu shot. (2007-08-13)

Transcendental Meditation helped heart disease patients lower cardiac disease risks by 50 percent
Patients with coronary heart disease who practiced the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique had nearly 50 percent lower rates of heart attack, stroke and death compared to nonmeditating controls, according to the results of a first-ever study presented during the annual meeting of the American Heart Association in Orlando, Fla., on Nov.16, 2009. (2009-11-16)

Mix of taiji, cognitive therapy and support groups benefits those with dementia
Those diagnosed with early stage dementia can slow their physical, mental and psychological decline by taking part in therapeutic programs that combine counseling, support groups, Taiji and qigong, researchers report. Some of the benefits of this approach are comparable to those achieved with anti-dementia medications. (2008-12-04)

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