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Mindfulness training shows promise for people with MS
New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. (2020-05-18)
9/11 research reveals effective strategies to cope with COVID-19 stress
Research into mass trauma events, like the 9/11 terror attacks, suggests effective ways to cope during the current COVID-19 crisis, according to research led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York. (2020-04-30)
Study finds Tai-Chi-based mindfulness training reduced core ADHD symptoms in children
In a recent study published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, Stewart H. (2020-04-21)
Mindful yoga reduces testosterone by 29% in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
New research shows the regular practice of mindful yoga helps ease symptoms and improve androgen levels in women with PCOS. (2020-04-14)
Mind-body medicine experts urge full integration of stress reduction into care and research
In a perspective published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and from UC Davis Health call for broader use of mind-body practices. (2020-04-09)
Mindfulness program may benefit patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Adults with irritable bowel syndrome experienced fewer gastrointestinal symptoms after they participated in a mindfulness program meant to reduce stress. (2020-04-08)
Patients with Parkinson's disease face unique 'hidden sorrows' related to the COVID-19
While much attention has focused on the potential for severe respiratory complications and unfavorable outcomes from the COVID-19 pandemic among patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), the impact extends beyond these threats. (2020-04-03)
Mindfulness app may help address physician anxiety, burnout
Many physicians live with significant anxiety -- now more than ever -- but a new study from Brown researchers suggests that app-based mindfulness training can help. (2020-04-01)
Why life can get better as we age -- study
People say life gets better with age. Now research suggests this may be because older people have the wisdom and time to use mindfulness as a means to improve wellbeing. (2020-03-26)
To stay positive, live in the moment -- but plan ahead
A recent study finds that people who balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather daily stress without succumbing to negative moods. (2020-03-25)
PLOS ONE: Online program more than doubled pregnancy rate for women with infertility
A study published in PLOS ONE showed that an internet-based version of Harvard's Mind/Body Program for Fertility achieved results similar to the in-person program, more than doubling pregnancy rates for women experiencing infertility, compared with a control group. (2020-03-18)
Music intervention and mindfulness reduces the effect of mental fatigue
The study demonstrates that just 12 minutes of binaural beats and 4 weeks of mindfulness training are effective recovery strategies to counteract the negative effects of mental fatigue on sustained attention. (2020-03-06)
Training the mind in resilience
Two new studies from University of Miami researchers found that offering mindfulness training in high-demand settings bolsters attention and resilience. (2020-02-19)
Antidote to pain and negativity? Let it be
Merely a brief introduction to mindfulness helps people deal with physical pain and negative emotions, a new study by researchers at Yale, Columbia, and Dartmouth shows. (2020-02-19)
Mindfulness helps obese children lose weight
Mindfulness-based therapy may help reduce stress, appetite and body weight in children with obesity and anxiety, according to a study published in Endocrine Connections. (2020-02-07)
New online therapy for lingering depression symptoms could fill important gap in care
A pioneering therapy for lingering depressive symptoms developed by U of T psychologist is now available online (2020-02-06)
Certain meditation strategies may help perfectionists
Mindfulness meditation with a focus on nonjudgment of emotions may help perfectionists recover from stress, according to a study published in Psychophysiology. (2020-02-05)
Direct touch of food makes eating experience more enjoyable
When high self-control individuals touch food directly with their hands (vs. indirectly with a utensil), they not only experience it as tastier and more satisfying, but they eat more of it. (2020-02-05)
Researchers studying motivational aspects of mindfulness find quality differs by situation
What makes people more or less mindful from one situation to the next? (2020-01-29)
UCF study: Judo may help health, social interactions of children with autism
Judo may be just the right sport to increase the physical activity level among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and holds promise for reducing sedentary behavior, which is linked to obesity and diabetes, according to a new study from the University of Central Florida in Orlando. (2020-01-09)
Mindfulness makes it easier to forget your fears
Mindfulness has previously been shown to help people handle negative emotions and is used as a treatment for anxiety related psychological disorders, but the underlying biological mechanisms are not fully understood. (2020-01-06)
Women need professional emotional support during high-risk pregnancies, study finds
Little is known about how women manage emotional distress during high-risk pregnancies, but Rutgers researchers learned that without psychosocial support, women struggle with fears and tears while feeling isolated and worried. (2019-12-16)
Mindfulness training may help lower blood pressure, new study shows
A study at Brown University finds that mindfulness could reduce blood pressure by enhancing attention control, emotion regulation and self-awareness of both healthy and unhealthy habits. (2019-12-04)
By imaging the brain, scientists can predict a person's aptitude for training
People with specific brain attributes are more likely than others to benefit from targeted cognitive interventions designed to enhance fluid intelligence, scientists report in a new study. (2019-12-04)
Spirituality affects the behavior of mortgagers
According to Olga Miroshnichenko, a Sc.D in Economics, and a Professor at the Department of Economics and Finance, Tyumen State University, morals affect the thinking of mortgage payers and help them avoid past due payments. (2019-11-29)
All the feels
Researchers find that people who experience higher 'felt love' -- brief experiences of love and connection in everyday life -- also have significantly higher levels of psychological well-being, which includes feelings of purpose and optimism, compared to those who had lower felt love scores. (2019-11-25)
E-meditation: A new tool for an ancient technique
E-meditation combines meditation with a low-level electrical stimulation that activates areas of the brain associated with meditation. (2019-11-19)
How meditation can help you make fewer mistakes
New research tested how open monitoring meditation altered brain activity in a way that suggests increased error recognition. (2019-11-11)
Mind-body therapies alleviate pain in people prescribed opioids
A new study published Nov. 4, 2019, in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine details the first comprehensive look across the scientific literature at the role of mind-body therapies in addressing opioid-treated pain. (2019-11-05)
Mindfulness meditation enhances positive effects of psilocybin
Recent years have seen a renewed interest in the clinical application of classic psychedelics in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. (2019-10-24)
Cultivating joy through mindfulness: An antidote to opioid misuse, the disease of despair
New research shows that a specific mind-body therapy, Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE), increases the brain's response to natural, healthy rewards while also decreasing the brain's response to opioid-related cues. (2019-10-16)
Mindfulness may reduce opioid cravings, study finds
People suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain may have fewer cravings and less pain if they use both mindfulness techniques and medication for opioid dependence, according to Rutgers and other researchers. (2019-10-15)
Mindfulness meditation training alters how we process fearful memories
Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to alter how the brain processes fear memories. (2019-10-15)
The science of mindfulness -- What do we really know and where do we go?
The historical practice of mindfulness is a burgeoning integrated medicine field associated with benefits for people with issues ranging from insomnia to chronic pain and fueled by more than $550 million in federal funding over the past 20 years. (2019-10-01)
People with anxiety may strategically choose worrying over relaxing
Relaxing is supposed to be good for the body and soul, but people with anxiety may actively resist relaxation and continue worrying to avoid a large jump in anxiety if something bad does happen, according to Penn State research. (2019-09-30)
Study helps parents build resilience to navigate child's cancer
In a study published in JAMA Network Open, Seattle Children's researchers found that one-on-one sessions teaching skills through a tool called Promoting Resilience in Stress Management for Parents (PRISM-P) improved resilience and benefit finding, or personal growth, among parents of children with cancer. (2019-09-18)
Two studies reveal benefits of mindfulness for middle school students
Two new studies from MIT suggest that mindfulness -- the practice of focusing one's awareness on the present moment -- can enhance academic performance and mental health in middle-schoolers. (2019-08-26)
Adults with mild cognitive impairment can learn and benefit from mindfulness meditation
Pilot study shows promising evidence that adults with MCI can learn to practice mindfulness meditation, and by doing so may boost their cognitive reserve. (2019-08-15)
Digital games may beat mindfulness apps at relieving stress, new study shows
Digital games may relieve stress after a day's work more effectively than mindfulness apps. (2019-08-01)
Stressed at school? Art therapy reduces teenage girls' headaches
In a pilot study led by the UW, researchers explored art-based mindfulness activities that schools could use to reduce headaches, a common side effect of stress in adolescent girls. (2019-07-29)
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