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67 Abstracts with Meditation Research

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Pubmed Data : Psychol Trauma. 2016 Aug 18. Epub 2016 Aug 18. PMID: 27537781
Study Type : Meta Analysis, Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Integrative Medicine, Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Antidepressive Agents
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Pubmed Data : Psychol Trauma. 2016 Jan 11. Epub 2016 Jan 11. PMID: 26752098
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Front Neurosci. 2017 ;11:365. Epub 2017 Jun 28. PMID: 28701912
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Music
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Pubmed Data : Cancer. 2015 Apr 15 ;121(8):1231-40. Epub 2014 Dec 23. PMID: 25537522
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Mindfullness Training
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents
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Pubmed Data : J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Apr 8. Epub 2016 Apr 8. PMID: 27079708
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Conscious Cogn. 2016 Feb ;40:54-66. Epub 2015 Dec 31. PMID: 26748026
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : J Relig Health. 2016 Feb 5. Epub 2016 Feb 5. PMID: 26847152
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2017 ;2017:7928981. Epub 2017 Jan 16. PMID: 28191278
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Aging
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
Pharmacological Actions : Cytoprotective, Telomere Protective
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Pubmed Data : Eur J Neurol. 2017 Apr ;24(4):578-586. Epub 2017 Feb 23. PMID: 28229508
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : J Altern Complement Med. 2006 Jan-Feb;12(1):31-8. PMID: 16494566
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Additional Keywords : Biophotons
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Pubmed Data : J Tradit Complement Med. 2017 Jan ;7(1):121-125. Epub 2016 Jun 27. PMID: 28053898
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Anxiety
Therapeutic Actions : Aromatherapy , Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents
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Pubmed Data : Complement Ther Med. 2016 Jun ;26:92-7. Epub 2016 Mar 10. PMID: 27261988
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Antihypertensive Agents, Hypoglycemic Agents
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Pubmed Data : Encephale. 2017 Feb 14. Epub 2017 Feb 14. PMID: 28213988
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Insomnia
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Med Sci Monit. 2009 Jul;15(7):CR375-81. PMID: 19564829
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Sleep Disorders
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Complement Ther Med. 2016 Jun ;26:79-84. Epub 2016 Mar 9. PMID: 27261986
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Am J Health Promot. 2014 May-Jun;28(5):306-9. Epub 2013 Aug 13. PMID: 23941101
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Hypertension
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Sound Therapy
Pharmacological Actions : Antihypertensive Agents
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Pubmed Data : Neuroimage. 2016 Apr 11. Epub 2016 Apr 11. PMID: 27079530
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Aging: Brain
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : J Pain. 2015 Jan ;16(1):77-86. Epub 2014 Nov 3. PMID: 25451627
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Neck Pain
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : PLoS One. 2016 ;11(3):e0150757. Epub 2016 Mar 3. PMID: 26938433
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Clin Psychol Rev. 2011 Nov ;31(7):1126-32. Epub 2011 Jul 26. PMID: 21840289
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Kindness, Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Explore (NY). 2015 Jan-Feb;11(1):32-9. Epub 2014 Oct 23. PMID: 25457445
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Stress
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Brain Behav Immun. 2013 Apr 19. Epub 2013 Apr 19. PMID: 23602876
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Aging
Therapeutic Actions : Kindness, Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Telomerase Upregulation, Telomere Protective
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Pubmed Data : J Clin Psychol. 2009 May ;65(5):499-509. PMID: 19267396
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Schizophrenia
Therapeutic Actions : Kindness, Meditation
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Pubmed Data : BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 Jun 15 ;17(1):316. Epub 2017 Jun 15. PMID: 28619092
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Mantra, Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Br J Health Psychol. 2017 Feb ;22(1):186-206. Epub 2016 Nov 25. PMID: 27885763
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Fibromyalgia
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Antinoceceptive
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Pubmed Data : Psychiatry Res. 2017 Apr 8. Epub 2017 Apr 8. PMID: 28689600
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Conscious Cogn. 2017 Apr 1 ;51:157-165. Epub 2017 Apr 1. PMID: 28376373
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Anxiety
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents
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Pubmed Data : Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2010 Oct 29. Epub 2010 Oct 29. PMID: 21035949
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Aging
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Telomerase Upregulation
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Pubmed Data : J Alzheimers Dis. 2017 ;56(3):899-916. PMID: 28106552
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Music
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Pubmed Data : Food Chem Toxicol. 2009 Oct 9. PMID: 15992231
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Forsch Komplementarmed Klass Naturheilkd. 2005 Apr;12(2):107-12. PMID: 16086532
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Additional Keywords : Biophotons
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Pubmed Data : Pain Med. 2016 Mar 10. Epub 2016 Mar 10. PMID: 26968850
Study Type : Human Study
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Pharmacological Actions : Analgesics, Antinoceceptive
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Pubmed Data : Ann Card Anaesth. 2017 Apr-Jun;20(2):158-162. PMID: 28393774
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents
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Pubmed Data : Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Feb 15;57(1):77-85. PMID: 17266067
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Mindfullness Training
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Pubmed Data : Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 1995 May;17(3):192-200. PMID: 7649463
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Front Aging Neurosci. 2015 ;7:254. Epub 2016 Jan 14. PMID: 26834624
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : J Laryngol Otol. 2017 Mar 30:1-7. Epub 2017 Mar 30. PMID: 28357966
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Tinnitus
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Mindfullness Training
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Pubmed Data : Cancer. 2017 Apr 7. Epub 2017 Apr 7. PMID: 28387949
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Mindfullness Training
Pharmacological Actions : Chemoprotective Agents
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Pubmed Data : Headache. 2014 Oct ;54(9):1484-95. Epub 2014 Jul 18. PMID: 25041058
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Aug;16(8):875-82. PMID: 20649456
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Drug Addiction
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Qigong
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Pubmed Data : Indian J Physiol Pharmacol. 2008 Oct-Dec;52(4):420-4. PMID: 19585761
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Conscious Cogn. 2017 Jul 24 ;55:11-25. Epub 2017 Jul 24. PMID: 28750361
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Nov ;10(11):CC05-CC08. Epub 2016 Nov 1. PMID: 28050359
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Osho Meditation Protocol
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents
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Pubmed Data : Front Hum Neurosci. 2017 ;11:315. Epub 2017 Jun 26. PMID: 28694775
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Mind-Body Therapies, Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 11 ;7(1):5058. Epub 2017 Jul 11. PMID: 28698643
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Anxiety, Depression
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents, Antidepressive Agents
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Pubmed Data : Soc Neurosci. 2017 Apr 10:1-12. Epub 2017 Apr 10. PMID: 28393652
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Neuroplasticity enhancement
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Pubmed Data : Cogn Process. 2010 Feb ;11(1):31-8. Epub 2009 Jul 22. PMID: 19626355
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Brain Behav. 2015 Jul ;5(7):e00346. Epub 2015 May 4. PMID: 26221571
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Additional Keywords : Mantras, Repetitive Speech
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Pubmed Data : J Evid Based Complementary Altern Med. 2016 Sep 30. Epub 2016 Sep 30. PMID: 27694559
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Anxiety, Depression
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Sound Therapy
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents, Antidepressive Agents
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Pubmed Data : Mil Med. 2016 Jan ;181(1):56-63. PMID: 26741477
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2004 Dec;1032:211-5. PMID: 15677413
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1989 Apr;98(2):325-37. PMID: 9226731
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Psychiatr Danub. 2016 Mar ;28(1):63-72. PMID: 26938824
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016 Jan 9 ;17(9):4517-4525. PMID: 27880996
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
Additional Keywords : Risk Reduction
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Pubmed Data : Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016 ;2016:9251849. Epub 2016 Dec 7. PMID: 28053644
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Stress
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2009 Aug 6. PMID: 19657730
Study Type : Human Study
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Front Hum Neurosci. 2017 ;11:3. Epub 2017 Jan 23. PMID: 28167905
Study Type : Human In Vitro
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Neuroplasticity enhancement
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Pubmed Data : Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Mar 7 ;114(10):2532-2537. Epub 2017 Feb 21. PMID: 28223484
Study Type : Animal Study
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Diseases : Anxiety
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Anxiety Agents
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Pubmed Data : Brain Behav Immun. 2015 Jun 23. Epub 2015 Jun 23. PMID: 26116436
Study Type : Review
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Pubmed Data : Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2017 Feb ;73:165-181. Epub 2016 Dec 23. PMID: 28017838
Study Type : Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Mindfullness Training
Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Immunomodulatory
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Pubmed Data : Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2009 Aug;1172:163-71. PMID: 19735248
Study Type : Commentary
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Diseases : Aging
Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : J Alzheimers Dis. 2017 ;56(1):275-286. PMID: 27983555
Study Type : Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Mind-Body Therapies
Pharmacological Actions : Neuroprotective Agents
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Pubmed Data : Children (Basel). 2017 Apr 25 ;4(5). Epub 2017 Apr 25. PMID: 28441363
Study Type : Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Exercise, Meditation , Tai Chi, Yoga
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Pubmed Data : Children (Basel). 2017 Feb 10 ;4(2). Epub 2017 Feb 10. PMID: 28208599
Study Type : Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation , Yoga
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Pubmed Data : J Med Assoc Thai. 2010 Nov ;93 Suppl 6:S242-54. PMID: 21280542
Study Type : Review
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Pubmed Data : Front Psychol. 2015 ;6:1059. Epub 2015 Jul 24. PMID: 26257700
Study Type : Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
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Pubmed Data : Horm Mol Biol Clin Investig. 2014 Jun ;18(3):137-43. PMID: 25390009
Study Type : Review
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Therapeutic Actions : Meditation
Pharmacological Actions : Cardioprotective
Additional Keywords : Risk Reduction

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