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Meditate To Concentrate by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (June 26, 2007) Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say that practicing even small doses of daily meditation may improve focus and performance.


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How I Found My Buddhist Path by Jim Rosen 79, MAR 82
I was first introduced to Buddhist practice as an undergraduate in the early 1970s. In a sense, I had already been primed for this interest. The "Summer of Love" had ushered in a broad interest in Eastern religions, and books like Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind were widely read.


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Meditation Can Lower Blood Pressure, Study Shows by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Mar. 15, 2008) Transcendental Meditation is an effective treatment for controlling high blood pressure with the added benefit of bypassing possible side effects and hazards of anti-hypertension drugs, according to a new meta-analysis conducted at the University of Kentucky.


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Meditation Associated With Increased Grey Matter In The Brain by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Nov. 11, 2005) 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.


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Mindfulness Meditation Slows Progression Of HIV, Study Suggests by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (July 27, 2008) CD4+ T lymphocytes, or simply CD4 T cells, are the "brains" of the immune system, coordinating its activity when the body comes under attack. They are also the cells that are attacked by HIV, the devastating virus that causes AIDS and has infected roughly 40 million people worldwide. The virus slowly eats away at CD4 T cells, weakening the immune system.


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Brief Training In Meditation May Help Manage Pain, Study Shows by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Nov. 10, 2009) Living with pain is stressful, but a surprisingly short investment of time in mental training can help you cope.


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Brief Training In Meditation May Help Manage Pain, Study Shows by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Nov. 10, 2009) Living with pain is stressful, but a surprisingly short investment of time in mental training can help you cope. A new study examining the perception of pain and the effects of various mental training techniques has found that relatively short and simple mindfulness meditation training can have a significant positive effect on pain management.


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Compassion Meditation May Improve Physical And Emotional Responses To Psychological Stress by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Oct. 7, 2008) Data from a new study suggests that individuals who engage in compassion meditation may benefit by reductions in inflammatory and behavioral responses to stress that have been linked to depression and a number of medical illnesses.


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Meditation May Reduce Heart Disease Risk by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Mar. 10, 2005) Black adolescents with high normal blood pressure who practice transcendental meditation improve the ability of their blood vessels to relax and may reduce their risk of becoming adults with cardiovascular disease, researchers say.


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Meditation Provides Hope For People With Depression by http://www.sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Apr. 27, 2009) People with severe and recurrent depression could benefit from a new form of therapy that combines ancient forms of meditation with modern cognitive behaviour therapy, early-stage research by Oxford University psychologists suggests.


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