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There has been extensive media coverage of the applications of the Transcendental Meditation program in business, education, and healthcare, including the following press reports.

This Is Your Brain On Transcendental meditation

Whatever your particular health concerns or New Year's resolutions may be—sharper memory, lower blood pressure, less stress, looser-fitting pants—

Executives Who Swear By Meditation

CEOs have stressful jobs, and some have taken to intense hobbies to find solace from the daily grind. Some practice meditation—or even Transcendental Meditation, a mantra-based technique derived about 50 years ago from ancient Indian practices.

Meditation may reduce death, heart attack and stroke in heart patients

African Americans with heart disease who practiced Transcendental Meditation regularly were 48 percent less likely to have a heart attack, stroke or die from all causes compared with African Americans who attended a health education class over more than four years.

Mind Over Markets

Meditation is helping millions get focused, stay healthy -- and make money.

Transcendental Meditation practice reduces health care costs

According to a study published this week in the September/October 2011 issue of the American Journal of Health Promotion (Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 56-60), people with consistently high health care costs experienced a 28 percent cumulative decrease in physician fees after an average of five years practicing the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique compared with their baseline. Both between and within group comparisons were statistically significant.

More Evidence that Transcendental Meditation Helps the Heart

Two studies presented this week add to the evidence that this form of stress reduction benefits people with heart disease and those at high risk for it.

Transcendental Meditation: A Treatment For Anxiety

Transcendental Meditation, or TM, is one of the most popular meditation programs to date and is known to be effective for stress relief and relaxation.

Health: Meditation Benefits Patients with Heart Disease

In a study of adults with coronary heart disease who were stable and were receiving optimal medical care, 16 weeks of transcendental meditation not only led to significant reductions in blood pressure, but also improved heart rate variability and insul

Meditation Lowers Blood Pressure

Transcendental Meditation helps lower blood pressure without the side effects that can come from medication, according to a new study.

Transcendental Meditation: The Solution to Stress in the Workplace

It is now accepted as having great benefits in relieving stress, and research shows its direct reduction of anxiety and levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Can Meditation Change the World?

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Vital Signs: Regimens: High Blood Pressure? Meditation May Help

Transcendental Meditation improves blood pressure and insulin resistance in heart patients, according to a placebo-controlled study carried out at an academic medical center in California

More Area Firms Paying Employees to Relax

Transcendental Meditation Seen As Health Care Boon

Transcendental Meditation Reduces Stress, Improves Mental Health Among Women With Breast Cancer

Women with breast cancer reduced stress and improved their mental health and emotional well being through the Transcendental Meditation technique, according to a new study published in the of the peer-reviewed Integrative Cancer Therapies.

Transcendental Meditation May Help Brain Handle Pain

Study: Five Months of Daily Meditation May Cut Brain’s Pain Response

Penn Study Shows Transcendental Meditation Can Help Combat Congestive Heart Failure

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have found that a widely practiced, stress-reducing meditation technique can significantly reduce the severity of congestive heart failure.

Meditation calms the mind, lengthens life: study

Increasing evidence suggests that Transcendental Meditation may not only reduce stress, but also may help adults with high blood pressure to live longer, according to a new study.

Cubicle Karma

Corporate America is embracing alternative medicine to help employees stay healthy — oh, and to increase profits, of course.

Learning to Relax Your Mind and Body

Meditation has been proven (by real, scientific studies at places like Harvard) to reduce stress and provide other benefits such as lowering blood pressure, etc.

Drug-Free Approach for ADHD

Nevertheless, it seems like meditation is a drug-free solution that may help children focus no matter what the diagnosis.

Health: Meditate, and Feel Blood Pressure Fall

Transcendental Meditation (TM) may help blood vessels relax as it relaxes the mind, reducing heart disease risks along the way.

Meditation May Soothe Stressed Hearts

A new study suggests that meditation may improve the ability of the blood vessels to relax and reduce the risk of heart disease.

Transcendental Meditation reduced trait anxiety vs. alternative treatment

Data from a meta-analysis demonstrate the efficacy of Transcendental Meditation in those with high anxiety. According to researchers, the method is more effective than treatment as usual and most alternative therapies.

Meditation as Medicine

Studies highlight relaxation technique as effective treatment for range of ailments afflicting heart, blood

Study Examines Impact of Transcendental Mediation on Overall Health

Doctors and researchers believe the relaxation caused by meditating may possibly decrease activity in the sympathetic nervous system, which in turn might cause the smooth muscles in the arteries to relax.

Doctor’s Orders: 20 Minutes Of Meditation Twice a Day

Meditation increasingly is being worked into hospital rehabilitation programs as studies show it can lower blood pressure and help patients with chronic illness cope with pain and depression.

Meditation May Boost College Students’ Learning: Study finds better concentration, lowered stress after TM sessions

Meditation might help protect college students against stress and improve their ability to learn, suggests a study that examined the effects of Transcendental Meditation (TM) on stress reactivity and brain functioning.

Meditate Your Way to a Healthy Heart

According to a recent study, murmuring your mantra regularly might cut your risk of heart attack and stroke.

Study: Meditation lessens risk of heart attack, stroke

November 14, 2012 -- What if there was an easy way to reduce deaths, heart attacks and strokes in heart patients?

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