Archives for November 2009

The new science of healing: Greg Becker

  The new 'science of healing' has been talked about, but many do not know what exactly this means. Mind-body medicine has been slowly creeping into mainstream healthcare, and new movie The Living Matrix explains just how powerfully our mind can affect our body. The Living Matrix, a new documentary by Greg Becker and Harry Massey, is a provocative film about … [Read more...]

‘Meditation helps heart disease’

Is it possible that meditation helps heart disease? A recent study was reported by the BBC, which certainly gives evidence towards this. Here's the original story:   Date: 17th November 2009 Source: BBC News   'Heart disease patients who practise Transcendental Meditation have reduced death rates, US researchers have said. At a meeting of the American … [Read more...]

Hypnosis affects brain: new research

'Hypnosis affects brain', says new research. Apparently the brain shows 'real effects' from hypnosis that are not the same as relaxation. Here's the story, first reported by BBC News: Date: 16th November 2009 Source: BBC News Hypnosis has a "very real" effect that can be picked up on brain scans, say Hull University researchers. An imaging study of hypnotised … [Read more...]

Training in meditation helps pain

CouldĀ  training in meditation ease pain symptoms? A recent study suggests that this may be the case, and meditation helps pain. The study, first reported by the Times of India, is detailed below. Date: 11th November 2009 Source: The Times of India The study, which examined the perception of pain and the effects of various mental training techniques, found that relatively … [Read more...]