Category Archives: Research Update

Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates

[Research Update] Mind-Body Medicine Research Updates Effects of qigong exercise on fatigue, anxiety, and depressive symptoms of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome-like illness: a randomized controlled trial.  Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2013; 2013:485341. Epub 2013 Jul 31. By Chan … Continue reading

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Research Findings on Diet and Nutritional Therapy

[Research Update] Recent Research Findings on Diet and Nutritional Therapy Compiled by Kevin W Chen, PhD  MPH Effect of lower sodium intake on health: systematic review and meta-analyses.  BMJ. 2013 Apr 3; 346:f1326. By Aburto NJ, Ziolkovska A, Hooper L, et al. from Dept of Nutrition for Health … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update

[Research Update] Compiled By Kevin Chen Advantage of meditation over exercise in reducing cold and flu illness is related to improved function and quality of life.  Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2012 Nov 21. By Obasi CN, Brown R, Ewers T, et al. from Dept of Family Medicine, … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Research Update

Research Update Mind- Body Research Update Compiled by Kevin Chen Qigong Exercise On Immunity And Infections The effect of qigong exercise on immunity and infections: a systematic review of controlled trials. American Journal of Chinese Medicine. 2012;40(6):1143-56. By Wang CW, et al. from Centre … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update

[Research Update] Mind-Body Medicine Research Update compiled by Dr. Kevin Chen, Ph. D.   The Evolution of Mindfulness-Based Physical Interventions in Breast Cancer Survivors. Evidence Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine. 2012:758641.  By Stan DL, Collins NM, Olsen MM, Croghan I, … Continue reading

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Mind-body medicine research update (09/12)

[Research Update] Mind-Body Medicine Research Update   A Randomized Controlled Trial of Qigong for Fibromyalgia Arthritis Research & Therapy. 2012 Aug 3;14(4): R178. By Lynch M, Sawynok J, Hiew C, Marcon D. Introduction: Fibromyalgia is difficult to treat and requires … Continue reading

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Mind Body Medicine Research Update

[Research Update] Mind Body Medicine Research Update Compiled by Kevin W Chen Meditative Therapies For Reducing Anxiety: A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis Of Randomized Controlled Trials. Depression and Anxiety, June 14, 2012 pre-publication online. By Chen KW, Berger CC, Manheimer  … Continue reading

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Reviews on Studies of Nutritional Therapy and Health

[Research Update] Recent Reviews on Studies of Nutritional Therapy and Health Compiled by Kevin W Chen Policy Interventions To Promote Healthy Eating : A Review of What Works, What Does Not and What Is Promising. Food Nutrition Bulletin. 2011 Dec;32(4):365-75. … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update (05/2012)

[Mind-Body Research Update] Selected Publications in Mind-Body Medicine Research   “A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Qigong Exercise in Cardiac Rehabilitation”; American  Journal of  Chinese Medicine. 2012;40(2):255-67. by Chan CL, Wang CW, Ho RT, Ho AH, Ziea ET, Taam … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration (18): Relations Between the Yin (Zhang) Organs

[Scientific Qi Exploration] By Martin Eisen, Ph.D. 1.  Introduction Chinese medicine regards the body as a unified whole. It is not enough to just understand the different functions of individual Organs, but also how they interrelate. Health depends upon the … Continue reading

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