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Tai chi after stroke aids balance, study finds

In a research study conducted at University of Arizona, 89 participants of age 50 or above, all of whom had exprienced a stroke 3 months or more prior to participation, were randomly assigned to three groups: 1) taiji three times a week; 2) Silver Sneakers (a popular fitness program for seniors); 3) post-stroke education class. …

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Tai Chi in the News for Chronic Heart Failure: Johns Hopkins Health Alerts

“If you have mild to moderate heart failure, the ancient Chinese exercise tai chi may help improve your mood, your ability to exercise independently and your quality of life, according to a study in the Archives of Internal Medicine (Volume 171, page 750).” The original article is available to the public at: http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=227164.     …

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This is Your Brain on Meditation

Research find evidence of meditation changing the brain, and related discussion on how meditation benefits our life through decision-making: http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?id=32480

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Tai Chi on psychological well-being: systematic review and meta-analysis.

I’ve posted earlier a link to a review article on the health benefits of Taiji and Qigong in general. There is also a review article that focuses on Taiji’s impact on psychological wellbeing that was published in May 2010 in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. The Author reviewed 40 clinical studies published in English or …

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Tai chi improves mood, depression, quality of life, study says – latimes.com

Tai chi improves mood, quality of life for patients with systolic heart failure Excerpt from http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-tai-chi-heart-failure-20110425,0,7868914.story: Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital looked at 100 patients diagnosed with systolic heart failure. Half of them were placed in a 12-week tai chi exercise program, performing such moves as …

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