The largest-ever public health study on meditation shows multiple health benefits.May 19th, 2011 | By S Ghosh, | Category: Featured Articles, Neuroscience
One of the largest public health studies conducted so far on on meditation was published recently, based on a representative national survey of 19,209 Australian women. The survey indicates that nearly 35 per cent of women in the age group 28 to 33 practised meditation or yoga. In the 56- 61 age range, that figure was 27%. This study, which was carried out by the Public health Department of the University of Newcastle, Australia, focused on understanding the role of meditation and yoga of the general well-being as well as specific physical and emotional health parameters.
The following conclusions where drawn from from the study:
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