Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Meditation reduces inflammation
Currently in the news, mindfulness meditation was shown to reduce the IL-6 marker of inflammation, with suspiciously little training (a 3 day intensive program). The study was unusual both due to the brevity as well as the use of a control group with a sham treatment in the form of relaxation training. Few participants continued to practice, so it's a little bizarre that they got results 4 months later.
Posted by Insane Brain Train at 1:37 PM