Colds and Flu

Meditation helps Athelete at British Open, may cut sick days from colds

Meditation part of preparation for Lahiri’s Open debut
New York Daily News
India’s Anirban Lahiri will count upon his meditation to help him make a successful debut at the British Open when play begins on Thursday. The 25-year-old from Bangalore, a two-time Asian Tour winner in his homeland, is excited at testing the world-class
Meditation, exercise may cut sick days from colds
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Meditating or exercising could drastically cut the number of days people feel sick and miss work due to respiratory illnesses like colds and the flu, according to new research. The findings are based on a small study and need to
Buddhist meditation proves effective for certain health issues
Deseret News
Our take: The Journal of Psychiatric Practice has released a new report showing that Zen meditation may help resolve certain health issues, both mental and physical. "Mindfulness-based practice" or meditation, when used in combination with traditional
Meditation key for me’
The Asian Age
Rising star Anirban Lahiri will be counting on his meditation to help him make a successful debut at The Open Championship which begins at Royal Lytham and St Annes on Thursday. The 25-year-old two-time Asian Tour winner is excited at the prospects of
Lahiri banks on meditation help in debut
ESPN STAR Sports
India’s rising star Anirban Lahiri will be counting on his meditation practice to lead him to a successful debut at The Open Championship which begins on Thursday. The 25-year-old two-time Asian Tour winner is excited at the prospects of tackling the world’s

ESPN STAR Sports
Drumming, meditation give young inmates a future
Taipei Times
Drumming, meditation give young inmates a future. ART THERAPY:Young inmates who have been studying drumming and meditation with U-Theatre instructors say they now have self-confidence and believe in themselves. By Ho Yi / Staff reporter

Meditation Research: Meditation could be more powerful than flu shots

Practices Derived from Buddhist Meditation Show Real Effectiveness for Certain physical and mental health problems
Newswise (press release)
Specific types of "mindfulness practices" including Zen meditation have research-proven benefits for patients with certain physical and mental health problems, according to a report in the July Journal of Psychiatric Practice. The journal is published
Meditation, not medication, can help prevent colds and flu
Chippewa Herald
If the benefits of meditation and exercise are confirmed, “this could be more powerful than flu shots,” said Dr. Bruce Barrett, a UW Health family physician heading up the research. The initial study, conducted in Madison during the cold and flu season