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New Current Hypertension Reviews paper on Transcendental Meditation and heart disease available online at PubMed Central

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11 December 2012

A recently published research review paper on the effects of the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique on the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among youth and adults is now available online for free access by the public.

The paper, ''Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease in Adolescents and Adults through the Transcendental Meditation® Program: A Research Review Update,'' was published in October in Current Hypertension Reviews, 2012, Vol. 8, No. 3.

Authored by Vernon Barnes, PhD, and David Orme-Johnson, PhD, the paper has been described as providing 'the hard evidence needed to include such evidence-based alternative approaches into private- and government-sponsored wellness programs aimed at preventing and treating cardiovascular disease'.

The National Institutes of Health's PubMed Central® has posted the complete review paper online at their website for full public access.*

Click here to view the complete paper, considered a research resource on the effectiveness of the Transcendental Meditation technique in the prevention and treatment of heart disease in youth and adults.

See related article:
Hard evidence grows for including meditation in government-sponsored health programs

* Free access to the complete review paper is provided PubMed Central® (PMC), a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). The review paper by Dr Barnes and Dr Orme-Johnson, published in Current Hypertension Reviews, is copyright © 2012 Bentham Science Publishers.

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