News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox


Doing these three simple things daily will help you live longer

Studies have shown that smiling releases happy hormones endorphins and serotonin - which will naturally help to reduce inflammation and pain.

Feb 02, 2017, 13:02 PM IST

Reasons why you should meditate - Watch!

Meditation has a lots of health benefits – from lowering stress levels to keeping diseases at bay.  

Apr 29, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

Mindful eating helps cut diabetes, heart risks

The team evaluated the effects of a mindfulness-based weight-loss intervention on nearly 200 adults with obesity over a five-and-a-half month period.

Mar 10, 2016, 11:05 AM IST

Your new back pain prescription: Mindfulness

The study involved nearly 300 older adults with long-term lower back pain, half of whom were assigned to a two-month mindful meditation course.

Feb 24, 2016, 10:17 AM IST

Mindfulness meditation improves health - Here's how

In mindfulness meditation people make a conscious, focused practice of attending to their current state and sensations.

Feb 08, 2016, 07:57 AM IST

Mindfulness could help prevent obesity in children

Researchers believe that the practice of mindfulness can increase response inhibition and decrease impulsivity.

Jan 26, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

Mindfulness can tackle obesity in kids

The new research was published in the journal Heliyon.

Jan 23, 2016, 14:47 PM IST

Meditation can reduce depression in people with gut disease

Anxiety, depression, and decreased quality of life are common in patients with IBD. 

Nov 07, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Everyday mindfulness can cut belly fat

Mindfulness can help people overcome cravings and eat a healthier diet.

Oct 21, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Mindful people likelier to be 'paunch-less'

A new study has linked inherent mindfulness to lower obesity risk and belly fat.

Oct 21, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Mindfulness therapy can prevent depression relapse

For those who wish to avoid the side-effects of long-term use of anti-depressant drugs, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy may offer as effective a treatment in preventing them from relapsing, new research says.

Apr 21, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Mindfulness training influences health via 'stress reduction' pathways

A new study has revealed how mindfulness training can improve a broad range of mental and physical health problems.

Feb 13, 2015, 13:56 PM IST

7 simple ways to overcome depression

Depression is a pervasive feeling or a state of mood which affects a person's thoughts, behaviour. 

Jan 30, 2015, 14:04 PM IST

Mindfulness exercises can reduce drug dependence

A new intervention programme called Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE) has been developed for chronic pain patients that decreases their addiction for drugs.

Dec 07, 2014, 13:50 PM IST

Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression

 Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a new study.

Nov 29, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

How mindfulness can help protect your heart

A new study has revealed that mindfulness, that is paying more attention to the feelings and experiences in the present moments, can help people protect their heart.

Oct 24, 2014, 13:49 PM IST

'Mindfulness' can improve adults' poor health caused by childhood adversity

A new study has revealed that mindfulness and accepting the present moments can help in improving the health of adults who were mistreated or ignored as kids.

Sep 14, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Keep yourself stress-free with 25 minutes of meditation

A new study has revealed that 25 minutes of focused meditation for three consecutive days affects people`s ability to be resilient under stress.

Jul 03, 2014, 13:03 PM IST

Mindfulness emerges as hottest meditative tool

Mindfulness is fast emerging as the hottest meditative tool, which is known to contribute to our wellbeing and productivity.

Jun 24, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

Mindfulness meditation helps make smarter choices

Focused breathing meditation for just 15 minutes may help people make smarter choices, researchers at INSEAD and the Wharton School have found.

Feb 13, 2014, 20:56 PM IST