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A study from the MGH Institute for Technology Assessment and the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine finds that individuals participating in a relaxation-response-focused training program used fewer health care services in the year after their participation than in the preceding year.
A new study from investigators at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind/Body Medicine at MGH and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center finds that elicitation of the relaxation response produces immediate changes in the expression of genes involved in immune function, energy metabolism and insulin secretion.
This course, which will be both didactic and experiential, will focus on understanding the foundation of mind/body medicine, the role of stress in illness, recent research advances, and techniques and applications.
Dr. Herbert Benson of the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital offers suggestions for avoiding holiday stress
Three new DVDs are now for sale in our store. These DVDs are live recordings of lectures from our popular Clinical Training in Mind Body Medicine, a five-day course we offer in partnership with Harvard Medical School.
Improving the environment in which rats are reared can significantly strengthen the physiological process of wound healing, according to a report in the open-access journal PLoS ONE. MGH researchers found that giving rats living in isolation the opportunity to build nests led to faster and more complete healing of burn injuries.
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