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Meditation improves quality of life in adolescent cancer patients
Meditation improves quality of life in adolescent cancer patients (March 18, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Montreal - Meditation may help teens with cancer, according to a report presented at the American Psychosomatic Society Meeting. Researchers studied 13 adolescent cancer patients, surveying participants regarding their mood, sleep and quality of life. Participants then underwent either 8 mindfulness-based meditation sessions or nothing at all. Results showed that those who underwent meditation slept better, had lower scores on depression tests, and developed more mindfulness skills.
 
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