From the folks at: World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
Qigong’ helps cancer patients,
Science Alert – University of Sydney, Australia, Friday, 27 May 2011
The improvements included greater physical, functional, social and emotional wellbeing, and enhanced cognitive functioning.
Cancer patients who used a 5000-year-old combination of gentle exercise and meditation experienced significantly higher wellbeing levels, improved cognitive functioning and less inflammation compared to a control group, new University of Sydney research has found.
Dr Byeongsang Oh, a clinical senior lecturer at the Sydney Medical School who led the study, said the reduced inflammation in patients who practised medical Qigong, a form of traditional Chinese medicine, was particularly significant.
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