Carnegie Mellon University
February 04, 2016

Neurobiological Changes Explain How Mindfulness Meditation Improves Health

By Shilo Rea

New CMU research provides a window into the brain changes that link mindfulness meditation with health in stressed adults. Published in Biological Psychiatry, the study shows that mindfulness meditation training, compared to relaxation training, reduces Interleukin-6, an inflammatory health biomarker, in high-stress, unemployed adults. MORE