9 Feb 2015

How mindfulness can help treat asthma

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 9 February 2015

Dr. James Carmody is a New Zealander who's Associate Professor of Medicine at University of Massachusetts Medical School. He has extensively studied the effects of mindfulness training on brain structures. More recently, Dr. Carmody has measured the effects of mindfulness on asthma control. His team found long-term reduced use of rescue meds, and improvements in asthma quality of life, stress and anxiety, and the work now been funded for a wider study.