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Wireless Sensors Used to Study Meditation’s Effect on Heart Health

STSI teams with Chopra Foundation, Chopra Center in innovative research

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Can meditation improve heart health by lowering blood pressure? Does it help relieve chronic pain? Should doctors prescribe meditation to some patients just as they do with pharmaceutical drugs?


Using leading-edge wireless technology that can track vital signs like never before, researchers with the Scripps Translational Science Institute have teamed with renowned physician Deepak Chopra to shed light on some of the mystery that still surrounds this ancient practice. Read the news release for more information.

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