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Mind-Body-Heart: Evidence for meditation in hypertension and cardiovascular disease
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8 January 2014
Following is the description of a lecture given by Robert H. Schneider, MA, FACC, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, USA, on 7 January. Dr Schneider's talk was hosted by ICTS—Institute for Clinical and Translational Science—as part of the Institute's Clinical Lecture Series. During his talk he described to physicians and staff extensive research showing that the Transcendental Meditation technique lowers blood pressure and reduces cardiovascular disease risks. Dr Schneider is Director of the Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa. Global Good News will report more about Dr Schneider's presentation, including press coverage, in the coming days.
Mind-Body-Heart: Evidence for Meditation in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease
This event is part of our ICTS Clinical Lecture Series.
Dr Robert H. Schneider, M.D., renowned research scientist, educator and author
''MIND-BODY-HEART: Evidence for Meditation in Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease''
January 7, 2014
Robert H. Schneider, M.D., F.A.C.C., is a physician, scientist, educator, and one of the world's leading authorities on scientific, natural approaches for heart disease, high blood pressure, stress and other cardiovascular risk factors. Over the past twenty years, he has directed nearly $20 million in research grants from the National Institutes of Health for his pioneering research on natural approaches to heart disease. The results of this groundbreaking research have been published in more than 100 articles in authoritative medical journals and proceedings, and featured in more than 1,000 television, radio, magazine, and newspaper reports, including ABC's 20/20, CNN Headline News, Fox News, the New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, and Time magazine.
Dr. Schneider is board-certified in preventive medicine, is a certified specialist in clinical hypertension and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He did his postgraduate training in internal medicine and hypertension at the University of Michigan Medical School. He has been a consultant to numerous government agencies, including to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Presidential Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and the U.S. Congress' Prevention Coalition. Dr. Schneider is a frequent lecturer on natural health care at medical centers and professional societies on four continents.
Currently, Dr. Schneider is the director of the NIH-funded Institute for Natural Medicine and Prevention and professor of physiology and health at Maharishi University of Management, in Fairfield, IA.
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