BBC News : Meditation lowers blood pressure. “Transcendental meditation may be one way to keep the heart healthy, say researchers who have discovered how it keeps blood pressure low.”
CNN video: TM helps war veterans overcome PTSD: US government gives $2,5 million grant to support research
CNN : Meditation helps patients with heart Disease “In a study of adults with coronary heart disease, 16 weeks of transcendental meditation not only led to significant reductions in blood pressure, but also improved heart rate variability and insulin resistance, which is associated with an increase risk of diabetes”
New York Times: Look who’s meditating now: Overview of some Famous TM practitioners, such as Russell Brand, David Lynch, George Lucas, Clint Eastwood and Dr. Oz.
New York Times: Accredited Bliss: In 2005 the NYT magazine has put “Transcendental Meditation in schools” at the top of their list of the best ideas of the year.
Wall Street Journal: A Transcendental cure for Post Traumatic Stress “One study of soldiers showed a 50% reduction in symptoms after eight weeks of [Transcendental] meditation”
Time Magazine: TM for PTSD “a peer-reviewed study finds that TM may have helped to alleviate symptoms of PTSD and improve quality of life in veterans of OEF/OIF with combat-related PTSD.”
Time Magazine: Strongest study yet shows meditation can lower risk of heart attack and stroke
Washington Post:Transcendental Meditation Improves life expectancy: A study that followed 202 people for 18 years…found in the TM group, in comparison to controls, 30 percent fewer deaths from cardiovascular disease and 23 percent fewer deaths overall
Newsweek: Can meditation help kids at risk? In the past decade or so, alternative and Eastern forms of health have been gaining traction in the mainstream, including for kids…TM itself, which is promoted as a 20-minute physiological technique that calms the mind and nervous system, is also showing profound results where practiced, according to proponents: better grades and SAT scores, less bullying, longer attention spans and happier kids. They point to a slew of recent medical studies to back up their claims.