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Save the Date! The 2018 IM Network Forum will be held on November 16th.
Genetics, Epigenetics & Lifestyle: Another Twist
“There’s increasing scientific evidence to suggest that alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic care and mindfulness, provide more than a placebo response."
Read more in this Brigham and Women's Hospital Health Hub Article with contributions from Osher Center directors.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a life affirming, challenging practice in which you engage your own innate capacities to care for your body and mind. With commitment to yourself and your guide, you can find access to greater well-being and peace of mind.
This course led by Dr. Meghan Searl begins January 18th, 2018.
“Could tai chi help address some of the walking problems, including the risk of falling, that often plague older people? This preliminary clinical trial adds to the growing evidence that the answer may be yes.”
The dean of Harvard Medical School, Dean George Daley, gave the opening remarks at this year's Osher Collaborative Meeting Wine & Cheese reception. The Osher Collaborative Meeting is the annual meeting of the six Osher Centers for Integrative Medicine, located across the US and one in Sweden. You can watch Dean George Daley's remarks on the Harvard Osher Center and entire Collaborative here
Integrative Approaches to Headache Management, a course from the Osher Clinical Center.
Participants will explore and learn about both cutting edge science and centuries-old techniques and interventions for managing headaches.
Seeking seed funding for integrative medicine research studies? Review our RFA for this year's Osher Pilot Research Grants.
Request for Proposals from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
Women's Health and Pregnancy was the topic of September's Minding the Mind-Body Literature column. Read this publication by Drs. Gloria Yeh, Darshan Mehta, and Peter Wayne to discover Integrative Medicine research on this topic
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Learn more about the 2017 Osher Collaborative Meeting consisting of six Osher Centers across the US and Sweden, and enjoy a photo gallery of pictures from the reception at which we celebrated all the accomplishments and contributors to the Osher Centers' successes.
Minding the Mind-Body Literature: Focusing on Children and Youth was the second quarterly column, published in March, of this series focused on highlighting important Integrative Medicine research.
The Physiological and Clinical Importance of Stretching Fascia, a grand rounds presentation by Michael Chin, Chief Resident, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and discussant Dr. Helene Langevin, Osher Center director, is accessible through the Osher Center website. Find the recording here (47:31 min run time)
Interested in learning about the research on Integrative Medicine treatments for Veterans? Read this publication, the third of this quarterly column in collaboration with JACM
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The Osher Center has published four articles for the quarterly column: Minding the Mind-Body Literature in collaboration with JACM. The first article, published in January, is available here, titled "Minding the Mind-Body Literature: Frontiers in Cancer Treatment".
There’s increasing scientific evidence to suggest that alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, chiropractic care, and mindfulness, provide more than a place...bo response. Helene Langevin, MD, Director of the HMS Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, explains how translational research being conducted at the Osher Center is providing data that expands the scientific understanding of human health, replacing what has been anecdotal evidence for centuries.
Dietary supplements lead to tens of thousands of emergency department admissions each year in the United States. Learn why when Dr. Pieter Cohen presents "Safety of Supplements: Exploring the boundaries between drugs and supplements" on Tuesday, December 5th in the Bornstein Family Amphitheater in Brigham and Women's Hospital.