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Goal 1: Promote Human Health

Qigong and Tai Chi for Chronic Disease Prevention

Non-pharmacological interventions for pain and stress have gained tremendous momentum.

Mind-Body Practice -- Qigong and Tai Chi -- are group based and inexpensive to implement. The evidence base suggests that these practices are safe and effective for a multitude of preventable chronic disorders..

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Given safety and efficacy, should there be vigorous research on implementation of Qigong and Tai Chi and... more »

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Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Can Tai Chi Chuan Improve Osteoporosis?

Tai chi chuan, a slow-moving ancient form of martial art, is one of the fastest growing exercises today. People of all ages are learning it for a wide variety of reasons. The main reason seniors are learning tai chi is for the health-building effects.

Osteoporosis is a common problem suffered by many seniors. I challenge NHLBI to research if and how osteoporosis is actually improved by a consistent and long-term... more »

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