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A team from Hong Kong has found that a four-month programme of qigong exercise helped ease symptoms and improve biological markers of disease-related stress in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
A programme of qigong massage for young autistic children can provide an effective early intervention for autism that is suitable for delivery at home.
Taking part in a programme of qigong exercise may be beneficial for people with type-2 diabetes, according to an RCT carried out in Australia.
Practising qigong may protect elite swimmers from upper respiratory tract infections (URIs), US researchers have found.
People who practice qigong report improved health-related quality of life compared with non-practitioners, according to a study from Taiwan.
An Australian team has found that taking part in a qigong exercise programme has multiple health benefits for cancer patients.
The findings of a Chinese study suggest that qigong exercise may help improve blood pressure in elderly wheelchair-bound adults.
A three-month programme of simplified (13-form) taichi qigong (two x sixty minute sessions a week) was found to be superior to both an exercise group (walking plus breathing techniques) and a control group (usual activities) in...
Qigong lessons for children offer a possible way to improve wellbeing at school, according to research carried out in Sweden
A German team has compared qigong and exercise therapy in patients with chronic neck pain. One hundred and twenty-three patients with chronic neck pain (VAS ≥ 40 mm) were randomised to six months (18 sessions) of either qigong or...