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•Mast Cells, Stress, Fear and Autism Spectrum Disorder

•Immune mechanisms of stress susceptibility and resilience

•Interrelations Between Acute and Chronic Exercise Stress and the Immune and Endocrine Systems

Impact of meditation on immune system 2020:

•Differential DNA methylation in experienced meditators after an intensive day of mindfulness-based practice: Implications for immune-related pathways

•In the meditation group, we identified 61 differentially methylated sites (DMS) after the intervention. These DMS were enriched in genes mostly associated with immune cell metabolism and ageing and in binding sites for several transcription factors involved in immune response and inflammation, among other functions

•Mindfulness based stress reduction provides psychological benefit and restores immune function of women newly diagnosed with breast cancer:

•The Effects of Stress and Meditation on the Immune System, Human Microbiota, and Epigenetics

•The Effect of Stress and Meditation on Salivary Protein and Bacteria:

•Physical Activity, Mindfulness Meditation, or Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback for Stress Reduction:

Self compassion and immune system:

•Self-compassion as a predictor of interleukin-6 response to acute psychosocial stress

•Effect of compassion meditation on neuroendocrine, innate immune and behavioral responses to psychosocial stress

•Self-compassion training modulates alpha-amylase, heart rate variability, and subjective responses to social evaluative threat in women

Heart coherence and immune system:

•The impact of a new emotional self-management program on stress, emotions, heart rate variability, DHEA and cortisol

•Reorganization of the brain and heart rhythm during autogenic meditation

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