Here's a round-up of some of the most recent news stories on meditation from the world media...
How meditation may ward off the effects of ageing (The Observer)
Meditation may help the brain 'turn down the volume' on distractions, through enhanced control of alpha rhythms (Eurekalert)
Even beginners can curb pain with meditation (NPR) and Meditation 'better than morphine' at easing pain (Daily Mail)
Use mindfulness to manage pain (Irish Independent)
Being Mindful Eases Fear of Death and Dying (Times of India)