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Yoga is an ancient system of practices used to balance the mind and body through exercise, meditation (focusing thoughts), and control of breathing and emotions. Yoga is being studied as a way to relieve stress and treat sleep problems in cancer patients.
SBP scientists identify autophagy linked to beneficial effects of enduring temporary stress

SBP scientists identify autophagy linked to beneficial effects of enduring temporary stress

Regular intake of prebiotics may promote recovery of normal sleep patterns after stress

Regular intake of prebiotics may promote recovery of normal sleep patterns after stress

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

UCLA cardiology expert provides ten heart healthy tips for Valentine's Day

Quality of diet and multi-dimensional exercise training regimen can improve fitness

Quality of diet and multi-dimensional exercise training regimen can improve fitness

Yoga may be helpful for patients suffering from low back pain, study finds

Yoga may be helpful for patients suffering from low back pain, study finds

Bariatric nutritionist shares few tips to beat weight gain

Bariatric nutritionist shares few tips to beat weight gain

Chair yoga program linked to reduction in pain among older adults

Chair yoga program linked to reduction in pain among older adults

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Yoga and aerobic exercise do not improve sleep quality in midlife women with hot flashes, study finds

Yoga may help improve quality of life in pediatric cancer patients, study reveals

Yoga may help improve quality of life in pediatric cancer patients, study reveals

Yoga may help reduce pain in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain, reveals Cochrane review

Yoga may help reduce pain in people with chronic non-specific lower back pain, reveals Cochrane review

Chair yoga may be effective approach to reduce osteoarthritis pain in older adults, study shows

Chair yoga may be effective approach to reduce osteoarthritis pain in older adults, study shows

Yoga during active treatment can provide QOL benefits for pediatric cancer patients and parents

Yoga during active treatment can provide QOL benefits for pediatric cancer patients and parents

UOW researchers testing therapeutic values of Ashtanga yoga for breast cancer survivors

UOW researchers testing therapeutic values of Ashtanga yoga for breast cancer survivors

Saint Louis University geriatrician urges older patients to talk to doctors about too many pills

Saint Louis University geriatrician urges older patients to talk to doctors about too many pills

UNC study: Yoga treatment shows promise for improving trauma and related mental health problems

UNC study: Yoga treatment shows promise for improving trauma and related mental health problems

Geisinger physicians report opioid therapy to be ineffective in treating chronic pain

Geisinger physicians report opioid therapy to be ineffective in treating chronic pain

How old is your heart?

How old is your heart?

Penn study shows breathing-based meditation can help alleviate severe depression

Penn study shows breathing-based meditation can help alleviate severe depression

Study finds yoga to be safe, but older participants may have injury risk

Study finds yoga to be safe, but older participants may have injury risk

Growing understanding of neuroplasticity could drive development of new therapeutic interventions

Growing understanding of neuroplasticity could drive development of new therapeutic interventions