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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.
Yoga appears to lessen symptoms of depression

Yoga appears to lessen symptoms of depression

Yoga benefits veterans with chronic low back pain, study shows

Yoga benefits veterans with chronic low back pain, study shows

Study shows how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses to enable tumor growth

Study shows how cancer cells force normal cells to act like viruses to enable tumor growth

Scientists find greater cortical thickness in the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners

Scientists find greater cortical thickness in the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners

Psychological tools help high-risk chronic pain patients to taper opioid use

Psychological tools help high-risk chronic pain patients to taper opioid use

Yoga – practice with caution for greater benefits and less harm say researchers

Yoga – practice with caution for greater benefits and less harm say researchers

Yoga causes musculoskeletal pain and exacerbates existing injuries, research shows

Yoga causes musculoskeletal pain and exacerbates existing injuries, research shows

Yoga may be helpful in treating chronic low back pain

Yoga may be helpful in treating chronic low back pain

Systematic review reveals beneficial effects of yoga on menstrual disorders

Systematic review reveals beneficial effects of yoga on menstrual disorders

Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health in older adults, reports study

Combination of aerobics and resistance exercises drastically improve brain health in older adults, reports study

New findings support use of integrative therapies for treating breast cancer patients

New findings support use of integrative therapies for treating breast cancer patients

CRF Women's Heart Health Initiative to hold yoga fundraiser in NYC for improving cardiovascular care

CRF Women's Heart Health Initiative to hold yoga fundraiser in NYC for improving cardiovascular care

Clinical study examines impact of yoga on side-effects caused by prostate cancer treatment

Clinical study examines impact of yoga on side-effects caused by prostate cancer treatment

Yoga may be valuable adjunct to conventional therapies for ulcerative colitis

Yoga may be valuable adjunct to conventional therapies for ulcerative colitis

Rubber-like fibers may help combat spinal cord injuries

Rubber-like fibers may help combat spinal cord injuries

Neurons identified that link breathing to relaxation and arousal

Neurons identified that link breathing to relaxation and arousal

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Healthy diets linked to better sperm quality and male fecundability

Menopausal women use alternative medicine at high rates more than doctors know

Menopausal women use alternative medicine at high rates more than doctors know

Complex physical movements of Islamic prayer ritual can lessen lower back pain

Complex physical movements of Islamic prayer ritual can lessen lower back pain

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

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