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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.
Clinical study shows positive results for two yoga poses to decrease scoliosis curves

Clinical study shows positive results for two yoga poses to decrease scoliosis curves

Simple strategies can make it easy to eat healthier this holiday season

Simple strategies can make it easy to eat healthier this holiday season

For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing

For active seniors, cohousing offers a cozier alternative to downsizing

Yoga can be beneficial to people with lung cancer and their caregivers

Yoga can be beneficial to people with lung cancer and their caregivers

Heart disease patients could benefit from practicing both yoga and aerobic exercise

Heart disease patients could benefit from practicing both yoga and aerobic exercise

Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

Tibetan yoga practice may reduce sleep disturbances in breast cancer patients undergoing treatment

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

Yoganatomy helps medical students to connect, recharge and remember

Yoganatomy helps medical students to connect, recharge and remember

Physical exercise during pregnancy provides benefits for both mother and baby

Physical exercise during pregnancy provides benefits for both mother and baby

New algorithm enables smartwatches to detect and record your every move

New algorithm enables smartwatches to detect and record your every move

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

UCLA professor offers 10 tips for college students to ensure good gynecologic health

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing

Study finds that yoga and meditation practices enhance resilience, wellbeing

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