There are an estimated 14.5 million people living with cancer in the U.S. with 40% using some form of complementary approach to manage symptoms or improve their quality of life during and after cancer treatment.
New research points to inflammation and connective tissue stiffness as contributing to tumor growth, spreading and metastasis. This raises the question of whether yoga, massage, and other complementary therapies designed to reduce inflammation and stiffness may be beneficial. Read more
The incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus is skyrocketing, affecting more than 300 million people worldwide. This had lead to extensive efforts to understand and prevent the disease. Now, new research... Read more
What gives people greater resilience in the face of life-threatening illness like cancer? Researchers now believe that vagal nerve activity may contribute to enhanced health and longer life expectancy for... Read more
Yoga is challenging. No doubt about it. It pushes us mentally and physically. It forces us to dig deep and find strength, and it forces us to accept who we are and where we are. On the flip side, when we push... Read more
Those familiar with yoga understand that the practice works with individuals as whole people–body, mind and soul. Yoga is also coming into the medical mainstream, with the medical world beginning to recognize... Read more
Type 2 diabetes is a leading global public health crisis, with the number of adults diagnosed with the condition more than doubling in the past 30 years. A systematic review of controlled yoga trials for... Read more
Heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are debilitating and potentially fatal conditions. While emerging research suggests that yoga may be beneficial for those with heart failure and... Read more