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In The News: YOGA Benefits Increasingly Endorsed by Biomedical Research

June 21 is the International Day of Yoga and the whole world is now geared up for celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga. The day is very special for India as Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin over 6,000 years ago in India and… 

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In The News: YOGA in to Medical Mainstream

As June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly, the whole world is geared up for celebrating the Second International Day of Yoga. The day is very special for India as Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin… 

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The role of yoga in stress management

In an age of a highly dynamic and competitive world, man is exposed to all kinds of stressors that can affect him in all realms of life. Hans Selye first introduced the term stress into life science. The term stress is derived from the Latin word Stringere, which means “to be drawn tight.”

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Yoga therapy better than exercise therapy in reducing disability from osteoarthritic knees

In a recent prospective, randomized controlled trial, participants at the Ebnezar Orthopedic Center, Bengaluru who were assigned hatha yoga therapy showed significantly higher improvement on all disability variables over exercise therapy as an adjunct to conventional physiotherapy for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. The study involved 250 outpatients with OA… 

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