Atrial fibrillation impacts two million Americans, putting them at risk for, among other things, strokes. A new study looks at how stress and anger can trigger atrial fibrillation and be treated with an old medication: beta-blockers. It turns out that yoga might work just as well.
Can yoga, instead of producing only anecdotal success stories, instead demonstrate that it can deliver quantifiable health benefits? A new study may herald a shift in the Western discussion of an Eastern practice.
Complementary medicine ranges from authentic stress-relieving massage to well-meaning (but expensive) placebo, to outright spurious healing claims. Researchers decided to study its impact on patients with curable cancers.
Osteoporosis, or decreased bone density, is a common condition seen in the aging population. While drug treatments do exist, they are not available to everyone and they have some negative side effects. So what's a person to do? Maybe yoga is the answer.