Attention, Asthma Sufferers: Getting Bendy Could Help

A Cochrane Review suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma.

Yoga Lowers Stress Hormones In Breast Cancer Patients, Study

Breast cancer patients who practiced yoga not only had general better health and regulation of cortisol levels but were also more able to find meaning in their illness, a study reports.

Mind-Body Exercises Benefit Emotional Health: Hong Kong Study

Mind-body exercises such as Tai Chi, Chi Gong and Yoga not only improve physical fitness but also alleviate mood disorders such as anxiety and depression, according to a study.

Kinect-Based Software Helps Blind Do Yoga

A software that uses Microsoft Kinect to track body movements and provide audio instructions may help visually impaired people do yoga.

One Yoga Class Per Week Sufficient For Lower Back Pain Relief

Weekly yoga class provides similar lower back pain relief as twice weekly classes in lower income minority patients, says a new study.

Study Shows 20 Minutes Of Yoga Stimulates Brain Function

Researchers report that a single, 20-minute session of Hatha yoga significantly improved participants' brain function.

Can Yoga Help Overcome Stress? Australian Study To Find Out.

Researchers in Australia are conducting a study to better understand if, and how, yoga can be used as a therapy for stress.

Yoga May Ease Back Pain, Elderly Insomnia

Two recent studies have highlighted the health benefits of yoga, which range from treating chronic or recurrent low back pain, to helping elderly people with insomnia.