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Practicing Yoga Can Reduce Fatigue And Inflammation In Survivors Of Breast Cancer
2014-01-28 13:08:51

[ Watch The Video: Study Shows Yoga Can Help Breast Cancer Survivors ] Ohio State University The more the women in the study practiced yoga, the better their results. Practicing yoga for as little as three months can reduce fatigue and lower inflammation in breast cancer survivors, according to new research. At the six-month point of the study – three months after the formal yoga practice had ended – results showed that on average, fatigue was 57 percent lower in women who had...

2010-08-16 13:24:32

Can lead to serious disease in adulthood Children who experience trauma may enter a cycle of negative emotions "” anxiety and depression "” that could contribute to health problems later and precipitate an early death, a leading health psychologist said Saturday. "A child who experienced a death of a parent, witnessed severe marital problems between parents or was abused may be more vulnerable to stressful events later in life," said Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD, of Ohio State...

2008-08-15 13:25:00

New research presented on Thursday suggests psychological stress and anxiety can make seasonal allergy attacks worse and linger longer, according to a report at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association in Boston. "People may be setting themselves up to have more persistent problems by being stressed and anxious when allergy attacks begin," said Dr. Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, professor of psychology and psychiatry at Ohio State University in Columbus. Kiecolt-Glaser and...

2008-03-03 11:00:00

One of the most comprehensive investigations done to date on aromatherapy failed to show any improvement in either immune status, wound healing or pain control among people exposed to two often-touted scents.While one of two popular aromas touted by alternative medicine practitioners "“ lemon "“ did appear to enhance moods positively among study subjects, the other "“ lavender "“ had no effect on reported mood, based on three psychological tests.Neither lemon nor...

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