Chemicals used to make cheap yoga mats may be linked to infertility. According to a Harvard study, chemicals used to make flame retardant foam may cause fertility problems.
A study on yoga injuries reports that 10.7% of yoga practitioners develop new injuries and pain from their practice. But some say the study does not paint an accurate picture of a mindful yoga practice.
A study shows that yoga can improve quality of life for those with ulcerative colitis. The researchers said that hatha yoga could be an effective for therapy and treatment programs.
Researchers found that yoga and meditation reverses molecular reactions in DNA that cause mental health issues. The study shows that yoga can reduce the negative effects of stress and anxiety on physical and mental health.
A medical study in India has shown positive results in the use of yoga and fenugreek seeds to treat diabetes.
A new study on Hare Krishna may lead to better treatment for schizophrenics and other mental patients through chanting.
According to Neuroscientist Nicole Gravagna, meditation exercises a part of the brain called the Anterior Cingulate Cortex. This area is responsible for the intersection of though, emotional, and physical sensation data.
Researchers from the University of Windsor in Canada will embark on a two-year study on the benefits of Ashtanga Yoga on breast cancer survivors. The study will look at the physical as well as psychological benefits of the practice.
A UK study shows that Kundalini Yoga has wide-spreading benefits for children in foster and government care. The study showed increased positivity among participants and a sense of togetherness.
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