A mind-body technique that produces stress reduction after just five days of practice has received a great deal of attention from scientists who are trying to understand the secret of its beneficial effect.
High salt consumption has long been linked to cardiovascular disease, but it is only now that scientists are learning about some of the mechanisms behind the phenomenon.
Patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are being encouraged to take more exercise, according to a new study by Australian researchers.
Studies are beginning to reveal that the practice of acupuncture eases some forms of back pain and new testing indicates that it may also help women suffering from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS
A new study has compared the consumption of whole grain cereal and milk with carbohydrate-based sports drinks and found the former may provide the same recovery and rehydration benefits after exercise.
People who suffer from multiple sclerosis (MS), a debilitating neurological condition, may benefit by supplementing their mainstream therapy with alternative treatments.
With the arrival of summer, Yoga practitioners around the country are stepping outside to let the sun and the wind boost the benefits of the Indian healing technique.
According to a study conducted by Australian scientists, the Chinese meditative exercise known as tai chi may relieve joint pain in arthritis sufferers.
Cognitive therapy such as meditation may be effective in the management of urinary incontinence in women, new research has found.
A partnership that has been announced between scientific research centers from Mexico and China aims to explore a role of herbal medicines in containing the outbreak of the H1N1 flu.