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Medical News Today: Just 8 weeks of yoga benefit rheumatoid arthritis

New research, published in the journal Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, finds that an 8-week regimen of intensive yoga eases both the physical symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and the psychological distress that usually accompanies the condition. Yoga may help those living with rheumatoid arthritis to achieve remission. Dr. Rima Dada, Ph.D., who is a professor in… Read More »

Having Fun, Staying Fit: How Yoga and Meditation Benefit Caregivers and Seniors

More than 36 million Americans practice yoga, according to an Ipsos Public Affairs poll, making it one of the country’s most popular forms of physical exercise. And its popularity is on the rise among America’s seniors, partly because doctors are increasingly recommending it, along with meditation, because of its ability to control blood pressure and… Read More »

Sertraline Provides No Benefit for Symptomatic Chronic Breathlessness

December 05, 2018 Share this content: Participants who received sertraline did experience greater improvements in global quality of life scores. Individuals with chronic breathlessness who were treated with 25 to 100 mg sertraline for 4 weeks showed no improvement in symptomatic relief compared with placebo, according to study results published in the European Respiratory Journal.… Read More »