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Yoga May Prevent Memory Loss in Elderly Women,These 9 Memory Boosting Foods May Help Too

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Adding to the long tailing benefits of practicing yoga is the new study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, which suggests, that those who have been practicing Yoga for a long time may have an edge as far as cognitive development in old age is concerned.   According… Read more »

Here’s another reason to take up yoga. It prevents memory decline in old age

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Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research. When the researchers imaged the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners, they found that the “yoginis” have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex,… Read more »

Weight no bar: This Mumbai woman is defying body stereotypes through yoga

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Dolly Singh, 34, has gained something of a fan following online for promoting body positivity by showing that size is no barrier to mastering complex yoga moves. “To say ‘You can’t do this because you have so much weight,’ I don’t believe that,” Singh says, completing her morning stretch in… Read more »

Yoga may protect against memory decline in old age : Research

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Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research. When the researchers imaged elderly female yoga practitioners’ brains, they found that the “yoginis” have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex, in brain… Read more »

Sure, yoga is good for your health. But do you know how it affects the brain?

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Meditation is an activity practiced by millions of people worldwide. But how does it affect your brain? In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in international research on meditation and the findings may not be what you expect. Although the options are many, the purpose is basically the… Read more »

No yoga, sports, no degree in engineering, technical colleges

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Students of engineering colleges and technical institutes will have to take part in yoga, sports or other socially relevant activities in addition to their regular academics to be awarded a degree. Earlier, the institutions had these activities, including National Social Service (NSS), National Cadet Corps (NCC) and the Unnat Bharat… Read more »

Yoga And Meditation Can Help Beat Stress At Molecular Level

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The stress-laden lifestyle, is escalating to such a level that it has started to interfere with one’s general well-being and hindering overall mind and body development. But things may not have gone completely out of control yet, according to a latest study, practising mind-body interventions, such as meditation, yoga and… Read more »

Yoga Can Reverse DNA Changes, Reducing Risk of Cancer and Depression: Study

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Yoga has long being touted as the one-stop solution to a healthy body, mind and soul. This ancient form of physical exercise works on different parts of the body to boost its overall function and well-being. Now a new study done by researchers from Universities of Coventry and Radboud states that yoga… Read more »

Yoga Asanas That Can Boost Heart Health

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With more and more people adopting yoga as a way of life, the ancient Indian practice of physical exercise is gaining popularity across the globe. It not only works to stretch your muscles, but also boosts mental health as well as the functions of the heart, stomach and other internal… Read more »