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Yoga helps breast cancer patients: study

WASHINGTON — Breast cancer patients who practice yoga experience lower stress and improved quality of life compared to counterparts who do stretching exercises, a US study indicated. Researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center studied 163 women with an average age of 52 who were undergoing radiation…

Yoga calms heart pace, cuts anxiety: study

NEW ORLEANS — People who suffer from irregular heartbeat could see their episodes cut in half if they do yoga regularly, according to a study released in the United States. Doing yoga three times a week also reduced depression and anxiety while boosting people’s opinion of their own social and…