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Benefits of `Ginkgo biloba` revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:40

A new animal study has discovered that `Ginkgo biloba` helps in enhancing neurogenesis and improves recovery following a stroke.

Yoga helps in dealing with social anxiety disorders

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 17:40

A new study claims that yoga and other exercises, which have relaxing effect on our bodies, can help people with social anxiety disorders look at the world positively.

India to hold biggest Yoga fest in China next week

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:51

ndia will hold the biggest Yoga festival in China next week where the iconic Indian spiritual and physical art form has become a rage with millions of health-conscious Chinese making it part of their routine.

Keep yourself stress-free with 25 minutes of meditation

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 13:03

A new study has revealed that 25 minutes of focused meditation for three consecutive days affects people`s ability to be resilient under stress.

Chinese herb may treat pancreatic cancer

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:03

An Indian-origin researcher at the University of Minnesota has discovered that triptolide -- an extract of the Chinese herb thunder god vine (tirpterygium wilforii) -- suppresses a key protein that helps pancreatic cancer cells thrive.

Pine bark substance can help treat skin cancer

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 14:40

A substance that comes from pine bark is a potential source for a new treatment of melanoma, researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have found.

Yoga can ease stress for pregnant women

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 19:35

Practicing yoga during pregnancy can help you reap health benefits like stress reduction and a decrease in a woman’s fear of childbirth, according to researchers.

Yoga can prevent anxiety, depression in pregnant women

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 18:18

Moms-to-be, take note! Yoga can reduce the risk of anxiety and depression in pregnant women, according to a first-of-its-kind UK study.

Acupuncture normalizes brain structure following heroin relapse

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 15:57

Researchers have found that the structure of the ventral tegmental area in heroin relapse patients gradually normalizes after acupuncture treatment.

Homeopathy `no more effective than placebo`: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 13:36

Researchers have suggested that homeopathy is no more effective than a placebo.

Tequila plant sweetener could help reduce blood sugar, weight among diabetics

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 14:31

A sweetener created from the plant used to make tequila could lower blood glucose levels for millions of type 2 diabetes sufferers and help them and the obese lose weight, according to researchers.

Practice Apanasana to help ease bloating

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 17:44

Apanasana, which comes from two Sanskrit words: “Apana” (meaning downward-flowing life force) and “asana” (meaning pose), has many therapeutic benefits.