New health policy to address reproductive illness

The new national health policy being brought out by the government will address the rising incidents of reproductive illnesses in young urban women, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Thursday.

Yoga can fight off obesity!

Most of us are suffering from health risks due to the sedentary life style and the busy daily routine that allows us to dedicate very less or no time for physical activity. The most common problem that we see today is obesity.

BKS Iyengar: A pioneer who brought yoga to masses

World-renowned yoga guru BKS Iyengar, the founder of Iyengar Yoga, passed away at a hospital in Pune on Wednesday morning. Iyengar was 95 years old.

Hollywood celebs lap up aerial yoga trend

Yoga is a much loved fitness formula for international celebrities, but names like Gwyneth Paltrow, Mariah Carey, Natalie Portman and Pink have taken a special liking to aerial yoga.

Exercise, relaxation can reduce social anxiety

Exercise and relaxation activities like yoga can positively impact people with social anxiety disorders, scientists say.

Yoga helps in dealing with social anxiety disorders

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.

States be impleaded in case for making Yoga compulsory in schools: SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a plea for making teaching of Yoga compulsory in schools and asked the petitioner to implead all the state education boards in addition of CBSE and ICSE.

India to hold biggest Yoga fest in China next week

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.

Spiritual Fridays: What is your spirit`s connection with nature?

A few people share their experiences and tell Pooja Bhula about their way of connecting with nature.

Political uproar over Harsh Vardhan`s sex education comments

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan`s views on "So-called `sex education` to be banned. Yoga to be made compulsory” stoked a big controversy on Friday.

Yoga gives Ellie Goulding `biggest high`

Singer Ellie Goulding, who has flaunted her perfect abs for a magazine`s forthcoming issue, says that she relies on different forms of exercise to stay fit.

Mindfulness emerges as hottest meditative tool

Mindfulness is fast emerging as the hottest meditative tool, which is known to contribute to our wellbeing and productivity.

Baba Ramdev meets Chandrababu Naidu, wants to turn Andhra world famous in yoga

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev held a meeting with the new Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Hyderabad and said that Andhra would be world famous in yoga.

Yoga, meditation may not help in curing asthma

A new study suggests that meditation and yoga can be of little help in improving asthma.

Grind teeth at night?

Do you clench and grind teeth while sleeping? That could be owing to stress and yoga and meditation may help, experts say.

Yoga can ease stress for pregnant women

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 ease stress for pregnant women

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.

Must-try fitness trends

Looking to shape up for summer? Try high-intensity interval training (HIIT), a form of exercise in which one can alternate between very intense periods and slower recovery periods for a shorter and smarter workout.

12-year-old girl is among youngest yogis in US

A 12-year-old girl from California has become the youngest female certified yoga instructor in the US.

Yoga can prevent anxiety, depression in pregnant women

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.