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Yoga efficacy in early recovery of Covid-19 patients being studied: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi/UNI: The efficacy of yoga in facilitating the early recovery of Covid–19 patients is being surveyed in a research project being undertaken by the Central Council for Research in Yoga & Naturopathy (CCRYN) in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi, AIIMS Delhi, AIIMS Rishikesh and RML Hospital, Delhi.

On International Yoga Day, UN spotlights power of ancient practice to help ease COVID stress

New York: The UN celebrates the sixth annual International Day of Yoga on 21 June, recognizing the ancient practice as a holistic approach to health and wellbeing, and a powerful tool for dealing with the myriad stresses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic

Yoga improves health in later life, study finds

London, June 4 (IBNS): Older adults who practise yoga are more likely to be in better mental and physical shape, research suggests.

APG Shimla University organizes Yoga workshop

Shimla, 16 Mar (UNI) Yoga is the need of the hour especially for the youth as it helps to lead a stress-free life. On Saturday, APG Shimla University organized a Yoga camp in university campus, for all students, faculty members and members of administration to give each a feel of all benefits of Yoga.

Ministry of AYUSH and WHO working group meeting on benchmarks for training in Yoga from today

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IBNS): Ministry of AYUSH and WHO are jointly organizing a three days Working Group Meeting for reviewing the WHO document “Benchmarks for Training in Yoga” from 26-28 February, 2019 at New Delhi. 

Yoga linked to improved body satisfaction: Study

New York, Nov 27 (IBNS): Body dissatisfaction is highly prevalent among young adults and often leads to severe adverse health consequences, including disordered eating, weight gain over time and poor psychological health.

Breathing exercises can sharpen your mind, finds study

Dublin, May 11 (IBNS): It has long been claimed by Yogis and Buddhists that meditation and ancient breath-focused practices, such as pranayama, strengthen our ability to focus on tasks. A new study by researchers at Trinity College Dublin explains for the first time the neurophysiological link between breathing and attention.

Learning and staying in shape key to longer lifespan, finds study

New York, Oct 15 (IBNS): People who are overweight cut their life expectancy by two months for every extra kilogramme of weight they carry, research suggests.

Yoga and meditation improve brain function and energy levels, finds study

Toronto, Sept 7 (IBNS): Practicing brief sessions of Hatha yoga and mindfulness meditation can significantly improve brain function and energy levels, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute wins Prime Minister’s Award

New Delhi, June 20 (IBNS): The Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute has been selected as the first recipient of the Prime Minister's Award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of Yoga.

Mass practice session of Yoga organized in Lucknow

Lucknow, June 7 (IBNS): A mass Yoga Practice Session was organised at Raj Bhawan Lucknow on Wednesday as a precursor to the mass event of 3rd International Day of Yoga to be held in the city on June 21.

Yoga contributes to human happiness, says Yoga Day Canada chairman

Toronto, May 21 (IBNS): The popularity of Yoga is rising all over the world in recent times and Canada is no exception.

J P Nadda leads Yoga Session at 69th session of WHO SEARO at Colombo

New Delhi, Sept 7 (IBNS): Following in the vision of the Hon. Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda led the yoga session at the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee of South-East Asia Region at Colombo, on Wednesday.

It was a beautiful sight yesterday: PM Modi on Yoga Day celebrations

New Delhi, Jun 22 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who urged people to continue yoga for the rest of their lives, said on Wednesday that it was a beautiful sight, referring to the large number of participation from across the globe.

No. of yoga practitioners soars by up to 30% across metros in India: Survey

New Delhi, June 20 (IBNS): Students, stressed-out young professionals, CEOs and retirees have embraced yoga in large numbers as gymnasiums across metros have seen a spurt in yoga practitioners willing to attain health and toning benefits of this ancient system of exercise and spiritual development, according to an ASSOCHAM survey-cum-analysis.