All Blog Posts Tagged 'research' (6)

Ground-breaking Research on Yoga for Breast Cancer Survivors at The Ohio State University

Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, PhD, and the OSU Stress & Health Lab are examining a new way to relieve cancer-related symptoms-- by using yoga!…


Added by OSU Stress and Health Study Lab on September 8, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Using Guided Imagery (And Other Techniques) Before Surgery

Anyone who has had surgery knows that the experience can generate feelings of fear and apprehension.

One tool for calming the mind is guided imagery. Guided imagery is the process of focusing the mind, accessing intuition, exploring emotions and deepening inner awareness. It is a simple, low-cost therapeutic tool that can help counteract feelings of fear and anxiety. One study from the Cleveland Clinic took a group of…

Added by Halle T on July 1, 2010 at 2:41pm — 1 Comment

And a Little Child Shall Lead Them

On Friday the annual Hair Massacure was held at West Edmonton Mall. The Hair Massacure is designed to recognize the urgency of the decline in health of our youth, in particular to raise funds for the Stollery Children's Hospital and children's cancer research.

This year two of my daughters were participating. One sporting bright pink highlights to raise awareness, the other cutting 12 inches of beautiful hair off to donate…


Added by Donna Freeman on February 16, 2010 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Yoga holds out a dose of hope for cancer-afflicted

Researchers, from Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (SVYASA) and Bangalore Institute of Oncology (BIO), tested yoga relaxation techniques on those suffering from breast cancer in second and third stage and found that the exercises were not only successful in fighting the side effects of the ailment, but also helped maintain immunity levels to fight the disease.

“When a person is diagnosed with cancer, he or she goes into a denial mode and seeks diagnosis from other… Continue

Added by Yoga Bear on January 18, 2010 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Dogs: Early Screeners for Cancer Detection?

Three years ago, a study conducted by the Pine Street Foundation announced something many found surprising: Dogs could determine if humans had cancer simply by smelling their breath, particularly for those suffering from breast and lung cancer. Trained to sit when they smelled cancer in samples, the dogs accurately identified the…


Added by Kristin Harrison on August 6, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

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