By WILLIAM J. BROAD
On a cold Saturday in early 2009, Glenn Black, a yoga teacher of nearly four decades, whose devoted clientele includes a number of celebrities and prominent gurus, was giving a master class at Sankalpah Yoga in Manhattan. Black is, in many ways, a classic yogi: he studied in Pune, India, at the institute founded by the legendary B. K. S. Iyengar, and spent years in solitude and meditation.
New research adds weight to the increasingly recognized theory that trauma is a factor in the development of chronic pain.
By Jennifer Davis
Muscle Deterioration In Patients With Lung Disease Seen Connected To Heightened Carbon Dioxide Levels In The BloodScienceDaily (Apr. 23, 2009) — Muscle deterioration in patients with lung diseases might be a direct consequence of high carbon dioxide levels in their blood, an international team of researchers headed by Prof. Yosef Gruenbaum of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has found.
In analysing links between pancreatic cancer incidence and how participants liked their meat to be cooked, the researchers found that preferences for high temperature cooked meat were generally linked to increased risk.
For instance, participants who liked their steak very well done were nearly 60 per cent more likely to get pancreatic cancer as participants who liked it less well done or did not eat it at all.
Your muscles will thank you. Not using your muscles can result in a slight loss of function every day — and that’s particularly bad for someone with arthritis.
Scientists at MIT are finding that mice placed in enriched environments can recover lost memories, giving hope to those who study Alzheimer's.
Sifu Chris and Fayne share a family picture and a special end of year message.
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Sifu Chris and Fayne are featured in the August Allen Image Magazine
09:39 AM CDT on Tuesday, April 4, 2006