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In 2013, Argentinean researchers presented evidence suggesting that stress may be a trigger for the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The study found that 72 percent—nearly three out of four—Alzheimer’s patients had experienced severe emotional stress during the two years preceding their diagnosis.



A study conducted at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that women receiving radiation therapy for treating their breast cancer, experienced unique benefits while practicing yoga, including reducing fatigue. While simple stretching exercises improved fatigue, the women using yoga activities that included  yogic breathing, postures, meditation and relaxation techniques in to their […]


Many people get massages as a part of their wellness and healing programs.  Getting a massage might alter the body’s immune response and lower stress-related hormones, a new U.S. study suggests.     A small study, the blood of 29 people who received 45-minute Swedish massages was tested five minutes and one minute before the massage […]


Numerous health studies have found that marriage can improve an individual’s health. Now, a new study illuminates how a long-term relationship promotes health benefits.   According to Dario Maestripieri, Professor in Comparative Human Development at the  University of Chicago and lead author discovered unmarried people in a committed, romantic relationship show the same reduced responses […]