High-Intensity Hatha Yoga Significantly Increases Apolipoproteins and Adipocytokines with the Potential to Improve Cardiovascular Fitness

Written by James C. Morton Jr., Staff Writer. In a randomized placebo-controlled clinical research study of healthy students, High-Intensity Hatha Yoga significantly increases apolipoproteins (5.2%) and adipocytokines (14.1%) compared to baseline and placebo group. (more…)

Aromatherapy Improves Sleep, Anxiety, and Vital Signs in ICU Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Compared to standard nursing care, a combination of lavender, chamomile, and neroli was significantly more effective in reducing anxiety levels, improving sleep quality, and stabilizing blood pressure in the participating coronary artery disease patients who underwent coronary angiography and stent insertion. (more…)

Inverse Relationship between Chocolate Consumption and Insulin Resistance and Liver Enzyme Levels – Director’s Choice

Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A cross-sectional study of 1153 Luxembourg participants, that studied the effects of daily chocolate consumption on insulin resistance and liver function, found that increased chocolate consumption significantly lowered the risk for developing cardiometabolic disorders. (more…)

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