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Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike

Yoga, Meditation May Help Dementia Patients and Caregivers Alike

June 06, – ‘Holistic’ program involving these and other activities brought relaxation, exercise, small study foundLife with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias can be difficult for the affected individual and his or her caregiver. But a small British study suggests that a “holistic” program involving yoga, meditation and other interventions can ease the burden for […]

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Never too late to get fit, says study into ageing

Never too late to get fit, says study into ageing

Nov 26, – People who start exercise even late in life can reap the benefit in good health, a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine said on Monday. Researchers tracked the health of nearly 3,500 Britons whose average age was 64, for more than eight years. People who had a record of […]

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Pink balloons bring smiles in war-weary Afghan capital

Pink balloons bring smiles in war-weary Afghan capital

May 25, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Each balloon contains a written message of peace from volunteers around the world, said Colombian-American artist Yazmany Arboleda, who organized the “We Believe in Balloons” day. More than 100 Afghan artists and other volunteers were up before dawn Saturday to put the messages inside and fill the balloons with […]

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