Archive for April, 2011

Low-Stress Chinese Exercise Seems to Benefit Heart-Failure Patients

In the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, a study is published on the value of tai chi in treating heart failure patients. Researchers say the ancient Chinese meditative exercise of tai chi appears to improve the mood patients with chronic heart failure. Patients with heart failure often have shortness of breath, coughing, exercise intolerance and swollen ankles, earlier the doctors did not want heart failure patients to exercise because the increased load of blood while exertion can worsen their condition and prove fatal.

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Stress during pregnancy linked to future behavioral problems in offspring

The old adage that the women should be smiling all thru her pregnancy so that the child born is smiling as well holds true even till date! Below is a research highlighting how the stress in mother can be appalling to the child-to-be-born?

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