Pediatrics

Blow the pain away: breathing tips to help children relax

In times of stress, anxiety or frustration, you've probably been told to "relax, take a deep breath and calm down." Have you tried it? Really tried it? Many meditation practices use breathing techniques to promote a state ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Yoga practice beneficial to patients with COPD

An estimated 24 million Americans may have COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Patients with COPD have trouble pushing used air out of their lungs, making it difficult to take in healthy new air. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Giving a voice to kids with Down syndrome

Researchers from the University of Alberta are helping children with Down syndrome who stutter find their voice and speak with ease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Studies show siginificant benefits of yoga in 2 conditions

Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis who practice yoga showed statistically significant improvements in disease activity, according to a small study presented today at the EULAR 2011 Annual Congress.

Health

Video games may help clear airway of cystic fibrosis patients

Video games controlled by the player's breath can encourage youths with cystic fibrosis to use techniques that can help keep their airways clearer, according to a study to be presented Saturday, April 30, at the Pediatric ...

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