Current Research

Shirley Telles, PhD; Sachin Kumar Sharma, PhD; Kamlesh D. Patel, MPharm; Ekta Bouderlique, MA;
Veronique Nicolai, MD; Ankur Kumar, MA; Acharya Balkrishna, DLitt
Ebru Şen, MSc; Sevil Günaydın, PhD; Tulay Yilmaz, PhD; Hüsniye Dinç Kaya, PhD
Tony V Pham, MD, MScGH; Michael Kincade, BA; Ana-Maria Vranceanu, PhD
Interview by Sheldon Baker

G. Tamilselvi, MD (Yoga); S. T. Venkateshwaran, ND (OSM); Mooventhan Aruchunan, MD (Naturopathy)
John J. Durocher, PhD; Hannah L. Phelan, MD: Colleen A. Toorongian, MS; Aditi P. Vyas, PhD; Brigitte E. Morin, MS
Jianghong Liu, PhD; Yi Yang; Yuting Zhu; Xinyu Hou, MS; Sandy Li; Sicheng Chen, MS; Jingduan Yang, MD
Kaligal Chidananda, PhD(c); Deepeshwar Singh, PhD; Kanthi Amit, PhD(c); Vidyashree Mahadevappa, PhD(c); Dwivedi Krishna, PhD(c)
Kumar Gandharva, MSc; Sachin Kumar Sharma, PhD, Shirley Telles, PhD

Changes in Heart Rate Variability and Executive Functions Following Yoga Practice in Type 2 Diabetes Patients: A Pilot Study
Kanthi Amit, PhD(c); Deepeshwar Singh, PhD; Chidananda Kaligal, PhD(c);
Vidyashree Mahadevappa, PhD(c); Dwivedi Krishna, PhD(c)

Immediate Effect of Nada Yoga Meditation on Energy Levels and Alignment of Seven Chakras as Assessed by Electro-photonic Imaging: A Randomized Controlled Crossover Pilot Study
Rajashekar Veerabrahmachar, MSc (Yoga); Suman Bista, MSc (Yoga), PhD (Yoga); Ram Bokde, MBBS, PGDYT, C-Diab; Nishitha Jasti, BNYS, MSc (Yoga); Hemant Bhargav, MBBS, MD (Yoga and Rehabilitation), PhD (Yoga); Sujana Bista, MSc (Yoga)

Understanding Pranic Energy Experiences: A Qualitative Approach
Manasa Belal, MSc; Meena B. Mallikarjunappa, MA, MBA; Sowmya Nagaraj, BE, MS,
Kiran Kumar K. Salagame, PhD; Srikanth N. Jois

Homoeopathic Concept of Remedy Relationship And Its Utility in Management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: A Case Report
Asmita Parag Alekar, MD(Hom)

Effects of Yoga on Psychological Health and Sleep Quality of Patients With Acute Insomnia: A Preliminary Study
Kanika Verma, PhD(c); Alok Srivastava, PhD; Deepeshwar Singh, PhD


Comparative Cross-sectional Study on Phasic Heart Rate Variability and Working Memory Among Young Adults
Bal Rana Budhi, PhD(c); Singh Deepeshwar, PhD; Basavaraj Angadi, MSc


Missing Part of Vitalism: Information
Mesut Tez, MD


Qigong in Perceptual Auditory Attention: Tool to Improve Sound Integration in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Lara Teixeira Lopes, PsyD, MTCM; Luis Carlos Matos, MTCM; Mario Gonçalves, MTCM; Bruno Ramos, BSc; Maria Joao Santos, MTCM; Jorge Machado, PhD; Henry Johannes Greten, PhD


Breathing Exercises, Cold-Water Immersion, and Meditation: Mind–Body Practices Lead to Reduced Stress and Enhanced Well-Being
Troy Faid, MSc; William Van Gordon, PhD; Elaina C. Taylor, PhD


Effect of a Structured Naturopathy and Yoga Intervention on Pain, Depression, and Quality of Sleep in a Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Patient
Y. Deepa, MBA; M. Seithoon Nisha, MD(Naturopathy); A. Mooventhan, MD(Naturopathy); N. Manavalan, MPhil; S. Edmin Christa, PhD

Effects of Yoga on Cognitive Functions Among Adolescents
Lavya Shetty, BAMS; Gajjela Govardhan Reddy, MSc; Priyanka Krishnan, MPhil; Indu Toby, MPhil; Shwetha TS, MPhil; Annapoorna K, BAMS, PhD (Yoga)


Preliminary Research into the Effects of Higher Brain Living on Well-being
David Seagull, MSW


Development, Content Validation, and Feasibility of Yoga Module for Smartphone Addiction
Krishna Chaitanya Putchavayala; Sasidharan K. Rajesh, PhD; Deepeshwar Singh, PhD


Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Older Individuals: Who Benefits the Most?
Sara L. Kornfield, PhD; Ginger E. Nicol, MD; Eric J. Lenze, MD; Michael Yingling, MS; Julie Loebach Wetherell, PhD


Skinny Genes’ Six-week, Online, Clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques Program: Durable Weight Loss and Improved Psychological Symptoms
Dawson Church, PhD; Peta Stapleton, PhD; Danielle Raynor


Effects of an Integrated Yoga Program on Quality of Life, Spinal Flexibility, and Strength in Older Adults: A Randomized Control Trial
Hassan Ratnakara Shree Ganesh; Pailoor Subramanya, MSc, PhD; Raghavendra Mohan Rao; BNYS, MD; Hisakote Sanjeevarao Vadiraj, BNYS, PhD; Vivek Udupa, BNYS, MD



Is Consciousness an Organizing Force in the Universe? A Hypothesis on the Nature of Consciousness and The Relevance of Consciousness in Medicine
Carolyn Williams-Orlando, PhD


Use of the Move to Emptiness Technique, A Mind-Body Exercise for Treating Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Case Report
Albert Yeung, MD, ScD; Yi Chen, PhD; Fan Feng, MD, PhD; Wen Zhou, BS; Tracie Goodness, PhD; Fang Wang, MD, PhD; Tianjun Liu, MD


Effectiveness and Risk Factors in Mindfulness Meditation
Petra Soláriková, PhD; Igor Bartolen, Mgr


Effectiveness of Liquid Fasting with Yoga and Naturopathy Treatments in Reducing Metabolic and Cardiovascular Risks in Obesity
Swarna Ganesh Iyyer, BNYS; A. Mooventhan, MD (Naturopathy); Babina Nandakumar, BNYS


How Defined Is Gender Identity in People with Body Integrity Dysphoria?
Charleen Scupin; Thomas Schnell, PhD; Erich Kasten, PhD


Assessment of Qigong Effects on Anxiety of High-school Students: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Jorge Magalhães Rodrigues, BS; Luís Carlos Matos, MS; Nuno Francisco, PhD; António Dias, João Azevedo, Jorge Machado, PhD


Development, Validation, and Feasibility Testing of a Yoga Module for Opioid Use Disorder
Hemant Bhargav, MD, PhD; Pilli Devi Vidyasagar, MSc; Sumana Venugopal, MD; Rashmi Arsappa, MD; Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha, MD, PDF; Prateek Varshney, MD; Priyamvada Sharma, PhD; Vedamurthachar A, PhD; Ganesan Venkatasubramanian, MD, PhD; Shivarama Varambally, MD, DSc; Bangalore N Gangadhar, MD, DSc; Pratima Murthy, MD


Role of Various Gene Expressions in Etiopathogenesis of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Mohammad Arshad Javed Shaikh, MPharm; Roshan S, PhD; Himmat Singh, PhD; Sarita Rawat, MPharm; Sachchidanand Pathak, MPharm; Anurag Mishra, PhD; Gaurav Gupta, PhD


“My Body Does Not Fit in Your Medical Textbooks”: A Physically Turbulent Life With an Unexpected Recovery From Advanced Parkinson Disease After Prayer
Dirk J. Kruijthoff, MD; Elena Bendien, PhD; Corlien Doodkorte; Cornelis van der Kooi, PhD; Gerrit Glas, MD, PhD; Tineke A. Abma, PhD


Cultural Stress: The Ubiquitous Stressor Hiding in Plain Sight
Howard Murad, MD


Six Empirically-Supported Premises About Energy Psychology: Mounting Evidence for a Controversial Therapy
David Feinstein, PhD

The Role of Spiritual Care and Healing in Health Management

Matt Snapp, PhD; Lisa Hare, Grad Dip Psych, B. App Sc

Holistic Medicine Must Mean Whole: How to Deal with Spirituality
Jean-Philippe Lanoix, MD, PhD, Loren Toussaint, PhD

Efficacy of Meditation-Based Interventions on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Among Veterans: A Narrative Review
Taj Haider, MPH; Chia-Liang Dai, PhD; Manoj Sharma, PhD

The Role of Diazepam in Epigenetics: From the Molecular Level to Clinical Implications
Sachchidanand Pathak, MPharm; Gaurav Gupta, PhD; Ritu M Gilhotra, PhD

Betrayal Trauma: Impact on Health Professionals
Brenda Bursch, PhD; Sara Hurvitz, MD; Manisha Parikh, LCSW

The Role of Yoga in the Management of Bladder Pain Syndrome: A Single-Arm Pilot Study
Salil Khandwala, MD, FACOG, FPMRS; Jason Cruff, DO, FACOG

School-Based Meditation and Interoceptive Awareness Program for Preventing Somatic Symptoms: The Role of Emotional Awareness
Martina Rossi, PsyD; Stefano Rossi, PsyD; Laura Diari, PsyD; Antonella Ciaramella, MD

Lived Experiences of Stroke Survivors Undergoing Ayurvedic Rehabilitation Therapy in India
Priya Baby, PhD; Rakesh V R, MSc N; Hemant Kumar Gupta, MBBS, DMH;
Raghavendra Naik, MD, PhD, BAMS

Clinical Remission of Treatment-Resistant Depression, Polysubstance Abuse, and Antidepressant Discontinuation Syndrome Through Engagement of Lifestyle Interventions
Kelly Brogan, MD; Alyssa Jarvi, PhD; Shelby Anderson, BS; Sarah Kalen Flynn, MD


Healing of Dissociative Identity Disorder, Borderline Personality Traits, and Bipolar Disorder Through Lifestyle Interventions: A Case Report
Kelly Brogan, MD; Alyssa Jarvi, PhD; Hannah Klopf, Tiffany Turner NMD

Yoga-Based Relaxation Technique Facilitates Sustained Attention in Patients with Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study
Dwivedi Krishna, PhD; Singh Deepeshwar, PhD; Bharati Devi, PhD

Spiritual Health Among Pakistani Religious and Non-Religious Professional: A Comparative Cross-Sectional Study Highlighting the Role of Regional Beliefs and Practices
Ambreen Aslam, BSN, MSPH; Zaeema Ahmer, MBBS, MSPH; Meha Fatima Aftab, BSMT, PGD, PhD; Asif Ahmed, MBBS, PhD

Development of a Healthcare Approach Focusing on Subtle Energies: The Case of Eden Energy Medicine
Donna Eden, David Feinstein, PhD

The Language Your Body Speaks
Dawson Church, PhD

The Effectiveness of Massage for Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review
Zehra Güçhan Topcu, PT, PhD; Hayriye Tomaç, PT, MS

Working (it) Out: An Heuristic Enquiry Into Psychotherapy and Physical Exercise
Daniel Harrison, MPsychotherapy; Keith Tudor, PhD

Schizophrenia Symptom Alleviation Through Implementation of a Lifestyle Intervention Program
Kelly Brogan, MD; Alyssa Jarvi, PhD; Hannah Klopf, OMS-II; Tiffany Turner, NMD


Reward System: A Guide For Wellness
Dora Dragoni Divrak, PhD, MD, LAc

Gospel Music: A Catalyst for Retention, Engagement, and Positive Health Outcomes for African Americans in a Cardiovascular Prevention and Treatment Program
Barry Bittman, MD; Indu Poornima, MD; Michael A. Smith, PhD; R. Eric Heidel, PhD

Yoga Therapy For Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms
Amit Kashyap, MSc; Sakshi Chopra, MSc; Piyush Ranjan, MD; Siddharth Sarkar, MD; Anna Poorna, PhD; Upendra Baitha, MD