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Vinyasa Yoga: All About the ‘Flow Yoga’ and Why You Must Give it a Try

Yoga is an age-old holistic practice, yet it has often meshed into newer forms. We’d like to throw the spotlight on an interesting form of yoga known as Vinyasa which involves the transition from one posture to another without resting or taking a break. The practice of breathing in and breathing out while getting into and out of a posture has great importance while practicing Vinyasa yoga. The term Vinyasa is derived from the words Vi and Nyasa which means, ‘to place in a special manner’. This denotes that the practice of Vinyasa yoga involves the body…

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Decreased Blood Flow in Brain Earliest Sign of Alzheimer’s

PhotoCredit:istock Contrary to previous understanding, the first physiological sign of Alzheimer’s disease is a decrease in blood flow in the brain, say researchers. An increase in amyloid protein was considered to be the first detectable sign of Alzheimer’s. While amyloid certainly plays a role, this study found that changes in blood flow were the earliest known warning sign of Alzheimer’s. Led by Alan Evans from Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, the researchers analysed more than 7,700 brain images from 1,171 people in various stages of Alzheimer’s progression using a variety…

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Lower blood flow first sign of Alzheimer’s

Scientists have identified the first physiological sign of Alzheimer’s disease -a decrease in blood flow in the brain -using a powerful tool to better understand the progression of the debilitating disease. Led by Alan Evans, a professor at Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) in Canada, the researchers analysed over 7,700 brain images from 1,171 people in various stages of Alzheimer’s progression, using a variety of techniques including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET). Blood and cerebrospinal fluid were also analysed, as as well as the subjects’ level of…

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Microsoft Brings Its Windows Phone Word Flow Keyboard to iOS

Microsoft a week ago made its Hub Keyboard app available for Apple’s iOS platform. The Redmond tech giant however, continues to keep the rival company in focus as it has announced its Windows Phone Word Flow Keyboard is now available for testers on iOS. Worth mentioning is the fact thatMicrosoft in January had revealed its plans to bring the keyboard to Apple’s mobile platform, but had not detailed a launch date. As spotted by The Verge, a new signup page asking users to “Register to Download Word Flow for iPhone”…

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