Yoga is a complementary healthcare approach with mounting popularity due to its broad psychophysiological health benefits and excellent safety profile. It is a form of mind body medicine typically combining physical postures, breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation response. Previous studies have indicated its benefits for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. However, there is paucity of scientific and experimental data on the molecular mechanism underlying the projected cardiovascular health benefits. In this context, the aim of the present study is to evaluate if yogic practices influence pro-inflammatory status of the heart by decreasing oxidative stress and chronic inflammation.
Jayalekshmi V S
Hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis.
Role of cyclophilin A on efferocytosis of apoptotic cells and its association with atherosclerosis.
Thushara Thulaseedharan L
Does Cyclophilin A, an immunophilin under high glucose conditions regulate efferocytosis in atherosclerotic lesions?
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