List of Active Yoga Clinical Trials for Cancer, Stress, Fatigue and More

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In my earlier blog post i touched upon some analysis on Clinical Trials and Yoga. To summarize i found that

1. 34 active clinical trials being conducted to assess the effects of yoga

2. 20 yoga treatments were found labeled yoga and its variants (hatha, iyengar, pranayama, etc)

3. Trials running in several medical centers

4. Trials being conducted for a number of medical conditions such as breast cancer, stress, fatigue

Here is the list of all trials, their titles, brief summaries, conditions, sponsor and number of patients to be enrolled.

# Trial Title, Sponsor
1. Yoga on Arrhythmia Burden and Quality of Life in Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation, University of Kansas

2. Sudarshan Kriya Yoga (SKY) in Unipolar and Bipolar Disorders, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

3. Yoga Study in Breast Cancer Patients, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

4. Effects of Tibetan Yoga on Fatigue and Sleep in Cancer, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

5. Effects of Yoga in Breast Cancer Patients, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

6. Hatha Yoga in Improving Physical Activity Inflammation Fatigue and Distress in Breast Cancer Survivors, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital & Richard J. Solove Research Institute

7. Hatha Yoga in Improving Physical Activity Inflammation Fatigue and Distress in Breast Cancer Survivors, Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital & Richard J. Solove Research Institute

8. A Yoga and Wellness Program for Breast Cancer Survivors With Persistent Fatigue, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

9. Yoga in Controlling Symptoms and Reducing Stress in Women With Ovarian Cancer or Breast Cancer, Wake Forest University

10. Yoga to Reduce Cancer Fatigue, University of Iowa

11. Yoga-Based Cancer Rehabilitation Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

12. Yoga in Treating Sleep Disturbance in Cancer Survivors, University of Rochester

13. Yoga Breathing for Fatigue in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy, University of California, San Francisco

14. Mindfulness Yoga and Cardiovascular Disease, The Cleveland Clinic

15. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction or General Health Education in Improving Immune Response to Human Papillomavirus in Patients With Cervical Dysplasia, Fox Chase Cancer Center

16. Effect of Yoga Vs. Stretching on Chronic Back Pain, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

17. Impact of a Course on Stress Reduction, Hamilton Health Sciences

18. Yoga in Relieving Fatigue in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer, Wake Forest University

19. Yoga for Patients With Epilepsy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

20. Facial Yoga Toning Program – A Pilot Study, The Cleveland Clinic

21. Yoga for Fibromyalgia, Oregon Health and Science University

22. A Study to Evaluate the Role of Alternative Medicine in Difficult to Treat GERD Patients, Kansas City Veteran Affairs Medical Center

23. http://trialx.com/clinicaltrial”>Evaluation of Yoga for the Treatment of Pediatric Headaches, Medical College of Wisconsin

24. Effects of Qigong Tai Chi and Yoga Practice in Older Adults, Bastyr University

25. The Effects of a Yoga Program in Heart Failure Patients, University of California, San Francisco

26. Lifestyle Modification and Blood Pressure Study, University of Pennsylvania

27. Yoga Immune Function and Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

28. Yoga as a Treatment for Insomnia, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

29. Practicing Restorative Yoga or Stretching for the Metabolic Syndrome, University of California, San Francisco

30. Efficacy of Yoga for Treatment-Resistant Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Justice Resource Institute

31. Evaluation of a Yoga Intervention for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

32. Yoga for Arthritis, Johns Hopkins University

33. Yoga for Women Attempting Smoking Cessation, The Miriam Hospital

34. The Effect of Exercise and Alagebrium on the Diastolic Function of the Heart, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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