The federal government spent more than $160,000 to test yoga as a treatment for schizophrenia in New Delhi, India. The project, entitled “The Impact of Yoga Supplementation on Cognitive Function Among Indian Outpatients,” is being funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant justifies basing the study in India because there are “twice as many” cases of schizophrenia there than in the United States.
“The proposed studies may lead to better treatment for schizophrenia using the ancient practice of Yoga,” the grant states. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in New Delhi has received $160,055 from the NIH, securing more than $50,000 in grants each year since 2010, administered by the Fogarty International Center. Continue reading >> CNSNews.com