Archive for March 2012

Taiji and Parkinson Disease

Many medical research studies in the last 20 years have already shown that there are many health benefits from practicing Taiji. [1]  These include benefits for lowering of blood pressure, increase in immunity to shingles, relief to osteoarthritis, improvement in the control of Type 2 diabetes, lowering stress and pain reduction, reducing probability of falling […]

Magnificent Istanbul: A Glimpse of Its Early History

As the world’s only metropolis that extends into more than one continent, Istanbul straddles Asia and Europe, with the Bosphorus Strait separating the two continents.  Not only that the eastern part of Istanbul situates in Asia and its western part situates in Europe, Istanbul is also at the cross road for trade between Asia and […]