The 2007 National Health Interview Survey found that yoga is one of the top 10 complementary health approaches used among U.S. adults. An estimated 6 percent of adults used yoga for health purposes in the previous 12 months.
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), a subdivision of the National Institute of Health (NIH), has compiled the following yoga-related resources of interest to consumers, health professionals, scientists, and other researchers:
- General Information
- Research Spotlights
- Ongoing Medical Studies
- Clinical Digests
- Scientific Literature Reviews
The website also features a 17 minute video considering yoga from a scientific perspective.