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To study the effect of the sequence of seven pranayama by Swami Ramdev on gene expression in leukaemia patients and rapid interpretation of gene expression
  1. A Kumar,
  2. A Balkrishna
  1. 1
    Department of Drug Development & Clinical Research, Patanjali Yog Peeth, Haridwar, Uttrakhand, India
  2. 2
    Department of Research & Development, Patanjali Ayurved, Haridwar, Uttrakhand, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr A Balkrishna, Department of Research & Development, Patanjali Ayurved, Haridwar, Uttrakhand 249401, India; acharyaji{at}

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Deep breathing at six breaths per minute has been recently reported to be associated with a significant reduction in the frequency of premature ventricular complexes.1 Oxidative stress may contribute to the pathophysiology of many chronic diseases.2 Regular practice of pranayama balances between the concentration of reactive oxygen species and physiological antioxidants and maintaining better antioxidant status.3 The aim of the present study is to record the effect of the pranayama on the human genome in the practitioners and non-practitioners of Swami Ramdev Yog in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Each year, 3000 to 4000 new cases of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval Ethics approval was provided by IEC of Patanjali Yogpeeth.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.