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US death rates from Alzheimer's disease up 55 pct in 15 years: report

Death rates from the Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the United States increased 55 percent between 1999 and 2014, according to a newly released government report.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 7:50:43

Yoga fans practise yoga on flower farmland in N China's Hebei

Yoga fans practise yoga on the farmland of flowers at Shiliting Township in Shahe City, north China's Hebei Province, May 23, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 14:17:58

20-year-old student becomes China's youngest Bikini champion

Tu Mengli, a 20-year-old college student has been named China's first ever Junior Women's Bikini Fitness gold medalist at the 51st Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships, becoming the country's youngest-ever Bikini champion. The continental championship was hosted in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, from May 18 to 21, 2017. 233 athletes from 26 Asian countries and regions took part in the competition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 10:49:06

Chocolate consumption may lower heart disease risk

Eating chocolate on a regular basis may be associated to a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study published online by Heart on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 9:01:47

No fruit juice for kids under 1 year: US pediatricians

Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age one and should not be included in their diet, according to new guidelines issued Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/23 8:06:12

Study finds nearly quarter of German population obese

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a study on Thursday that reveals the current scale of the obesity crisis within the OECD member countries.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/19 7:51:36

2017 national yoga contest held in SW China

Yoga fans perform ahead of the 2017 national yoga contest in Pu'an County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 14, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/16 9:08:39

Family dog found helping boost physical activity for kids with disabilities

A new study from Oregon State University (OSU) indicates that the family dog could serve as a partner in efforts to help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/13 6:40:21

Taichi master's KO defeat to MMA fighter stirs up Chinese martial arts debate

Whether it's gliding gracefully across the sky, walking casually on the water, or fracturing all your bones with a single hit, traditional Chinese martial arts masters have long thrived in Kungfu movies and Wuxia fiction for generations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 7:39:47

Moderate alcohol consumption increases likelihood of breast cancer relapse: Aussie study

Breast cancer survivors who consume even a small amount of alcohol have a higher chance of suffering a relapse than those who don't, an Australian study released on Thursday found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/4 9:57:07