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US children use more toothpaste than recommended: report

Many children in the United States are using more toothpaste than officially recommended, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/2/3 22:37:33

US scientist finds cutting down on alcohol may help quit smoking

Heavy smokers who want to quit smoking may find it helpful to cut back on the use of alcohol, a new study from Oregon State University (OSU) in the western United States revealed Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/12/28 17:26:38

Refugee chefs serve up treats during Brussels food festival

In the bustling kitchen of the upscale Le Mess restaurant in Brussels, Majid Akbari crushes simmering tomatoes in steaming pots for a dish of bass fillet with saffron, pistachio and currant spiced rice.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/28 17:59:30

Australia's soft drink makers promise sugar cuts to help health

Australia's biggest soft drink makers, including Coca-Cola and Pepsi, pledged on Monday to cut industry-wide sugar use by a fifth over seven years to curb obesity in a country where nearly a third of the population is dangerously fat.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/28 17:59:30

80-year-old Egyptian bodybuilder amazes younger gym mates

"Age is just a number" is the favorite quote of 80-year-old Sobhi Mohammed from Egypt, who has been a bodybuilder for almost 60 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 8:12:40

'Paradigm shift' in diabetes diagnosis could help treatment: study

Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/2 23:18:39

Tai Chi can help in battle against disease: UK immunology expert

A brave new world of immune system therapies, harnessing the body's own defenses, could help treat all kinds of illnesses, a leading British expert in immunology said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 8:22:35

Let's get physical

Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation does not improve.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:21:29

Modest weight gain may lead to notable physical decline: study

An American study shows that the human body undergoes dramatic changes during even short periods of weight gain and loss.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:36:22

US guideline recommends exercise to improve memory, thinking

Exercising twice a week may improve memory and thinking ability in people with mild cognitive impairment, according to a guideline released Wednesday by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 7:11:48