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10 minutes of vigorous exercise everyday helps prevent child obesity: study

A recent Finnish study showed that 10 minutes of vigorous exercise everyday is enough to prevent a child from becoming overweight, Finnish national broadcaster Yle reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/13 9:25:02

Brazil's martial art popular in Chinese cities

It is 7:30 p.m. and Ma Yue is practicing Brazilian jiu-jitsu with her teammate. Face to face, they attack each other with fists and feet, before becoming entwined, rapidly tackling each other to the ground and looking for an opportunity to lock and subdue their opponent.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/11 16:54:30

Hollywood actor Ben Stiller says early detection of prostate cancer saved his life

Hollywood actor Ben Stiller revealed on Tuesday that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer two years ago and he survived it due to early detection and surgery.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/5 18:37:14

Children take part in competition of taekwondo, north China

About one hundred children take part in a competition of taekwondo in Taiyuan city, north China's Shanxi province, on Oct. 3, 2016.
Source: | 2016/10/4 15:13:16

First-ever plus-size beauty contest held

The 200lbs Beauties Myanmar Group hosted the first-ever plus-size beauty contest and fun fair on September 3 at the City FM compound in front of Nya Yeik Hotel. Contestants competed for the titles of Miss Plus-Size Beauty Queen, Most Photogenic and the People's Choice.
Source: | 2016/9/28 17:01:44

Brit wins highline contest in Chongqing

A participant walks on a webbing during a highline contest at Wuling Rift Valley in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality. Nearly 20 challengers from China and abroad joined the highline contest, with 24-year-old Jediah Doohan from the UK winning the championship.
Source: | 2016/9/27 9:04:59

Cardiovascular diseases declared top killer of Chinese citizens

Cardiovascular diseases have been named the biggest killer of Chinese people in both urban and rural areas, according to a recently released report. Data in the report showed that 44.6 percent of deaths in rural areas and 42.51 percent of deaths in urban areas were caused by cardiovascular disease.
Source: | 2016/9/22 10:13:42

Low-oxygen environment may promote longevity: Tibet study

Chinese research has found that low-oxygen environments may promote longevity.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/22 9:54:58

Social factors have major influence on health: study

Social factors such as education, employment status, and job type have a very strong influence on one's health, an Austrian study released on Tuesday has claimed.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/9/21 8:27:04

An increasing number of young Chinese take to watching pimple-squeezing videos to de-stress

One of the first things Yang Zhou does when she gets home from work most days is kick off her shoes and settle in for her pimple popping fix. It's almost like an addiction; she cannot go too long without watching them.
Source: Global Times | 2016/9/20 20:13:39