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Air pollution may damage blood vessels even in healthy young adults: study

Air pollution may cause blood vessel damage and inflammation, even in healthy young adults, a US study said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/26 9:20:35

Cutting nicotine key to ending tobacco addiction: New Zealand study

Cigarettes with very low nicotine levels could have huge benefits in cutting smoking rates, according to a New Zealand study out Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/25 11:26:25

Daily exercise contributes to decrease of diabetes risk

Regular exercise at certain levels can help drive down the risk of type two diabetes, according to a study released Tuesday by the University College London (UCL).
Source: Xinhua | 2016/10/19 9:58:57

Meet 71-year-old gym regular

The 71-year-old Bai Jinqin has done Yoga for 11 years and is now known as Little Bai in her gym in the northern city of Tianjin in China. She used to suffer a number of serious illnesses and this is why she started to work out on a regular basis. She now goes to the gym six days a week, where she will do Yoga, Pilates and strength trainings.
Source: | 2016/10/13 17:41:38

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