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Most adult Americans' "heart age" older than their actual age

Three out of four American adults have a heart age that is older than their actual age because of such factors as smoking, diabetes or obesity, a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/9/2 10:35:34

Changing gears

Scientists have identified a genetic master-switch that makes some people more prone to obesity than others, and research out Wednesday suggests it can be turned off.
Source: AFP | 2015/8/21 5:03:02

Working long hours may increase stroke risk: report

Working 55 hours or more per week might be associated with greater risk of stroke and developing coronary heart disease compared with working a standard 35 to 40 hour week, according to a study published Thursday in the journal The Lancet.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/8/21 10:41:55

Working more increases stroke risk by third

Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a one-third greater risk of stroke compared to a 35-40 hour work week, according to research published Thursday.
Source: AFP | 2015/8/21 0:38:02

Cuba performs 5,100 successful kidney transplants in 4 decades

Cuba has successfully performed over 5,100 kidney transplants since Feb. 24, 1970, an achievement on par with that of the developed nations, an expert said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2013/1/24 13:10:16

Drug slows Alzheimer’s in patients with mild disease

Patients with mild Alzheimer's disease who took Eli Lilly and Co's experimental drug solanezumab early in the course of their disease preserved more of their cognitive and functional ability, according to new Lilly data released Wednesday.
Source: Reuters | 2015/7/23 0:53:02

Kiss my abs!

Probably one of the fastest ways to become a Web celebrity in China today is to show off the outstanding figure you've gained through hard training.
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/15 17:03:01

Bodybuilding boosters

Summer is here. It's a time when people with nice waistline, long legs and muscles love finally having a reason to show off what they got.
Source: Global Times | 2015/7/10 5:03:02

Weight issues not properly perceived by many teenagers: study

More than a third of overweight or obese teenagers surveyed by researchers did not see themselves as being too heavy and think their weight is about right, according to a study published Thursday in the International Journal of Obesity.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/7/10 11:04:00

China, EU medical center to explore TCM’s role in cancer treatment

A launch ceremony for the International Cancer Centre of Asia was held on Wednesday as part of the China-EU 2020 Strategic Agenda for Cooperation.
Source: Global Times | 2015/6/11 19:13:03