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Skipping breakfast may affect children's intake of key nutrients

Children who do not maintain a regular habit of having breakfast may not be consuming the daily amounts of key nutrients for growth and development, according to a study released Thursday by King's College London (KCL).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/18 7:22:00

Retired PE teacher creates over 100 kinds of rope skipping techniques

Gao Bi, 68-year-old retired PE teacher, practices rope skipping at a park in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, Aug. 16, 2017. As a rope skipping enthusiast, Gao Bi has created over 100 kinds of rope skipping techniques.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/8/17 11:19:39

Three behaviors vital to people's life expectancy: study

If you want to have a longer life expectancy, advices from researchers are: keep weight down, don't smoke and drink alcohol moderately.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/22 7:35:35

Healthy lifestyles during pregnancy found leading to lower risk of diabetes

A new study indicates that pregnant women who maintain total healthy lifestyles, namely eat well, stay physically active, have low stress and don't smoke, are nearly four and a half times less likely to have gestational diabetes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/14 9:55:40

Hospitals provide traditional Chinese medicine therapies on dog days

A doctor carries out moxibustion for a patient at Gaoqing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Gaoqing , east China's Shandong Province, July 12, 2017. As the hottest part of the summer in China begins, a lot of people come to hospital to prevent illness by receiving acupuncture, acupoint sticking and cupping therapy.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/13 14:18:10

Don't look down! Woman practices yoga on cliff-edge in C China

A yogi went through a series of highly difficult poses on the peak of Laojun Mountain, 2,200 meters above sea level in central China's Henan Province on Friday.
Source: CGTN | 2017/7/11 13:37:15

High-fat diet in pregnancy may increase breast cancer risk: study

High-fat diet in pregnancy may increase the risk of breast cancer over generations, a new mice study suggested Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/4 10:11:47

'Brain training' app improves memory in people with cognitive decline

A brain training computer game developed by British neuroscientists has been shown to improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia and could help such patients avert some symptoms of cognitive decline.
Source: Reuters | 2017/7/3 16:48:39

Citizens join in fitness activity along Huangpu River in Shanghai

More than ten thousands citizens in several districts in Shanghai joined in the fitness activity on Saturday. Different parts of the public space alongside the Huangpu River, which altogether covers a distance of 45 kilometers, are expected to be connected by the end of this year.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/7/1 23:27:07

More health problems reported from cosmetic products sold in US

A recent study has found that reports of health problems associated with cosmetic products sold in the United States more than doubled last year, with hair care products, skin care products and tattoos most commonly reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/28 20:04:15