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Yoga not as safe as people once thought, says expert

Yoga is one of the fastest growing sports in Australia and worldwide, but new research released on Wednesday suggests that it is not as safe as previously believed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/28 15:37:14

Thousands of yogis search for serenity in Times Square during International Day of Yoga

Thousands of yoga aficionados celebrated the summer solstice amid the neon lights and cacophony of Times Square Wednesday, searching for inner peace in the heart of New York on the International Day of Yoga.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/22 16:03:39

Breastfeeding may reduce mother's heart attack, stroke risk: study

Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also reduce a mother's risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to a new study of 300,000 Chinese women published Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/22 8:26:11

Modi says yoga connecting the world

Yoga has connected the world with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday, as he rolled out his mat along with millions of others across the globe to celebrate the ancient practice.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/21 22:28:39

Enthusiasts practice yoga in Hubei

Enthusiasts practice yoga on a covered bridge in Xuan'en County, central China's Hubei Province, June 20, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/21 9:54:14

Yoga continues to gain in popularity in China

After watching her 55-year-old mother suffer in bed from a herniated disc for almost two years, 31-year-old Cao Mei decided to begin practicing yoga.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/20 17:53:39

International Day of Yoga

Since June 21 was first established as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations in 2014, enthusiasm for the holiday has spread across China, inspiring numerous cities to host their own yoga festivals.
Source: Global Times | 2017/6/18 17:18:39

Autism risk tied to fever during pregnancy: study

Children are more likely to develop autism if their mothers had a fever during pregnancy, especially in the second trimester, a new study suggested Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/14 8:00:28

Dry drowning alarms parents

A rare medical condition known as dry drowning has recently alarmed parents with little kids after a four-year-old died and another two-year-old was saved in the United States.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/13 17:20:15

Majority of women worldwide not achieving healthy weight during pregnancy: Australian study

A vast majority of women are not achieving a healthy weight during pregnancy, an Australian study released on Wednesday has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/7 13:57:45