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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

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