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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

Fitness trackers found accurate about heart rate but not calories burned

An inquiry into the accuracy of seven wristband activity monitors showed that six out of seven devices measured heart rate within 5 percent. None, however, measured energy expenditure well.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/29 10:51:22

Climate change may harm your sleep: study

Climbing nighttime temperatures, driven by climate change, may harm human sleep, a new study revealed, with the poor and elderly most affected.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/28 11:03:35

US death rates from Alzheimer's disease up 55 pct in 15 years: report

Death rates from the Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the United States increased 55 percent between 1999 and 2014, according to a newly released government report.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/26 7:50:43

Yoga fans practise yoga on flower farmland in N China's Hebei

Yoga fans practise yoga on the farmland of flowers at Shiliting Township in Shahe City, north China's Hebei Province, May 23, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 14:17:58

20-year-old student becomes China's youngest Bikini champion

Tu Mengli, a 20-year-old college student has been named China's first ever Junior Women's Bikini Fitness gold medalist at the 51st Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships, becoming the country's youngest-ever Bikini champion. The continental championship was hosted in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, from May 18 to 21, 2017. 233 athletes from 26 Asian countries and regions took part in the competition.
Source: Global Times | 2017/5/25 10:49:06

Chocolate consumption may lower heart disease risk

Eating chocolate on a regular basis may be associated to a lower risk of heart disease, according to a new study published online by Heart on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/25 9:01:47