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2017 national yoga contest held in SW China

Yoga fans perform ahead of the 2017 national yoga contest in Pu'an County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 14, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/16 9:08:39

Family dog found helping boost physical activity for kids with disabilities

A new study from Oregon State University (OSU) indicates that the family dog could serve as a partner in efforts to help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/13 6:40:21

Taichi master's KO defeat to MMA fighter stirs up Chinese martial arts debate

Whether it's gliding gracefully across the sky, walking casually on the water, or fracturing all your bones with a single hit, traditional Chinese martial arts masters have long thrived in Kungfu movies and Wuxia fiction for generations.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/6 7:39:47

Moderate alcohol consumption increases likelihood of breast cancer relapse: Aussie study

Breast cancer survivors who consume even a small amount of alcohol have a higher chance of suffering a relapse than those who don't, an Australian study released on Thursday found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/4 9:57:07

Mid-life obesity-driven enzyme identified: study

US researchers said Tuesday that they have identified an enzyme that may play a central role in the development of obesity in mid-life.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/3 9:29:27

Want to lose weight? Eat your food on a red plate

Losing weight might be easier than you thought. Eating less might be just as simple as changing the color of your plates. Yes, that simple.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/30 9:38:54

Yoga lovers practise yoga amid hawthorn blossoms in Hebei

Yoga lovers practise yoga amid hawthorn blossoms in Qinghe County, north China's Hebei Province, April 28, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/29 10:06:21

Engaging with natural environment found contributing to life satisfaction

New research at Oregon State University (OSU) demonstrates that a variety of mechanisms for engaging nature significantly contribute to a person's overall well-being.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/23 16:27:59

Watch out for cabin fever

Tommy Feng, a 24-year-old IT worker, felt like something was off with himself recently. After he moved into a room in a four bedroom apartment, he never wanted to go home, and he felt sick and depressed when he was there.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/28 16:38:39

High-fibre diet key in fight against diabetes: study

A diet that boosts good bacteria in the stomach could be key to reducing the risk of diabetes, an Australian study has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 11:13:14