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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

Foreign learner of traditional Chinese medicine

Anaelle, a graduate of Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine from France, is seen at her dorm at the First Affiliated Hospital of Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, March 27, 2017. Born in 1990, Anaelle started to get interested in Chinese medicine when she was a high school student. She came to China in 2014 and is now a graduate good at acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping therapy and manipulation. "I hope to bring Chinese medicine to my hometown to cure more patients," said Anaelle.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 8:16:32

Agraphia grips China as citizens abandon pen and paper for the convenience of gadgets with Pinyin to hanzi keyboards

Emily Liu, 25, sighed heavily when she learned there was going to be a group meeting in the afternoon. She is a manager's assistant, and she gets nervous every time there is a meeting.
Source: Global Times | 2017/3/23 18:43:39

Women in culture jobs at highest risk of suicide: ONS report

The risk of suicide among women employed in artistic, literary and media occupations face a 69-percent higher risk than the national average, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said in a report Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/18 7:23:39

Mortality rates in China down, not up

Mortality rates in China are down, contrary to a recent Wall Street Journal report, leading Chinese experts said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/3 8:32:27

Villagers pick tea leaves in Xuanen County, China's Hubei

A villager picks tea leaves in Xiangjia Village of Wanzhai Town in Xuanen County, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 27, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/28 8:39:20

More than 300 mln people suffer depression globally in 2015: WHO

More than 300 million people across the globe were living with depression in 2015, over four percent of the global population, according to new global health estimates by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/24 8:50:07

Photo story: Guinness record holder -- Edin Kajevic

Edin Kajevic warms up inside his house in Visoko, around 30km northwest from Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Feb. 21, 2017. Edin Kajevic set record for the Guinness Book of Records when he smashed with his elbow 40 coconuts per one minute in 2014. He trains about 400 members of his club "Taekwondo Collective Bosnia" in and around Visoko.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/23 9:55:08