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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

There is hope for patients who suffer with Retinitis Pigmentosa thanks to treatments using Traditional Chinese Medicine

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), a hereditary degenerative eye disease, is believed to be an incurable disease through Western medical treatments. However, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers hope for the successful treatment of RP patients.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2017/2/22 18:38:40

Taking TCM lessons to the world

When Chinese President Xi Jinping presented a bronze statue highlighting the acupuncture points on the human body to the World Health Organization in Geneva last month, it drew global attention.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/22 13:50:10

Yoga lovers practise yoga at plum garden in C China

Yoga lovers practise yoga at a plum garden of Huangshizhai scenic spot in Zhangjiajie, central China's Hunan Province, Feb. 17, 2017.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/18 11:51:28