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People with migraine at higher surgery stroke risk

People who suffer migraines are at a higher risk of stroke after surgery, researchers said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/1/11 23:43:39

Elderly caregivers live up to five years longer: Aust'n study

Elderly people who care for others live longer than those who don't, an Australian study has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/11 10:09:13

Smoking will kill 8 million a year: WHO

Smoking costs the global economy more than $1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to a study by the World Health Organization and the US National Cancer Institute published on Tuesday.
Source: Reuters | 2017/1/11 0:03:39

Exercise on weekends may also significantly reduce death risk: study

Getting into sweat-breaking exercise only on the weekends, known as "weekend warrior" physical activity patterns, may also be enough to reduce risks for death significantly, a new study said Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/10 9:47:00

Big data discloses China's sports preferences

More Chinese people online searched for popular and grassroots sports in 2016, according to big data analysis released Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/7 7:00:12

School kids in England eat half daily sugar intake at breakfast time

Children in England consume half of the recommended daily sugar intake before the school bell rings every morning, a report revealed Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/4 8:52:36

Modern life takes toll on middle-aged Englanders: report

Eight out of 10 middle-aged people in England weigh too much, drink too much or don't exercise enough, an analysis from Public Health England (PHE) revealed Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/29 8:22:29

Diabetes, heart disease, back pain dominate US health care spending: study

Just 20 conditions make up more than half of all spending on health care in the United States, a new study that examined spending by diseases and injuries said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/28 8:50:08

Chinese martial arts practitioner pens 400 guide books

A Chinese martial arts practitioner in northern China's Hebei province has written some 400 guide books in the past 30 years, offering instructions for both 'fist' and 'instrument' forms of the local martial arts styles.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/22 16:56:54

Mouthwash effective in slowing spread of gonorrhoea: Aust'n study

Using commercial mouthwash daily could slow the spread of gonorrhoea, an Australian study has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/21 10:01:11