LIFE >> Fitness

Chinese Tai Chi helps older Londoners stay fitter: report

Chinese martial art Tai Chi has helped hundreds of older people in Britain's capital to stay fitter, a report by London Mayor Sadiq Khan revealed Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/14 9:28:47

Regular social media use good for mental health: Aussie study

Regularly using social media contributes to good mental health, an Australian study has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/9 10:02:05

US gov't report says young e-cigarette use poses 'public health threat'

A new government report from the US surgeon general said Thursday e-cigarette use among youth Americans has become a "public health threat."
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/9 7:58:46

Optimism may help people live longer: study

People who have an optimistic view on life are more likely to live longer, a US study said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/8 8:35:57

Paralyzed dog walks on street with wheelchair

A paralyzed dog walks with a dog wheelchair in Northwest China’s Chongqing municipality, December 6, 2016.
Source: Ecns.cn | 2016/12/7 17:54:42

Complacency risks undermining gains in combating HIV/AIDS in developing countries

The world has taken great steps to combat the scourge of HIV/AIDS, however developing countries are still struggling, a stark reminder on World AIDS Day.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/12/1 17:52:27

Swimming, cycling, aerobics offer "life-saving benefits": research

Swimming, cycling and aerobics are specific sports and exercises that offer "life-saving benefits" compared to running and playing football, according to an international research project led by the University of Sydney.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/30 11:46:58

Making health a habit: "Healthy China" on the way

Taking folic acid during pregnancy, exercising on community lots, regular health check ups. These habits were almost unheard of in China a few decades ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/25 7:07:52

Chronic jet lag may induce obesity, liver cancer: study

Night shifts and other lifestyle changes that subject yourself to jet lag on a regular basis may put you at a higher risk of not only developing obesity, but also incurable liver cancer, a new study said Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/24 8:42:14

Much has been done on HIV, but challenges remain: UNAIDS report

The UNAIDS says although much has been done to combat the spread of HIV, there are still important milestones to reach, barriers to break and frontiers to cross to free the world of the disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/11/23 9:04:07