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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

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