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Australia's soft drink makers promise sugar cuts to help health

Australia's biggest soft drink makers, including Coca-Cola and Pepsi, pledged on Monday to cut industry-wide sugar use by a fifth over seven years to curb obesity in a country where nearly a third of the population is dangerously fat.
Source: Reuters | 2018/6/28 17:59:30

80-year-old Egyptian bodybuilder amazes younger gym mates

"Age is just a number" is the favorite quote of 80-year-old Sobhi Mohammed from Egypt, who has been a bodybuilder for almost 60 years.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/13 8:12:40

'Paradigm shift' in diabetes diagnosis could help treatment: study

Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/2 23:18:39

Tai Chi can help in battle against disease: UK immunology expert

A brave new world of immune system therapies, harnessing the body's own defenses, could help treat all kinds of illnesses, a leading British expert in immunology said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/24 8:22:35

Let's get physical

Chinese experts on physical education for preschool children have called for better-quality teaching in the system, warning that the new generation will face major health problems if the current situation does not improve.
Source: Global Times | 2018/1/18 23:21:29

Modest weight gain may lead to notable physical decline: study

An American study shows that the human body undergoes dramatic changes during even short periods of weight gain and loss.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 6:36:22

US guideline recommends exercise to improve memory, thinking

Exercising twice a week may improve memory and thinking ability in people with mild cognitive impairment, according to a guideline released Wednesday by the American Academy of Neurology (AAN).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/12/28 7:11:48

One is never too old for rigorous workouts, says Xi'an's "parallel bars granny"

One is never too old to work out, says 85-year-old Zhang Huifang as she performs stunning acrobatic moves on parallel bars.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 16:21:26

An American takes on rock climbing in China

When American rock climbing enthusiast Andrew Hedesh hit rock bottom in his job in 2008, he came to Yangshuo, a popular tourist destination in south China, to clear his mind.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/28 15:15:56

Body Building Championship held across Nepal

Female participants pose during the nationwide Body Building Championship in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sept. 9, 2017. Photo:Xinhua
Source: Xinhua | 2017/9/10 8:42:27