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Shanghai’s white-collar workers grow increasingly unhealthy

According to a new white paper published by Shanghai Foreign Service Group, an increasing number of white-collar workers in Shanghai are receiving failing grades on their physical examinations. Health Issues For men, the white paper indicates...
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Cigarette sales in Beijing show largest decline in recent years

According to a report published by the Beijing municipal government this week, cigarette sales in Beijing in 2016 declined by 8 percent year-on-year, representing the largest decline in recent years. Health effects of cigarettes Tobacco use,...
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Lifestyle choices that could reduce your risk of dementia

A new international study published in The Lancet medical journal suggests that roughly one third of dementia cases could potentially be prevented through healthier lifestyle choices. The study, entitled “Dementia prevention, intervention,...
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Oral sex spreading new strains of super-gonorrhoea

According to two recent papers from the World Health Organization (WHO), oral sex is producing dangerous new strains of gonorrhoea, and decreased condom use is helping these new strains to spread. What is gonorrhoea Gonorrhoea (also sometimes...

One third of global population overweight or obese according to new study

More than 2 billion people around the world are either overweight or obese, according to a recent study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. This figure means that nearly one third of the global population suffer from excess weight,...
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Fruit juice NOT recommended for children, particularly infants

According to a recent policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), fruit juice offers no nutritional benefit to children under age 1 and should not be included in their diet. Infant nutrition According to Melvin B. Heyman,...
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HIV life expectancy ‘near normal’ because of new drugs

According to The Lancet, one of the world’s oldest and best known general medical journals, young people using the latest HIV drugs now have ‘near-normal’ life expectancy. STD Cloud The study, entitled “Survival of HIV-positive...
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Norovirus food-poisoning outbreak in Beijing ongoing

As reported by China’s official Xinhua News Agency, Beijing reported 166 cases of norovirus in the first quarter of this year, and according to local health authorities this outbreak is likely to ongoing. Outbreak in Beijing “Of...
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Vitamin B supplements could diminish toxic effects of air pollution

According to a recent American study published in the journal Scientific Reports, vitamin B supplements could significantly diminish the toxic effects of air pollution on the immune and cardiovascular systems. Vitamin B cocktails The study,...
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Smoking causes 10% of deaths worldwide; even more in China

A recent study published in The Lancet medical journal found that smoking causes one in ten deaths worldwide. The study also found that half of these smoking-related deaths occur in just four countries: China, India, Russia and the United States. Smoking:...