Worked to death

2011-09-07 07:42:58

Stress, long hours and an unhealthy lifestyle can have serious, even terminal, consequences.

Sweet success

2011-09-07 07:42:58

A program that encourages city residents to sponsor beehives in the outskirts of Beijing has benefits for all.

Fungus risk in hospitals is tackled

2011-09-07 10:12:52

A fungus that has become a major threat to hospital patients may have a hidden weakness.

Stem cell stroke trial looks hopeful

2011-09-07 10:12:43

A pioneering clinical trial to inject stem cells into the brains of patients disabled by strokes has been cleared to progress to the next stage.

Lang Lang to play himself in The Flying Machine

2011-09-07 09:18:10

Chinese pianist Lang Lang plays himself in The Flying Machine, a 3D film that premiered on Aug 30.

'Brown fat' breakthrough may help obese

2011-09-07 10:12:36

Australian scientists believe "brown fat", a wondrous tissue that burns energy to generate heat, could help people fight obesity.

Study indicates benefits of yoga for type 2 diabetes sufferers

2011-09-07 07:42:58

Gentle yoga classes may help people with type 2 diabetes take off a small amount of weight and steady their blood sugar control.

Mulling life's great questions on lonely nights

2011-09-07 07:42:58

I'm stuck in that familiar and frustrating place of wanting to be a mother, but knowing that I'm not going to be one, anytime soon.

My early-years training not required for high-speed railway

2011-09-06 07:58:06

I took the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway within a few weeks of its launch.

US tests spark toothpaste toxin fears

2011-09-06 11:59:18

Concerns have resurfaced in China over the safety of toothpastes containing triclosan, a chemical that may lead to cancer.

Mental illness takes toll on Europeans

2011-09-06 11:58:10

165 million Europeans are plagued by mental and neurological illnesses, according to a large new study.

Keep moving and stay fit

2011-09-06 09:21:40

If you don't move, you will get old faster, warned a new published report.