Can you learn how to fight in 12 weeks? Several girls recently enrolled on a course to do just that in the Chinese capital Beijing. We drop in to find out how they’re getting on. (part 1) . Watch on Youtube or Youku . Watch part 2 on Youtube or Youku . Watch part 3 […]
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Ice Swimming – the key to eternal youth?
It’s supposed to increase vigor, strengthen the immune system and improve your mood. At least, that’s what fans of the sport say. Taking a dip in temperatures as low as -30°C may not be everyone’s cup of tea. But for a group of pensioners in northern China’s Heihe city, it’s a way of life. . […]
Crazy Baking – a whole(meal) new meaning to hospital food…
16 million people in China suffer from mental illness. The government admits that resources to treat them are inadequate. So some charities are using their own innovative ways to improve the lives of patients.
Ouch! Science Shows Benefits of Acupuncture
Ouch! Science Shows Benefits of Acupuncture . Acupuncture, or the art of sticking needles into people to improve their health, has been a popular alternative medicine for thousands of years, even though we don’t know exactly how it works. But science may be on the verge of changing this. Dominic Swire has more. .
Experts Say Cigarette Warnings Should be Bigger
. There are about 300 million smokers in China – that’s about the same number as the population of the United States. Each year over one million of these people die because of their habit. To reduce these figures the Chinese government wants to enlarge warning signs on cigarette packets. But some say even more […]