People suffering from chronic back pain often avoid painful movements in order to spare their back. But targeted exercise can strengthen muscles and improve mobility, and in turn keep the pain under control.
A cancer diagnosis often no longer means an automatic death sentence. Professor Wilhelm Bloch of the German Sport University Cologne spoke to DW about the positive effect sport can have on a cancer patient's recovery.
More than 80% of global teens don't get at least one hour of daily exercise, according to a UN health agency study. The findings have implications for physical and mental health as well as youth education.
Did you know that you have an increased cancer risk at the nail salon? Or that a lack of sleep can make you depressed? DW brings you this week's health news, all in one handy guide right here!
In Kenya, gender-based and societal violence is on the rise. To tackle the problem, authorities are rolling out taekwondo programs in primary schools.
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