Sports medicine research is uncovering just how beneficial exercise can be for the entire body. Regular exercise reduces your risk of heart attack, diabetes and osteoporosis, and it has a wealth of other positive effects.
Whether at work or in front of the TV, Germans spend around 7.5 hours per day sitting, a study has found. Without exercise to balance it out, researchers warn a sedentary lifestyle could lead to serious health issues.
In Kenya, gender-based and societal violence is on the rise. To tackle the problem, authorities are rolling out taekwondo programs in primary schools.
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!
State-run schools in the kingdom are now set to begin offering the courses for girls later this year. It is part of a liberalization process in the conservative Islamic country and a response to growing rates of obesity.
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