Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Thursday, March 5, 2015   



Put some heart into it
Hardcore fitness fans will get a chance to take part in 2XU's Ultimate Performance Training Camp in California as part of the brand's Heart not Hype campaign.

Power of play
Play helps children develop their potential and also has therapeutic powers. Local charity Playright's hospital play service helps sick children understand medical procedures, relieve pressure and handle negative emotions during their stay in hospital.

Link between depression and violent crime
People diagnosed with major depression are around three times more likely than the general population to commit violent crimes such as robbery, sexual offenses and assault, psychiatric experts said.

Java 'can keep MS at bay'
Drink up, coffee lovers: neurologists say a healthy appetite for coffee may reduce your risk of developing multiple sclerosis. We're not talking a cup or two of joe in the morning. Even a triple espresso might not be enough to register a difference.

Forever young
Charlie Young looks forever young, the emcee said, punning on the actress' surname. So what's the secret to her youthful glow? Why, La Prairie's White Caviar Illuminating moisturizing cream, of course.

Five ways to fight the flu
The recent influenza statistics have alarmed many people. Since the outbreak started eight weeks ago, the government has so far tallied 352 severe cases and 254 deaths.

Spring greetings
L'oreal luxe travel retail has opened a pop-up booth for festive travelers at Hong Kong International Airport from now until March 5. Decorated with authentic Chinese lanterns, the interactive booth has a Zodiac Wall and a calligrapher painting fai chun.

Fat? Blame your genes
The largest-ever DNA probe into obesity has thrown up scores of clues for the inherited factors behind a worsening health problem, researchers said.

Bright eyes
Did you know the eyes are the most complex organs in the human body after the brain? They are composed of about two million working parts and 12 million photo receptors.

The long and short of aging
The moment will come, we know, when we're whisked off life's stage. But when? It's a mystery that has haunted humans since the dawn of civilization. If it's soon, we can quit the job and take a dream vacation. If not, plan for decades of decrepitude.



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