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  1. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:01am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com For athletes, there's no place like home Home field advantage isn't just a theory: with the Winter Olympics in Sochi under way, psychological ... states of competitors, coaches, and officials, ultimately affecting their behaviour in ways that tend to favour home athletes. Players also have a natural tendency to defend their home turf. ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 08:42am by Jeanette Wang

    ... new product in an area that is in need of economic development.   Elite male athletes less likely to develop type-2 diabetes Former elite athletes are 28 per cent less likely than the average person of developing type-2 diabetes later in life, especially endurance athletes, according to University of Helsinki researchers. The results were published in Diabetologia. Researchers ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... add that the dog was quick and efficient, screening a complete hospital ward in less than 10 minutes.   Old athletes never die  Olympic medallists may live longer than laypeople, ... longer. The second study tracked nearly 10,000 athletes who took part in at least one Olympics between 1896 and 1936, and found that athletes from sports with higher cardiovascular intensity (like ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... picked: former Australian national athlete Troy de Haas, the winner of last year's three-kilometre race. There'll also be a six-kilometre Elite Race with a prize of a return flight ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... for a heart condition that is the most common cause of sudden cardiac death among young athletes. The scientists bioengineered heart muscle cells using special stem cells extracted from the skin cells ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... organisers to improve participant safety for next year's event. Last week, the Amateur Athletic Association unveiled a team of 12 experts, including doctors, nutritionists, trainers and top local athletes, who will share practical tips and answer runners' questions over the next 20 weeks through Facebook facebook.com/hkmarathon Next year's race will be on Sunday, February ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... and that steaming is the best method of cooking to retain the most antioxidants. They haven't quite cracked it Athletes who engage in strenuous exercise should consume the much-hyped coconut water ...



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