Shanghai proposes strict smoking ban

Beijing , July 28

Shanghai, China's first municipality to pass legislation on tobacco controls, on Thursday proposed a stricter smoking bans at hotels, restaurants, airports and other public venues.

Indicators of Parkinson's disease found in fat tissue

New York , July 28

Tiny changes in DNA that have been linked to Parkinson's, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's, can be found not only in brain cells, where they are expected, but also in liver, fat, immune and developmental cells, says a study.

An hour of exercise a day may help you live longer

London , July 28

Indulging in physical activities such as brisk walking or cycling for at least an hour each day may eliminate the increased risk of death associated with sitting for eight hours or more hours a day, suggests a study.