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Exercise 'not key to obesity fight'

Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity - and instead public health messages should squarely focus on unhealthy eating, doctors say. In an editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, three international expe

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Egyptian warships arrive in Bahrain for joint drill

Egyptian warships and fighter aircraft arrived in Bahrain yesterday (April 21), to take part in the joint military exercise 'Hamad 1'. The drill, which engages Egyptian armed forces, reflects historic relations between the

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Yemen's Houthis hold exercises near Saudi border

Thousands of Shi'ite Muslim Houthi fighters, who control much of Yemen, held military exercises near the border with top oil exporter and Sunni power Saudi Arabia on Thursday, a Houthi commander said, adding to fears Yemen's chaos could

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60pc UAE residents are ‘physically more active’

About 60 per cent of UAE residents are engaging in exercise between one to three times per week, for a healthy living, a 10 per cent increase, according to a recent study.   The Zarca Interactive study, conducted

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HEC Paris, Thales tie-up for leadership training

HEC Paris, a leading European business school, joined hands with Thales Université to provide 20 EMBA and Specialised Master in Strategic Business Unit Management participants in Qatar with a training exer

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Gifts help exercisers heat it up and cool it down

From sophisticated activity trackers and chest-mounted cameras to massage rollers and yoga toes, fitness experts say gifts for people trying to get in shape or stay that way include everything from high-tech toys to basic workout gear.

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Exercise ‘as good as medicines’ in treating heart disease

Exercise may be just as good as medication to treat heart disease and should be included as a comparison when new drugs are being developed and tested, scientists said on Wednesday. In a large review published in the British Medic

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US weighs cancelling military exercise with Egypt

The United States is considering calling off a major military exercise with the Egypt after Egyptian security forces killed scores of protesters on Wednesday, US officials said. The bloodshed appears to have forced US President Ba

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US to go ahead with joint military exercise in Egypt

The United States still plans to hold a major military exercise called Bright Star in Egypt in mid-September, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday, even after the Egyptian military's toppling of the president and the violence t

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US Navy drops unarmed bombs on Great Barrier Reef

The US Navy said on Monday it was forced to drop four unarmed bombs on to Australia's fragile Great Barrier Reef during a military exercise last week but the bombs did not explode and did not pose a hazard to shipping or navigation.

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