Pharmaceutical & Food
Prices of 17 cancer drugs cut by 56.7 percent2018-10-12
Payment standards for 17 types of anti-cancer drugs newly included in China's healthcare security system, on average, 56.7 percent lower than their retail prices, according to National Healthcare Security Administration Thursday.
Herbal medicine thrives in Iraq amid unrest2018-10-11
The historical use of herbal medicine, also known as Arab medicine in Iraq, has thrived in the past few decades due to unrest in the war-torn country.
Health issues brewing as tippling takes off2018-09-26
Per capita alcohol consumption in China soared by almost 76 percent between 2005 and 2016, causing increasing health consequences, according to a report by the World Health Organization.
Experts deny rumors about GMO food2018-09-26
Experts have refuted recent rumors circulating about genetically-modified food which have caused public concern.
New list is the medicine for better, healthier treatment2018-09-06
Another 187 medicines, including 22 specifically for children and 12 to fight cancer, will be added to the national list of essential medicines, bringing the number of items on the list to 685, double the figure for 2009, the year it was introduced.
Whiskey sales booming as demand surges2018-08-30
Demand from the increasingly urbanized and high-income population, evolving tastes and consumption upgrade is boosting spending on whiskey among young Chinese consumers.
China advised to create drug brands2018-08-27
China should invest more in researching and developing new drugs, as well as intellectual property protection, even though generic versions of existing brand-name drugs can bring short-term benefits, said Margaret Chan, former director-general of the World Health Organization.
Cancer drug prices set to drop2018-08-17
A visitor checks out Xi'an Janssen Pharmaceutical Lower costs will improve access and reduce the financial burden on patients
未命名_副本.jpg Govt to lower prices of 14 drugs to treat cancer2018-08-13
China's medical insurance administration said it will lower the prices of 14 cancer drugs and instructed provincial-level drug-procurement platforms to follow the new standard by the end of next month.
Qinghai reports growth in Tibetan medicine output value2018-08-02
Northwest China's Qinghai Province, one of the largest producing areas for traditional Tibetan medicine across China, saw vigorous development in the industry in 2017, local authorities said.
Chinese drug maker recalls valsartan products in U.S. over impurity2018-07-18
A Chinese pharmaceutical company has announced a recall of blood pressure medicines containing valsartan from the U.S. market after an impurity was found.
China aims to improve dairy industry2018-06-11
China on Monday unveiled guidelines to make a series of improvements to its dairy industry.
China's catering market to exceed 4 trln yuan in 20182018-05-31
China's catering industry has grown fast in the past four decades and is expected to exceed 4 trillion yuan (620 billion U.S. dollars) this year, a report showed.
Yogurt ferments the dairy segment2018-05-28
Chinese consumers have taken a fancy to novel dairy products such as creamy, sweet, flavored yogurt and yogurt-based drinks.
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