First U.S. baby born to mother with transplanted uterus2017-12-05
For the first time in the United States, a baby has been born to a mother who received a uterus transplant, U.S. doctors announced Monday.
Surgeons transplant a human head2017-11-21
A human head transplant carried out on a corpse by doctors in China-reported to be the first such surgery in the world-has caused controversy among medical experts.
New way to convert "bad" into "good" fat may help treat obesity: study2017-09-20
U.S. researchers said Tuesday they may have identified a way to convert "bad" white fat into "good" brown fat, offering hope of developing new ways to treat obesity.
New father's "name game" goes viral2017-09-07
A father in northwest China's Shaanxi province named his daughter after one of the country's most popular mobile games. Then the Internet found out.
China brings acupuncture to pets2017-08-31
Acupuncture, the traditional Chinese therapy in which needles are inserted into points on the human body, has found a new market: pets.
How do Chinese people celebrate Qixi Festival?2017-08-29
The Qixi Festival is a Chinese festival that celebrates the annual meeting of the cowherd and weaver girl in Chinese mythology. It falls on the seventh day of the 7th month on the Chinese calendar.
Oldest kids in class do better: study2017-08-25
Children who start school at an older age do better than their younger classmates and have better chances of attending college and graduating from an elite institution, according to a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Beijing Book Fair opens with flourish2017-08-24
A five-day spree of book events kicked off with a flourish on Wednesday as the 24th Beijing International Book Fair in Beijing opened featuring guest of honor Iran and its theme "The Colorful Dream of the Silk Road".
E-cigarette study produces hazy results2017-08-23
A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against altering policy decisions or public health advice until evidence becomes clearer.
Body altered by PM2.5, study finds2017-08-18
Chinese scientists have discovered that exposure to PM2.5 could significantly increase stress hormones in humans, as well as cause metabolic changes in blood glucose, amino acids and lipids.
China's "lefties" seek support on Left-Handers Day2017-08-14
Before entering the subway, Lin Pan swiped his transit card on the machine, only to have the gate next to him open -- a common nuisance he encounters as a left-hander.
Survey says Chinese are the world's most optimistic citizens2017-08-11
Chinese are the world's most optimistic people about the future of their country, says the monthly survey, "What Worries the World - July 2017," released by the global market research and consulting firm, Ipsos, on August 6, reported.
Zika unlikely to be passed by kissing: study2017-08-02
Casual contact like kissing or sharing a fork or spoon is unlikely to pass a Zika virus infection, a new study said Tuesday.
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