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.
Chinese device for heart disease passes muster in Europe2018-09-07
A stent for treating coronary artery disease, known as the Firehawk, that was invented by researchers in Shanghai has been found safe and effective in European patients.
China asked to advise on transplants2018-07-05
After years of working to overhaul its organ transplant system, China has been given a leading role on a new international committee that will advise health authorities worldwide on best practices in the field.
Hong Kong scientists invent novel method for stem cell cultivation2018-07-04
A novel medical device invented by researchers from Hong Kong Baptist University can reduce the risk of carcinogenesis when cultivating neural stem cells (NSCs), a treatment for neurodegenerative diseases, the university said on Tuesday.
New drug to save thousands of women's lives from post-childbirth bleeding: WHO2018-07-04
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that a new formulation of drug preventing excessive bleeding following childbirth could save thousands of women's lives in low- and lower-middle-income countries.
UN officials hail China's progress on HIV/AIDS prevention2018-07-04
With its strong leadership, innovation and partnership, China has made huge progress in fighting AIDS, UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibe said during his visit to China.
Kids' eye health issues in focus2018-07-04
China's growing number of bespectacled young people has caught the attention of national leaders.
Air pollution contributes to diabetes: study2018-07-03
A research of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis links outdoor air pollution, even at levels deemed safe, to an increased risk of diabetes globally.
Survey shows more respondents value healthy diet2018-07-03
According to a new survey, 76.8 percent of respondents were willing to pay more for more healthy food, and those born in the 1990s were more willing than other age groups, China Youth Daily reported Tuesday.
Virus can boost, not weaken, immune system: study2018-07-03
American scientists have identified a particular virus in mice model that may not weaken, but enhance the immune system, according to a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
New technologies to help save drug users2018-06-25
China will adopt advanced technologies and new methods to help some foreigners free themselves of drug addictions, a senior Ministry of Justice official said.
Microbes "toss a coin," breaking DNA translation rule: study2018-06-15
British and German researchers described in a study published on Thursday in the journal Current Biology the first and unexpected microbes that could translate DNA randomly in two different ways.
Light-on sleeping may increase risk of diabetes2018-06-15
Sleeping with light on can raise the risk of diabetes, a recent study of Northwestern University (NU) shows.
Single control center in brain controls both sleep, wake: study2018-06-15
Swiss researchers have recently identified one single control center for the sleep-wake cycle in the brain, which would be of great importance for finding new sleep therapies, according to the University of Bern on Thursday.
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