Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Life >> Health
Source: Xinhua Published: April 15, 2014 09:47
A blood test developed in Italy could help predicting and preventing Alzheimer's Disease (AD), local researchers said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 11, 2014 23:02
China's southern province of Guangdong reported three more deaths and four new human cases of H7N9 infection on Friday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 10, 2014 09:21
Nigeria may not be safe from Ebola virus that is ravaging countries in West Africa, Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 10, 2014 09:15
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued its first guidelines for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic infection that affects an estimated 130 million to 150 million people, in a bid to help improve access to more effective and safer medicines for those in need.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 09, 2014 13:01
Most Chinese families do not regularly sort out their medical kits, with out-of-date pills in many homes, the People's Daily reported on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 09, 2014 10:07
Feed toddlers drugs without authority should be resolutely banned, a Chinese health official said on Tuesday.
Source: Global Times Published: April 09, 2014 00:53
Current text-only health warning labels on cigarette packets in China have had little impact on smoking rates, according to a report from the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project) released Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 08, 2014 14:57
Jamaica's health minister called for collaborative efforts in the Caribbean to fight Chikungunya, a viral disease with no known cure, at Monday's launch of World Health Day.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 08, 2014 09:14
All classes of obesity in US children have increased since 1999, according to a new study released Monday by the US journal JAMA Pediatrics that contradicts a recent report that showed a decline in obesity among two to five years old in the last decade.
Source: Xinhua Published: April 03, 2014 20:40
About 74 percent of households in rural China now have access to sanitary toilets, said the National Health and Family Planning Commission on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 31, 2014 14:05
The Chinese government on Monday unveiled a new regulation on the supervision of medical equipment in a bid to enhance its safety and effectiveness and safeguard public health.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 30, 2014 09:14
Three more people were confirmed to be infected with H7N9 bird flu in three provinces, health authorities said Saturday.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 30, 2014 09:08
A total of 28 cases of hepatitis A infection has been reported over the last few months in Norway, where this disease is said to be rare, the Norwegian news Agency NTB reported Saturday, quoting public health officials.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 28, 2014 15:40
Dengue cases in the Philippine capital region of Metro Manila are down by almost 41 percent on year to 1,638 for the Jan. 1 to March 22 period, the local health department said Friday.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 27, 2014 21:27
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday outlined how its nationwide online reporting network allows decision-makers to be informed of epidemics within four hours after outbreak.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 27, 2014 14:52
A study released by University of British Columbia (UBC) finds that teenage students who consume sugar-sweetened beverages are more likely to be obese.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 26, 2014 09:02
Around seven million people across the world died as a result of air pollution exposure in 2012, according to a report of World Health Organization(WHO) released on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 25, 2014 21:30
Stressed women are less likely to become pregnant, according to a new study published in a British medical journal. Experts suggest would-be mothers should try yoga or meditation to release stress.
Source: Xinhua Published: March 23, 2014 09:01
A middle-aged man was confirmed to have been infected with the H7N9 bird flu virus on Saturday, the Guangdong Provincial Health Department said.
Source: AFP Published: March 19, 2014 20:18
Swedish researchers have developed a new method for diagnosing pancreatic cancer at a much earlier stage than currently possible, the University of Gothenburg said Tuesday.
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