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Infectious diseases kill 1,121 in China in January

A total of 1,121 people died of infectious diseases on the Chinese mainland in January, the National Health and Family Planning Commission said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/15 13:25:30

China's first successful cardiac surgery in HIV-positive patient

The first HIV-positive patient to undergo heart surgery was discharged Thursday from the Shanghai hospital where he had been treated.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/10 8:26:18

Kids diagnosed with cancer have increased survival rates, report shows

Survival rates for young children in Britain diagnosed with cancer have dramatically increased in the past 15 years, according to figures released Wednesday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/9 8:13:26

City in China plans to build Asia's first Vertical Forest towers

Chinese leaders in Beijing are taking big steps to tackle climate change and pollution, and some of China's cities are acting too.
Source: | 2017/2/7 13:29:26

3M rules China's mask market

Despite the huge need for masks due to frequent and severe smog, China has been slow to take advantage of the mask market, which is currently dominated by US company 3M.
Source: | 2017/1/24 9:45:24

Study shows chewing food has significant health benefits

Chewing food properly is not just good for digestion, but can improve mouth's immune system protecting you against illness, according to a study released Thursday by The University of Manchester.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/20 7:59:03

Diabetes causes loss of 9 years of life in Chinese patients: study

People in China diagnosed with diabetes in middle age lost an average nine years of life, according to a new study published Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/18 7:38:29

China has 50,000 TCM medical institutions

China has 50,000 medical and health institutions that offer Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapies, according to China's TCM authority.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/14 14:00:49

People with migraine at higher surgery stroke risk

People who suffer migraines are at a higher risk of stroke after surgery, researchers said on Wednesday.
Source: AFP | 2017/1/11 23:43:39

Elderly caregivers live up to five years longer: Aust'n study

Elderly people who care for others live longer than those who don't, an Australian study has found.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/11 10:09:13