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Domestic blues: Marriage results in lower testosterone levels for men

While manliness has traditionally been linked to testosterone, a Danish study has found testosterone levels to plummet after marriage, which is believed to be the consummation of man's premier function.
Source: sputniknews.com | 2017/4/20 23:50:40

Omega 3 fatty acid found to stop liver damage from getting worse

A new study done with laboratory animals suggests that one type of omega 3 fatty acid offers people, who are obese or have a poor diet, a chance to avoid serious liver damage.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/20 6:51:38

China to build umbilical cord blood stem cell resource sharing platform

A national health institute and a cell and gene engineering firm inked an agreement Monday on a new sharing platform to support umbilical cord stem cell research.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/11 0:28:13

Tibet recognizes more traditional medicine practitioners

Twenty Tibetan medicine specialists were officially recognized at a ceremony in the autonomous region on Monday, as graduates of a program to boost the industry.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/11 0:03:20

Shanghai sets up medical aid fund for treating rare diseases

A fund for assisting the medical treatment of patients with rare disease was initiated in Shanghai Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/9 19:05:55

Omega-3 therapy may help reverse type 1 diabetes: study

Chinese researchers said Tuesday they have developed a gene therapeutic approach that may allow the body to produce enough omega-3 fatty acids to reverse the onset of type 1 diabetes.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/4/5 8:10:39

British new lung cancer drug wins approval in China

The London stock market listed company AstraZeneca Monday announced that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has granted marketing authorization for its lung cancer pill Tagrisso in China.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/28 7:17:25

Analysis calls for combining vaccine, treatment to control HIV/AIDS epidemic

The best hopes for turning the corner on the global pandemic of HIV and AIDS, according to a new analysis, is the development and widespread use of a vaccine that's even partially effective against HIV, along with more progress toward diagnosis and treatment.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/21 9:42:58

Aussie scientists trial "magnet therapy" to slow Alzheimer's disease

Non-invasive magnet therapy is being trialled by Australian researchers to slow the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/15 9:39:26

China reports 26 H7N9 cases in one week

From March 3 to 9, there were 26 cases of H7N9 infections, including three deaths, reported on the Chinese mainland, according to health authorities Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/3/10 22:45:22