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China first to repair lungs with stem cells

Chinese scientists made a major breakthrough in repairing lungs with stem cells, according to a report by Reuters. The groundbreaking research was done by a team at the Center for Stem Cell Engineering Translational Medicine at Shanghai East Hospital, a hospital affiliated with Tongji University.
Source: | 2017/2/14 10:22:19

Surgery on Bangladesh ‘tree girl’ successful

Bangladeshi doctors on Tuesday conducted surgery to remove bark-like growths from the skin of a young girl believed to be the first female to suffer from a condition known as "tree man syndrome."
Source: AFP | 2017/2/8 0:05:54

China issues guideline on vaccine development, management

The central government has issued a guideline to boost development and management of vaccines.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/7 21:52:47

Cancer treatment therapies advancing greatly: Austrian experts

Advancements in targeted cancer medicines as well as new immunotherapies have led Austrian experts to speak of a "revolution" in the treatment of the diseases, Austria Press Agency reported on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/2/1 10:24:20

Mediterranean diet can help with mental health issues: Australian study

The Mediterranean diet can provide significant help to those suffering from severe depression, Australian researchers have discovered.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/31 10:00:18

Saudi Arabia reports 2 new MERS cases

The Saudi Health Ministry on Sunday registered two fresh cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus infection, bringing to nine the total cases posted in the past eight days, Al Arabiya local news reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/29 22:54:59

Death toll from flu rises to 26 in Greece

The death toll from complications of the seasonal flu has risen to 26 so far this year across Greece, up from 14 a week ago, according to the latest data from the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/29 22:17:50

China mulls pharmacy law on rational medicine use

China is working on a law that will help pharmacists properly prepare and allocate medicine, according to the country's health authorities.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/27 10:59:21

Revolutionary "smart needle" to help make brain surgeries safer: Aussie researchers

Brain surgery could become a lot safer after researchers at the University of Adelaide developed a new, high-tech needle which will help surgeons avoid "at-risk" blood vessels.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/1/21 11:11:37

A cure? Scientists successfully synthesize elephant protein that kills cancer

Dr. Joshua Schiffman, a physician and scientist with the Huntsman Cancer Institute, believes that large mammals, such as elephants and whales, are the key to curing cancer.
Source: | 2017/1/20 21:24:22