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UNAIDS chief applauds China's contribution in tackling HIV

China has achieved remarkable progress in tackling HIV and contributed a lot to assisting the developing countries in this regard, the UNAIDS chief has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/28 21:05:53

Mixed results seen for acupuncture to treat urinary leakage, infertility: study

A modern type of acupuncture can help treat urinary leakage in women, but the ancient technique was not effective in treating infertility in those with polycystic ovary syndrome, according to two Chinese studies published Tuesday by the US journal JAMA.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/28 0:48:44

DNA methylation could identify at least 4 common cancers: study

An epigenetic mechanism known as DNA methylation could effectively and accurately identify at least four common cancers of the lung, breast, colon and liver, a new study by US and Chinese researchers suggested Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/27 8:43:20

Australian researchers develop treatment to "arrest growth" of rare breast cancer tumours

Australian scientists announced on Friday that they have developed a treatment that is capable of stopping the growth of aggressive breast cancer tumours.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/9 13:30:10

New targeted therapy slows aggressive lung cancer

A new targeted therapy slowed the advance of an aggressive type of lung cancer for about two years, or about three times as long as the standard treatment, researchers said Monday.
Source: AFP | 2017/6/6 23:43:39

Chinese scientists find possible cell therapy for multiple myeloma

Chinese scientists presented a possible cell therapy for multiple myeloma at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) held in Chicago on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/6 7:31:30

New treatment improves prostate cancer survival

A combination of two existing prostate cancer therapies could extend lives of men with advanced, high-risk prostate cancer, a study showed.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/6/5 17:55:37

US scientists revamp antibiotic to fight superbugs

US scientists have recently developed a vital antibiotic to battle the world's most threatening superbugs.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/31 14:50:01

US scientists re-engineer ultra-tough antibiotic to fight superbugs

US scientists have re-engineered a vital antibiotic in a bid to wipe out one of the world's most threatening superbugs, the BBC reported on Tuesday.
Source: Agencies | 2017/5/30 22:28:39

Aussie scientists given grant to slow progression of degenerative brain diseases

An Australian research institution has been awarded a research grant on Tuesday to develop a drug to slow the progression of Motor Neurone Disease (MND).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/5/30 9:55:28