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China develops rocket tech-powered artificial heart

China has developed an artificial heart using rocket technology, which is expected to benefit domestic patients by reducing their costs, medical specialists said.
Source: Global Times | 2018/3/14 23:03:43

US cancer network frequently recommends drugs beyond FDA approval: study

The US National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has frequently recommended drugs beyond Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved indications, with weak evidence to support the recommendations, according to a new study.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/3/10 19:46:39

'Paradigm shift' in diabetes diagnosis could help treatment: study

Scientists on Friday unveiled a revised classification for diabetes, one they said could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease.
Source: AFP | 2018/3/2 23:18:39

Parkinson's disease can be diagnosed with tears

American scientists found that tears may hold clues to whether someone has Parkinson's disease, according to a preliminary study that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, April 21 to 27, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/25 6:56:46

Chinese scientists develop AI system to diagnose human diseases

Chinese scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system for the classification and diagnosis of treatable human diseases.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/25 6:53:39

Brazil doctors start separating Siamese twins joined at head

Brazilian doctors have successfully carried out the first operation to separate a pair of Siamese twins joined at the head in a complicated procedure that will continue till November, TV Bandeirantes reported Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/21 11:41:59

China's ketamine research shines light on antidepression

The latest issue of the international science journal Nature published Thursday carried two research articles by Chinese scientists on antidepression.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/16 11:27:07

Chinese scientists verify correlation between phages and diabetes

Chinese scientists have verified the correlation between gut bacteriophage and Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) for the first time, according to a paper recently published in the academic journal Microbiome.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/14 13:48:00

Researchers develop cost-effective way to produce new drugs

Researchers from the US University of Texas (UT) System developed a new method to produce innovative drugs and sustainable plastics at an industrial scale, according to a press release by the university on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/13 16:01:17

Chinese scientists synthesize herbs to treat cardio-cerebrovascular disease

Chinese scientists have successfully synthesized breviscapine, an extract from a Chinese herb that can cure cardio-cerebrovascular disease, according to Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/2/6 1:45:15