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Israeli researchers develop innovative method to identify new antibiotics

Israeli researchers have developed a novel method for screening and detecting new efficient antibiotics, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/12 13:19:53

Clinical trials continue for China's self-developed AIDS vaccine

A multi-center clinical trial for China's self-developed AIDS vaccine started this year and is currently in progress, according to the National Health Commission.
Source: | 2019/12/6 0:56:46

Hibernating animals lend clues to obesity treatment: study

Why some animals are as fit as ever when they reemerge from their hibernations? The answer to that may help us tackle obesity.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/27 15:10:21

Chinese study unlocks clues to fight African swine fever

Chinese scientists have unraveled the three-dimensional structure of the African swine fever virus, laying a solid foundation for developing effective and safe vaccines against the disease.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/19 9:11:01

Industry insider confident in traditional Chinese medicine's popularity in int'l skincare markets

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been capable of winning over global consumers for its unique functions and health care principles, especially in the beauty industry, a market player specializing in TCM-featured skincare solutions has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/7 13:34:23

Exposure to air pollutants a major factor of cardiovascular disease: study

New research indicates that long-term exposure to air pollutants, especially fine particulate matter such as PM2.5 and nitrogen oxides, may be an important factor in increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Source: Global Times | 2019/7/4 23:39:34

Immune-boosting compound can effectively fight deadly pancreatic cancer: study

Scientists in the United States have identified an immune-boosting compound that could significantly shrink the pancreatic tumors in animals when combined with immunotherapy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/4 10:44:09

Scientists find new "Achilles' Heel" of cancer

Scientists have discovered a new weakness of cancer, which forces tumor cells to over-stress and self-destruct.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/7/3 15:04:57

China issues strict guidelines on genetic resource study

China on Monday released a management regulation on human genetic resources, banning their commercial trade. The measure also requires foreign organizations to cooperate with the Chinese side when conducting research on the country's human genetic resources.
Source: Global Times | 2019/6/11 19:23:41

China sees significant improvement in medical services

China has made significant progress in its medical services in recent years, especially since the launch of a scheme in 2015, the People's Daily reported Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/5/27 16:53:47