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Anti-depression drug fluvoxamine can prevent deterioration of mild COVID-19 infections, research shows

None of the 80 infected subjects who received fluvoxamine treatment for 15 days experienced deterioration in their health, while six persons in the placebo group all suffered deterioration, according to the research.
Source: Global Times | 2020/11/17 12:58:41

China strengthens flu vaccine deployment, braces for potential dual epidemics

China will strengthen the deployment of flu vaccines nationwide and expand vaccination availability in preparation for the upcoming flu season as the country plans to carry out comprehensive prevention measures for both potential influenza and COVID-19 waves.
Source: Global Times | 2020/9/29 13:42:57

China seeks to manage supply of horseshoe crab's indispensable blood in race to develop COVID-19 vaccines

Declining number of horseshoe crabs - the alien-looking marine creature with blue blood containing ancient immunity properties that are an essential to develop a COVID-19 vaccine - has scientist, pharmaceutical companies, NGOs and local governments worried.
Source: Global Times | 2020/8/28 3:18:40

Gaucher's disease drugs effective against coronavirus: Israeli research

Israeli researchers have found that derivatives of two Gaucher's disease drugs are effective against coronavirus, the defense ministry said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/5/27 10:45:10

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